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Foreclosure Mediation Program to End in June 2017

The Nevada Supreme Court has set an end date for the Foreclosure Mediation Program, June 30, 2017. The Court set the last day any cases may be filed as December 31, 2016, and that district courts may not remand any cases to mediation after March 31, 2017. April 30, 2017 will be the last day […]

Nevada Supreme Court, Seat G, Interviews Scheduled

Interviews for applicants applying for Seat G of the Nevada Supreme Court have been scheduled for October 17-18 at the Supreme Court Courtroom in Carson City. Interviews will be webcast and can be viewed on the Supreme Court website. The Commission meeting is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on October 17 with the first […]

National Judicial College Hears Oral Arguments in Reno Wednesday

A three-justice panel of the Nevada Supreme Court will convene at the National Judicial College from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday (Sept. 14). The Justices will hear oral arguments in two cases: Comstock Residents Association. vs. Lyon County Board of Commissioners: This is an appeal from an order denying a petition for judicial review in […]

Federal District Court Looking for Volunteers for Inmate Mediation Panel

The United States District Court for the unofficial southern division of the District is inviting members of the State Bar of Nevada to apply for a position on the Inmate Early Mediation Panel. Attorneys appointed to serve as pro bono mediators will preside over mediations with inmate plaintiffs who sue the Nevada Department of Corrections for constitutional violations […]

Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection Accepting Applications for Clark County District Court Open Seat

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection (Commission) announced Monday, Aug. 29, that it will accept applications for the Eighth Judicial District Court, Department 29, open judicial seat until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23. The vacancy follows the death of District Judge Susan W. Scann. The appointment process is open to all Nevada attorneys with […]

SMOLO Institute: How to Guarantee Your Practice Fails

How to Guarantee Your Practice Fails – Gina Bongiovi © 2016 Starting in 2012, I began seeing articles in the press about the problems facing large law firms and why these firms are imploding at an alarming rate (BusinessWeek: “Law Firms’ White-Shoes Blues,” Paul Barrett 4/18/12). In recent months, I’ve seen that trend impact long-standing, […]

2016 Pro Bono Celebration Schedule Set

The Access to Justice Commission has set the schedule for October’s Pro Bono Celebration. The formal event, which runs from Sunday, Oct. 23 to Saturday, Oct. 29, will include Pro Bono events throughout the state, including continuing legal education courses, pro bono clinics and ask-a-lawyer events