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Public Hearing on ADKT 410
Opening in Ninth Judicial District Court
Family Law Conference
LawPay Credit Card Processing for State Bar Attorneys
Fastcase App for Your Android Devices
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Gaming Law Conference 

The Gaming Law Section proudly presents its annual CLE event. This year's conference will feature a regulators roundtable, federal legislation, Wall Street's view on the gaming industry, ethics considerations and a keynote from Senator Dean Heller. Register early and save!



The Orleans,
Las Vegas, NV

Friday, November 16, 2012
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
6 CLE Hours (Including 2 Ethics Hours) 

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August 16, 2012
Public Hearing on Preservation, Access and Sealing of Public Records 

The Nevada Supreme Court will conduct a public hearing on a draft policy for the handling of filed, lodged and presumptively confidential documents for courts in the state of Nevada. It will take place on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at 3 p.m. in the Nevada Supreme Court Courtroom at 201 South Carson Street, in Carson City. The hearing will be teleconferenced to the Nevada Supreme Court Courtroom, at the Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Street, 17th Floor, in Las Vegas.


The bench, bar and public are invited to submit written comments on this matter. Those wishing to comment must send an original and eight copies of their written comments, in hard copy form, to Tracie K. Lindeman, Clerk of the Supreme Court, 201 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701. Electronically-submitted comments will not be docketed. Comments must be submitted before 5 p.m. on September 14. Those interested in attending the hearing must notify the clerk in writing before September 14.


The proposed policy is available on the state bar's website, under ADKT 410.

Judicial Opening in Ninth Judicial District Court, Department 1

The Commission on Judicial Selection is accepting applications for the position of judge in the Ninth Judicial District Court, Department 1. There is a vacancy due to the retirement of the Judge David Gamble.


Applications are available on the Supreme Court's website. Completed applications should be delivered to the commission secretary by Thursday, October 25, at 5 p.m. Applications will be accepted in hard copy format only.


The Commission on Judicial Selection has revised its rules to provide for a more open selection process. A complete copy of the rules can be found on the commission's website.


Direct any questions to Myrna Byrd at the Administrative Office of the Courts at (702) 486-3201.

Register by Oct. 31 to Receive Discount Rates for the Family Law Conference

The Family Law Section invites bar members to attend its ever-popular annual conference. The meeting will take place Thursday, March 7 - Friday, March 8 at the Bristlecone Convention Center in Ely, Nevada.


This year's conference will address financial issues and evidence in family law. District court judges and attorneys in private practice will take part in a multi-speaker presentation, including an open forum for discussion and comments. Presentation topics include: developing alimony cases and evidence; a comprehensive review of the Financial Declaration Form and corresponding evidence for various line items; valuation problems; a review of retirement benefits; and suggested findings for inclusion into orders to ease the QDRO drafting process.


Early bird rates are available through October 31, 2012. Make plans and register online today.

Member Benefit: LawPay Credit Card Processing for State Bar Attorneys

Accepting credit cards can attract clients, improve cash flow and reduce collections. The practice can also help an attorney correctly safeguard and separate client funds into trust and operating accounts. In addition, members of the State Bar of Nevada can save up to 25 percent off credit card processing fees by using the LawPay Merchant Account. Trust your transactions to the only payment solution available through the State Bar of Nevada.


To sign up or learn more call (866) 376-0950 or visit
Download the Fastcase App for Your Android Devices

Legal research service Fastcase recently released its newest innovation: the Android App. In addition to gaining access to Fastcase's award-winning iPhone and iPad Apps, Fastcase subscribers can now take smarter legal research on-the-go with their Android devices.


The Fastcase Android App can be found and downloaded at the Google Play Store. Fastcase is available free of charge to active members of the State Bar of Nevada.

E-Newsletter submissions: Melinda Catren,  


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