Month: September 2017

Magistrate Judge Valerie P. Cooke to Retire Effective July 31, 2018

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada announces that, after 18 years of dedicated service to the Court, United States Magistrate Judge Valerie P. Cooke will be retiring on July 31, 2018. Judge Cooke has served as a Magistrate Judge in the District of Nevada since 1999. She developed the Inmate Early […]

Supreme Court Names Guardianship Commission Members

The Nevada Supreme Court has selected 20 Nevadans to serve on the Permanent Guardianship Commission established by the Court. Justice James W. Hardesty was named the chairperson of the Permanent Commission. The Commission is made up of judges, private and public guardians, lawyers, and statewide representatives. The Commission will make recommendations to the Nevada Supreme […]

How to Provide Legal Help in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Residents of Texas and Louisiana are suffering at the hands of Hurricane Harvey, and attorneys are needed to help assist victims of the disaster.  Disaster response websites have been established by the State Bar of Texas, the Louisiana State Bar and the American Bar Association to provide attorneys the resources they need to support the […]