Month: January 2021

Federal Court Implements New Security Procedures for Sensitive Documents

The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada recently issued new guidance regarding the filing of sensitive documents. According to the court’s website, “The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently provided notice of a national breach of the CM/ECF system and called upon courts to implement new security procedures to protect a category […]

Second Judicial District Court Announces Case and Committee Assignments

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 2021-03, listing the case and committee assignments for all judges in the district, including the Family Division and the General Jurisdiction Division. The assignments are effective immediately. For more information, including the complete listing of assignments, see Administrative Order 2021-03.

Nevada Supreme Court to Hold Public Hearings on March 2; Comments Sought

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, the Nevada Supreme Court issued several orders scheduling public hearings for 1:30 p.m. on Tues., March 2, 2021, regarding the following administrative orders: ADKT 0575: Regarding a petition seeking to amend the rules governing Alternate Dispute Resolution and the Short Trial Rules regarding compensation for attorneys, mediators and arbitrators, and seeking to amend Nevada […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Update for Attorneys

The Nevada Supreme Court provided the data captured in the State Bar of Nevada’s COVID-19 vaccine survey to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. We can confirm that the lists were forwarded to various health districts and that Nevada attorneys and support staff have been included in the Nevada Frontline Community Support Plan. […]