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Sign Up for the 2017 Annual Meeting

Meet. Rock Out. Repeat. The State Bar of Nevada is presenting its Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Topics covered at the three-day event will include a presentation by the Nevada Supreme Court; a 2017 U.S. Supreme Court Update with Professor Chemerinsky and a lively debate regarding the Business of Marijuana. This year’s Annual meeting also […]

Washoe County Senior Judge Peter Breen Honored for 40 Years of Service

Thursday, March 23, the Nevada Supreme Court and Governor Brian Sandoval recognized Senior Judge Peter I. Breen for 40 years of service to the State of Nevada, 32 years of which were as a sitting District Court Judge in Washoe County. Judge Breen’s accomplishments include creating Nevada’s first drug court in July 1995 in Reno’s Second […]

Chief Justice Michael A. Cherry Reports 2017 State of Judiciary

Chief Justice Michael A. Cherry reported the State of Judiciary to a joint session of the 2017 Nevada Legislature last night in Carson City. Chief Justice Cherry told legislators “the State of Nevada Judiciary is strong, professional, and independent.” The full video of the speech can be seen on the Nevada Legislature website. Cherry detailed […]

Young Lawyers Section and Nevada Legal Services to Provide Pro Bono Assistance for Northern Nevada Flood Relief Efforts

The Young Lawyers Section and Nevada Legal Services are co-sponsoring  ask-a-lawyer programs in Northern Nevada to assist those impacted by the severe winter storms and flooding. We are seeking volunteers to provide pro bono legal services at the event. Typical legal issues include insurance claims, landlord/tenant problems, and home repair issues. An event will be […]

Sixteen Attorneys Apply for Clark County District Court Vacancies

A total of 16 individuals have applied for two open judicial seats in the Eighth Judicial District Court. This afternoon, the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection announced 8 applications for consideration to fill an open seat in Dept. 10 created by the retirement of Judge Jessie Walsh. A total of 8 individuals submitted applications for […]

Supreme Court Establishes Committee to Review Rules of Civil Procedure

The Supreme Court has determined that the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and the associated district court and specialized rules should be reviewed and updated as appropriate. To that end, this court concludes that a committee should be appointed to consider these matters and to make such recommendations to this court as the committee deems appropriate. Accordingly, the […]

Lawyer Representatives Sought for U.S. District Court

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for Lawyer Representatives. Lawyer Representatives provide vital input to the Court on a myriad of issues affecting the operations of the federal courts including, but not limited to: rule changes; development of new programs; planning of conferences; and the expenditure of funds […]