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Clark County Bar Honors Volunteers, Elects Leaders

Highlights from the Clark County Bar Luncheon & Annual Meeting Sponsored by:       On December 12, 2019, CCBA President Jason Stoffel hosted the the Clark County Bar Luncheon & Annual Meeting,” a special event sponsored by Bank of Nevada, First Legal, Peak IT Group, and MediLegal, A Professional Nursing Corporation, at the Grotto […]

Clark County Bar Luncheon to Feature Perspectives on Judicial Campaigns

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the Clark County Bar Association will host the “Clark County Bar Luncheon & Annual Meeting,” a special event sponsored by Bank of Nevada, First Legal, Peak IT Group, and MediLegal, A Professional Nursing Corporation for members of the southern Nevada legal community. This private event will be hosted by CCBA […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (10-24-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada: Community property: (1) A district court has significant discretion when determining whether to grant or deny a non-employee spouse’s request for pension payments before the employee spouse has retired, […]

EJDC Order Rotates Judicial Assignments for Certain Matters

Court Order Addresses Management of Postconviction Petitions of Habeas Corpus, Judicial Settlement Program, Reassigning of Adult Guardianship, Minor’s Compromise, and Probate Cases On November 22, 2019, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of assigning postconviction petitions for writs of habeas corpus involving calculation of credits; assigning management of the […]

2020 CCBA Executive Board of Directors Election Info – Amended 11/20/2019

On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will hold the election for the 2020 CCBA Executive Board of Directors on the same day of the Clark County Bar Association Luncheon & Annual Meeting. This year’s ballot includes two uncontested races and one contested race.  The uncontested races feature five incumbents running […]

EJDC Order Adopts Policy on Public Access to Administrative Records

The Eighth Judicial District Court (EJDC) now has a policy on public access to administrative records. The policy is stated in the Administrative Order 19-06 (AO-16) and applies to public access to administrative records of the EJDC that are maintained by the district court administration only. The policy does not apply to case records of […]

2020 CCBA Executive Board Election Information

Note (11/21/2019): Information about the 2020 CCBA Executive Board Election has been amended as of 11/20/2019. For the most recent info, see https://www.clarkcountybar.org/2020-ccba-executive-board-of-directors-election-info-amended-11-20-2019/ On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will hold the election for the 2020 CCBA Executive Board of Directors on the same day of the Clark County Bar […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (10-1-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada Attorney discipline: The State Bar proved that attorney James A. Colin made statements in pleadings to the court concerning the integrity of several justices that he knew to be […]