Las Vegas Justice Court Judges Re-Elect Colleague as Chief

Chief Judge Joe Bonaventure was elected by his peers to remain the leader of the Las Vegas Justice Court through 2018. “Las Vegas Justice Court hears traffic matters, misdemeanor non-traffic cases, civil cases (amounts up to $15,000 as of 1/1/17), small claims cases (up to $10,000), summary eviction cases, and requests for protection orders (including […]

Clark County Court to Expand Jury Master List

On November 22, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge David Barker filed an administrative order to expand the Jury Master List. Administrative Order #16-07 cites the sources for the court’s jury pool and adds a new source—Clark County’s list of registered voters. The AO #16-07 further orders that “for all subsequent Jury Master List updates, court administration shall utilize […]

CCBA 2017 Executive Board Election Information

On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, attorney members of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) are expected to vote for members to serve on the 2017 CCBA Executive Board of Directors. Officers serve for one year. Directors serve for two years. This year’s ballot is uncontested. The full list of proposed board members to serve in […]

State Bar of Nevada President Bryan Scott to Speak at Clark County Bar Luncheon

Bar Leaders to Address Volunteering, Attorney Wellness On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, members of the Nevada bar and bench are invited to attend the Clark County Bar Association’s “Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon and Annual Meeting” a special event hosted by CCBA President Catherine M. Mazzeo and sponsored by Bank of Nevada to be held at Cili […]

Nevada Ballet Theatre Tickets & Discount Codes Available

The CCBA has tickets to select performances of the Nevada Ballet Theatre. We also have discount codes (if the tickets have been claimed by at CCBA member already.) CCBA members—with the exception of law students—can request the use of the free tickets: The Nutcracker Music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Choreography by James Canfield Sat., Dec. 10 […]

Team CCBA Taking Steps to Cure Cancer

  On Saturday, November 5, 2016, members of the Clark County Bar Association’s Community Service Committee (aka “Team CCBA”) will participate in the Light The Night event to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Southern Nevada Chapter. All members of the CCBA are invited to support the LLS and support Team CCBA’s efforts. CCBA members can sign up […]

November 2016 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the November 2016 issue of our journal COMMUNIQUÉ has been published. This issue focuses on the topic of veterans law matters. The following articles were written by attorneys for attorneys: “Representing Veterans on Their Disability Claims Before the VA” by Travis N. Barrick, Esq. “Military Retirement Primer” by Marshal S. Willick, Esq. “Impact of […]

New Admittees Luncheon on Oct. 27, 2016 at Regional Justice Center

On Thursday, October 27, 2016, from Noon to 1 p.m., the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will host a luncheon for new admittees to the State Bar of Nevada. This casual event will provide an opportunity for the newest members of the State Bar of Nevada to meet judges, commissioners, and court staff who serve southern Nevada. Also, new […]

Donations Sought for “Blanket the Homeless Project”

We are excited to announce a new community service project of the Clark County Bar Association and the Clark County Law Foundation. The “Blanket the Homeless” project is designed to provide new blankets to the homeless served by local charities including Catholic Charities, Shade Tree, Veteran’s Village, and Caridad.  However, financial donations are sought to […]

Administrative Orders #16-01 and #16-02 at Las Vegas Justice Court

On September 30, 2016, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure filed two new administrative orders, #16-01 and #16-02.  The orders became effective by the court immediately. Administrative Order 16-01 clarifies the case-assignment rules for TPO cases in the Las Vegas Justice Court. Prior to this Administrative Order, most TPO cases filed […]