EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar Set for February 6, 2017

The Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017. The calendar will be held in Courtroom 14A on the 14th floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. The Discovery Commissioner, Bonnie Bulla, will be available to address any […]

CCBA Members Invited to Write Articles for Communiqué

The new year has commenced and so begins the curation of the content for upcoming issue of the Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA). The editors are looking for a few original, short, practical legal articles and features written for CCBA members by CCBA members. Interested members should propose their ideas for […]

January 2017 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the January 2017 issue of our journal COMMUNIQUÉ has been published. This issue focuses on the topic of consumer protection law matters. The following articles were written by attorneys for attorneys: “Five Things to Know About eSports” by Jennifer Roberts, Esq., Brett Abarbanel, Ph.D., and Robert Rippee “Five Things to Know About the New […]

Blanket the Homeless Project 2016

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, volunteers gathered at the Clark County Bar Association for the first donation day for Blanket the Homeless, a community service project of the Clark County Bar Association and the Clark County Law Foundation. A total of 360 blankets were distributed to the following agencies that serve homeless populations: Caridad, Catholic […]

U.S. District Court Conference (NV) Set for May 11, 2017

Members of the State Bar of Nevada are asked to mark their calendar for the U.S. District Court Conference scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a “save the date” announcement by District Court Executive Lance Wilson, the educational topics will “include a Supreme […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Orders Civil/Criminal Case Reassignments Effective January 2, 2017

Effective January 2, 2017, the Eighth Judicial District Court to reassign cases as reflected in Administrative Order 16-11 (AO 16-11). As cited in AO 16-11, pursuant to Eighth Judicial District Court Rule 1.30(b), the following reassignments and track changes become effective: All criminal cases in Department 11 shall be reassigned to Department 1. Department 1 […]

Court Orders Updates to Adult Guardianship, Probate Case Assignments

Assignments Effective January 17, 2017 On December 27, 2016, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge David Barker signed an administrative order related to the assignment of adult guardianship and/or probate at this general jurisdiction court. As cited in Administrative Order 16-10 (AO 16-10), pursuant to Eighth Judicial District Court Rule 1.30(b), the following updates become effective January 17, […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Order to Address Small-Claims Mediation & Quasi-Judicial Officers

On December 16, 2016, Las Vegas Township Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an administrative order related to small-claims mediation and quasi-judicial officers. Administrative Order 16-04 updates procedures for the court to: Eliminate mandatory small-claims mediation for all cases filed on or after January 1, 2017 and suspends a related local […]

New Options for Payments for Criminal Cases in Las Vegas Justice Court

Payments for criminal cases in Las Vegas Justice Court can be paid via the court’s website at and through the criminal division’s phone line at (702) 671-3201. For online payments, users will need to select the button labeled “Criminal Search/Pay Fine” to initiate a search for the applicable criminal case. Users will then select […]