Governing the legal profession in Nevada since 1928

our mission is to govern the legal profession, to serve our members, and to protect the public interest


For Lawyers

CLE, ethics, and bar involvement


For the Public

Lawyer referral, dispute resolution and resources


The Bar Exam

Application, requirements and results

For Lawyers

Explore a wide variety of resources and services ranging from employment assistance to continued education.

The Bar Exam

The definitive resource for everything relating to the Nevada State Bar exam.

Our Partners


Latest News

Applications Sought for Nevada Sentencing Commission

Senate Bill 451 established the Nevada Sentencing Commission to “identify and study the elements of this State’s system of criminal justice, including certain issues relating to the sentencing of persons convicted of felonies and gross misdemeanors.” The Board of Governors will appoint two members to the commission, pursuant to NRS 176, Section 6. The commission ...Read More

Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan Passes Away

Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Patrick Flanagan passed away in Reno on October 6, 2017.

In 2006, Judge Patrick Flanagan was elected to serve as the Second Judicial District Court Judge in Department 7. He was reelected in 2014. During his term, the Second Judicial District Court judges unanimously elected Judge Flanagan to serve as ...Read More

State Bar Extends Condolences to Those Affected by Sunday’s Shooting in Las Vegas

The State Bar of Nevada would like to extend its profoundest condolences to everyone affected by Sunday night’s events in Las Vegas. We would also like to extend our thanks for the actions of the first responders, including police, paramedics and doctors treating the wounded. The legal community stands together in this moment to provide ...Read More

Celebrate Pro Bono 2017 Offers 90 FREE Legal Help Sessions Throughout Nevada in October

Chances are if you have a legal need or question – and can’t afford a lawyer – you may be able to get free help from a Nevada lawyer in October. As part of Celebrate Pro Bono 2017, Nevada lawyers will be offering assistance throughout the state with answers to legal questions during the entire ...Read More

See All Posts