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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 […]

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 […]