The following attorneys are exempt from CLE requirements as set forth by these rules:
(A) Attorneys during the time they are on inactive status pursuant to Neb. Ct. R. § 3-803(B)(2).
(B) Members of the U.S. Armed Forces under the following circumstances:
(1) Attorneys who are on continuous Active Military Service under title 10 or title 32 of the U.S. Code or State Active Duty under the jurisdiction of any state or territory of the United States for a period of at least six (6) months during the annual reporting period.
(2) Active component members or members of the reserve forces of the U.S. Military who are serving in excess of thirty (30) days but less than six (6) months of continuous active duty military service under title 10 or title 32 of the U.S. Code or State Active Duty under the jurisdiction of any state or territory of the United States. Upon release or discharge from service as described in this paragraph, said attorneys shall have either six (6) months or until the end of the annual reporting period, whichever is longer, to obtain the required CLE credits.
(C) All persons subject to mandatory judicial branch education pursuant to Neb. Ct. R.§ 1-501 et seq., including judges and attorneys.
(D) Attorneys who have been suspended or disbarred from the practice of law by order of the Nebraska Supreme Court, except as otherwise ordered by the Nebraska Supreme Court pursuant to § 3‑401.12(C).
(E) Newly admitted attorneys shall be subject to this article beginning January 1 of the year following admission to the Nebraska State Bar Association. Credit shall not be given for any courses attended before admission to the practice of law in Nebraska. Education credits obtained prior to when an attorney is subject to this article are not eligible for carry-forward to the next CLE period.
(F) Attorneys who have reached the year in which their 70th birthday occurs.
§ 3-401.5(F) adopted January 12, 2011; § 3-401.5(E) amended December 12, 2012.