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XI. Commission Action After Decision on Unauthorized Practice of Law.

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   If the Commission concludes that the conduct does constitute unauthorized practice of law, the Commission shall proceed in the following manner:

   a. The Commission shall notify the respondent of its conclusion. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1014(E). The respondent will be encouraged to voluntarily resolve the matter as described above. Neb. Ct. R. § 3-10l4(F).

   b. If the respondent declines to enter into a written consent agreement, the Commission may attempt to arrive at any other satisfactory disposition. In attempting to arrive at a satisfactory disposition, the Commission or the CUPL may conduct additional informal conferences with the respondent or such other means of resolution as it deems appropriate. The CUPL shall document all such attempts at resolution and report such in writing to the Commission.

   c. If the respondent declines to enter into a written consent agreement, the Commission may take the following actions:

   i. Refer the matter to the appropriate law enforcement or other agency,

   ii. Commence civil injunction proceedings in the Supreme Court as provided for in the Court Rules, Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1015 to § 3-1018, or

   iii. Where the respondent has previously been enjoined by an order of the Supreme Court entered pursuant to Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1018(A), apply to the Supreme Court to commence contempt proceedings pursuant to Neb. Ct. R. § 3-1019.

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