Month: July 2023

Nevada Supreme Court Receives Proposal to Allow Law School Graduates Limited Practice of Law for Legal Services Programs

On July 27, 2023, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition in ADKT 611 requesting the court adopt proposed Nevada Supreme Court Rule 49.5. The proposed rule would allow law school graduates who have not yet passed the Nevada Bar Exam to practice law under limited circumstances under the supervision of organized legal services programs. […]

State Bar Receives 2023 ASAE Award for Section Pro Bono Challenge

Each year, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) conducts the Power of Associations Awards, demonstrating the positive economic and societal impacts delivered by professional groups. The State Bar of Nevada won the 2023 Silver Award for the innovative and successful Section Pro Bono Challenge. The 3,115 hours contributed through the Section Pro Bono Challenge […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Re: Image Gathering

On July 21, 2023, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 23-04, regarding photographing, filming, and recording non-judicial proceedings within the district’s courthouses. The order, which is effective immediately, prohibits photographing, recording, or filming in the common areas of Eighth Judicial District Court courthouses, including the ante-areas of the courtrooms, without obtaining prior […]

Ganz Becomes New ADR/Discovery Commissioner

Adam Ganz has been selected for the ADR/Discovery Commissioner post with the Eighth Judicial District Court. Ganz has 25 years of civil litigation experience as a trial attorney, and he has litigated a significant number of cases and participated in many jury trials, evidentiary hearings, arbitrations, and mediations. He has worked in multiple appellate courts, […]