The Attorney Services Division provides administrative support to the Counsel for Discipline, MCLE Commission, State Bar Commission, and the Commission on the Unauthorized Practice of Law. Further, it provides access to Guardian ad Litem education for attorneys becoming qualified to serve in juvenile court proceedings. This division is responsible for ensuring active attorneys obtain annual mandatory continuing legal education, and comply with all mandatory annual licensure rules. It provides support for those entities responsible for investigating disciplinary complaints against attorneys, admitting new attorneys to practice, and protecting the public against persons practicing law without a license.
Admission to the practice of law within the State of Nebraska is governed by the Nebraska State Bar Commission. The Bar Commission conducts testing and reviews all applications for admission for those who wish to practice law within Nebraska.
Counsel for Discipline
Guardian ad Litem Education
The Nebraska Supreme Court created the Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission to monitor compliance with the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers Rules, approve vendors of continuing legal education and ensure attorney compliance.
Statewide Roster of Attorneys
The Attorney Services Division maintains a roster of contact information for attorneys licensed to practice law within the State of Nebraska.
Attorneys must notify the Attorney Services Division of any changes in contact information. Attorneys may update their own information by logging into the MCLE account and using the "maintain personal information" function.
Unauthorized Practice of Law
The “practice of law” is the application of legal principles and judgments to specific circumstances in order to resolve a problem or decide how to proceed under the law. Practicing law requires special skill and knowledge. The Nebraska Supreme Court Supreme Court defines the practice of law in its Rules Governing the Unauthorized Practice of Law.
Attorney Services Division of the Nebraska Supreme Court
325 State Capitol
1445 K Street / P.O. Box 98910
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: (402) 471-3137
Fax: (402) 471-0728