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Administrative Order Regarding Matters of Electronic Recording of Courtroom Proceedings in Juvenile Cases at Eighth Judicial District Court 

On May 7, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the matter of electronic recording of courtroom proceedings in juvenile cases. In Administrative Order 15-05 (AO 15-05), the court addresses the conditions and concerns for how electronic proceedings in juvenile dependency and juvenile delinquency cases may be opened to inspection or released... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court Civil/Criminal Case Reassignment Effective May 4, 2015

Effective May 4, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court reassigned cases in conjunction with the arrival of its newly appointed district judges and as reflected in Administrative Order 15-03. The following reassignments and track changes are in effect: 1. Department 2’s entire case load will be transferred to Department 15. 2. Department 15’s entire caseload... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court to Collect Peremptory Challenge Fee through E-Filing

Effective May 1, 2015, the Eighth Judicial District Court will collect the $450 Peremptory Challenge filling fee required by SCR 48.1(2) electronically through either the attorney’s draw down account or credit card associated with their e-filing account. See memo: EJDC-PeremptoryChallengeFee-Memo-Apr-6-2015. For details about this update to administrative services at the court, contact the court division... Read more

March 2015 Case Reassignments, Track Changes at Eighth Judicial District Court

The Eighth Judicial District Court will reassign several cases among several departments and implement track changes. Per a reminder today from Chief Judge David Barker, See EJDC-CJBarker-Letter-2-24-2015 , the following changes will be effective March 2, 2015: Department 14’s entire civil caseload will be transferred to Department 7 and Department 14 will assume responsibility over Specialty Courts.... Read more

Clark County Court Announces Changes to Calendar and Case Assignments Eff. Monday, March 2, 2015

[NOTE UPDATES AS OF 2/11/2015] Per a message today from Chief Judge David Barker at the Eighth Judicial District Court, the following calendar and case re-assignments will occur on Monday, March 2, 2015: Judge Escobar (DC 14) will be moving into Specialty Courts and will coordinate with Judge Bell in that transition. Judge Bell (DC 7)... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court Investiture Ceremonies Scheduled

On Friday, January 2, 2015, members of the bar are invited to attend the investiture ceremony of the following persons who have been elected to serve as judges for the Eighth Judicial District Court: William “Bill” Kephart (Dept. 19) Jim Crockett (Dept. 24) Linda Marquis (Dept. B) Denise L. Gentile (Dept. F) On Friday, January 9, 2015,... Read more

Eighth Judicial District Court to Transfer Hundreds of Cases – Effective January 5, 2015

On December 18, 2014, the Eighth Judicial District Court (EJDC) filed Administrative Order 14-05 in the matter of Inter-Departmental Case Transfers and Assignments with the clerk of the court. The order details changes to case assignments in several judicial departments. The order also includes two exhibits—one with a list of construction defect cases to be... Read more

Attorney Volunteers Needed to Judge Truancy Diversion Program

Attorneys who practice law in Clark County are sought to volunteer to judge the Family Court’s Truancy Diversion Program (TDP). “This program has been successful for 13 years, and has grown from 9 to 50 schools since 2007 when Judge Gerry Hardcastle turned it over to me,” said Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Jennifer Elliot.... Read more

Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar – Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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 Tuesday, August 12, 2014. See EJDC-Med-Mal-Sessions-8-12-14 . The calendar will be held at the Complex Litigation Center, 333 S. Sixth Street in downtown Las Vegas. Endoscopy cases will not be... Read more
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