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Judge Scott Freeman Unanimously Elected Chief Judge for the Second Judicial District Court

The Second Judicial District Court is proud to announce that District Court Judge Scott Freeman was unanimously elected Chief Judge by his peers on November 17, 2017.

Judge Freeman is an experienced and dynamic member of the District Court bench.  Nevada Governor, Brian Sandoval, appointed Scott Freeman to serve as the presiding Judge in Department 9 ...Read More

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, Assistant ...Read More

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 of ...Read More

Apply for Appointment of Temporary Member to the Commission on Judicial Selection

The Commission on Judicial Selection has begun the process to fill the vacancy in the Second Judicial District Court (Washoe County), Department 7.  Pursuant to Article 6, Section 20, Subsection 4(c) of the Constitution of the State of Nevada, the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada will appoint a temporary member of ...Read More

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