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 […]

U.S. District Judge James Mahan Will Take Senior Status

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada announces that District Judge James Mahan will be taking senior status June 29, 2018. Upon taking senior status, Judge Mahan will maintain his current caseload and will continue to receive new case assignments; however, senior judges are authorized to request a lower caseload. Judge Mahan […]

Applications Sought for Washoe County District Court Judicial Opening

With the appointment of the Honorable Egan Walker to the Second Judicial District Court, Dept. 7, a vacancy now exists in the Second Judicial District Court, Dept. 2. The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection will accept applications for this judicial opening until Feb. 2, 2018. Application materials can be found online. Nevada attorneys with 10 […]

Governor Sandoval Appoints Egan Walker to Second District Seat

Governor Brian Sandoval announced the appointment of Egan Walker to the Second Judicial District Court on Wednesday, December 20. Judge Walker replaces the late Judge Patrick Flanagan who passed away earlier this year. “I am extraordinarily humbled and privileged to accept appointment to Department 7. I hope to honor Judge Flanagan’s memory and the Governor’s […]

Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary Marks Milestones and Challenges

The Supreme Court of Nevada and the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) released the 2017 Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary to the public on the Supreme Court website. The 52-page document details accomplishments of the Nevada Judiciary, a view of work for judicial commissions and committees, and a caseload overview of Nevada’s 11 […]

Washoe County District Court Vacancy Draws Five Applicants

Five attorneys have applied to the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection to fill the open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court, Dept. 7, created by the death of Judge Patrick Flanagan. The applicants for the open seat are: Craig Denney, 49, Reno, Administrative Law Judge, Social Security Administration Carla B. Higginbotham, 44, Reno, […]

Federal Magistrate Position in Reno Open for Applications

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the District of Nevada with a duty station (chambers) in Reno. To be qualified for appointment an applicant must: Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar […]