427 P.3d 1042 (Nev. 2018), 76987, In re Seegmiller

Docket Nº:76987
Citation:427 P.3d 1042
Party Name:In the MATTER OF Resignation of William W. SEEGMILLER, Bar No. 3598.
Attorney:Daniel M. Hooge, Bar Counsel, State Bar of Nevada William W. Seegmiller Kimberly K. Farmer, Executive Director, State Bar of Nevada Perry Thompson, Admissions Office, State Bar of Nevada
Case Date:October 03, 2018
Court:Supreme Court of Nevada
 
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427 P.3d 1042 (Nev. 2018)

In the MATTER OF Resignation of William W. SEEGMILLER, Bar No. 3598.

No. 76987

Supreme Court of Nevada

October 3, 2018

Editorial Note:

This decision has been designated as "Supreme Court of Nevada Decisions Without Published Opinions." table in the Pacific Reporter. See NV ST S.Ct. RULE 36.

Daniel M. Hooge, Bar Counsel, State Bar of Nevada

William W. Seegmiller

Kimberly K. Farmer, Executive Director, State Bar of Nevada

Perry Thompson, Admissions Office, State Bar of Nevada

ORDER GRANTING PETITION FOR RESIGNATION

This is a joint petition by the State Bar of Nevada and attorney William W. Seegmiller for his resignation from the Nevada bar.

SCR 98(5) provides that Nevada attorneys who are not actively practicing law in this state may resign from the state bar if certain conditions are met. The petition includes statements from state bar staff confirming that no fee dispute arbitration or client security fund matters are pending against Seegmiller and that he is current on all membership fee payments and other financial commitments relating to his practice of law in this state. See SCR 98(5)(a)(1)-(2). The Board of Governors has approved the application for resignation. See SCR 98(5)(a)(2). Seegmiller acknowledges that his resignation is irrevocable and that the state bar retains continuing jurisdiction with respect to matters involving a past member’s conduct prior to resignation. See SCR 98(5)(c)-(d). Finally, Seegmiller has submitted an affidavit of compliance with SCR 115. See SCR 98(5)(e).

The petition indicates, however, that Seegmiller has "discipline pending" but Bar Counsel nonetheless recommends that this court approve Seegmillers resignation. See SCR...

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