Magazine Issues


October 2016

Feature Stories: Was Your Client’s H-1b Petition Not Selected in the Lottery? Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative, Question 2 Sweepstakes and Raffles: Do Not Gamble On Compliance Navigable Airspace: Where Private Property Rights End and Navigable Airspace Begins Practice Management: Planning For Succession   Regular Columns: Message from the President: Attorney Wellness Note from the Issue Editor: […]

September 2016

Feature Stories: New Local Court Rules for Federal Court Litigators Offers of Judgment: Can the Prevailing Party Ever Recover Attorneys’ Fees in Federal Court? Discovery in Trust and Estate Litigation Helping Nevada’s Contractors Get Paid Through Nevada’s Prompt Payment Act and Lien Foreclosure Claims How to Look Prepared at Your First Trial Regular Columns: Message […]

August 2016

Feature Stories: The Second Judicial District’s New Youth Offender Drug Court Tech Crime: Nevada Tracks a Moving Target ARTICLE FOR CLE CREDIT: Cybercrime and Child Exploitation (Download the Quiz) Out of the Way D.A.: Out of the Ordinary Cases Regular Columns: Message from the President: Plans for 2016-2017 Note from the Issue Editor: Patricia D. […]

July 2016

Feature Stories: Truckee River Operating Agreement: A Game Changer for Water Supply in the Truckee Meadows Drought Response on the Colorado River: Lessons for Nevada Addressing Water Shortages with Prior Appropriation Principles Managing Municipal Wastewater in Nevada: A History to Build On ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: “Use it or Lose it” for Nevada’s Water in Times of […]

June 2016

Nevada Lawyer – June 2016 Feature Stories: The Future of Foreclosure Mediation HOAs vs. Banks vs. Homeowners: Nevada Shifts Ground on Superpriority HOA Liens When Real Estate Professionals are Independent Contractors The Superpriority of Homeowners’ Associations ARTICLE FOR CLE CREDIT: Words Matter, So Make Sure you Understand What They Mean (Download the Quiz) Regular Columns: […]

May 2016

Nevada Lawyer – May 2016 Feature Stories: Taking Responsibility: Bar Counsel Weighs in on Ethical and Disciplinary Issues What to do When Legal Malpractice Arises Legal Malpractice Insurance ARTICLE FOR CLE CREDIT: The Rules of Professional Conduct in Legal Malpractice Litigation (Download the Quiz) Tort Immunity for Employers and Co-Employees in Nevada Report from Ely: The […]

April 2016

Nevada Lawyer – April 2016 Feature Stories: What Will Become of the Nevada Commerce Tax? Taxing Delivery in the Sky: Drone Delivery and Sales and Use Taxation in Nevada Tax Considerations With Multi-Member LLCs ARTICLE FOR CLE CREDIT: Marijuana Taxation: Strategies in the Current Landscape (Download the Quiz) An Overview of Deferred Compensation: ERISA and […]

March 2016

Nevada Lawyer – March 2016 Feature Stories: The Nevada Court of Appeals Delivers on Its Promise Key Changes in the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure Taking the Mystery Out of Writ Practice The Appellate Litigation Section The Role and Need for Settlement Judges in Appellate Cases Regular Columns: President’s Message: Three Decades of Change A […]

February 2016

Nevada Lawyer – February 2016 Feature Stories: Navigating Closing Contingencies in Commercial Real Estate Transactions Malpractice Overview for the Transactional Attorney Exit Strategies for You and Your Clients Drafting Business Contracts State Bar Annual Report 2015 Regular Columns: President’s Message: Civility in the Legal Profession A Note from the Issue Editor: Laury Macauley, Esq. Young […]

January 2016

Nevada Lawyer – January 2016 Feature Stories: The ADAAA: Workers’ Compensation’s Blind Side Five ADA Traps for Employers to Avoid Conclusive Presumption of Independent Contractor Status, and What it Means for Employers Arrest and Conviction Records: An Employer’s Guide Regular Columns: President’s Message: Lawyer Assistance Programs and Mental Health A Note from the Issue Editor: […]

December 2015

Nevada Lawyer – December 2015 Feature Stories: Nevada Supreme Court: Insurers Must Provide Independent Counsel for Their Insureds Policyholder Rights to Independent Counsel: Issues Remain Regarding Compensation, Supervision of Counsel Avoiding Life Insurance Tax Traps The Court of Appeals and the National Judicial College Partner for Historic Oral Arguments Regular Columns: President’s Message: Your Bar […]

November 2015

Nevada Lawyer – November 2015 Feature Stories: Smoke Signals: Senate Bill 276 Relieves Medical Marijuana Industry Problems and Offers New Legal Opportunities Gunsmoke: Medical Marijuana and Firearms in Nevada Nacent Marijuana Industry Struggles for Access to Normal Financing Medical Marijuana Leasing: A Brave New World for Landlords and Tenants Into the Haze: What Employers Need […]

October 2015

Nevada Lawyer – October 2015 Feature Stories: Prisons for Profit and the War on Drugs Protecting the Rights of Young Victims in Court Confrontation After Ohio v. Clark High-Tech Trends in Nevada Courtrooms Article for CLE Credit: Search and Seizure in the Roberts Court in a Nutshell (Download the Quiz) Regular Columns: President’s Message: A View from […]

September 2015

Nevada Lawyer – September 2015 Feature Stories: Aviation Regulation and Enforcement Overview Article for CLE Credit: Aircraft Accident Investigation 101 (Download the Quiz) There I was at 10,000 Feet…When Happy Landings Depend on the Right Aviation Insurance Flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Nevada John Valery White on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Regular Columns: President’s Message: State Bar […]

August 2015

Nevada Lawyer – August 2015 Feature Stories: A Brief Guide to Nevada’s Justice Courts An Inside Look at Justice and Municipal Courts Learning the Ropes from Seven Justices of the Peace Justice Court: Strange But True Tales from Our People’s Court Regular Columns: President’s Message: Attorney Discipline: Where We Are and More Importantly, Where We Need […]

July 2015

Nevada Lawyer – July 2015 Feature Stories: Transgender and Behind Bars Parentage Boom: The Modern Expansion of the Definition of a “Parent” Can You Remove “the Gay Person” from the Jury? When We Assume… Regular Columns: President’s Message: Looking Back With Gratitude A Note from the Issue Editor: Erin R. Barnett, Esq.  Pro Bono Spotlight: […]

June 2015

Nevada Lawyer – June 2015 Feature Stories: The Worth of a Business Lawyer: Adding Value to the New Business Does Your Client Have Enough Business Licenses? Cutting Product Liability Issues Down to Size: A Guide for Nevada Startups Top Five Employment Law Pitfalls Entrepreneurs Should Avoid ARTICLE FOR CLE CREDIT: Problems Inherent in the Business of […]

May 2015

Nevada Lawyer – May 2015 Feature Stories: Help! My Client Wants to Make a Movie! The Music Industry Comes Full Circle: The Historical Irony and Future Implications of “360” Deals Organizing Live Events in the Live Entertainment Capital of the World The Legal Status of Making Adult Films in Nevada A Primer on the Live […]

April 2015

Nevada Lawyer – April 2015 Feature Stories: Nevada’s Right to Farm Law  The AG Client: Importance of Submitting Comments to EPA Rulemaking and NEPA Draft Environmental Impact Statements  Representing the Agricultural Water Rights Owner  Silver State Alcohol Distribution: From Grower to Consumer  Inside a Great Legal Mind: 12 Questions for Professor Chemerinsky  Regular Columns: President’s […]

March 2015

Nevada Lawyer – March 2015 Feature Stories: David vs. Goliath: The Battle Against Law Enforcement  Pursing Police Accountability: Representing Plaintiffs in Excessive Force Claims  Avoiding a Potential Pitfall of Nevada’s Open Meeting Law Inmate Claims Under 42 USC 1983 2014 Annual Report  Online Exclusive Article for CLE Credit – Intracorporate Conspiracy and Civil Rights in the […]

February 2015

Nevada Lawyer – February 2015 Feature Stories: Lawyers in the 2015 Legislature  2015 Legislative Preview  A Justice on the Jury  Online Exclusive – Marijuana Related Accomodations in the Workplace  Regular Columns: President’s Message: Ask Not What You Can Do For Your Bar, But What Your Bar Can Do For You  A Note from the Issue […]

January 2015

Nevada Lawyer – January 2015 Feature Stories: Nevada’s New Court of Appeals  The Myths and Realities of Nevada Self-Settled Asset Protection Trusts The Unlimited Marital Deduction A Tax Checklist for the Trustee Becoming a Nevada Resident When Legal Forms Frustrate Testamentary Intent  Regular Columns: President’s Message: Nevada Bar Foundation Update A Note from the Issue […]

December 2014

Nevada Lawyer – December 2014 Feature Stories: Handling “Personal Information” in Electronic Discovery Tips for Claiming Internet Copyright Infringement Potential Liability for Employers Accessing Employee Social Media Posts To Text or Not to Text: That is the Question Safeguarding Digital Data Regular Columns: President’s Message: Your Bar: Improving Nevada’s Body of Law A Note from […]

November 2014

Nevada Lawyer – November 2014 Feature Stories: Dazed and Confused: An Employer’s Perspective on the Not-Entirely-Cut-and-Dried Rules of Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Getting Closer to “Having it All” – Directed Trusts: A Unique Direction for Trust Planning Suing the Man Behind the Curtain: Can Nevada LLC Members Be Liable Under the Alter Ego Doctrine? […]

October 2014

Nevada Lawyer – October 2014 Feature Stories: Nevada’s Crooked Territorial Justices Nevada’s Territorial Courts: An Unrecognized Political Influence Toward Statehood Nevada Supreme Court Law Library: Preserving History by the Book Embracing the Past, Looking to the Future Article for CLE Credit: Money Matters: Make Sure You’re Handling Your Clients’ Dollars with Sense (Print the Quiz) […]

September 2014

Nevada Lawyer – September 2014 Feature Stories: The Most Common Misconceptions About Pro Bono Work Eight Tips for Effectively Handling Your First Pro Bono Case  The Bench, the Bar and the Unrepresented: One Judge’s View  The Faces of Pro Bono Work: Nevada Lawyers Who are Making a Difference, and Why Why I Selfishly Accept Pro […]

August 2014

Nevada Lawyer – August 2014 Feature Stories: Litigation Risks of the Affordable Care Act An Overview of Employer Obligations Under the Affordable Care Act HIPPA and Attorneys: How it Applies and Why You Should Care in Nevada HIPPA and Private Causes of Action Section Column: Insurance and Health Law Section Regular Columns: President’s Message: Annual […]

July 2014

Nevada Lawyer – July 2014 Feature Stories: Sage-Grouse in the Sagebrush State Scope of the State Engineer’s Discretion When Issuing Water Permits Distributed Solar Energy in Nevada Fracking Comes to the Silver State … Are We Ready Section Column: Environmental and Natural Resources Law Regular Columns: President’s Message: Giving Thanks in July A Note from […]

June 2014

Nevada Lawyer – June 2014 Feature Stories: Deterring Egregious Conduct and Frivolous Litigation Online Research in Preparation for Voir Dire Admissibility of Expert Testimony at Trial: Guidance for the Trial Practitioner The Nevada Short Trial Program Effectively Using Jury Instructions in a Civil Trial Regular Columns: President’s Message: Lawyer Well-Being and Even Happiness … Come […]

May 2014

Nevada Lawyer – May 2014 Feature Stories: So Your Client has a Judgment; Now What? To Protect Trade Secrets, Companies Must get Smart About Smart Phones Corporate Records in the Digital Age Small Interests, Big Problems: Addressing Minority Rights in Limited Liability Companies Article for CLE Credit: Avoiding Successor Liability in an Asset Sale (Print a […]

April 2014

Nevada Lawyer – April 2014 Feature Stories: Taxation of Legal Entities: From Disregarded Entities to Electing Small Business Trusts Shifting Income Tax Through the Use of Trusts Article for CLE Credit: Some Tips on Tips (Print a quiz) The 12 Biggest Tax Mistakes that Cost Business Owners Thousands of Dollars Each Year 2013 Estate Tax Changes […]

March 2014

Nevada Lawyer – March 2014 Feature Stories: What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Bankruptcy You Can’t Have That: Moving to Nevada and Claiming Exemptions The Individual Chapter 11 Case: Still Problematic After all These Years 2013 State Bar of Nevada Annual Report Regular Columns: President’s Message: Unauthorized Practice of Law: Redux A Note From […]

February 2014

Nevada Lawyer – February 2014 Feature Stories: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Nevada Gun Laws Article for CLE Credit: Nevada Firearm Laws (Print out the Quiz) Elements of a Self-Defense Claim in Nevada The Path to Full Incorporation of the Second Amendment Heller, Nevada and the Second Amendment Regular Columns: President’s Message: Maybe […]

January 2014

Nevada Lawyer – January 2014 Feature Stories: The One Action Rule and Fair Value Defenses A Guide to the Validity of Mechanic’s Liens in Nevada How to Protect Yourself from Liability as a Property Owner and how to Secure Payment as a Contractor Article for CLE Credit: Recent Changes to Real Estate Law (Print out […]

December 2013

Nevada Lawyer – December 2013 Feature Stories: 2013 Legislative Year in Review Article for CLE Credit: Addiction: What to do? (Print out the Quiz) Stress and Addiction May Lead to Fraud in the Legal Community  Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Coordinator Leaves his Position … and his Lasting Legacy  Regular Columns: President’s Message: Lawyers without Work. Clients […]

November 2013

Nevada Lawyer – November 2013 Feature Stories: International Treaties Perspective on Sovereign Debt Litigation International Practice: A Global Opportunity  Projecting Airpower from East Asia: A Nevada Lawyer’s Experience in Japan and Korea  The State Bar of Nevada Honors Members Who Have Served in the U.S. Armed Forces  Benefits of a New State Bar Building Regular […]

October 2013

  Nevada Lawyer – October 2013 Feature Stories: Nevada’s New Anti-SLAPP Law: The Silver State Sets the Gold Standard Researching Legislative History Writing to Judges … Persuasively Why do I Need Books? Isn’t Everything Online? Article for CLE Credit: Effective Contract Drafting (Print out the Quiz) Supreme Court Case Analysis: A Snapshot of the Nevada […]

September 2013

Nevada Lawyer – September 2013 Feature Stories: A Letter from the Governor Legacy in the Making: The Las Vegas Latino Bar Association  The Legacy of Judge John F. Mendoza Nevada’s Hispanic Leaders  Court Interpreters – Providing Equal Access to Justice It’s Your Bar: 2013 Annual Meeting  Regular Columns: President’s Message: Lost in Translation: Nevada Notary […]

August 2013

Nevada Lawyer – August 2013 Feature Stories: Probate Appeals from the Probate Commissioner and the District Court NRAP 5 and the Intersection of State Law and Federal Jurisdiction Article for CLE Credit: Drafting Attorney Fees Orders to Withstand an Appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court  (Print out the Quiz) Regular Columns: President’s Message: Let’s Get […]

July 2013

Nevada Lawyer – July 2013 Feature Stories: OSHA Whistleblower Protection The NLRB Prescribes Bitter Medicine to Employers The EEOC’s 2013-2016 Strategic Enforcement Plan Article for CLE Credit: Employment Interview and Application Tips (Print out the CLE Quiz) The Interplay Between ADA and FMLA and Employer Obligations with Respect to Leaves of Absence Regular Columns: President’s […]

June 2013

Nevada Lawyer – June 2013 Feature Stories: The Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Mechanics’ Lien Priority Dillon’s Rule in Nevada Municipal Exactions and Development Conditions Municipal Obligations in Nevada Cashing in on Redevelopment Representing a Public Body in Real Time Regular Columns: President’s Message: The Vital Role of State Bar Sections A Note from the Issue […]

May 2013

Nevada Lawyer – May 2013 Feature Stories: Tips of the Trade: Asset Protection Planning The Importance of Estate Planning for Same-Sex and Unmarried Couples When the Family Business Fails to Plan, it Plans to Fail Did the American Taxpayer Relief Act put a Nail in the Coffin of Estate Planning? IOLTA and the Justice League […]

April 2013

Nevada Lawyer – April 2013 Feature Stories: Mining in Nevada: Rewards and Risks Environmental Regulation of Nevada’s Mining Industry The Taxation of Mining A View of the TIP Program  Regular Columns: President’s Message: Helping our Impaired Colleagues; Protecting the Public A Note from the Editor: John R. Zimmerman, Esq. Pro Bono Spotlight: Robert Caldwell Judicial […]

March 2013

  Nevada Lawyer – March 2013 Feature Stories: Unfinished Business Lateral hires: A Primer to Minimizing Imputed Disqualifications A View From Bar Counsel: Quick Answers to Common Ethical Dilemmas  The Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility  State Bar of Nevada Annual Report  Article for CLE Credit: Staying Ethical in the Digital Age (Print the quiz) […]

February 2013

Nevada Lawyer – February 2013 Feature Stories: Meet the Lawyers in the Legislature 2013 Legislative Preview – Legislation Affecting Your Practice Area Legislating in the Wake of the Clean Water Coalition Case Establishing a Nevada Court of Appeals Means Greater Access to to Justice and Greater Stability for Nevada’s Businesses Client Security Fund Chair Janet […]

January 2013

Nevada Lawyer – January 2013 Feature Stories: The Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Law Practice Ethical and Practical Considerations for Solo Practitioners and Small Firms Representing Early-Stage Companies Using Your Roots to Generate More Clients Article for CLE Credit: Addiction, Substance Abuse and the Legal Profession (Print the Quiz) Annual National Celebrate Pro Bono […]

December 2012

Nevada Lawyer – December 2012 Feature Stories: Making Sense of Nevada’s Alter Ego Doctrine From Once Upon a Time to Happily Ever After: Buy-Sell Agreements The Uncertainties of Series LLCs Behind the Scenes with Law Related Education Say “Yes” to Pro Bono Regular Columns: President’s Message: (Still) on the Road from Cuba Issue Editor’s Column: […]

November 2012

Nevada Lawyer – November 2012 Feature Stories: Employer Social Media Policies and the National Labor Relations Act Public Employees and the First Amendment: The Intersection of Free Speech Rights and Social Media To Facebook or not to Facebook, That is the Question Grant Making: A Great Responsibility Conversation with the Chief Justice  State Bar of […]

October 2012

Nevada Lawyer – October 2012 Feature Stories: Appellate Practice Tips from Our Ninth Circuit Judges Federal Judicial Selection and the Senate’s Blue Slip “Tradition” Senior Status Quo? Changes to Nevada’s Federal Bench Reflect Federal Judiciary’s Trend – Increasing Reliance on Senior Judges Meet Your Judges: Navarro and Du Two Female “Firsts” Celebrate Pro Bono Week […]

September 2012

Nevada Lawyer – September 2012 Feature Stories: Lessons Learned from the “Ballot Royale” Controversy in Nevada Landmark Election Reform Bills Legislators’ Votes Not Protected Speech Post-Election Law and Procedure in Nevada Occasionally Lady Luck Decides Elections in Nevada Regular Columns: President’s Message: E-Mail: The 24 Hour Rule and Other Considerations Issue Editor’s Column: Patricia D. […]

August 2012

Nevada Lawyer – August 2012 Feature Stories: RPCs and Marketing in the Digital Age Technological Developments and the Nevada Supreme Court Google Makes New Features Rain Down on Cloud Apps Build Your Reputation and Grow Your Practice with Strategic Marketing 2012 Annual Meeting Report Online Exclusive: Violence Survey Report Regular Columns: President’s Message: Got Sleep? […]

July 2012

Nevada Lawyer – July 2012 Feature Stories: Development of Renewable Energy Projects of Federal Land (citations) Who Owns Nevada? An Introduction to Public Lands RS 2477:  Public Rights-of-Way in an Era of Administrative Avoidance (citations) Regular Columns: President’s Message: It’s Your Bar Issue Editor’s Column: John R. Zimmerman, Esq. Dean’s Column: Nevada’s Public Lands and […]

June 2012

Nevada Lawyer – June 2012 Feature Stories: The Enforceability of Grandparent Visitation Orders AB 350 Helps Foster Youth Transition Into Adulthood Say What? Communication and the Teenage Client Regular Columns: President’s Message: The Future is Bright Because of You Issue Editor’s Column: Kristen E. Simmons, Esq. Dean’s Column: Unchain the Children Young Lawyers: Gut-Check Time: […]

May 2012

Nevada Lawyer – May 2012 Feature Stories: Diversity Initiatives: The American Bar Association and the State Bar of Nevada Diversity Committee The Need for Diversity Champions and Sponsorship Programs in the Legal Profession The State Bar of Nevada’s Law Related Education Program Specialty Bars Make an Impact Nevada Attorneys and Banks Work Together to Help […]

April 2012

Nevada Lawyer – April 2012 Feature Stories: Nevada’s Open Meeting Law: Promoting Transparent Government Civil Forfeiture in Nevada A General Public Records Analysis Under the Nevada Public Records Act A Quick Review of Takings Law in Nevada Bankruptcy for the Government Attorney Regular Columns: President’s Message: No Intermediate Appellate Court, No Justice, No Freedom Issue […]

March 2012

Nevada Lawyer – March 2012 Feature Stories: Measuring the Success of Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program Nevada’s Foreclosure Mediation Program Turns Two Years Old: Is It Working? Foreclosure Mediation in Nevada: Why Hasn’t It Worked? Eminent Domain in a Down Economy State Bar of Nevada 2011 Annual Report Regular Columns: President’s Message: First Step in Relocating […]

February 2012

Nevada Lawyer – February 2012 Feature Stories: About This Special Black History Month Issue Timeline of African-American Legal History in Nevada (1861-2011) Charles L. Kellar: Legal Trailblazer in Nevada Nevada Civil Rights Act of 1965 Dedicated to Excellence: National Bar Association, Las Vegas Chapter Bar None: Pioneer African-American Lawyers in Northern Nevada Regular Columns: President’s […]

January 2012

Nevada Lawyer – January 2012 Feature Stories: Navigating Post-Judgment Motions in Nevada State Court Avoiding Pitfalls Acquiring Attorneys’ Fees from an Adversary What Settlement Tools Have You Left Unused? Nevada’s Computation of Damages Rule Arbitration: Advocacy Skills and Tactics Picking Up the Pieces: Making Clients Whole Again Regular Columns: President’s Message: Imagine What You Can […]

December 2011

Nevada Lawyer – December 2011 Feature Stories: An Overview of Animal Law in Nevada Estate Planning for Pets Nevada Lawyer Goes to the Dogs (and Cats, and Birds, and Snakes) Advocating for Adoptions Check the Box and Let Nevadans in Trouble Know They Aren’t Alone This May Be the Most Important Networking You’ll Ever Do […]

November 2011

Intellectual Property Nevada Lawyer – November 2011 Printed Feature Stories: Nevada Federal Court: The Next Best Place for Patent Litigation? Nevada Selected as Patent Pilot Program Jurisdiction Betty Boop in Wonderland, or Through the Licensing Glass Common Mistakes Made by IP Law Pracitioners  Using our Legal Skills to Help Those Who Served State Bar of […]

October 2011

Nevada Lawyer – October 2011 Feature Stories: Summary of Selected 2011 Legislation Relating to Courts, Judicial Procedure and Criminal Justice AB 273 Creates New Challenges for Secured Lenders Meet Your New United States Magistrates Regular Columns: President’s Message: Celebrate – Make Pro Bono Part of the Fabric of Your Life Note from the Issue Editor: […]

September 2011

Nevada Lawyer – September 2011 Feature Stories: The Creation of the William S. Boyd School of Law Reflections on the William S. Boyd School of Law Charter Class State of the Law School: Achieving Academic Excellence for Nevada The Nevada Law Journal: Reaching the Bar NRCP16.1(A): In Full Disclosure Regular Columns: President’s Message: A Fond […]

August 2011

Nevada Lawyer – August 2011 Feature Stories: A Quick Guide to Nevada’s Tribal Courts Appellate Law in Nevada Indian Country: The Inter-Tribal Court of Appeals A Snapshot of Indian Criminal Law in the District of Nevada Tribal Courts in Nevada: Alive and Well Nevada Legal Services Tribal Court Advocate Training Project Washoe Tribal Court Tradition […]

July 2011

Nevada Lawyer – July 2011 Feature Stories: A Brief Summary of the Nevada Administrative Procedure Act Nevada Sales and Use Tax Issues for Administrative Law Practitioners Judicial Review of Municipal Decisions: Four Pitfalls to Avoid Point-Counterpoint: Why Nevada Needs a Central Panel of Hearing Officers – PRO – CON Practice Tip: Writing Findings of Fact, […]

June 2011

Nevada Lawyer – June 2011 Feature Stories: Health Care Reform: Keeping Abreast of Oncoming Obligations Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008: What Employers Should Know to Avoid Liability Under the More Subtle Provisions of the Act Health Care Legislation: One Lawyer’s Journey with the Constitutional Question of Our Time Regular Columns: A Note from the […]

May 2011

Nevada Lawyer – May 2011 Feature Stories  The Evolving Concept of Marriage and Coming Convergence of Marital and Non-Marital Property and Support Law “I Spent the Money on Whiskey, Women and Gambling; the Rest, I Wasted,” Family Law at Ely – Scholarship and Socializing Regular Columns: A Note from the Issue Editor: Kristen Simmons, Esq. […]

April 2011

Nevada Lawyer – April 2011 Feature Stories: Billing Practices for Difficult Financial Times  Nothing is Certain but Death and Taxes, So What About the Estate Tax?  Making Fee Dispute Arbitration Work for You Making it Count: IOLTA Partnerships Pay Off Regular Columns: A Note from the Issue Editor: Beau Sterling, Esq. Message from the President: […]

March 2011

Nevada Lawyer – March 2011 Feature Stories: Pioneering Women in Nevada Law: Nevada Female Firsts Nevada Female Attorneys Today: Member Demographics by Gender Nevada’s First Ladies of Law: A Few of the Women Who Laid the Groundwork A Snapshot of Four Legal Careers: The Advancement of Women in Today’s Legal Field Women’s Associations Within Nevada’s […]

February 2011

Nevada Lawyer – February 2011 Feature Stories: 2011 Legislative Preview: Legislation Affecting Your Practice Area Redistricting in Nevada in 2011: Why We Redistrict Every 10 Years Regular Columns: A Note from the Issue Editor: Scott Wasserman, Esq. Message from the President: Supreme Court Rule 217? Bar Counsel Column: A Change in Your Bar Counsel Dean’s […]

January 2011

Nevada Lawyer – January 2011 Feature Stories: The Environmental Aspects of Renewable Energy Projects Turbid Waters: The Interaction Between Interbasin Transfers and the Clean Water Act Practical Tips for Navigating a Nevada Water Rights Transaction Green is Good; Greenwashing is Bad: Get to Know the FTC Green Guides  Why IOLTA Matters Righting Wrongs: Clients’ Security […]

December 2010

Nevada Lawyer – December 2010 Feature Stories: Work/Life Balance – How Some Attorneys Maintain an Even Keel Lawyers are People Too Want to Sharpen Your Mind? Cut Your Stress. Are Your Trust Accounts Compliant? July 2010 Bar Exam Results and Admission Ceremony Regular Columns: President’s Message: Advice for New Bar Members Note from the Issue […]

November 2010

Nevada Lawyer – November 2010 Feature Stories: Rule of Law Development in Afghanistan: A Brief Report From Running Rebel to Contracting Counterinsurgent: A Nevada Lawyer’s Experience Putting Economic Power on Target in Afghanistan State Bar of Nevada Honors Members Who’ve Served in the U.S. Armed Forces Requesting Protected Health Information from Military Medical Treatment Facilities: […]

October 2010

Nevada Lawyer – October 2010 Feature Stories: Evidence in Nevada: A Survey of Current Nevada Supreme Court Decisions Expert Witness: The Nevada Supreme Court Clarifies Adherence to NRS 50.275 and Judicial Discretion, Expressly Declining to Embrace the Federal Daubert Approach A Primer on Admitting Web Pages Into Evidence A Brief Overview of the Use of […]

September 2010

Nevada Lawyer – September 2010 Feature Stories: Legal Compensation Models and the New Nevada Legal Economy Pitfall Potential: The Risks of Social Media Article for CLE Credit: Estate of Confusion: Federal Estate Tax “Repeal” and Carryover Basis Regular Columns: President’s Message: Thoughts on the Annual Meeting Note from the Issue Editor: Mark A. Hinueber, Esq. […]

August 2010

Nevada Lawyer – August 2010 Feature Stories: 5th Judicial District Court Judges on the Main Road, But Off the Beaten Track Only in Beatty: Experiences as a Justice of the Peace The Case of the Crippled Slot Nevada’s Original Jurists Regular Columns: President’s Message: Innovations Move the State Bar of Nevada Into a Brighter Future […]

July 2010

Nevada Lawyer – July 2010 Feature Stories: Shared Burden: An Overview of Common-Interest Community Finances    A Brief Guide to Successor Special Declarant’s Rights for the Foreclosing Lender The Dust is Clearing: The Evolution of Representative-Type Construction Defect Actions in Nevada The Gaming Law Section 2010 Golf Tournament 2010 State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting in Monterey, […]

June 2010

  Nevada Lawyer – June 2010 Feature Stories: Capital Punishment Nevada Style: A History  Defending Death: A Public Defender’s Experience Observations of Capital Federal Habeas Corpus in Practice in the State of Nevada Perparing to Make the Case for Life Article for CLE Credit: Comprehensive Changes to Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure February 2010 Bar […]

May 2010

Nevada Lawyer – May 2010 Feature Stories: Build Your Dynasty in Nevada The Dilemma of Financed Net Gifts Versus Sales to Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts Nevada Laws Provide Top Trust Situs Regular Columns: Executive Director’s Message: Plan Now for the Annual Meeting Note from the Issue Editor: M. Scott McKenna, Esq. Dean’s Column: Boyd Law […]

April 2010

Nevada Lawyer – April 2010 Feature Stories: The Death of Mandatory Arbitration in Public Works Disputes: Does Opportunity Knock for a Better Way? Nevada Adopts the Doctrines of Claim Preclusion and Issue Preclusion Recent Rules Changes in Federal Court Robert E. Rose Judicial Symposium on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Regular Columns: President’s Message: Get Out! […]

March 2010

Nevada Lawyer – March 2010 Feature Stories: Pro Bono Overview: Expanding Your Practice Through Pro Bono Pro Bono Opportunities Through Civil Legal Aid Providers “The Outta Towners” Top Things to Know About IOLTA Regular Columns: President’s Message: Celebrating Diversity in Our Profession Note from the Issue Editor: Anne Wellborn, Esq. Dean’s Column: Boyd Law School […]

February 2010

Nevada Lawyer – February 2010 Feature Stories: Comparative Negligence Under NRS 41.141: Falling Short of Expectations Avoiding Stress at Work   Regular Columns: President’s Message: Sacrifice, Honor and Gratitude Note from the Issue Editor: Peter A. Clancy, Esq. Dean’s Column: Boyd Law School Guest Writer Prof. Jeanne Price Young Lawyers: Seek First to Understand, then […]

January 2010

Nevada Lawyer – January 2010 Feature Stories: Your Board of Governors Bar Finances – Overview of Approved 2010 State Bar of Nevada Budget Building Your Client Base: Utilizing the State Bar’s Lawyer Referral and information Service State Bar of Nevada’s Ethics Hotline – Reducing the Number of Bar Complaints Since 1994 Law-Related Education – Working […]

December 2009

Nevada Lawyer – December 2009 Feature Stories: Civility in the Courtroom – A Judge’s Perspective Ethical Considerations for Public Lawyers Impressive Lawyers Are … The Fifth Annual Professionalism Summit Law Student Essay Competition Winners July 2009 Bar Exam Results   Regular Columns: President’s Message: Lloyd D. George Professionalism Award Note from the Issue Editor: Beau […]

November 2009

Nevada Lawyer – November 2009 Feature Stories: A Legal Framework for Medical Readiness Bar Members in the Armed Forces No Individual Liability Under FLSA Setting New Standards for Employers Selected Issues Faced During Real-World Harassement Investigations Effect of the Ricci v. Destafano Decision on Private Employers The Effect of a Sale of Business Transaction on […]

October 2009

Nevada Lawyer – October 2009 Feature Stories: The State of Court Connected ADR in Nevada Compelling Arbitration? Not So Compelling in Nevada Summary of Selected 2009 Legislation Relating to Courts, Judicial Procedure and Criminal Justice Regular Columns: President’s Message: Strategic Planning Note from the Issue Editor: Steven F. Smith, Esq. Section Column: ADR Law: Alternative […]

September 2009

Nevada Lawyer – September 2009 Feature Stories: Overview of Water Law in Nevada Nevada’s Adoption of the Anti-Speculation Doctorine Free Alienability of Water Rights Keeping Tahoe Blue Flexible Water Management Regular Columns: President’s Message: Did You Know? Note from the Issue Editor: Scott McKenna, Esq. Section Column: Environmental Law: Domestic Groundwater Exemptions Dean’s Column: Water […]

August 2009

Nevada Lawyer – August  2009 Feature Stories: The Circuit-Riding Judges in the Sixth Judicial District Court Nevada’s First Federal Office Building Sixth Judicial District Court’s Three Neo-Classic Courthouses The First and Ninth Judicial District Court Bar Associations The Case of the Concealed Weapon The Challenge of  Establishing the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program Regular Columns: President’s […]

July 2009

Nevada Lawyer – July 2009 Feature Stories: An Overview of Nevada’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard Legal Tools to Protect Access to Solar and Wind Resources Geothermal Resources: Who Owns What? Annual Meeting Recap: News from Lake Tahoe Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure Nevada Supreme Court Authorizes Lawyers to Attend Court by Telephone/Video Gaming Law Golf […]

June 2009

Nevada Lawyer – June 2009 Feature Stories: Have You Embraced the New E-Discovery Rules? Introduction to Computer Forensics Preservation of Evidence February 2009 Bar Exam Pass List Regular Columns: President’s Message: Things I Learned as State Bar President Note from the Issue Editor: Peter Clancy, Esq. Dean’s Column: The Pull of Rankings Young Lawyers: The […]

May 2009

Nevada Lawyer – May 2009 Feature Stories: Creditors’ Rights in Under-Secured Mortgages Options for Dealing with Debt and the Stigma of Bankruptcy Dollars for Dirt: Creative Financing Option Found in Developer Bankruptcy Understanding Senate Bill 61, “Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009” Electronic Filing in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals […]

April 2009

Nevada Lawyer – April 2009 Feature Stories: Foreclosure in Nevada: The Basics One-Action Rule Answering Vexing Client Questions About Nevada’s Property Tax Abatement Scheme Minimizing Risk for Commercial Tenants When Foreclosure Looms Nevada Law Related Education – We the People: The Citizens and the Constitution Nevada Law Related Education – High School Mock Trial Regular […]

March 2009

Nevada Lawyer – March 2009 Feature Stories: Setting the Record Straight Is the Death Knell Ringing for Ladies’ Nights? Avoiding Common Mistakes During Discovery – North Avoiding Common Mistakes During Discovery – South Regular Columns: President’s Message: The State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting: Why You Should Attend Note from the Issue Editor: Lisa Wong […]

February 2009

Nevada Lawyer – February 2009 Feature Stories: 2009 Legislative Preview – Requested Legislation Affecting Your Practice Area Discerning Legislative Intent: A Brief Primer Dean John Valery White, Challenges and Successes Meet Your New Judges Regular Columns: President’s Message: Remembering a Great President on His Birthday Note from the Issue Editor: Scott Wasserman, Esq. Dean’s Column: […]

January 2009

Nevada Lawyer – January 2009 Feature Stories: Meet Your New Justice: Kristina Pickering Your New Judges Benefits of Reciprocity Disadvantages of Reciprocity Lewis and Roca V. State Bar of Nevada Regular Columns: President’s Message: Reciprocity Note from the Issue Editor: Hon. Robert J. Johnston Dean’s Column: Guest Writer Prof. Tuan Samahon Young Lawyers: Happy New […]