The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the District of Nevada with a duty station (chambers) in Reno.

To be qualified for appointment an applicant must: Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, and have been engaged in the active practice of law for a period of at least five years (with some substitutes authorized); Be competent to perform all the duties of the office; be of good moral character; be emotionally stable and mature; be committed to equal justice under the law; be in good health; be patient and courteous; and be capable of deliberation and decisiveness; Be less than 70 years old; and not related to a judge of the district court.

Application forms are available on the court’s website ( Applications must be submitted only by the individual applicant and must not be submitted on behalf of an applicant.

Applications should be emailed to Alternatively, applications may be hand delivered or mailed to: Debra Kempi, Clerk of Court, Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101. Applications must be must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 29, 2017.

All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure, and all applications will be examined only by members of the merit selection panel and the judges of the district court. The panel’s deliberations will remain confidential.