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New, Returning Members Appointed to Ethics Advisory Commission

The Supreme Court of the State of Nevada has appointed Judge Abbi Silver, Judge Bryce Duckworth, Judge Nancy Allf and Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa to two year terms to the Ethics Advisory Commission. Judge Allf and Justice of the Peace Saragosa were reappointed to the commission as their terms were set to expire […]

Information for Clients of Robert Graham

The state bar opened a discipline matter (OBC16-1504) against attorney Robert Graham/Lawyers West. Clients of Robert Graham should complete this form and send it via email to the Office of Bar Counsel at complaints@nvbar.org. If you do not have the ability to email documents to us, you can print and mail copies to the State […]

Investiture for Justice Stiglich Canceled Due to Weather

The Investiture Ceremony for Lidia S. Stiglich scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday in Carson City has been postponed due to the inclement weather and flooding in northern Nevada. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. Justice Stiglich and her family are praying for all affected by this flooding. The Nevada Supreme Court and the Nevada […]

Bita Yeager To Fill Hearing Master Post For Eighth Judicial District Court

Bita Yeager has been named to fill the hearing master position for the Eighth Judicial District specialty courts. She was selected through a three-tiered recruitment process, established in an administrative directive for selecting District Court hearing masters and commissioners, that includes public input. “Bita Yeager brings a diverse wealth of experience to the position of […]

January 9 Investiture Set for New Supreme Court Justice Lidia S. Stiglich

Newly appointed Nevada Supreme Court Justice Lidia S. Stiglich will take the official oath of office during her investiture at 3 p.m. on Jan 9 in the Nevada State Library and Archives Building in Carson City. The investiture will occur during a special session of the Nevada Supreme Court.  Chief Justice Michael A. Cherry will […]

Remembering Chris Beecroft

Chris Beecroft Jr., the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commissioner and Discovery Commissioner for the Eighth District Judicial Court, passed away Monday, Dec. 26. Beecroft was in private practice for 26 years and a bar member since 1974 before joining the ADR Office in 2000. He became the ADR Commissioner in 2001 and administrator of the Short […]

Justice Cherry, Judge Silver to Assume Judicial Leadership Roles Jan. 2

On January 2, 2017, Justice Michael A. Cherry becomes Chief Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court assuming the administrative post from Justice Ron D. Parraguirre. In addition, Judge Abbi Silver assumes the Chief Judge of the Nevada Court of Appeals from Judge Michael Gibbons. Justice Cherry has been an attorney in Nevada since 1970 and […]

Las Vegas Attorney Abandons Practice

State Bar of Nevada Office of Bar Counsel takes action to suspend him Robert Graham, a Las Vegas attorney, abruptly shut down his practice December 2, leaving his employees without jobs and abandoning more than a hundred client files. The state bar was made aware of Mr. Graham’s actions on or about December 2, and took immediate […]