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Public Hearing in Re Lawyer Wellness Scheduled for March 5, 2019

Written comments may be submitted no later than February 21, 2019 On March 5, 2019, the Supreme Court of Nevada will hold a public hearing in the matter of amendments to SCR 106.5 regarding lawyer wellness programs; privilege and limitation. The amendments to the rule address all sections of the rule, including the purpose, definitions, […]

LVJC Court Amends Order Re Guidelines for Own Recognizance Releases 

Update 2/8/2019: An updated order reflects a second amendment. (The phrase “or warrant of arrest” was deleted on Line 11 of Page 2.) See PDF: https://www.clarkcountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/LVJC-AO-18-04-Second-Amendment.pdf On January 15, 2019, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an amended order in the administrative matter regarding guidelines for administrative own recognizance releases for the Las Vegas Justice […]

Judicial Openings in Las Vegas Call for Interested Attorneys

See below for recent news from Nevada Appellate Courts / Administrative Office of the Courts CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 14, 2019 – The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection has made applications available for attorneys interested in filling judicial seats currently open in Clark County’s Eighth Judicial District Court, Departments 6, 9, and G. Nevada attorneys […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (11-30-18)

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries was written by attorney Joe Tommasino. This long format piece is designed to highlight summaries of recent opinions from Nevada’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court from the Nevada. The content of this post was originally submitted for publication in the January 2019 issue of Communique, the official publication of the […]

LVJC Order Updates to Guidelines Re Own Recognizance Releases

On December 7, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an order in the administrative matter regarding “guidelines for administrative own recognizance releases” for the Las Vegas Justice Court. Administrative Order 18-04 addresses the conditions for release of persons held without bail, and entitled to bail. AO #18-04 lists information related to how Pre-Trial Services shall […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (11-1-18)

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries was written by attorney Joe Tommasino. This long format piece is designed to highlight summaries of recent opinions from Nevada’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court from the Nevada. The content of this post was originally submitted for publication in the December 2018 issue of Communique, the official publication of the […]

USDC (NV) Invites Comments Re Reappointment of Two Magistrate Judges

Public Notice Regarding Reappointment of Magistrate Judge William G. Cobb The current term of United States Magistrate Judge William G. Cobb will expire on September 2, 2019. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of this magistrate judge to a new eight-year term. […]

EJDC Discovery Update re Case Conference Reports

Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery eliminates need to submit courtesy copies for Case Conference reports Las Vegas – NV (11/13/2018) – The Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla today announced that Discovery will discontinue the practice of receiving courtesy copies of Case Conference Reports submitted by parties in cases. An electronic system has […]

EJDC Orders Plan for Adjudication of Election-Related Actions

On October 31, 2018, Eighth Judicial District Court (EJDC) Chief Judge Linda Marie Bell filed an order in the matter of election matters filed in the court on Election Day this year. In Administrative Order #18-12 (AO 18-12), the court acknowledged Election Day as November 6, 2018, and “the possibility of actions pertaining to the […]