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Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order re: Temporary Procedures in Civil Cases, Including Evictions

On Thursday, April 1, 2021, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 21-03, which updates court temporary court procedures in civil cases in order to comply with Governor’s Emergency Directives 036, 037, and 043. The order notes specific procedures relevant to qualifying unlawful detainer and summary eviction actions. According to the order, the […]

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 mannyb@nvbar.org. Awards are currently being accepted in the following categories: The Volunteer of the Year Award will be presented to a member […]

2021 Bar Conference: June 17-19

We look forward to hosting the 2021 Waves of Change Bar Conference June 17 – 19, at the historic Hotel Del Coronado in sunny San Diego. This year’s theme will focus on issues of social justice, diversity and inclusion, and national lessons that may inspire local action. We will begin with a Welcome Reception on the evening […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reno Municipal Court to Reopen for In-Person Trials

According to a letter circulated by the Washoe County Bar Association from Chief Judge Shelly T. O’Neill, the Reno Municipal Court will begin holding a limited schedule for in-person trials on March 22, 2021. Under the limited reopening, two judges and their staff will rotate weeks in operation. Courtrooms will be open on different floors […]