Court News

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: 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: On January 15, 2019, […]

Judicial Openings in Las Vegas Call for Interested Attorneys

See below for recent news from Nevada Appellate Courts / Administrative Office of the Courts CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 14, 2019 – The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection has made applications available for attorneys interested in filling judicial seats currently open in Clark County’s Eighth Judicial District Court, Departments 6, 9, and G. Nevada attorneys […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (11-30-18)

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries was written by attorney Joe Tommasino. This long format piece is designed to highlight summaries of recent opinions from Nevada’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court from the Nevada. The content of this post was originally submitted for publication in the January 2019 issue of Communique, the official publication of the […]

LVJC Order Updates to Guidelines Re Own Recognizance Releases

On December 7, 2018, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an order in the administrative matter regarding “guidelines for administrative own recognizance releases” for the Las Vegas Justice Court. Administrative Order 18-04 addresses the conditions for release of persons held without bail, and entitled to bail. AO #18-04 lists information related to how Pre-Trial Services shall […]