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Commission on Judicial Discipline Needs Northern Nevada Members

The Commission on Judicial Discipline has an opening for a permanent member and an alternate member in Northern Nevada beginning immediately. The appointment term expires December 31, 2016. The Board of Governors of the State Bar shall appoint the attorney member to fill the vacancy.
 
The Commission was created by a Nevada Constitutional amendment to investigate allegations of judicial misconduct in office, violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct, or disability of judges.  The Commission meets approximately six times per year in regularly scheduled meetings and as necessary by telephone conference meetings.  The Commission also conducts formal hearings as a Court of Judicial Discipline. The commission’s main office is located in Carson City.  Some travel is required.
 
Interested applicants must be available to participate in upcoming hearings on the Commission December 2-6, 2013 and December 16-18, 2013.
 
Interested applicants should complete an online application form.   All applications must be received NO later than NOON on November 19, 2013.