Month: May 2017

Investiture Ceremony for New Eighth District Judges June 2

Three new District Court judges will pronounce their judicial oath to uphold justice in our community on June 2 at 2:30 p.m., at an investiture ceremony at the Clark County Government Center Commission Chambers, 500 Grand Central Pkwy. In front of family, friends and fellow jurists, District Court Judge Tierra Jones, District Court Judge Mark […]

Supreme Court Rule 210 Amendment Re: Continuing Legal Education

The Nevada Supreme Court has issued an amendment to Supreme Court Rule 210 regarding minimum Continuing Legal Education (CLE) requirements. Beginning January 1, 2018, attorneys will be required to take 13 CLE credit hours: 10 general credit hours, two ethics credits and one credit in the area of substance abuse, addictive disorders and mental health. […]

Bar Foundation Seeks to Fill Trustee Vacancies

The Nevada Bar Foundation, the state bar’s 501(c)(3) charitable organization, seeks to fill vacancies on its Board of Trustees. Ideal candidates are attorneys in good standing or community leaders with a commitment to the ongoing delivery of pro bono legal services and law-related education. The Board of Trustees is responsible for evaluating IOLTA grant requests […]

Six Attorneys Seek Appointment to the Washoe County District Court

A total of six attorneys have applied to the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection to fill the open judicial seat in Dept. 1 of the Second Judicial District Court in Reno. The applicants seek to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Janet J. Berry. The applicants for the open judicial seat are: […]

Tierra Jones and Mark Bailus Appointed to Eighth District Court Positions

Governor Brian Sandoval announced the appointments of Tierra D. Jones and Mark B. Bailus to the Eighth Judicial District Court Departments 10 and 18, respectively on April 27. Bailus will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge David Barker and Jones will fill an open seat created by the retirement of Judge Jessie […]

2017 Board of Governors Election Has Begun

The State Bar of Nevada has begun its annual elections for members of the Board of Governors. Elections began Friday, April 28, and end at 11:59 p.m. (PDT) on Monday, May 29. Your vote is extremely important, and this year, it’s easier than ever to participate! Bar members eligible to vote in the following contested […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for Washoe County Judicial Opening

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection is seeking applications for attorneys wishing to fill an open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court. The opening is the result of the retirement of the Honorable Janet J. Berry in Dept. 1. Nevada attorneys with 10 years of legal experience and two years of Nevada residency […]