Board of Governors Election Results; Carson City Election Ongoing
The following members will serve on the Board of Governors for a two-year term commencing July 2013:
District One (Clark County):
- Elana Turner Graham
- Eric Dobberstein
- Richard Dreitzer
- Richard Pocker
- Bryan K. Scott
District Two (White Pine, Elko, Eureka, Churchill, Lander, Humboldt, Lyon, Lincoln, Douglas, Mineral, Nye, Esmeralda, Pershing and Storey Counties):
District Four (Washoe County):
- Laurence Digesti
- Vernon (Gene) Leverty
- Paul Matteoni
The above three State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors election districts were uncontested during the 2013 elections. The contested election for District Three, Carson City, concludes on June 24. Look for election results on the state bar website.
Check Out Nevada Lawyer's June Issue Online
The theme of the June issue of Nevada Lawyer is "Municipal Law," also known as local government law. Local government touches the lives of every Nevadan. The articles in the June issue cover a wide variety of topics including: Dillon's Rule; municipal exaction and development conditions; the law of municipal obligations; and the Open Meeting Law.
All of these articles are available on the state bar's website. And don't forget to check out Nevada Lawyer's archives, containing past months' articles. Many recent issues feature articles only available in the online edition.
Nevada Lawyer always welcomes feedback from bar members. Contact Nevada Lawyer with comments, suggestions and letters to the editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attend the Administrative Law Section's Monthly CLE Luncheon
The Administrative Law Section invites bar members to its one-hour lunchtime CLE: A Guide to Practice Before the Nevada Department of Taxation and Nevada Tax Commission.
The program will be video conferenced between the Las Vegas and Reno state bar offices on Tuesday, June 18, from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Tuition includes lunch.
Chief Judge Greg Zunino, of the Nevada Department of Taxation, will discuss the following topics: introduction to Nevada's tax system, administrative proceedings and defending an enforcement action.
Register online today! Members may learn more about the Administrative Law Section by visiting its page on the state bar's website.
Diversity Committee Awards 2013 Scholarships
The State Bar of Nevada's Diversity Committee awarded two $5,000 scholarships to University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law students Maria Luisa Parra-Sandoval and Oscar Peralta.
Parra-Sandoval is a third-year law student at Boyd. She holds a bachelor's degree from UNLV in political science and communication studies, and a master's degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Peralta is also a third-year law student at Boyd. He holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy and political science from University of Nevada, Reno and recently served as an extern for the Nevada State Legislature in the Nevada Hispanic Legislative Caucus.
The Diversity Scholarships, funded by the bar's Lawyer Referral and Information Service, are presented each year to two law school students who best represent the committee's mission to increase diversity within the state bar and the profession and to promote cultural competence.