COMMUNIQUÉ Issues

Joint Court Order to Modify Admin Procedures for Certain Defendants

On August 21, 2017, a joint order was signed by the chief judges of the Las Vegas Justice Court and the Eighth Judicial District Court related to the procedures for handling of cases involving a defendant with an indictment in both courts. Administrative Order #17-10 addresses matters related to the process and timing for dismissals […]

Special Offer for Tickets to “LLS Light the Night/Las Vegas 51s Fundraiser”

The CCBA has tickets to the the inaugural “LLS Light The Night/Las Vegas 51’s Fundraiser” on Saturday, September 2nd as the 51’s take on the Tacoma Rainiers at Cashman Field for Fan Appreciation Night. This exclusive baseball event on Sept. 2, 2017, will feature: First pitch ceremony by one of the LLS’ awesome survivors Free Jersey to first […]

Case Reassignments at Clark County Court Eff. Aug 21, 2017

Effective August 21, 2017, several cases will be reassigned and a revised criminal case flow model will be in use at the Eighth Judicial District Court. The changes come as result of the August 16, 2017, filing of Administrative Order 17-08 in the matter of the assignment of construction defect cases. See EJDC-AO-17-08 (PDF download). Also […]

August 17 Bar Luncheon to Educate Attorneys about Substance Abuse

We are pleased to announce the format for our regular bar luncheon on August 17, 2017, is designed to provide 1 AAMH credit of continuing legal education for all members of the Nevada bar and bench who attend. However, seating will be limited to people who RSVP to the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) in […]

August 2017 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the release of our education law issue of Communiqué (August 2017), the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. Find content focused on the practice of family law matters in this 48 page issue. Readers can enjoy a few of the articles (written by attorneys for attorneys) now posted on our website: […]

Changes to Med Mal Sweeps Set at Clark County Court (UPDATED)

On July 10, 2017, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Jerry Wiese II announced changes to the Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar set for Monday, August 7, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., in Courtroom 14A on the 14th Floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. See Medmal announcement (PDF download). In the announcement, Judge […]

EJDC Homicide Team Case Reassignments Eff. July 1, 2017

On June 26, 2017, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez released a letter to members of the bar and legal community regarding a pilot project regarding case management for cases involving homicide. Below is an excerpt from her letter: Dear Nevada State Bar Members and Community Justice Partners: Re: 2017 Homicide Team Case […]