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New Podcast Episode Now Available: Business Transactions with Clients

New Podcast Episode Now Available: Business Transactions with Clients The third episode of Brief Moments’ series on lawyer ethics is now available. It explores requirements related to, and potential pitfalls of entering into business transactions with clients. To listen, visit the Brief Moments homepage at https://www.nvbar.org/brief-moments-the-state-bar-of-nevadas-podcast/ or listen in your favorite podcast app by subscribing to our […]

New Ethics Opinions Approved by Committee

New Ethics Opinions Approved by Committee On Oct. 18, 2019, the Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Ethics approved two new ethics opinion for publication. Prior to approval, the committee sought and collected written comments from members of the state bar on the proposed draft opinions. The results of the committee’s review, and links to the […]

Supreme Court Hearing Oct. 17 re: Statewide Rules for Guardianship

On Sept. 18, 2019, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0507 setting a public hearing to discuss the proposed adoption of statewide rules for guardianship and the proposed adoption of a mediation manual. The proposed changes can be found in attachments A and B of the order. The public hearing will take place […]

July 2019 Bar Exam Results

July 2019 Bar Exam Results Congratulations to everyone who passed the recent Nevada Bar Exam! The unofficial pass list for the July 2019 Nevada Bar Exam is now available for viewing. The swearing-in ceremonies for the July 2019 Nevada Bar Exam will be held on October 16, 2019 in Reno and on October 18, 2019 […]

July Bar Exam Results Available Oct. 8 at 3 p.m.

The results of the July 2019 Bar Exam will be released on Tuesday, October 8, no earlier than 3 p.m. Results will first appear on the state bar’s social media sites – we invite you to follow any of these accounts for the earliest possible announcement of exam results: Facebook: statebarofnevada Twitter: @nevadabar LinkedIn: state-bar-of-nevada

New Podcast Episode Now Available: Supervisory Responsibilities

New Podcast Episode Now Available: Supervisory Responsibilities The second episode of Brief Moments’ series on lawyer ethics is now available. It focuses on attorneys’ supervisory responsibilities. To listen, visit the Brief Moments homepage at https://www.nvbar.org/brief-moments-the-state-bar-of-nevadas-podcast/ or listen in your favorite podcast app by subscribing to our RSS feed: http://nevadabar.libsyn.com/rss. Brief Moments, the State Bar of Nevada’s official podcast, […]

State Bar Seeks Feedback on Formal Ethics Opinions

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: Employment or Stock Award Agreements: Do employment or stock award agreements that impose a covenant not to […]

New Podcast Series on Lawyer Ethics

New Podcast Series on Lawyer Ethics Brief Moments, the State Bar of Nevada’s official podcast, has launched a new series on lawyer ethics. It provides guidance to attorneys practicing in the state of Nevada regarding the Rules of Professional Conduct. Speakers are attorneys in the State Bar of Nevada’s Office of Bar Counsel. The first […]

Public Hearing on Sept. 5 re: Proposed Change to SCR 217(2) 

Public Hearing on Sept. 5 re: Proposed Change to SCR 217(2) On Monday, August 5, 2019, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0537 setting a public hearing to discuss a petition to amend Supreme court Rule (SCR) 217(2), regarding the creation and maintenance of interest-bearing trust accounts interest minimum standards. The proposed […]