Recent News

LV Justice Court Orders Procedures Related to Community Court

On October 15, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed Administrative Order #18-01 regarding the scheduling of certain criminal cases for hearing. This administrative order relates to specialized procedures for “Community-Court” cases.  Specifically, the order addresses how such cases are scheduled for hearing, how outstanding warrants can be recalled, and how certain defendants can be […]

EJDC Order Regarding Supervision of Dependency Matters

On August 13, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed Administrative Order 18-10 (AO 18-10) in the matter of the presiding judge over matters involving victims of child abuse and neglect. The order states, “pursuant to EDCR 1.30(b) and effective immediately, that Administrative Order 15-07 is superseded only to the extent that the supervision of […]

CCBA Community Service Activities (Fall 2018)

This fall, CCBA’s members are invited to volunteer and provide support for CCBA’s upcoming community service activities: 2018 Las Vegas Heart Walk When: Saturday, September 15, 2018 (7:30 a.m.) Where: Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89120 What: Walk/donate with our team in this local charity event to support the American Heart […]

August 2018 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the release of the August 2018 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. This issue focuses on “Civil Rights” with select content relevant for Nevada lawyers and their support staff. Read these features online now: “10 Things to Know When Representing Prisoners in Civil Rights […]

New Admittee Ad Special Offer

Attention, CCBA Member Law Firms! We are happy to announce a special offer for you to welcome your firm’s New Admittee to your local legal community! This is your chance to place a congratulatory ad to highlight a New Admittee in the December 2018 issue of Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar […]

NV Supreme Court Invites Additional Written Comments Re Guardianships

On July 20, 2018, the Supreme Court of Nevada filed an order inviting additional public comment regarding the First Interim Report of the Guardianship Commission filed on May 30,l 2018.  See order filed July 20, 2018 (PDF to download): ADKT-507-Re-Gaurdianship-Order-Addtl-Comments Seating at Supreme Court of Nevada photo by Steph Abbott For more information about Administrative […]

US Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen to Retire from Southern Nevada Bench

Appointment Process for New Magistrate to Begin; Applications Due October 1, 2018 Recently, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada announced that United States Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen will be retiring on April 30, 2019. See press release (PDF) to download: Leen-press-release-retirement The court commented that after 18 years of dedicated […]

Federal CJA Panel Applications Due September 14, 2018

The Clerk of the Court of the federal district of Nevada is seeking applications for a limited number of new Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel attorneys (appointment of counsel for indigent defendants) for the Unofficial Southern Division of the District of Nevada for both trial and appellate/habeas cases. Attorneys interested in appointment to the […]