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State Bar Seeks Feedback on Formal Ethics Opinions re: Ex Parte Contact

State Bar Seeks Feedback on Formal Ethics Opinions re: Ex Parte Contact
The State Bar of Nevada’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has drafted revisions to a formal opinion and is seeking comments from membership before the revisions are finalized.

The formal opinion is regarding the following:

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Changes to Local Rules of Practice for Nevada District Courts Effective Jan. 1, 2020

Changes to Local Rules of Practice for Nevada District Courts Effective Jan. 1, 2020
On Nov. 27, 2019, the Nevada Supreme Court issued orders repealing, amending, and replacing local rules of practice for the following Nevada district courts. The changes become effective Jan. 1, 2020.

The revisions are shown in the exhibits attached to each order:

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New Podcast Episode Now Available: Business Transactions with Clients

New Podcast Episode Now Available:
Business Transactions with Clients
The third episode of Brief Moments’ series on lawyer ethics is now available. It explores requirements related to, and potential pitfalls of entering into business transactions with clients. To listen, visit the Brief Moments homepage at https://www.nvbar.org/brief-moments-the-state-bar-of-nevadas-podcast/ or listen in your favorite podcast app by subscribing to our RSS feed: http://nevadabar.libsyn.com/rss.

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New Ethics Opinions Approved by Committee

New Ethics Opinions Approved by Committee
On Oct. 18, 2019, the Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Ethics approved two new ethics opinion for publication. Prior to approval, the committee sought and collected written comments from members of the state bar on the proposed draft opinions. The results of the committee’s review, and links to the opinions, ...Read More

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