U.S. District Court

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 […]

US Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen to Retire from Southern Nevada Bench

Appointment Process for New Magistrate to Begin; Applications Due October 1, 2018 Recently, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada announced that United States Magistrate Judge Peggy A. Leen will be retiring on April 30, 2019. See press release (PDF) to download: Leen-press-release-retirement The court commented that after 18 years of dedicated […]

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 […]

Federal CJA Panel Applications Due September 22, 2017

This announcement is for Nevada’s lawyers:  The Clerk of the Court for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada will be accepting applications for appointments 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 […]

U.S. District Court Conference (NV) Set for May 11, 2017

Members of the State Bar of Nevada are asked to mark their calendar for the U.S. District Court Conference scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a “save the date” announcement by District Court Executive Lance Wilson, the educational topics will “include a Supreme […]

USDC (NV) Lawyer Representatives Applications Due May 27, 2016

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 […]

Federal CJA Panel Applications Due July 1, 2015

This announcement is for Nevada’s lawyers:  The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for appointments 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. Attorneys interested in appointment to the CJA Panel must […]

Federal CJA Panel Applications Due July 1, 2014

The District Court Executive is accepting applications for appointments 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. Attorneys interested in appointment to the CJA Panel must submit an application to Lance S. Wilson, District Court Executive, by Tuesday, […]