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Dwyer Arce Appointed to Nebraska Supreme Court Committee

News | September 14, 2020


The Nebraska Supreme Court has appointed Kutak Rock attorney Dwyer Arce to the Court’s Committee on Practice & Procedure, effective August 2020.

The Nebraska Supreme Court’s Committee on Practice & Procedure is comprised of judges, law professors and lawyers from across the state. Committee members are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Supreme Court. Under the direction of the Supreme Court, the Committee reviews court rules of procedure and court practices to propose new rules and revisions or amendments to existing rules. The Committee is also responsible for the annual review and update of Nebraska’s civil and criminal jury instructions.

In addition to his service on the Supreme Court Committee, Dwyer was appointed Chair of the Practice & Procedure Committee of the Nebraska State Bar Association in 2019. In his capacity as Chair, Dwyer has been involved in proposing legislation to the Nebraska Legislature, proposing amendments to Nebraska appellate and discovery rules, and testifying in support of legislation. Dwyer also serves as a member of the Nebraska State Bar Association Legislation Committee and Professional Enhancement Committee. 

Dwyer is also active in the Virgin Islands Bar Association, serving as its pro bono counsel and as a member of its Judiciary Committee and Legislation & Law Reform Committee.

Dwyer is an experienced appellate and trial litigator in the Omaha office’s litigation group, representing clients as counsel of record before the U.S. Supreme Court, successfully presenting oral argument before a full federal appeals court sitting en banc, securing mandamus relief in federal court, and serving as counsel for amicus curiae in civil rights appeals. His appellate practice was recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.