Nevada

451 ABA Journal Nevada articles.

Law Grads Who Learn in Vegas, Stay Around Vegas

Nevada’s only law school, which has been turning out graduates since 2001, is populating the state with new lawyers.

More than 60 percent of the grads from UNLV’s

Lawyer Fined for Missing Client’s Murder Trial

A Las Vegas personal injury lawyer who failed to show up at trial to defend a client accused of murder will have to pay $2,500…

A Slew of Lawyer Ads Follow Hepatitis Outbreak

Lawyers responded quickly after Las Vegas shut down an endoscopy center accused of reusing syringes and infecting at least six patients with hepatitis. They rushed to place ads seeking clients…

Lawyer Who Missed Client’s Murder Trial Referred to State Bar

A Las Vegas lawyer who missed the first day of his client’s murder trial because he was on sabbatical has been referred to the Nevada State Bar.

The bar confirmed…

Las Vegas Judge Denies Misconduct Allegations, Cites ADA

Suspended Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson, accused of mistreating staff and sleeping during trials, denies misconduct allegations in a formal response filed yesterday.

Halverson claims the…

Lawyer for Computer Worker Reported Hacking Allegations Against Judge

The formal ethics charges recently filed against Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson contained previously undisclosed allegations that the judge tried unsuccessfully to hack into the…

Lawyer Misses Client’s Murder Trial, Says He’s on Sabbatical

A Las Vegas personal injury lawyer known for his colorful commercials failed to show up last week to defend a client accused of murder, telling a prosecutor he was on…

O.J. Simpson Gets Bail, But Judge Doubles It to $250,000

Updated: Former football hero O.J. Simpson appeared in a Nevada court today, and was granted release on $250,000 bail prior to his upcoming trial in an armed robbery case. The…

Nevada High Court Rules Against Kucinich in Debate Suit

Dennis J. Kucinich has lost his legal bid to remain in yesterday’s Democratic debate.

The Nevada Supreme Court ruled yesterday less than an hour before the scheduled debate, the

Man, 61, Gets 5 Years for ‘Arborcide’

A Nevada man was sentenced yesterday to up to five years in prison for killing hundreds of trees in a suburban area near Las Vegas.

Douglas Hoffman, 61, is a…

O.J. Simpson Held on Bail Violation

Former football hero O.J. Simpson is reportedly being held on a bail violation, after allegedly calling one of his co-defendants in a Las Vegas armed robbery case and expressing unhappiness…

New Practice Area for Nev. Firm: Suing State Over Child Abuse

To report a case of child abuse, you call a state agency. But what do you do when the state agency itself is mistreating a child?

Two brothers who practice…

Vegas Lawyer Contests Health Club’s ‘Special’ Treatment for Women

A Las Vegas lawyer irked by a health club promotion favoring women has filed a complaint with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission.

Lawyer Todd Phillips, who focuses on gender bias…

9th Circuit Backs Judge Despite Work Given to Friends

Backing a federal judge accused by a newspaper of awarding more than $4.8 million in judgments and fees to individuals with whom he had political and business ties without fully…

Man Could Get 35 Years in ‘Arborcide’

A 60-year-old Nevada man who was convicted by a jury last month of slaughtering trees worth some $250,000 in one what attorney termed an “arborcide” reportedly faces up to 35…

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