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New Member Benefit: Free Therapy Sessions for Attorneys in Need

New Member Benefit: Free Therapy Sessions for Attorneys in Need When a Nevada attorney is in need of confidential assistance, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL) is there to help. Now, bar members who need help coping with difficult situations (including divorce, depression, personal loss, or a traumatic case), can get the name and number of […]

July 2018 Bar Exam Results

Congratulations to everyone who passed the recent Nevada Bar Exam! The unofficial pass list for the July 2018 Nevada Bar Exam is now available for viewing. The Admission Ceremony will be held on Oct. 17, 2018 in Reno & on Fri. Oct. 19, 2018 in Las Vegas at 3:30 p.m. each day. For more information, see […]

New Statewide Rules and Forms for Guardianship

New Statewide Rules and Forms for Guardianship On Sept. 10, 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0507 approving the adoption of statewide rules for guardianship. The rules become effective Oct. 10, 2018. A complete list of the new rules is included in ADKT 507, in Exhibit A. In addition, on Sept. 26, […]

Additional Resources for Proposed Revisions to Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure

Additional Resources for Proposed Revisions to Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Members of the bench, bar and public can access detailed information from the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) Committee online. The website includes a complete list of the committee’s proposed revisions to the NRCP, as well as meeting minutes, a committee membership list […]

Bank of Nevada Boosts IOLTA Rates Benefitting Legal Aid

Bank of Nevada Boosts IOLTA Rates Benefitting Legal Aid Where you choose to do your banking matters. Bank of Nevada has announced that it will increase interest rates paid on Bank of Nevada and First Independent Bank IOLTA accounts, beginning September 1. The increase is significant. In the first year, funding for Nevada’s five core […]

Upcoming Hearing on Oct. 19 to Discuss Proposed Amendments to the NRCP

Upcoming Hearing on Oct. 19 to Discuss Proposed Amendments to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure On Friday, Aug. 17, the Nevada Supreme Court filed ADKT 0522, submitted by the committee to revise and update the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure. The committee has proposed several amendments to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP), […]

Written Comments Sought Re: Lawyer Advertising Rule Amendments and Interpretive Guidelines

Written Comments Sought Re: Lawyer Advertising Rule Amendments and Interpretive Guidelines On March 9, 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court signed an order amending Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct (NRPC) 7.1 and 7.2, regarding lawyer advertising. With the newly revised advertising rules in place, a list of Lawyer Advertising Interpretive Guidelines was drafted and approved by […]

Opportunities to be Heard: Supreme Court Hearings and Comment Requests

Opportunities to be Heard: Supreme Court Hearings and Comment Requests Recently, the Nevada Supreme Court issued three ADKTs announcing opportunities for Nevada attorneys and members of the public to offer feedback on proposed rule changes and recent court reports. These opportunities include: Aug. 29, 2018; re: ADKT 0507: The Nevada Supreme Court has extended the […]

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 […]

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 […]