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.

2017 Submission Deadlines:

January 2017 Issue Theme: Personal Injury Law

Article Deadline: Nov. 11, 2016

Leon Mead
February 2017 Issue Theme: Legislative Preview /
Meet Your Judges

Article Deadline: Dec. 2, 2016

Scott Wasserman
March 2017 Issue Theme: Banking and Finance Law

Article Deadline: Jan. 6, 2017

Editor: John Zimmerman
April 2017 Issue Theme: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Article Deadline: Feb. 3, 2017

Steve Smith
May 2017 Issue Theme: Animal Law

Article Deadline: March 3, 2017

Mark Hinueber
June 2017 Issue Theme: Judgments and Collections

Article Deadline: April 7, 2017

Rich Williamson
July 2017 Issue Theme: Elder Law

Article Deadline: May 5, 2017

Nancy Harkess
August 2017 Issue Theme: Corporate Counsel

Article Deadline: June 2, 2017

Erin Barnett
Sept. 2017 Issue Theme: Construction Law

Article Deadline: July 8, 2017

Leon Mead
Oct. 2017 Issue Theme: Diversity Issue
Article Deadline: August 4, 2017
Laura Tucker
Nov. 2017 Issue Theme: Constitutional Law
Article Deadline: Sept. 8, 2017
Chad Olsen
Dec. 2017 Issue Theme: Bankruptcy Law
Article Deadline: Oct. 6, 2017
Laury Macauley
January 2018 Issue Theme: Roundup – General Topics
on Nevada Law

Article Deadline: Nov. 3, 2016

Kristen Simmons