The State Bar Board of Governors mandates all vacancies on state bar committees must be announced in Nevada Lawyer and on www.nvbar.org to allow for maximum participation by its members.

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List of Vacancies:


Board of Bar Examiners:

The Board of Bar Examiners writes and grades the bar examination questions and oversees the administration of the two bar examinations. The board works closely with the Supreme Court and the Board of Governors in formulating rules and procedures for admission to the State Bar of Nevada.


Character and Fitness Committees – Northern and Southern Nevada:

The Character and Fitness Committees conduct investigations and hold informal and formal hearings with respect to bar applicants’ character and fitness. The committees must determine whether or not an applicant has the requisite character and fitness to be recommended for admission to the bar.


Appointment of Temporary Member to the Commission on Judicial Selection

The Commission on Judicial Selection has begun the process to fill the vacancy in the Second Judicial District Court (Washoe County), Department 2.  Pursuant to Article 6, Section 20, Subsection 4(c) of the Constitution of the State of Nevada, the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada will appoint a temporary member of the Commission on Judicial Selection. The appointee must be a member of the State Bar and reside in the SECOND judicial district (Washoe County). 

Interested applicants should complete an online application form.   All applications must be received NO later than NOON on January 12, 2018.


Lawyer Referral Committee:

The Lawyer Referral Committee meets quarterly to review panel requirements and Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) member applications.

Responsibilities:

Members must participate in regularly scheduled meetings and help enhance the LRIS service at the State Bar of Nevada, as well as participate in the State Bar of Nevada Public Service Grant Program. There is an estimated time commitment of 10 hours per year.


Board of Personal Injury Legal Specialization:

The State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors seeks to fill vacancies on the Board of Personal Injury Legal Specialization. The Board of Personal Injury Legal Specialization certifies, in cooperation with the Nevada Justice Association, attorneys as personal Injury Specialists. Members of the Board establish standards concerning education, experience and other relevant matters for certification; approve or deny applicants for certification; provide procedures for the investigation of applicants’ qualifications; establish and enforce standards of professional conduct for personal injury specialized lawyers; and test and establish grading criteria.

Those interested in serving on the board should complete and submit an application no later than January 12, 2018.  Application forms are available on the state bar’s website.


 Board of Worker’s Compensation Specialization:

The State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors seeks to fill vacancies on the Board of Worker’s Compensation Specialization. The Board of Worker’s Compensation Specialization certifies, in cooperation with the Nevada Justice Association, attorneys as worker’s compensation Specialists. Members of the Board establish standards concerning education, experience and other relevant matters for certification; approve or deny applicants for certification; provide procedures for the investigation of applicants’ qualifications; establish and enforce standards of professional conduct for worker’s compensation specialized lawyers; and test and establish grading criteria.

 

Those interested in serving on the board should complete and submit an application no later than January 12, 2018. Those holding the Personal Injury Specialization are preferred. Application forms are available on the state bar’s website.

 

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