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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 […]

The Nevada Bar Foundation and the State Bar Honor Chief Justice Michael Douglas

As Chief Justice Michael Douglas prepares for retirement, nearing the end of his term at the Nevada Supreme Court, the Nevada Bar Foundation and the State Bar of Nevada present this video honoring his historic achievements, remarkable career, contributions to the legal community and outstanding character. Originally presented November 30, 2018 at a banquet held […]

Justice Michael A. Cherry Honored by The Nevada Bar Foundation

The state bar invites you to view the following video from the Nevada Bar Foundation, created to honor the career of retiring Nevada Supreme Court Justice Michael Cherry. It was first shown at the State Bar of Nevada’s 2018 Annual Meeting in Chicago, during a brunch held by the foundation in Justice Cherry’s honor. During […]