Aldrich, Ingram Elected to State Bar Board of Governors

The State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors 2024 elections concluded on May 8. 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 28, 2024: District 1: Clark County John Aldrich District 2: Rural Counties Tyler […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Adopting Changes to Rules of Practice

On October 23, 2023, the Hon. Jerry Wiese, Chief Judge, and the Hon. Jacqueline M. Bluth, Judge, of the Eighth Judicial District Court, filed a petition in ADKT 0612 requesting the Nevada Supreme Court amend the Rules of Practice for the Eighth Judicial District Court. On April 26, 2024, the Court issued an order adopting […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Reassigning Departments and Hearing Masters

On April 17, 2024, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 24-01 regarding case and hearing master assignments in that court. According to the order: All cases currently assigned to Department 27 shall be reassigned to Department 14, and all cases currently assigned to Department 14, except those retained for court efficiency, shall […]

Resiliency & Justice Center Offers Resources to Support the Community

Staff from the Resiliency & Justice Center are working with community partners to provide resources to those impacted by this week’s shooting. The Resiliency & Justice Center serves as a key community resource for providing trauma-related care as a result of incidents of mass violence. It is operated by the Legal Aid Center of Southern […]

The State Bar is Ready to Support All Members’ Mental Health – Including Those Impacted by Today’s Tragic Shooting

The State Bar of Nevada is shocked by the tragic events of the multiple shootings this morning in a Summerlin Law Office. The shootings are terrible and heartbreaking. The State Bar of Nevada offers resources to all members, including those impacted by this tragic event. Available services include therapy sessions and trauma response counseling. We […]

Nominations for Board of Governors Election Closes April 1

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 2024 elections, the following positions are open for election: District One – Clark County: One […]

Nevada Supreme Court Forms Committee to Study Capital Case Procedures

On January 25, 2024, Linda Marie Bell, Associate Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, filed a petition in ADKT 0617 seeking to create a Committee to Study and Update Supreme Court Rule 250 relating to procedures in capital cases. The court concluded that such a committee should be created. It will conduct all hearings in public […]