LINCOLN, Neb., July 22 -- The Nebraska Supreme Court issued the following news release:
The Nebraska Supreme Court announces the appointment of Mark A. Weber of Omaha, Nebraska, as Nebraska Counsel for Discipline. He will begin his work with the Judicial Branch in September 2014.
Weber is a private practice attorney who has focused on personal injury, criminal cases, insurance litigation, and commercial work for more than 20 years. He has been a member of the Nebraska Supreme Court Advisory Committee (which advises on attorney ethics issues) since 2004, and he has chaired the committee since 2007. His professional associations and memberships include the Nebraska Association of Trial Attorneys, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, and the Omaha Bar Association.
"Mark Weber is an outstanding attorney. His work on the ethics advisory committee of the Nebraska Supreme Court has been exemplary since his initial appointment in 2004," said Chief Justice Mike Heavican. "His service as chair of the committee has greatly benefited the judicial system and it will be good to have him handling the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Counsel for Discipline."
As Counsel for Discipline, Weber will direct the operations of the regulation and discipline functions of the Nebraska lawyer disciplinary system under the supervision of the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Weber has volunteered his time and expertise both in and outside of the legal community. He served on the Nebraska State Bar Association House of Delegates for seven years and on the Board of Advisors of the St. Augustine Indian Mission from 2006 to 2013. He served on the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church Pastoral Council from 2000 to 2006, and he was President of the Council from 2004-2006.
Weber received his Bachelor of Arts degree and his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University in Omaha.
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