Month: January 2017

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 […]

New, Returning Members Appointed to Ethics Advisory Commission

The Supreme Court of the State of Nevada has appointed Judge Abbi Silver, Judge Bryce Duckworth, Judge Nancy Allf and Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa to two year terms to the Ethics Advisory Commission. Judge Allf and Justice of the Peace Saragosa were reappointed to the commission as their terms were set to expire […]

Investiture for Justice Stiglich Canceled Due to Weather

The Investiture Ceremony for Lidia S. Stiglich scheduled for 3 p.m. Monday in Carson City has been postponed due to the inclement weather and flooding in northern Nevada. The event will be rescheduled at a later date. Justice Stiglich and her family are praying for all affected by this flooding. The Nevada Supreme Court and the Nevada […]

Bita Yeager To Fill Hearing Master Post For Eighth Judicial District Court

Bita Yeager has been named to fill the hearing master position for the Eighth Judicial District specialty courts. She was selected through a three-tiered recruitment process, established in an administrative directive for selecting District Court hearing masters and commissioners, that includes public input. “Bita Yeager brings a diverse wealth of experience to the position of […]