Court News

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

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

Applications to Serve as Pro Tem Hearing Masters in Family Court Due Before March 28, 2014

Nevada attorneys who are interested in serving as hearing masters in Clark County’s family courts are asked to submit their applications before March 28, 2014. In a memo dated February 28, 2014, by Presiding Judge Charles J. Hoskin of the Eighth Judicial District Court’s Family Division, the court has several specialty courts to be served:... Read more

Supreme Court of Nevada website offers views of administrative orders and amendments to rules of practice and procedure

Attorneys practicing law in Nevada can follow Supreme Court of Nevada’s administrative orders and amendments to rules of practice and procedure by visiting the court’s Appellate Case Management System. Below are three recent orders to note: Supreme Court of Nevada Amends the Supreme Court Rules 98, 121.1 and 214. Effective March 13, 2014 are several... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court Civil Bench-Bar Meeting on March 26, 2014

Where: Courtroom 7D, Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Ave, Las Vegas When: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 11:30 a.m Nevada attorneys who practice in civil matters in Las Vegas Justice Court are invited to this meeting to comment and/or ask questions about some of the ongoing modifications of processes in the civil department. (Please bring... Read more

Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar Scheduled at Clark County Court

On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar at the Complex Litigation Center, 333 South Sixth Street. Endoscopy cases will not be included in the Status Check Calendar. The calendar will be heard in numerical case number order with... Read more

Las Vegas Justice Court Announces Case Reassignments

The Las Vegas Justice Court has released Administrative Order 13-04. AO 13-04 addresses the following inter-departmental case transfers and assignments: Effective on December 20, 2013, any Probable-Cause (PC) Case or Criminal Complaint which includes DUI as a charge will be retracked to Department 9 or Department 13, based upon existing procedures relating to the department... Read more

Clark County Court to Redistribute Over 600 Cases on January 6, 2014

Effective January 6, 2014, over 600 cases will be redistributed amongst many other judicial departments at the Eighth Judicial District Court serving Clark County, Nevada. Per Administrative Order 13-06, the cases come from Department 1′s open civil caseload and Department 9′s entire criminal caseload. Affected cases from Department 1 will be randomly “selected, transferred to,... Read more
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