Month: May 2023

Comments Invited re: Eighth Judicial District Court ADR/Discovery Commissioner Candidates

The Eighth Judicial District Court invites comments from attorneys and the public regarding the following three candidates under consideration for the role of ADR/Discovery Commissioner: Michelle Tobler John Hawley Adam Ganz Input on the candidates can be emailed to the Eighth Judicial District Court Human Resources office at, mailed to 200 Lewis Ave, Las […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Establishes Resort Corridor Court

On May 17, 2023, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 23-04, establishing a Resort Corridor Court. The court consists of a single department that is assigned a docket of all criminal cases where the alleged offense was committed within the Resort Corridor. The Resort Corridor is identified as Metro Area Command […]

Board of Governors: 2023 Election Results

The 2023 Board of Governors elections concluded on May 11. The following candidates were elected to the Board of Governors and will be sworn in to begin their three-year terms at the state bar’s Annual Bar Conference, on June 23, 2023: District 1: Clark County Terry Coffing Andrew Craner Maggie Lambrose Will Sykes District 4: Washoe […]

Nevada Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions Now Available as Free Download

The Criminal Jury Instructions Subcommittee of the Nevada Supreme Court’s Statewide Criminal Rules Committee has released a new publication of criminal jury instruction templates. Nevada Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions is available as a free download through the State Bar of Nevada’s online store. Years in the making, Nevada Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions has been compiled […]

State Bar Board of Governors Approves Creed of Professionalism and Civility

The bar’s Board of Governors has been diligently working to address issues impacting the practice of law in Nevada. For example, we hear from members that lack of civility from their colleagues continues to affect attorney wellbeing. So, this past January, the board’s Civility Taskforce presented a formal Creed of Professionalism and Civility, which the […]

State Bar Partners With NJC to Host Civility Symposium Events in June

Frustrated with the lack of professionalism in the practice of law? There are tangible things you can do to help improve it! Don’t miss the Civility Symposium events, sponsored by the National Judicial College, coming up on the following dates: June 8, 1 – 5 p.m., Model Courtroom at the National Judicial College in Reno […]