Court News

Trial By Peers (a youth court program) Needs Nevada Attorneys to Volunteer

The Clark County Law Foundation is in need of several Nevada attorneys to volunteer to be senior attorneys for the juvenile diversion program, Trial By Peers (TBP). This spring and summer, the TBP program will be busy with cases to process and students to train. They need more volunteers to help out ASAP. Learn more about this opportunity […]

Clark County Court Orders Standardized Form, Procedures for Settlement Program

On March 30, 2017, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez signed an administrative order in the matter of the Senior Judge Settlement Program in the Family Division. In Administrative Order 17-04 (AO 17-04), the court cites Rule 2.51 of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court, the need for the […]

Proposed Revisions to Local Rules of Practice for USDC-NV

Proposed revisions have been made to Part V – Special Proceedings and Appeals of the Local Rules of Practice for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.  The court seeks comments from the bench, bar and public. The proposed revisions are posted on the court’s website at  Please provide any comments […]

US District Court (NV) Lawyer Rep Applications Due May 19, 2017

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for Lawyer Representatives. Lawyer Representatives provide vital input to the Court on a myriad of issues affecting the operations of the federal courts including, but not limited to: rule changes; development of new programs; planning of conferences; and the expenditure of funds […]

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 […]

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, […]