On February 17, 2022, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an order in the administrative matter regarding justices of the peace pro tempore. See Administrative Order 22-02.
Lawyer Representative Opportunity – Letters of Interest Due April 15, 2022
The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is accepting applications for Lawyer Representatives…
Las Vegas Justice Court Order Rescinds Mask Requirements
On February 10, 2022, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an order in the administrative matter regarding face coverings and social distancing in response to COVID-19. See Administrative Order 22-01.
Court Order Strikes Mask Requirements Found in Previous Court Orders
On February 10, 2022, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of rescinding Administrative Orders 21-05 and 22-02 in response to COVID-19. See Administrative Order 22-04.
Civil Rights CLE Program for Nevada Lawyers Set for March 30, 2022
On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, veterans law lawyer Travis Barrick, paralegal Philip Lyons, and U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler will make a special presentation for the continuing legal education of Nevada lawyers in a program produced by the Clark County Bar Association. The presentation will offer 1.0 CLE credit and is for CCBA members only. Pricing of this CLE program is included with the 2022 CCBA membership. RSVP to the CCBA by 3/27/2022.
Employment Law Issue of Communiqué Published
This month’s issue of Communiqué features practical content for members of the local legal community including articles related to employment law, recurring columns, bar activities, and court news.
Employment Law Class Actions in Nevada
Employment law class actions continue to grow in Nevada and nationwide, with the vast majority concerning wage and hour laws. The stakes are high. Learn more from this article written by Montgomery Paek and Diana Dickinson of Littler Mendelson.
Employer-Mandated Vaccinations for COVID-19: Legally Required? Legally Allowed?
The ongoing scourge of the pandemic, coupled with the widespread availability of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., have left private employers grappling with a critical question: can and should they mandate that employees get vaccinated? Learn more in this article written by Doreen Spears Hartwell and Laura Thalacker of Hartwell Thalacker, Ltd.
Court takes measures to safely keep cases moving as pandemic conditions evolve
Learn about the new and changing efforts needed from the bench and the bar to decrease the backlog at the Eighth Judicial District Court. Read this installment of “View from the Bench” written by Judge Linda Marie Bell.