Saturday, August 22, 2009
Order of the Kneepads Update: Nebraska Supreme Court suspends Lincoln attorney for 60 days, deferred for 30 days upon conditional admission that she mishandled a convict's civil rights lawsuit against the State Department of Corrections. Court decision fails to mention same attorney had record of public discipline, a public reprimand in 2005 for neglecting cases. State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Kleveland, S-09-115, 278 Neb. 385 (Kleveland II). Prior disciplinary decision State ex rel. Counsel for Dis. v. Kleveland 270 Neb. 52 (2005) (Kleveland I).