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State Bar of Nevada Launches Podcast Series About Changes to NRCP

The State Bar of Nevada has launched Brief Moments, the official podcast from the state bar. Brief Moments provides news and information relevant to attorneys and judges practicing law in the state of Nevada. New episodes are launched on an as-needed basis. Brief Moments can be found on the State Bar’s website. The first issues […]

NVBCLE: Reporting CLE Credit – What Attorneys Need to Know

NVBCLE: Reporting CLE Credit – What Attorneys Need to Know The Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education has adopted new regulations for 2019 regarding how attorneys report CLE credit. Details regarding this change are listed in the CLE Board’s message, as follows: A Message from the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education  Reporting CLE Credit; […]

Managing Your Side of the Attorney Client Relationship

Don’t Minimize the Importance of Managing Your Side of the Attorney-Client Relationship Mark Bassingthwaighte, Esq. mbass@alpsnet.com Over the years, numerous articles have been written on how to successfully manage attorney-client relationships. Typically, these articles emphasize effective and thorough communication skills, maintaining a professional presentation at all times and in all work spaces, learning all you […]

Appellate Court eFiling Available March 30

Appellate Court eFiling Available March 30 On December 31, 2018, the Supreme Court entered an order in ADKT 522 amending the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure and the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules, effective March 1, 2019. The Supreme Court has confronted an unexpected technological issue reconfiguring its […]

State Bar Seeks Feedback on Formal Opinions

State Bar Seeks Feedback on Formal 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: Proposed Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility Advisory Opinion on ABA Formal Opinion 10-456: May a […]

State Bar Board of Governors Terms and Term Limits Increased

On Feb. 8, 2019, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0519 amending Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 81, regarding the election and term limits of the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors. The term of election has been increased from two years to three years, and the lifetime total limit has been increased […]

New Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Effective March 1, 2019

New Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Effective March 1, 2019 The Nevada Supreme Court’s Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) Committee has completed its exhaustive review resulting in changes to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP), the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure (NRAP), and the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules (NEFCR). The changes […]

Nevada Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts

Nevada Statewide Study of Legal Needs and Economic Impacts What types of civil legal needs are experienced by Nevadans of limited means, and what can be done to improve access to justice in Nevada?  For the first time in a decade, the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission has completed a study to learn […]

Annual Report for the Nevada Judiciary Now Available

Annual Report for the Nevada Judiciary Now Available The Nevada Supreme Court of Nevada and the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) have released the 2018 Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary on the Supreme Court website. The 44-page report features the work of Nevada’s courts, including technological achievements, court improvements, and judicial education. Judicial […]