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State Bar Board of Governors Terms and Term Limits Increased

On Feb. 8, 2019, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0519 amending Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 81, regarding the election and term limits of the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors. The term of election has been increased from two years to three years, and the lifetime total limit has been increased ...Read More

Public Hearings on Lawyer Wellness Programs, Limited Practice Certifications, March 5

The Nevada Supreme Court will conduct public hearings on several matters that may be of interest to the members of the state bar. Matters include:

ADKT 0538: A petition to amend Supreme Court Rules (SCRs) 49.1 through 49.13 and 72.1 through 72.5, regarding limited practice certifications in Nevada; and
ADKT 0540: A petition the state ...Read More

New Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Effective March 1, 2019

New Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Effective March 1, 2019
The Nevada Supreme Court’s Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) Committee has completed its exhaustive review resulting in changes to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP), the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure (NRAP), and the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules (NEFCR).

The changes take effect ...Read More

Nevada Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts

Nevada Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts
What types of civil legal needs are experienced by Nevadans of limited means, and what can be done to improve access to justice in Nevada?  For the first time in a decade, the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission has completed a study to learn just ...Read More

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