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 […]

Justice Stiglich Investiture Rescheduled for March 9

The investiture for Nevada Supreme Court Justice Lidia S. Stiglich has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. on March 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 provide opening and closing remarks and […]

Court of Appeals to Hear Oral Arguments at A-Tech February 21

On Feb. 21, the Nevada Court of Appeals will travel to the Advanced Technologies Academy (A-TECH) at 2501 Vegas Drive in Las Vegas for oral arguments from 10 to 11 a.m. in the high school’s auditorium. The Court of Appeals is composed of Chief Judge Abbi Silver, Judge Michael Gibbons, and Judge Jerome Tao. A-TECH […]

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 […]

William S. Boyd School of Law to Host Nevada Supreme Court

The southern panel of the Nevada Supreme Court will visit the William S. Boyd School of Law on Feb. 15 in Las Vegas.  The panel is composed of Justices Michael L. Douglas, Mark Gibbons, and Kristina Pickering. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. To read the briefs in each case, visit, […]

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 […]

Thirteen Attorneys Apply for Washoe County District Court Vacancy

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection has received 13 applications for consideration to fill an open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court resulting from a vacancy created by the appointment of Lidia S. Stiglich to the Nevada Supreme Court. The applicants for the open seat are: Wesley M. Ayres, 56, Reno, Discovery Commissioner […]

Be Aware of Money Laundering Email Scam

A Las Vegas attorney has informed the bar of the receipt of an email proposing a money laundering scheme. Attorneys in other states have been victims of the scam and lost thousands. Please be aware as you review emails. Please contact the bar if you receive a similar email proposition.

Buckley, Legal Aid Center Awarded Ninth Circuit Pro Bono Service Award

Executive Director Barbara Buckley and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada have won the Ninth Circuit’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award. The group was nominated by Gloria M. Navarro, Chief U.S. District Judge, District of Nevada. The Ninth Circuit Pro Se Litigation Committee established the Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award in order to recognize outstanding delivery of […]