Court News

Federal CJA Panel Applications Due September 14, 2018

The Clerk of the Court of the federal district of Nevada is seeking applications for a limited number of new Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel attorneys (appointment of counsel for indigent defendants) for the Unofficial Southern Division of the District of Nevada for both trial and appellate/habeas cases. Attorneys interested in appointment to the […]

Electronically Filing of Orders, Default Judgments at LVJC

On July 2, 2018, the administrator for the Civil Division at the Las Vegas Justice Court, Grissell Hernandez, distributed a tips sheet in regards to filing of orders and default judgements electronically using Odyssey File and Serve. See PDF file available to download: LVJC-E-Filing-Orders-Default-Judgments This five-page document includes screen captures to visually demonstrate the website user’s […]

Updates to Civil, Criminal Case Reassignments, Courtroom Moves

On June 19, 2018, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez released an open letter to members of the legal community regarding the July 2, 2018 Civil and Criminal Case Reassignments and Courtroom Moves. See STMFP-RJC-218062613220 (PDF to download). Also this letter, Judge Gonzalez announced the relocation of several judicial departments to courtrooms in the Regional […]

Clark County Court Orders Case Reassignments, Track Changes (Eff. July 2, 2018)

On June 19, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed two administrative orders – Administrative Order 18-04 (AO 18-04) and Administrative Order 18-05 (AO 18-05). Both orders cite several changes to be made per Rule 1.30(b) of the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court (EDCR) and are ordered effective July 2, 2018. […]

Guardianships Commission Public Hearing Set for July 18, 2018

The Supreme Court of Nevada has scheduled a public hearing for 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The hearing will be in the matter of the creation of a commission to study the creation and administration of guardianships. See Supreme Court of Nevada, Administrative Case: ADKT 0507. To accommodate the court’s calendar, the public hearing […]

EJDC Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Set for August 8, 2018

On Wednesday, August 8, 2018, the Eighth Judicial District Court will hold the next Medical/Dental Malpractice Status Check Calendar to review a list of specific cases filed in relation to Chapter 41 Professional Negligence Claims. This special calendar will be held at 1:00 p.m., in Courtroom 14A, on the 14th floor at the Regional Justice […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Admin Order 15-05 Amended (5-31-2018)

On May 31, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an amended administrative order in regards to misdemeanor releases. See LVJC-AO-15-05-Misdemeanor-Releases-(Final-#3-Amended-5-31-18) (PDF download).  The amended order became effective immediately. NOTES: This order includes a minor correction to the order announced previously. The difference from the original order is that […]

Certain LVJC Caseload Changes Becoming Effective May 14, 2018

On Monday May 14, 2018, the following caseload changes will become effective at the Las Vegas Justice Court: Judge Melanie Andress-Tobiasson (LVJC Dept. 10) will assume the criminal caseload from Judge Ann Zimmerman (LVJC Dept. 8). The arraignment time will remain at 8:00 a.m., and the time for preliminary hearings and trials will remain at […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Seeks Pro Tem Judges, Referees

The Las Vegas Township Justice Court invites attorneys to apply for positions as Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore, Small-Claims Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore, and Traffic Referees for the 2019-2020 Calendar Years. (1) Justices of the Peace Pro Tempore Pursuant to NRS 4.032, the Court is seeking attorneys in good standing who are […]