Court News

Announcing U.S. Magistrate Judge Elayna Youchah

Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro, of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, is pleased to announce that Elayna J. Youchah has been selected to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable George W. Foley, Jr., United States Magistrate Judge in Las Vegas, Nevada. Judge Foley will be retiring […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (3-31-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada:  Foreclosure: (1) Each party in a quiet-title action has the burden of demonstrating superior title in himself or herself; (2) once a bid is accepted and payment is made, […]

Announcing U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler

Nevada’s new federal court magistrate to be sworn in today Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro, of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, is pleased to announce that Brenda Weksler has been selected to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Peggy A. Leen, United States Magistrate Judge in […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (3-1-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada:  Foreclosure Mediation Program (FMP):    Where an individual has been appointed special administrator of an estate that includes residential real property, the special administrator resides in the property as his […]

LV Justice Court Judges’ Meeting Schedule

This is a schedule of dates for the Las Vegas Justice Court Judges’ Meetings for the remainder of 2019: April 3, 1A (closed) – new date May 8, 1A (open/closed) June 12, 1A (closed) July 10, 1A (open/closed) August 14, 1A (closed) September 11, 1A (open/closed) October 9, 1A (closed) Nov. 13, 1A (open/closed) December […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (1-31-19)

The content of this post was originally published, under the title “Summaries from January 2019,” in the March 2019 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (1-31-19) Supreme Court of Nevada:  Prevailing wage: (1) Generally, work performed under a maintenance contract is not subject to […]

Public Hearing in Re Lawyer Wellness Scheduled for March 5, 2019

Written comments may be submitted no later than February 21, 2019 On March 5, 2019, the Supreme Court of Nevada will hold a public hearing in the matter of amendments to SCR 106.5 regarding lawyer wellness programs; privilege and limitation. The amendments to the rule address all sections of the rule, including the purpose, definitions, […]

LVJC Court Amends Order Re Guidelines for Own Recognizance Releases 

Update 2/26/2019: An updated order reflects a third amendment. (This includes changes to the Las Vegas Justice Court’s Administrative OR release procedure.) See PDF: https://www.clarkcountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/LVJC-AO-18-04-Third-Amendment.pdf Update 2/8/2019: An updated order reflects a second amendment. (The phrase “or warrant of arrest” was deleted on Line 11 of Page 2.) See PDF: https://www.clarkcountybar.org/wp-content/uploads/LVJC-AO-18-04-Second-Amendment.pdf On January 15, 2019, […]