Editorial Submissions

Nevada Lawyer welcomes the submission of unsolicited article outlines, manuscripts and photographs on topics of interest to the State Bar of Nevada and its members. When possible, completed articles are preferred to outlines or proposals. Please submit queries or articles to nvlawyer@nvbar.org. Your work will be fully attributed to you, the author or photographer.

Submission Guidelines

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Guideline highlights:

  • Unsolicited submissions should be 1,500 words or less.
  • Please keep endnotes to a minimum – 10 or less.
  • Articles authored by Nevada attorneys are strongly preferred.
  • All article submissions must be accompanied by a signed copy of our Copyright Assignment Agreement.

Deadline for substantive article submissions is three months prior to the issue date (in most cases, timely or urgent submissions will be considered). Non-feature and advertising items should be submitted by the first of the month prior to publication.

2016 Submission Deadlines:

January 2016 Issue Theme: Employment Law

Article Deadline: Nov. 13, 2015

Michael Saunders
February 2016 Issue Theme: Corporate & Transactional Law

Article Deadline: Dec. 4, 2015

Laury Macauley
March 2016 Issue Theme: Appellate Court Update

Article Deadline: Jan. 8, 2016

Scott Wasserman
April 2015 Issue Theme: Taxation

Article Deadline: Feb. 12, 2016

Kristen Simmons
May 2016 Issue Theme: Ethics & Malpractice

Article Deadline: March 11, 2016

Steve Smith
June 2016 Issue Theme: Real Estate Law

Article Deadline: April 8, 2016

Nancy Harkess
July 2016 Issue Theme: Water Law During Drought

Article Deadline: May 13, 2016

John Zimmerman
August 2016 Issue Theme: Criminal Law and Cybercrimes

Article Deadline: June 10, 2016

Patty Cafferata
September 2015 Issue Theme: Civil Litigation

Article Deadline: July 8, 2016

Elizabeth Fielder
October 2016 Issue Theme: Immigration Law
Article Deadline: August 12, 2016
Michael Saunders
November 2016 Issue Theme: ADA and Disabilities Law
Article Deadline: Sept. 9, 2016
Rich Williamson
December 2016 Issue Theme: Family Law
Article Deadline: Oct. 7, 2016
Chad Olsen
January 2017 Issue Theme: Personal Injury Law

Article Deadline: Nov. 11, 2016

Leon Mead