Court News

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 […]

Applications for Inmate Early Mediation Panel Due October 31, 2016

The United States District Court for the unofficial southern division of the District invites members of the Nevada Bar to apply for a position on the Inmate Early Mediation Panel. Attorneys appointed to serve as pro bono mediators will preside over mediations with inmate plaintiffs who sue the Nevada Department of Corrections for constitutional violations […]

Applications for Open Seat on Clark County Court Bench Due September 23, 2016

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection announced it will accept applications for the Eighth Judicial District Court, Department 29, open judicial seat until 5 p.m. on September 23, 2016. The vacancy follows the death of The Honorable Susan W. Scann. The appointment process is open to all Nevada attorneys with 10 years of legal experience, […]

New Hours for Las Vegas Justice Court’s Traffic Division

The Las Vegas Justice Court’s Traffic Division will implement the following new customer-service hours beginning on Monday, September 26, 2016: Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: Closed The deadline for an individual to pull a customer-service number, enter the phone queue, or be […]

Applications for Open Supreme Court Seat Due September 9, 2016

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection (Commission) will begin work to fill the future Nevada Supreme Court vacancy initiated by the August 12 retirement of Justice Nancy M. Saitta, according to Chief Justice Ron D. Parraguirre. The appointment process is open to all Nevada attorneys with 15 years of legal experience, including two years in […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – August 1, 2016

The Eighth Judicial District Court has announced that it will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2016. The calendar will be held in Courtroom 14A on the 14th floor of the Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas. See EJDC-Atty-Memo-Med-Mal-Status-Check-8-1-16 (PDF). The calendar will be heard in numerical […]

Clark County Court Adopts Procedure for Filing of Affidavits Pursuant to NRS 52.400(3)

Effective June 1, 2016, the Clerk of the Court for the Eighth Judicial District Court adopted a new procedure for the filing of affidavits submitted by law enforcement agencies related to NRS 52.400(3). See District Court Policy No: 2016-01. The purpose of the procedure for filing and maintaining affidavits pursuant to NRS 52.400(3) is detailed in this administrative directive. A copy […]

Clark County Court Procedures Changed for Q-Cases Involving Animal Control

Effective May 5, 2016, the Las Vegas Justice Court Criminal Division has ordered changes to procedures in matters regarding the scheduling of certain criminal cases for hearing. The changes affect Q-Cases involving Clark County Animal Control and are explained in Administrative Order #15-07, Amended on 5/5/16, and are to supersede Administrative Order #14-01 which is […]