Three Attorneys Apply to Fill Eighth Judicial District Department 7
December 12, 2022
Justice Lidia Stiglich announced this afternoon the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection received three applications from individuals who wish to fill the judicial opening in Department 7 of the Eighth Judicial District Court.
This judicial nominating commission will nominate panels to fill three vacant seats. Department 7 applications were due at noon today and the two other vacancies have applications due this Friday, December 16th at noon. Department 7 is made available by the election of the Honorable Linda Bell to Supreme Court Seat A. The applicants in alphabetical order are:
City of Residence
James Dean Leavitt
Law Office of James Dean Leavitt
Clark County District Attorney’s Office
Chief Deputy District Attorney
Morton Law, PLLC
Nevada attorneys with 10 years of legal experience, which includes two years of Nevada experience, were encouraged to apply for the opening. Interviews to fill vacancies are scheduled for January 26, 2023, in Las Vegas. The interviews will be streamed live online and are open to the public. After the interviews, the Commission will nominate three finalists to Governor Joe Lombardo.