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Judicial Ethics Committee Seeks to Fill Five Vacancies

The Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics is looking to fill five attorney vacancies. The State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors shall appoint the attorney members to the committee. The Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics provides judges and aspirants to judicial office advisory opinions regarding ethical matters that may arise in the ordinary course of […]

CLE: Ethics Year in Review

Members of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility will provide bar members with ethical considerations at the forefront of their work this year. This webcast will be hosted using the Zoom platform. Webcast registration will close 2-hours before this CLE begins. CLE materials and webcast details will be emailed out to registrants 1-2 […]

State Bar Seeks Feedback on Formal Ethics Opinions

The State Bar of Nevada’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has drafted two formal opinions and is seeking comments from membership. The formal opinions are regarding the following matters: Licensing of In-House Counsel for Multinational Corporations Based in Nevada. Question 1. Does the work of an in-house attorney at a multi-jurisdictional corporation incorporated […]

Ethics Opinion Drafts: Feedback Form

Ethics Opinion Drafts: Feedback Form The State Bar of Nevada’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility has drafted a formal advisory opinion and is seeking comments from membership before the revisions are finalized. The formal opinion is regarding the following: Prospective Conflict Waivers. Question 1. Does Nevada accept the general principle in Comment 22 […]

Ethics Opinions

Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility Formal Advisory Opinions The Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility makes available advisory opinions on the ethical considerations of the practice of law. Requests for an ethics opinion may be made through the Committee Chair. Published opinions can be found on this page. OPINION 58 – 8/27/21 […]

Ethics FAQs

What is attorney discipline? All attorneys licensed to practice law in Nevada are sworn to uphold the ethical standards of conduct adopted by the Supreme Court of Nevada. These standards are listed in the Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct 1.1 through 8.5 and are enforced by the State Bar of Nevada. Any attorney who violates […]

Ethics Hotline

Nevada-licensed attorneys with questions regarding their professional responsibilities can contact the Office of Bar Counsel for informal guidance during any business day. The phone number for the State Bar’s ethics hotline is (702) 382-2200 or toll free (800) 254-2797. Each day, a State Bar attorney is assigned to take calls from Nevada-licensed attorneys with questions about […]

Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility The Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, which includes 11 members plus one liaison from the Board of Governors, is governed by Nevada Supreme Court Rules 222 though 228. The purpose of the committee is to make available advisory opinions on the ethical considerations of the practice […]

Ethics & Discipline

The Office of Bar Counsel protects the public by educating and assisting lawyers to practice ethically and competently. Through its Boards, the office will discipline those lawyers who are found to have violated the Rules of Professional Conduct. All investigations of possible attorney misconduct are conducted through the Office of Bar Counsel. In matters that warrant […]

Committee List

A complete description of each committee, including members, officers, vacancies, term limits, and staff contact is available by clicking on the name of the committee, below: Board of Bar Examiners Board of Continuing Legal Education Character and Fitness Committees: Northern Nevada Southern Nevada Continuing Legal Education Clients’ Security Fund Disciplinary Boards: Northern Nevada Southern Nevada […]