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Meet Steven C. Smith

Steven C. Smith was born on July 30, 1946 in Springfield, Nebraska. He was admitted to the bar in 1974.

Education

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Juris Doctorate, 1973.
  • United States Army (1968-71, Tour of Duty - Vietnam, 1969)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A.
    • ​Phi Beta Kappa (1968)

Experience

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Nebraska, Counsel for Nebraska Department of Water Resources and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, 1974-77
  • Private Practice in Scottsbluff-Gering, Nebraska since 1978

Memberships, Awards & Associations

  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Some Reported Cases

  • Brown v. Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 237 Neb. 855, 468 N. W .2d 105 (1991)
  • Darsaklis v. Schlidt, 218 Neb. 605, 358 N W .2d 186 (1984)
  • Peterson v. Gering Irr. Dist., 219 Neb. 41, 337 N. W .2d 125 (1983)
  • Village of Morrill v. Roosevelt Public Power Dist., 215 Neb. 41, 337 N. W .2d 125 (1983)
  • Evertson v. Cannon, 226 Neb. 370, 411 N. W .2d 612 (1987)
  • Goshen Irrigation District, et al. v. United States, et al., 62 F.Supp.2d 1218 (U.S. D.C. Wyo 1999)
  • CNPPID c. NPNRD, 280 Neb. 533, 788 N. W .2d 252 (2010)

Practice Areas

  • Water rights
  • Surface Water and Ground Water Management Districts
  • Real Estate
  • Natural Resources
  • Civil Litigation
  • Business
  • Estate Planning & Probate
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Scottsbluff Attorney
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