United States District Court – District of Nevada

Face Coverings Requested at Nevada Federal Court

Effective May 18, 2020, members of the public are encouraged, but not required, to wear face covering when they come to the United States Courthouses. In addition, face coverings are required during court proceedings to the extent possible and where social distances are difficult to maintain, unless otherwise directed by the presiding judge. Detailed information […]

US District Court (NV) Order in re Video, Telephone Conferencing

On March 30, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada issued a temporary general order (2020-05) in re: authorization for video and telephone conferencing under the CARES Act and exigent circumstances created by COVID-19 and related coronavirus. Learn more at https://www.nvd.uscourts.gov/press-release-march-30-2020/ Source: Office of Debra Kempi, Clerk of Court, U.S. District Court […]

US District Court Announces Temporary Actions for Federal Courts in Nevada

On March 16, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada issued a press release to announce temporary actions to affect procedures at both the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). See USDC-NV-03-16-2020-Press-Release-Final (PDF file to download). The press release states: “The U.S. District […]

Investiture Ceremony for U.S. Magistrate Judge Daniel J. Albregts

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada will host the formal investiture ceremony of The Honorable Daniel J. Albregts, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Nevada. The event starts at 5:00 p.m. with a reception immediately following at the Las Vegas Country Club. Members of […]

Federal Court Accepting Applications for CJA Panel

Applications Due Aug 26, 2019 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]