Nevada Judiciary News

  • Michael P. Gibbons Named Chief Judge of the Nevada Court of Appeals
    3/21/2019 2:13:58 PM

    The Nevada Supreme Court has named Michael P. Gibbons as the Chief Judge of the Nevada Court of Appeals to complete the unexpired term of former Chief Judge Abbi Silver, who joined the Supreme Court in January. Chief Justice Mark Gibbons did not participate in this decision.

  • Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review
    1/31/2019 1:45:00 PM

    The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free webinar on March 6, 2019, primarily for court staff attorneys and law clerks. However, all judicial officers and other court staff are welcome to attend as well. (more…

  • Nevada Family Court Assessment to Review Las Vegas and Reno Family Courts
    1/16/2019 10:26:42 AM

    The Supreme Court of Nevada, Administrative Office of the Courts, has contracted with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) to complete an assessment of Family Courts in Washoe and Clark Counties.

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 4th Quarter 2018
    1/15/2019 1:31:12 PM

    During the past quarter (October through December, 2018), 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. CIP:

  • Exhaustive Rule Changes Affect Nevada Civil Actions
    1/3/2019 11:07:08 AM

    The Supreme Court’s Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) Committee has completed its exhaustive review resulting in changes to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP), the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure (NRAP), and the Nevada Electronic Filing and Conversion Rules (NEFCR).