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Bar Finances - Overview of Approved 2010 State Bar of Nevada Budget

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ADMINISTRATION Kimberly K. Farmer Gale Skala Vanessa Dalton Mary Jorgensen Suzanne Walters Kristina Marzec Kathleen Dickinson Lori Wolk Cathi Britz Candy Ayala Veronica Melton Tracy Averett Maria Cordova Vicki Hetherington Executive Director Administration Manager Receptionist Coordinator – Member Services Member Service Assistant Director – Access to Justice Coordinator – Law-Related Education Coordinator – Programs & Services Administrative Assistant – LRE & Fee Dispute Office Clerk LRIS Assistant LRIS Assistant LRIS Assistant Office Assistant – Northern Nevada
On Dec. 9, 2009, the Board of Governors approved the 2010 budget for the State Bar of Nevada. The following charts offer a brief overview of the bar’s finances for the coming year. For more information, visit the bar’s website at
REVENUE BY DEPARTMENT: The bar’s revenue comes from several sources, including income from dues, pro hac vice fees, admissions fees, continuing legal education, lawyer referral, publications, annual meeting registrations and more. In 2010, it is anticipated that bar dues income will be about $3,465,000 – 55 percent of the bar’s total revenues. Revenues from all sources are depicted in the graph below:
Other Funds 14% Annual Meeting 3% Publications 3%
FINANCE & INFORMATION SERVICES Marc Mersol Controller Alice Grimble Coordinator – Human Resources Erika Manasco Accounting Clerk Martin Wilson MIS Assistant Michael Gilligan Accounting/IT Assistant ADMISSIONS Patrice Eichman Dean Fernandez Tiffany Breinig Michael Hack Cindy Talbert CLE Emily Ihrke Jaime Chilton Toni Sandler Rose Cota PUBLICATIONS Jennifer Smith Kristen Bennett Melinda Catren Director Assistant Admissions Director Admissions Investigator Admissions Assistant Admissions Assistant Director Coordinator – CLE Seminars Coordinator – CLE Seminars Coordinator – CLE Seminars Publications Manager Publications Coordinator Publications Assistant
Lawyer Referral Service 6% Continuing Legal Education 10% Admissions 9%
Membership & Administration 56%
ExPENSES BY DEPARTMENT: In 2010, a large percentage – 78 percent – of bar expenses will again be dedicated directly to the programs the bar provides to its members, compared to all of the supporting services provided by bar administration. Many of the bar’s largest expense areas support the bar’s core functions, including discipline, admissions and CLE. The graph below shows a breakdown of expenses by department:
Annual Meeting 2% Publications 9% Lawyer Referral Service 6% Continuing Legal Education 10% Admissions 14% Law-Related Education 2% Other Funds 2% Administration 21%
OFFICE OF BAR COUNSEL Rob Bare Bar Counsel David Clark General Counsel Phillip Pattee Assistant Bar Counsel Glenn Machado Assistant Bar Counsel Laura Peters Paralegal Investigator – NNBC Dawn Reid Coordinator – Legal Staff Tiffany Bradley Paralegal Investigator Jodi McKenzie Paralegal Investigator Tara Duenas Legal Secretary – Hearing Administrator Luisa Cota Ethics Assistant Yolie Michael Administrative Assistant FEE DISPUTE & CLIENTS’ SECURITY FUND Georgia Taylor Coordinator – Fee Dispute & CSF
Advertising 3%
Discipline 20%
Fee Dispute/ Clients’ Security 3% Lawyers Concerned Clients’ Security for Lawyers Fund Donation Access to Justice 1% 2% 5%
January 2010 Nevada Lawyer

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