Month: November 2021

Nevada Supreme Court Extends Comment Period re: ADKT 0588 to Wed. Nov. 24

On November 4, 2021, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition from Chief Justice James Hardesty in Administrative Docket (ADKT) 0588, requesting the court amend the Nevada Code of Judicial Conduct rules 4.2(C) and (C)(3) to comport with the Nevada Legislature’s anticipated amendments to the Nevada Revised Statutes 293.177, relating to the declaration of candidacy […]

Help During the Holidays: Online Support Sessions for Lawyers Start Nov. 30

Keeping balance in our work and home lives can be a struggle for the best of us without the added pressures that surge around the holidays, such as social and family expectations, end-of-year deadlines, travel plans, burnout, and more. You are not alone! Join your colleagues in a virtual safe place that’s practical, constructive, and […]

Annual MCLE Fees Removed; Cost of Practicing Law Reduced

Commencing in 2022, the $40 annual CLE fee will not be charged to attorneys. This decision, made jointly by the Nevada Board of Continuing Education and the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors, was made possible by an administrative docket order entered earlier this year by the Nevada Supreme Court, which consolidated and streamlined […]

2022 Bar Conference: June 23-24

We look forward to hosting the 2022 Bar Conference June 23 – 24, in the heart of wine country! Programming for the conference theme, Cultivating Leadership, will focus on developing leadership skills to take on responsibility in our offices, retain clients, and serve as stewards in our communities. We will begin with a Welcome Reception on […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order re: Assignment of Protective Order Applications Sought Against Minors

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 21-07, appointing juvenile delinquency judges and hearing masters to hear protection order applications when the adverse party is an individual under the age of 18. The order applies to protective orders for: Protection against domestic violence; Protection against harassment in the workplace; […]

Nevada Bar Study Enters Second Phase

On Thursday, October 28, the Nevada Bar Study entered the second phase of its survey outreach. Many prospective participants may have received emails from AccessLex Institute or from the survey platform Qualtrics over the past several days. These emails are not a scam. AccessLex institute is partnering with the State Bar of Nevada to conduct […]