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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 of new programs; design of new court facilities, and the expenditure of funds from the non-appropriated account.

To be considered for these positions, you must be: 1) admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court of Nevada and actively involved in federal practice; 2) interested in the purpose and framework of the circuit conference and willing and able to actively contribute to the creation of the district conference; and 3) willing to assist in implementing conference and district court programs with local bar associations. Lawyer Representatives are also expected to attend the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.

In addition to the above criteria, a goal of the court in the selection of Lawyer Representatives is to ensure the chosen attorneys represent a cross-section of practitioners in federal court which specialize in civil, criminal, appellate, and bankruptcy matters. Lawyer Representatives are elected to serve a three-year term.

If you are interested in serving as a Lawyer Representative, please submit a letter of interest detailing your federal experience and reasons you would like to be considered to: Mr. Lance S. Wilson, District Court Executive Lawyer Representative Application Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 1334 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101.

The deadline for expressing interest is July 1, 2013. A list of finalists will be selected by the court and submitted to the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada for final selection. Please contact Mr. Wilson at (702) 464-5456 with questions regarding the role of a Lawyer Representative or the selection process.

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