Month: May 2020

Meet Your GTDC Team: Nevada’s First Gambling Treatment Diversion Court

Meet Your GTDC Team: Nevada’s First Gambling Treatment Diversion Court By the Hon. Cheryl Moss, Eighth Judicial District Court   Celebrating the GTDC’s Opening Session November 30, 2018 (from left to right): Dayvid Figler, Esq.; Alan Feldman, UNLV IGI Distinguished Fellow and MGM Resorts Intl; Carol O’Hare, Executive Director, Nevada Council on Problem Gambling; Judge […]

North Las Vegas Justice Court to Resume Some Hearings June 1; Masks Required

North Las Vegas Justice Court to Resume Some Hearings June 1; Masks Required On Thursday, May 28, the North Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-05 regarding temporary procedures in the court’s criminal, civil and traffic  cases. The order states that the court will resume hearing out-of-custody arraignments, preliminary hearings, status checks and […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order re: Civil Cases; Some Services to Resume

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order re: Civil Cases; Some Services to Resume On Thursday, May 28, the Las Vegas Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-11 regarding temporary procedures in the court’s civil cases. According to the order, small claims trials and motion hearings will resume, with priority given to cases in which proof of […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order Altering, Rescinding, and Setting Expiration Dates for Coronavirus Procedures

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order Altering, Rescinding, and Setting Expiration Dates for Coronavirus Procedures On Tuesday, May 26, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-10 relaxing some court procedures related to the coronavirus pandemic. Several of the changes become effective June 1, 2020. The following Administrative Orders expire June 1: 20-04: Temporary […]

Board of Governors: 2020 Election Results

Board of Governors: 2020 Election Results The 2020 Board of Governors elections concluded on Monday, May 25. The following candidates were elected to the Board of Governors and will be sworn in: District 1: Clark County Paola Armeni Terry Coffing Andrew Craner Brittnie Watkins District 4: Washoe County Seth Adams Doug Clark

Lessons Learned from Mediating Cases During a Global Pandemic

Lessons Learned from Mediating Cases During a Global Pandemic By Hon. David T. Wall, Ret. The coronavirus pandemic has changed us as practitioners and as human beings. We stumble, we rise again, we evolve to meet the challenges of a vastly different world. We assume that at some point, things will be as they were […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Orders Face Coverings and Social Distancing at Court Facilities

Eighth Judicial District Court Orders Face Coverings and Social Distancing at Court Facilities On Thursday, May 21, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-16 ordering the use of face coverings and the practice of social distancing while within court facilities. Face Coverings: All members of the public who enter court facilities must wear […]

Nevada Supreme Court Approves Modified Bar Exam for July 2020

Nevada Supreme Court Approves Modified Bar Exam for July 2020 On Wednesday, May 20, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0558 approving modifications to the format of the Nevada Bar Exam scheduled to be held in July 2020, as proposed by the Nevada Board of Bar Examiners. The Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) has […]

Second Judicial District Court Continues to Hold Remote Hearings

Second Judicial District Court Continues to Hold Remote Hearings On Monday, May 18, the Second Judicial District Court issued a press release detailing the ways court services and proceedings have changed to conduct business while keeping court patrons and staff safe. The Second Judicial District Court continues to hold court hearings remotely via Zoom video […]

Nevada Federal Court Resuming In-Person Hearings; Face Coverings Encouraged

Nevada Federal Court Resuming In-Person Hearings; Face Coverings Encouraged On Monday, May 18, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada announced that the court is incrementally resuming in-person hearings in a phased approach. The court is using recommended health guidelines to do so, including guidelines that recommend wearing face coverings to prevent the […]