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In Memoriam: John O’Brien

In Memoriam: John O’Brien The Campbell & Williams law firm invites its fellow State Bar of Nevada members to join them in celebrating the life of John Darcy O’Brien, the 59th president of the state bar, by viewing this memorial tribute video:     The song “Ashokan Farewell” by Jay Ungar copyright 1983 by Swinging […]

Public Hearing Scheduled for July 11 Regarding Professional Liability (Malpractice) Insurance Proposal

Public Hearing Scheduled for July 11 Regarding Professional Liability (Malpractice) Insurance Proposal On July 3, 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0534 scheduling a public hearing and inviting public comment regarding proposed changes to Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 79 regarding professional liability insurance for attorneys engaged in private practice. The hearing will […]

Board of Governors Election Results

The 2018 Board of Governors elections concluded Monday, June 11. Complete vote tallies are available here. The following candidates will be sworn in at the State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 12: District One: Clark County Paola M. Armeni Terry A. Coffing Jessica M. Goodey Andrew Craner District Four: Washoe County (uncontested) […]

Your Opinion in Action: Mandatory Malpractice Insurance Discussion

Your Opinion in Action: Mandatory Malpractice Insurance Discussion Results of Attorney Survey and Feedback from December 2017 In December 2017, nearly 9,000 active and active exempt attorneys were invited to offer feedback to the state bar’s Board of Governors taskforce regarding whether attorneys licensed in Nevada should be required to carry professional liability (malpractice) insurance. […]

2018 Nevada Appellate Practice Manual Now Available for Download and Pre-Order

2018 Nevada Appellate Practice Manual Now Available for Download and Pre-Order The Nevada Appellate Practice Manual, 2018 Edition is now available for purchase and pre-order on the bar’s website. This updated edition of the Nevada Appellate Practice Manual provides attorneys with a complete step-by-step guide to practicing appellate law in the Silver State. In addition […]

2018 Annual Meeting Headed to Chicago; Register Now

Registration is now open for the 2018 Annual Meeting to be held July 12 -14 at the Drake Hotel in Chicago. The “Rule of Law” has been a hot topic in recent news – and will mark the theme of this year’s convention. While the phrase has been used widely, the sessions offered at this year’s Annual […]

2018 Board of Governors Elections Underway for Clark County

The State Bar of Nevada has begun its annual elections for members of the Board of Governors. Elections began Friday, May 11, 2018, and end at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, Pacific Time. Your vote is extremely important, and this year, it’s easier than ever to participate! Bar members eligible to vote in the following […]

Feb. 2018 Bar Exam Results

Congratulations to everyone who passed the recent Nevada Bar Exam! The unofficial pass list for the February 2018 Nevada Bar Exam is now available for viewing. The February 2018 Admission Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in Carson City and on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. For […]

Bar Exam Results Available May 9 at 3 p.m.

The results of the February 2018 Bar Exam will be released on Wednesday, May 9, no earlier than 3 p.m. Results will first appear on the state bar’s social media sites – we invite you to follow any of these accounts for the earliest possible announcement of exam results: Facebook: statebarofnevada Twitter: @nevadabar LinkedIn: state-bar-of-nevada

State Bar of Nevada Announces 2018 Membership Awards

State Bar of Nevada Announces 2018 Membership Awards State Bar of Nevada members work hard to contribute to our organization and further the development of the legal profession. Please join us in recognizing the invaluable contributions of our 2018 State Bar of Nevada Membership Award recipients for their contributions: PRESIDENTIAL AWARD: William Peterson The State […]