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1974 NSBA Newsl. 1 (1974)

handle is hein.barjournals/neblwr1974 and id is 1 raw text is: nebraska state bar association

1019 Sharp Building, Lincoln, NE 68508

(402) 477-7717

February 1974

YOUR
PRESI DENT
NOTES
The officers of
your association
are concentrating
on the continuing education
,and disciplinary programs and
hope in the near future to
complete appointment of the
directors of these activities.
The program of reorganizing
the 'Nebraska State Bar Founda-
tion is proceeding and the
-C'xecutive Council has approved
'.jppointments of Deryl Hamaan
and Marvin Schmid of Omaha;
Richard Knudsen and Taylor
Greer of Lincoln; and Alfred
Blessing of Hastings to the
Foundation Board of Directors.
President Tom Davies of the
Foundation has held a meeting
of the new board and commit-
tees have been appointed to
formulate and carry out a pro-
gram of the Foundation.
The ABA Mid-Year Meeting at
Houston provided officers with
much material for considera-
tion in our association
programs.
The Executive Coun.cil met
February 16 at Columbus and
will meet again at Grand Is-
land April 25. These meet-
ings are, of course, open to
1ll members of the Association
oitho might want to attend.
HeWarng on LB 705
During the past week I parti-
cipated in hearings on LB 903
(continued on paqe 2)

FIVE DIRECTORS NAMED TO BAR FOUNDATION

Five attorneys have been
named Directors of the
newly reorganized Nebraska
State Bar Foundation. They
are: Alfred Blessing of
Hastings; Deryl Hamaan and
Marvin Schmid of Omaha; and
Taylor Greer and Richard
Knudsen of Lincoln.
The five were elected at a
meeting of the Foundation's
Board  of  Directors  Jan.  1.
They join the five existing
directors: Tom Davies of
Lincoln, president; Bert
Overcash of Lincoln, vice
president; Flavel Wright of
Lincoln, secretary-treasurer;
James Lane of Ogallala and
Laurens Williams of Washing-
ton, D.C., who were elected
at the Foundation's Annual
Meeting in Omaha last
November.
The Nebraska State Bar
Foundation is a non-profit
corporation established in
1963 to promote educational,
literary, scientific and
charitable purposes. The
Foundation has four special
classes of members of active
and inactive members of the
State Bar. They are: Fel-
low Members, who contribute
$1,000 payable over a 10-year
period; Sponsor Members,
$50 per year; Sustaining
Members, $25 per year; and
Subscribing Members, $10
per year.
The funds are used to id-
vance the science of juris-
prudence; to promote the

Al Blessing
(top left),
Taylor Greer
(top right),
Dick Knudsen
(riqht)

study of law and the diffu-
sion of knowledge thereof;
to cause to be published and
to distribute literary works
on legal subjects; and to ac-
quire and exhibit historical
and artistic items having
legal significance.
This year, the Foundation has
contributed $15,00 to Nebras-
ka Continuing Legal Education,
Inc., the new non-profit cor-
poration organized by the
State Association to provide
continuing legal education in
Nebraska, to help get this
program under way.
At the January 11 meeting,
chairmen and members were
named for the three committees
of the Foundation. Heading
the program committee will be
Taylor Greet. His committee
includes: Charles Adams,
Dick Knudsen, Al Ellick, Tom
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