Check out these summaries of recent opinions from the Nevada Appellate Courts, as compiled by Joe Tommasino, Esq.
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Jim Berchtold to Present Landlord-Tenant CLE Program on December 16, 2021
Consumer rights lawyer Jim Berchtold will make a special presentation for the continuing legal education of Nevada lawyers in a program produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Berchtold will present “Landlord-Tenant Law in Nevada and the COVID-19 Impact” to highlight relevant information for Nevada lawyers. Pricing of the event is included with the 2021 CCBA membership. This event is for CCBA members only. CCBA membership will be verified upon RSVP.
Matterhorn: Traffic Citation Resolution Platform Goes Live
Read this month’s “View from the Bench” written by Las Vegas Justice Court’s Chief Judge Melissa Saragosa and published in the Pro Bono issue of the bar journal Communiqué (December 2021).
Pro Bono Issue of Communiqué Published
Read content related to the topic of pro bono and guardianship matters, court news, and bar services, written by members of the southern Nevada legal community.
Empathy and Awareness Are Keys to Diversity and Inclusion
“Advice to law practices and companies seeking to implement diversity and inclusion initiatives and education included, avenues of information gathering, such as focus groups and anonymous surveys, to implementing programs for hiring, training, mentoring, and retention. As Judge Jones phrased it “It’s not a one time thing.” Read more from Senior Partner and the Partner-in-Charge of Murchison & Cumming, LLP’s Las Vegas office, in his article published in Pro Bono issue of the bar journal Communiqué (December 2021).
Guardianship in Nevada
“To address the abuses in guardianship, in 2015, the Supreme Court of Nevada created a commission to study the creation and administration of guardianships. . . . In its final report, the commission made numerous recommendations, including a proposed Guardianship Bill of Rights.” Read more from Michael Wendlberger, the Director of the Pro Bono Project at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, in his article published in Pro Bono issue of the bar journal Communiqué (December 2021).
Trends in Pro-Bono Giving as We Pivot from Pandemic to Post-Pandemic Times and Look Ahead into 2022
“Even though there is no way to predict what tomorrow will bring, there are clearly no signs of slowing down, and our incredible legal community continues to lead the way and fight for what is right.” Read more from Nevada lawyer Emily Ellis, a shareholder who serves as the Las Vegas chairperson of Brownstein’s firmwide Karma Committee and as a member of the Pro Bono Committee, in her article published in Pro Bono issue of the bar journal Communiqué (December 2021).
Pro Bono Senior Advocate Sign-A-Thon Supports SNSLP’s Mission of Serving Seniors Regardless of Income
“Many clients expressed their appreciation for the opportunity to have an expedited completion of their documents.” Read more from Candace Carlyon, Esq. and Carol Kingman, Esq. in their article published in Pro Bono issue of the bar journal Communiqué (December 2021).