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Keeping Cases Moving in Federal Court

Keeping Cases Moving in Federal Court By Lance Hendron, Esq. As unprecedented as the COVID-19 pandemic is, we live in a time where working remotely while handling a large caseload is completely feasible. Although the transition to remote work has not been without its kinks, and my office is no exception, keeping cases moving may […]

Taking the Bench . . . Home

Taking the Bench . . . Home By Hon. Rebecca L. Burton Ahh, working from home. It seemed like I was always working from home after hours and on weekends anyway, so I think, why not? I collect my robe from chambers, look around, and wonder when I will be back. At first, we are […]

Succession Planning: If You Fail to Plan, Then Plan to Fail

Succession Planning: If You Fail to Plan, Then Plan to Fail By Louise Watson, Office of Bar Counsel, State Bar of Nevada Are you a sole practitioner? How would your law practice fare without you tomorrow? Do you have a plan in place for someone to step in to protect your clients’ interests? Or would […]

Legal Industry Trends from Clio: Overall Need for Lawyers Has Not Subsided

Legal Industry Trends from Clio: Overall Need for Lawyers Has Not Subsided By State Bar of Nevada Staff Clio, a State Bar of Nevada member benefit provider, has been researching the impact that COVID-19 has had on the legal industry. It regularly publishes the information it discovers in its Legal Trends reports. While one recent […]

Keeping Cases Moving Even When a Pandemic (Mostly) Closes the Rural Courts

Keeping Cases Moving Even When a Pandemic (Mostly) Closes the Rural Courts By the Hon. Nancy Porter, Fourth Judicial District Court, Dept. 1 In mid-March, many departments of Elko County government were closed to protect the citizens of Elko County from effects related to the coronavirus pandemic. The district court, however, remained open and continued […]

Working with Remote Notarization in Nevada

Working with Remote Notarization in Nevada By: Kimberly Surratt, Esq. You can legally sign, send and notarize documents online through a reputable vendor in less than 15 minutes and without any social contact or leaving your home office. Remote notarization offers a signer an impartial witness to the signing of a document, heightened identity validation, […]

Home Office Tour: Tips for Setting Up a Virtual Workspace

Home Office Tour: Tips for Setting Up a Virtual Workspace By Gina Bongiovi, Esq. I started my practice in 2008 with a phone and a laptop, and I remain convinced you need little more office technology to run a law firm. I carry my laptop with me everywhere I go and can access every single […]