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§ 3-112. Essential eligibility requirements for practice of law.

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   In addition to the admission requirements otherwise established by these rules, the essential eligibility requirements for admission to the practice of law in Nebraska are:

   (A) the ability to conduct oneself with a high degree of honesty, integrity, and trustworthiness in all professional relationships and with respect to all legal obligations;

   (B) the ability to conduct oneself diligently and reliably in fulfilling all obligations to clients, attorneys, courts, and others;

   (C) the ability to conduct oneself with respect for and in accordance with the law and the Nebraska Rules of Professional Conduct;

   (D) the ability to communicate clearly with clients, attorneys, courts, and others;

   (E) the ability to reason, analyze, and recall complex factual information and to integrate such information with complex legal theories;

   (F) the ability to exercise good judgment in conducting one’s professional business;

   (G) the ability to avoid acts that exhibit disregard for the health, safety, and welfare of others;

   (H) the ability to use honesty and good judgment in financial dealings on behalf of oneself, clients, and others;

   (I) the ability to comply with deadlines and time constraints; and

   (J) the ability to conduct oneself professionally and in a manner that engenders respect for the law and the profession.

§ 3-112 amended July 25, 2013, effective August 1, 2013.

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