Las Vegas Justice Court Adopts Interim Traffic Rules

On November 18, 2022, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 22-10, adopting proposed traffic rules on an interim basis. A hearing has been set by the Nevada Supreme Court to discuss the proposed rules; the interim rules become effective January 1, 2023, until the Nevada Supreme Court issues an order updating […]

Patricia Lee Appointed to Nevada Supreme Court, Seat F

On November 21, 2022, Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of Patricia Lee to the Nevada Supreme Court, Seat F, effective immediately. Lee is a partner at Hutchison and Steffen, where she has worked since 2002. She became a partner in 2009, and primarily engages in complex commercial litigation. She also practices in areas including […]

Finalists Selected for Nevada Supreme Court Vacancy

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection convened on November 10, 2022 to interview six applicants to forward to Governor Sisolak for appointment to fill the judicial vacancy in the Nevada Supreme Court Seat F. The judicial position was made vacant by the retirement of Justice Abbi Silver in September 2022. The Commission forwarded the applications […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Issues Order Changing Fees

On Nov. 10, 2022, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 22-09, regarding the fees charged by that court in all of that court’s divisions. The new fees are listed in detail in the order.

Eighth Judicial District Court Issues Order Extending Hours on Election Day, Nov. 8

On Monday, October 24, 2022, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 22-12, which, according to the court’s blog post, “sets out extended hours for the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada Clerk’s Office for the general election on Nov. 8. The Clerk’s Office shall be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. […]

Second Judicial District Court Issues Order Regarding Election Judge and Filings

On Oct. 19, 2022, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 2022-13, appointing Chief Judge Lynne K. Simons to serve as the election judge to hear emergency election disputes for the Second Judicial District Court for the general election scheduled for November 8, 2022. The order also states that the Clerk of the […]

July 2022 Bar Exam Results Available

Congratulations to everyone who passed the recent Nevada Bar Exam! The unofficial pass list for the July 2022 Nevada Bar Exam is now available for viewing. Information about the swearing-in ceremonies for successful bar applicants can be found on the Exam Results page. The swearing-in ceremonies are scheduled for Oct. 20 in Reno and Oct. 21 in […]

Reno Municipal Court Issues Order re: Sealing Multiple Records

On September 29, 2022, the Reno Municipal Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 2022-02, which states that “if a person wishes to have more than one record sealed in the Reno Municipal Court, the person may, instead of filing a petition in each matter, file a petition for the sealing of all such records as long […]

Nevada Supreme Court Adopts New District Court Rule 27 re: Placement of Children

On August 17, 2022, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition requesting the court consider amending the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure to include a rule regarding the placement of dependent children in a qualified residential treatment program. On Sept. 27, 2022, the court issued an order in ADKT 601 adopting the new rule as Rule 27 […]