Month: January 2021

Nevada Supreme Court to Hold Public Hearings on March 2; Comments Sought

Nevada Supreme Court to Hold Public Hearings on March 2; Comments Sought On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, the Nevada Supreme Court issued several orders scheduling public hearings for 1:30 p.m. on Tues., March 2, 2021, regarding the following administrative orders: ADKT 0575: Regarding a petition seeking to amend the rules governing Alternate Dispute Resolution and the Short Trial Rules […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Update for Attorneys

COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Update for Attorneys The Nevada Supreme Court provided the data captured in the State Bar of Nevada’s COVID-19 vaccine survey to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. We can confirm that the lists were forwarded to various health districts and that Nevada attorneys and support staff have been included in […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Extends Pandemic Measures Until Feb. 15, with Some Exceptions

Eighth Judicial District Court Extends Pandemic Measures Until Feb. 15, with Some Exceptions On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice James Hardesty and Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Linda Bell jointly issued Administrative Order 21-01, which extends court procedures related to mitigating the spread of COVID-19 during the pandemic to […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Survey for Legal Professionals

COVID-19 Vaccination Survey for Legal Professionals The State Bar of Nevada is working with the Office of the Governor and health officials to provide COVID-19 vaccines to attorneys and support personnel who would like to be vaccinated. This survey asks whether you would like to receive a vaccination and if so, will collect your name […]

State Bar of Nevada Issues Statement Condemning Violence Against the U.S. Government

By State Bar of Nevada President Eric Dobberstein The State Bar of Nevada strongly condemns the encouragement and incitement of any riot, violence or insurrection against the United States Government. The disruption yesterday of the Congressional certification of the Electoral College vote should remind each of us today, that we have a fragile democracy. Our […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Invites Public Comment re: Hearing Master Candidates

Eighth Judicial District Court Invites Public Comment re: Hearing Master Candidates The Eighth Judicial District Court invites the public to provide comments on the two candidates being considered for a hearing master position open at the court. The candidates are: Alexandra McLeod Jay Young The deadline to submit comments is Thurs. Jan. 20, by 5:01 […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Temporary Procedures re: Social Distancing, Unlawful Detainer Civil Actions

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Temporary Procedures re: Social Distancing, Unlawful Detainer Civil Actions On Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 21-01 in response to Governor’s Emergency Directives 035 (Revised) regarding public gatherings and 036 regarding unlawful detainer and summary eviction actions. The temporary procedures established by the […]

Case Reassignments in the Eighth Judicial District Court Effective Jan. 4, 2021

Case Reassignments in the Eighth Judicial District Court Effective Jan. 4, 2021 On Dec. 31, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-25 reassigning cases to the departments in both the Civil/Criminal Division and the Family Division of the court. The order includes charts listing the criminal in-custody, out-of-custody and lower-level arraignment schedules […]