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Temporary Case Assignments at Las Vegas Justice Court Effective October 10, 2016

Effective October 10, 2016, changes are planned for the administration of cases at the Las Vegas Justice Court. The changes were announced on September 29, 2016, by Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Joe Bonaventure: At a recent judges’ meeting, based on an analysis of case filings, settings, and hearings since the creation of dedicated DUI and Domestic Violence departments, the justices […]

Live CLE Seminars Scheduled for Fall 2016

We are excited to announce our fall schedule of live programs to provide continuing legal education to Nevada lawyers: “Contempt in a Nutshell” Learn about related problems, contempt proceeds, and possible penalties. Speaker: Second Judicial District Court Judge David Hardy Date: Friday, September 30, 2016 Time: 1:00 to 3:15 p.m. Location: Depo International, Mock Trial Courtroom, 703 […]

Attorney Volunteers Needed to Judge Truancy Diversion Program

  The Eighth Judicial District Court is seeking Nevada attorneys to volunteer as judges for the Family Court Truancy Diversion Program. What is the Truancy Diversion Program? The Truancy Diversion Program works with the Clark County School District to reduce absenteeism in school.  Through a grant with the Department of Justice, the Truancy Diversion Program seeks to […]

September 2016 issue of Bar Journal COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the September 2016 issue of our journal COMMUNIQUÉ has been published. This issue focuses on the topic of constitutional law matters. The following articles were written by attorneys for attorneys: “’Playing It By Ear,’ or Equity and Constitutional Construction” by Gerard Dondero, Esq. “If You Can’t Say Anything Good about Someone, Start a […]

Applications for Inmate Early Mediation Panel Due October 31, 2016

The United States District Court for the unofficial southern division of the District invites members of the Nevada Bar to apply for a position on the Inmate Early Mediation Panel. Attorneys appointed to serve as pro bono mediators will preside over mediations with inmate plaintiffs who sue the Nevada Department of Corrections for constitutional violations […]

Doctor & Lawyers to Teach Spine IME Seminar Sept. 16, 2016

On Friday, September 16, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will host a seminar for members of the bar and the supporting legal community. The seminar “Spine IME 2016” will feature presentations by Dr. David J. Oliveri,  MD, Thomas E. Winner, Esq., and Lawrence J. Smith, Esq. This seminar will outline recent changes in […]

Applications for Open Seat on Clark County Court Bench Due September 23, 2016

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection announced it will accept applications for the Eighth Judicial District Court, Department 29, open judicial seat until 5 p.m. on September 23, 2016. The vacancy follows the death of The Honorable Susan W. Scann. The appointment process is open to all Nevada attorneys with 10 years of legal experience, […]

In Memoriam: The Honorable Susan Scann

Submitted by Court Information Officer Mary Ann Price The legal community mourns the loss of The Honorable Susan W. Scann, who passed away July 16, 2016. Judge Scann had an impressive 40-year legal career, including service as jurist in department 29 of the Eighth Judicial District Court since 2011 and as an alternate Municipal Court […]

New Hours for Las Vegas Justice Court’s Traffic Division

The Las Vegas Justice Court’s Traffic Division will implement the following new customer-service hours beginning on Monday, September 26, 2016: Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Closed The deadline for an individual to pull a customer-service number, enter the phone queue, or be […]

Legal Connections Mixer Scheduled for September 8, 2016

Members from the business and legal communities are invited to meet and greet during “Connect with the Best” mixer to be held on Thursday, September 8, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the RX Boiler Room located on the second floor of Mandalay Place. This exclusive event will be hosted by the Las Vegas Business Press and sponsored by […]