(A) When the commission has issued an order to show cause pursuant to § 3-401.11(B) based on a finding by the Director of noncompliance with these rules, an attorney may request and shall be entitled to a hearing before the commission.
(B) Upon request for such hearing, the commission shall serve notice of the time and place of the hearing on the parties by certified mail, return receipt requested, at the last known address of the party requesting such hearing.
(D) The parties shall be permitted to be represented by counsel, shall be permitted to examine and cross-examine witnesses, and may file with the commission any statement, answer, affidavit, document, exhibit, or any such other evidence as may be relevant to the issue of noncompliance.
(F) At the conclusion of the hearing, the commission shall make written findings of fact and conclusions of law and a determination of whether or not cause has been shown. A copy of the findings, conclusions, and order shall be sent to all parties to the hearing.
(I) A majority vote of the commission members in attendance at the hearing is required in order to grant or deny relief. The Nebraska Supreme Court Justice commission member shall vote only in the event of a tie.
Adopted November 26, 2008.
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