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New Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Effective March 1, 2019

New Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Effective March 1, 2019 The Nevada Supreme Court’s Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) Committee has completed its exhaustive review resulting in changes to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP), the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure (NRAP), and the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules (NEFCR). The changes […]

Nevada Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts

Nevada Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts What types of civil legal needs are experienced by Nevadans of limited means, and what can be done to improve access to justice in Nevada?  For the first time in a decade, the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission has completed a study to learn […]

Annual Report for the Nevada Judiciary Now Available

Annual Report for the Nevada Judiciary Now Available The Nevada Supreme Court of Nevada and the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) have released the 2018 Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary on the Supreme Court website. The 44-page report features the work of Nevada’s courts, including technological achievements, court improvements, and judicial education. Judicial […]

The Nevada Bar Foundation and the State Bar Honor Chief Justice Michael Douglas

As Chief Justice Michael Douglas prepares for retirement, nearing the end of his term at the Nevada Supreme Court, the Nevada Bar Foundation and the State Bar of Nevada present this video honoring his historic achievements, remarkable career, contributions to the legal community and outstanding character. Originally presented November 30, 2018 at a banquet held […]

Justice Michael A. Cherry Honored by The Nevada Bar Foundation

The state bar invites you to view the following video from the Nevada Bar Foundation, created to honor the career of retiring Nevada Supreme Court Justice Michael Cherry. It was first shown at the State Bar of Nevada’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Chicago, during a brunch held by the foundation in Justice Cherry’s honor. During […]

New Member Benefit: Free Therapy Sessions for Attorneys in Need

New Member Benefit: Free Therapy Sessions for Attorneys in Need When a Nevada attorney is in need of confidential assistance, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) is there to help. Now, bar members who need help coping with difficult situations (including divorce, depression, personal loss, or a traumatic case), can get the name and number of […]

July 2018 Bar Exam Results

Congratulations to everyone who passed the recent Nevada Bar Exam! The unofficial pass list for the July 2018 Nevada Bar Exam is now available for viewing. The Admission Ceremony will be held on Oct. 17, 2018 in Reno & on Fri. Oct. 19, 2018 in Las Vegas at 3:30 p.m. each day. For more information, see […]

New Statewide Rules and Forms for Guardianship

New Statewide Rules and Forms for Guardianship On Sept. 10, 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0507 approving the adoption of statewide rules for guardianship. The rules become effective Oct. 10, 2018. A complete list of the new rules is included in ADKT 507, in Exhibit A. In addition, on Sept. 26, […]

Additional Resources for Proposed Revisions to Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure

Additional Resources for Proposed Revisions to Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Members of the bench, bar and public can access detailed information from the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) Committee online. The website includes a complete list of the committee’s proposed revisions to the NRCP, as well as meeting minutes, a committee membership list […]

Bank of Nevada Boosts IOLTA Rates Benefitting Legal Aid

Bank of Nevada Boosts IOLTA Rates Benefitting Legal Aid Where you choose to do your banking matters. Bank of Nevada has announced that it will increase interest rates paid on Bank of Nevada and First Independent Bank IOLTA accounts, beginning September 1. The increase is significant. In the first year, funding for Nevada’s five core […]