S-07-0397, State of Nebraska ex rel. Counsel for Discipline of the Nebraska Supreme Court v. Stephen L. Smith
Attorneys: Kent Frobish (for Counsel for Discipline) (Relator) --- Pro Se Respondent
Civil: Application for Reinstatement of Attorney
Proceedings below: Respondent was disbarred on March 7, 2008. On March 11, 2013, he filed an Application for Reinstatement. A hearing was held and the court-appointed Referee found Respondent had failed to meet his burden of proof to establish good moral character to warrant reinstatement. The Referee recommended the Court deny the Application.
Issues: The Respondent takes exception to the Referee’s recommendation.