Month: March 2021

Nominations for 2021 State Bar Membership Awards Now Open Through April 15

Nominations are currently open for the State Bar of Nevada’s 2021 membership awards. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, April 15. Nominations may be submitted online via the links below; direct questions to Manny Botello at Awards are currently being accepted in the following categories: The Volunteer of the Year Award will be presented to a member […]

Las Vegas Justice Court to Require eFiling for Reports Regarding Court-Ordered Counseling Requirements in Criminal Cases

On Thursday, March 18, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court filed Administrative Order 21-02, which requires that all agencies providing programs of professional counseling to defendants in criminal cases must use the court’s provided electronic filing system to provide the court with a current and accurate report of the offender’s compliance. This e-filing requirement applies […]

First Judicial District Court Invites Comments to Improve Local Court Rules

The First Judicial District Court in Carson City has announced its intent to amend its local rules of practice and seeks comments and suggestions on how its rules can be improved. The purposes of the intended amendments are to comply with the Supreme Court’s order in ADKT 0491 to conform their rules to the new […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Comprehensive Order Re: Pandemic Court Operations; Clerk’s Office Begins Limited Re-Opening

On Friday, March 12, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 21-03, which provides a comprehensive list of court procedures put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This order supersedes previous court orders related to the pandemic, and portions of previous orders that remain in effect are included in order 21-03. Unless […]

U.S. District Court Virtual Conference Scheduled for May 25

  The U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada has announced that the 2021 court conference will take place as a virtual event on May 25, 2021. The theme is “Adaptability in Uncertain Time,” and the content of the conference will focus on the ways the practice of law has adapted in the past […]

Second Judicial District Court Issues Orders Regarding Resumption of Trials

On March 3, 2021, the Second Judicial District Court issued three administrative orders related to pandemic operating procedures and the resumption of both criminal and civil trials. They are: Administrative Order 2021-07 Administrative Order 2021-07(A) Administrative Order 2021-07(B)(TS 1) According to the primary order, spaces have been made available for conducting in-person civil jury trials, […]

Nominations for 2021 State Bar Board Elections Open March 18

The Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada consists of 15 members elected by the active members of the bar who are residents of Nevada and have their office address per SCR 79 in the respective districts. For the 2021 elections, there is one seat open in District One, Clark County. Nominations for […]