Nebraska Ethics Advisory Opinion for Lawyers No. 13-01

May 2013
Nebraska Lawyer Magazine;May/Jun2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p36
Trade Publication
The article discusses the applicable rules on professional conduct based on Nebraska's revised statutes chapter 48-149 on the acceptance of a lien from a portion of a worker's compensation proceed for the benefit of a third-party. It presents the statement of facts and the rules which address the issue comprising paragraphs 5, 6 and 9 in the Preamble to Nebraska Rules of Professional Conduct. It also presents the scope of representation and allocation of authority between client and lawyer.


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