New Admittees Luncheon on Oct. 27, 2016 at Regional Justice Center

On Thursday, October 27, 2016, the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) will host a luncheon for new admittees to the State Bar of Nevada. This casual event will provide an opportunity for the newest members of the State Bar of Nevada to meet judges, commissioners, and court staff who serve southern Nevada. Also, new admittees will meet the […]

Donations Sought for “Blanket the Homeless Project”

We are excited to announce a new community service project of the Clark County Bar Association and the Clark County Law Foundation. The “Blanket the Homeless” project is designed to provide new blankets to the homeless served by local charities including Catholic Charities, Shade Tree, Veteran’s Village, and Caridad.  However, financial donations are sought to […]

Administrative Orders #16-01 and #16-02 at Las Vegas Justice Court

On September 30, 2016, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure filed two new administrative orders, #16-01 and #16-02.  The orders became effective by the court immediately. Administrative Order 16-01 clarifies the case-assignment rules for TPO cases in the Las Vegas Justice Court. Prior to this Administrative Order, most TPO cases filed […]

Justice of the Peace Natalie Tyrrell Elected to AJA Board

North Las Vegas Justice Court Justice of the Peace Natalie Tyrrell was elected to the American Judges Association (AJA) Board of Governors at their annual conference in September.  The objective and purpose of the AJA is to promote and improve the effective administration of justice and to maintain the status and independence of the judiciary.  Judge […]

Nominations to CCBA Executive Board Due November 14, 2016

Nominations from Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) members to serve on the 2017 CCBA Executive Board will be accepted through Monday, November 14, 2016. Nominations should be sent to the CCBA President Catherine Mazzeo at The nominating committee shall consider the following criteria and characteristics as applied to each prospective nominee in their application: […]

Volunteers Needed to Judge UNLV Law School Competition

The CCBA is organizing volunteers to  to judge the law students at the upcoming Client Counseling Competition at UNLV’s Boyd School of Law on Friday, October 21 (5:45-10pm) and Saturday, October (10am-2pm) with most volunteers needed for the preliminary rounds on Friday night. Learn more about the event and register to volunteer at one of the […]

October 2016 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ Published

We are pleased to announce the October 2016 issue of our journal COMMUNIQUÉ has been published. This issue focuses on the topic of transportation law matters. The following articles were written by attorneys for attorneys: “The Intersection of Transportation and Takings” by Clark County Deputy District Attorney Scott Davis “The Enduring Myth of the Common Carrier” by Michael […]

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 […]