Nevada Judiciary News

  • Nevada Court Administrators Develop Leadership Skills
    6/25/2019 11:09:47 AM

    Two Nevada court professionals are attending training at the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) as part of the 2019 Institute for Court Management (ICM) Fellows Program. Candidates Alisa Shoults and Randall Soderquist join seven others for a three-week residency at the NCSC headquarters in Williamsburg, Virginia.

  • Annual Grants for Trial Court Improvement; Nearly $63,000 Awarded in 2018
    6/20/2019 2:48:31 PM

    Starting July 1, 2019, the Nevada Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), will start taking grant applications for Uniform System of Judicial Records Grants (USJR) and Trial Court Improvement Grants (TCI) funding.

  • 16 Lawyers Apply for Judicial Vacancy in Clark County District Court
    6/7/2019 5:33:15 PM

    Chief Justice Mark Gibbons announced this afternoon the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection has received 16 applications from individuals interested in filling the judicial vacancy in the Eighth Judicial District Court, Dept. 8. The vacancy became available after the retirement of the Honorable Judge Doug Smith. The applicants in alphabetical order are:

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 1st Quarter 2019
    5/28/2019 10:41:36 AM

    During the past quarter (January through March 2019), the Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange.

  • North Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Scores Professional Boxing
    5/23/2019 3:47:21 PM

    On Wednesday, North Las Vegas Justice Court Judge Natalie L. Tyrrell listened to the state prosecutor detail how a defendant broke the law. She then sent the case to the District Court. On Saturday, Judge Tyrrell observed a young fighter bob and weave to avoid an onslaught of punches. She then scored her card as a professional boxing judge.