State ex rel. Counsel/Discipline v. Tighe

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State ex rel. Counsel/Discipline v. Tighe

Additional Case Names

State ex rel. Counsel for Discipline v. Tighe

Case Number
S-14-0685
S-16-0130
Call Date
October 6, 2016
Court Number
Douglas
Case Summary

S-14-0685, S-16-0130 State ex rel. Counsel for Discipline of the Nebraska Supreme Court v. David W. Tighe (consolidated cases)

Original Action: Attorney discipline

Attorneys: Kent L. Frobish (Assistant Counsel for Discipline) --- no brief filed by Respondent

Proceedings: The Supreme Court issued an order in S-14-0685 suspending Respondent's license to practice law in Nebraska until further order of the Court. Formal charges were filed in S-16-0130. In his Answer, Respondent admitted all the factual allegations and admitted he violated his oath of office and the Rules of Professional Conduct. Relator Counsel for Discipline filed a motion for judgment on the pleadings which was granted. The cases were consolidated and parties ordered to address the issue of appropriate discipline in the briefs.

Issues: What is the appropriate discipline?