Day: November 20, 2013

New Bankruptcy Judge Appointed for Distict of Nevada

On July 12, 2013, Judge Laurel Elizabeth Davis was sworn in to serve on the U.S. Bankruptycy Court for the District of Nevada. She will replace Judge Linda B. Riegle, who will retire on July 31, 2013. Judge Riegle will remain with the bankruptcy court on recall status through December 31, 2014. Get more information […]

Updated Fee Schedules for Local Justice Courts – Effective July 1, 2013

Effective July 1, 2013, two local justice courts will have newly updated fee schedules. Download the fee schedules for each: Las Vegas Justice Court (PDF) North Las Vegas Justice Court (PDF) The increases are to civil filling fees and result from the passage of AB 54 during this year’s Nevada legislative session.

Las Vegas Justice Court Sets Forth “Lead-Document” Requirements for E-Filing and a Standardized Format for Certain Documents in Civil Cases – Effective August 1, 20133

The Las Vegas Justice Court has released Administrative Order 13-02 (PDF) that sets forth “lead-document” requirements for e-filing and mandates a standardized format for certain documents in civil cases. Documents that do not comply with this administrative order may be rejected. Moreover, the order applies to all eviction notices served on or after August 1, […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Speeds Up Pre-Booking Process for Arrests on Traffic Bench Warrants

Effective June 10, 2013, the Las Vegas Justice Court will initiate a new step in the process in the administrative matter regarding traffic bench warrants. In order to alleviate overcrowded conditions at the Clark County Detention Center, the Las Vegas Justice Court has determined that an expeditious additional “pre-booking” process is necessary for the handling […]

New Public Access Links on Las Vegas Justice Court website

The Las Vegas Justice Court now has a dedicated public-access website for criminal case information at Calendar searches can be conducted by attorney, case number, judicial officer, party, or date range at

USDC (NV) Lawyer Representatives Sought – Applications Due July 1, 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for three Lawyer Representative positions for the Unofficial Southern Division of the Court (Las Vegas). Lawyer Representatives provide vital input to the court on myriad of issues affecting the operations of the federal courts, including, but not limited to: rule changes; development […]

Las Vegas Municipal Court Now Offers Case Info Online

Las Vegas Municipal Court case information can now be found online at . The new search function allows those with a case number to enter the number and get information about a specific case including case history, fines owed and next court date. Additional information provided by the case search function includes violations, defendant […]

Federal CJA Panel Applications Due July 1, 2013

The District Court Executive is accepting applications for appointments of new Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel attorneys (appointment of counsel for indigent defendants) for the Unofficial Southern Division of the District of Nevada. Attorneys interested in appointment to the CJA Panel must submit an application to Lance S. Wilson, District Court Executive, by Monday, […]

Federal Court Welcomes U.S. District Court Judge Andrew P. Gordon

On Thursday, May 30, 2013, members of the bar are invited to attend the Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Andrew P. Gordon as United States District Judge for the District of Nevada. The ceremony starts at 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth Street, Las Vegas, Nevada. This […]