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§ 3-1202. Application requirements.

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   To qualify, the lawyer must file with the Clerk of the Nebraska Supreme Court the following:

   (A) A completed application in the form prescribed by the Nebraska Supreme Court found at Appendix 1 herein.

   (B) A certificate of good standing from the highest court of each jurisdiction of admission.

   (C) A certificate from the disciplinary authority of each jurisdiction of admission which:

   (1) States that the lawyer has not been suspended, disbarred, or disciplined and that no charges of professional misconduct are pending; or

   (2) Identifies any suspensions, disbarments, or disciplinary sanctions and any pending charges.

   (D) A duly authorized and executed certification from the lawyer’s employer that:

   (1) It is not engaged in the practice of law or the rendering of legal services in violation of Neb. Ct. R. §§ 3-1001 to 3-1021, Unauthorized Practice of Law, whether for a fee or otherwise;

   (2) It is duly qualified to do business under the laws of its organization and the laws of the State of Nebraska;

   (3) The lawyer works exclusively as an employee of said employer for the purpose of providing legal services to the employer as of the date of the application; and

   (4) It will promptly notify the Clerk of the Nebraska Supreme Court in writing of the termination of the lawyer’s employment.

   (E) Such other affidavits, proofs, and documentation as may be required by the Nebraska Supreme Court.

   (F) The registration fee of $700 payable to the Nebraska Supreme Court for credit to the Nebraska Supreme Court’s Counsel for Discipline Cash Fund. If the application for registration as in-house counsel is denied by the Nebraska Supreme Court, the Clerk of the Nebraska Supreme Court shall refund the registration fee.

§ 3-1202(A) amended April 10, 2013.

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