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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 […]

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 […]

Carla Higginbotham Appointed to Reno Magistrate Judge Position Opening in August

Carla Higginbotham has been selected to replace the Honorable Valerie P. Cooke as a United States Magistrate Judge in Reno, Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro, of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, announced Monday. Judge Cooke will be retiring July 31. Ms. Higginbotham is presently an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the […]

Court Solicits Additional Comment on Trust Account ADKT

On April 2, 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court held a public hearing for ADKT 0533 regarding random trust account compliance audits. The Court has invited additional comments from the bench, bar and public. Comments are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 20, 2018. Additional information, including the full text of ADKT, can be […]

Random Audit of Attorney Trust Accounts: Your Opinion Counts

Random Audit of Attorney Trust Accounts: Your Opinion Counts Attorney Survey Respondents Offered Valuable Feedback to Board of Governors Taskforce In November, nearly 9,000 active and active exempt attorneys received the opportunity to offer feedback to the state bar’s Board of Governors taskforce regarding whether the state bar should make a recommendation to the Nevada […]

Governor Sandoval Appoints Dixie Grossman to Second Judicial District Court

Governor Brian Sandoval has appointed Dixie Grossman to the Second Judicial District Court. “Dixie has an impressive history of family law experience and I am pleased to appoint her to this position,” Governor Brian Sandoval said. “I am confident that the attention and passion with which she treats all those who enter her courtroom will […]

Nevada Guardianship Compliance Toll-Free Fraud Hotline Established

The Nevada Guardianship Compliance Office has established a toll-free guardianship fraud hotline at (833) 421-7711. The number will connect concerned Nevadan with a team of professionals who will review case files and evaluate the information in the file using investigation techniques and financials tools. The goal of the professionals in the Nevada Guardianship Compliance Office […]