Yearly Archives: 2014

Kathleen Paustian Volunteers for ADR Presentation at Downtown Cultural Series Performance

On Friday, April 21, 2014,  member Kathleen Paustian, Esq. addressed the audience gathered for the Chautauqua performance presented as part of the Downtown Cultural Series. The topic of her presentation was alternative dispute resolution. Also, it was great to see U.S. District Magistrate Court Judge (and CCBA Past President!) Cam Ferenbach provide introductions for Kathleen and... Read more

Public Hearing re Amendment to Nevada Rule of Professional Conduct 1.2 Scheduled for May 6, 2014

On Tuesday, May 6, 2014, the Supreme Court of Nevada will hold a hearing on the proposed amendment to the Rule of Professional Conduct 1.2 “regarding an attorney’s ethical ability to counsel, assist, and represent clients in the regulation, enforcement, and operation of medical marijuana dispensaries under state law.” The hearing will be held at... Read more

Amendments to Nevada Supreme Court Rule 210 Effective April 20, 2014

Effective April 20, 2014 are several amendments to the Nevada’s Supreme Court Rule 210 regarding “. . . the minimum continuing legal education requirements to make mandatory continuing legal education in substance abuse, addictive disorders and/or mental health issues.” See ADKT 0478 to review the administrative case.

Mineral County (NV) Announces RFP for Public Defender Services – Proposals Due May 9, 2014

Mineral County is requesting proposals for the purpose of providing contracted Public Defender services for the Fifth Judicial District Court including Hawthorne Justice Court for the fiscal year 2014-15, July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Option for 2-year contract is recommended but not required. Chapter 20 of the Nevada Revised Statutes authorizes the County... Read more

Lawyer Representatives for United States District Court – Letters of Interest Due Friday, May 30, 2014

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; design of new court facilities and the expenditure... Read more

Law Guide listing registration deadline is Friday, July 18, 2014

Attorney members of the Clark County Bar Association can receive a complimentary listing* in this year’s edition of The Law Guide, a special publication of the Las Vegas Business Press.  To participate, registration is required by the CCBA attorney member. If you want your name to be included in the special section for CCBA members... Read more

Public Hearing re Amendment of the Nevada Short Trial Rules Scheduled for June 5

On Thursday, June 5, 2014, the Supreme Court of Nevada will hold a hearing on the proposed amendment to the Nevada Short Trial Rules to provide for private jury trials. The court will consider whether the program should continue using the rules and forms contained in Exhibits A, B, and C of the order filed... Read more

Public Hearing re Amendment to Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure 58(e) Scheduled for May 8

On Thursday, May 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of Nevada will hold a hearing on the proposed amendment to the Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure 58 (e). The petition to amend the rule seeks “to allow, but not require, district courts to give notice of entry of judgment in family law cases.” A copy of... Read more
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