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Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary Marks Milestones and Challenges

The Supreme Court of Nevada and the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) released the 2017 Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary to the public on the Supreme Court website. The 52-page document details accomplishments of the Nevada Judiciary, a view of work for judicial commissions and committees, and a caseload overview of Nevada’s 11 […]

Washoe County District Court Vacancy Draws Five Applicants

Five attorneys have applied to the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection to fill the open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court, Dept. 7, created by the death of Judge Patrick Flanagan. The applicants for the open seat are: Craig Denney, 49, Reno, Administrative Law Judge, Social Security Administration Carla B. Higginbotham, 44, Reno, […]

Federal Magistrate Position in Reno Open for Applications

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the District of Nevada with a duty station (chambers) in Reno. To be qualified for appointment an applicant must: Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar […]

Judicial Selection Process Begins for Washoe County Judicial Opening

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection is inviting attorneys wishing to fill an open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court to apply by 5 p.m., Friday, November 17. The open judicial seat requires Nevada attorneys to have 10 years of legal experience and two years of Nevada residency. Applications can be found at […]

Attorneys Needed to Represent Parents in Child Abuse/Neglect Dependency and Other Cases in Washoe County

Attorneys are needed to represent parents in Child Abuse/Neglect Dependency cases and Termination of Parental Rights trials in Washoe County. Attorneys must understand state and federal law, policy and regulations including but not limited to: Adoption and Safe Families Act; Indian Child Welfare Act; Interstate Compact on Placement of Children; Fostering Connections to Success and […]

Access to Justice Commission Seeks Survey Assistance

The Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission (AJC) is currently conducting the 2017-2018 Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts, in cooperation with Nevada’s legal services organizations and other stakeholders. The last comprehensive legal needs assessment in Nevada was conducted a decade ago. The state has changed considerably in that time; as have […]

Board of Personal Injury Specialization Seeking Members

The State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors seeks to fill vacancies on the Board of Personal Injury Legal Specialization, which certifies, in cooperation with the Nevada Justice Association, attorneys as Personal Injury Specialists. Members of the board establish standards concerning education, experience and other relevant matters for certification; approve or deny applicants for certification; […]