12 Attorneys Apply to Fill Department C Vacancy
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Lidia Stiglich announced the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection received 12 applications from individuals who wish to fill the judicial opening in Department C of the Eighth Judicial District Court.
This judicial nominating commission will nominate three individuals to fill the vacant seat. The Department C vacancy is through the resignation of the Honorable Rebecca Burton in late December of last year. The applicants in alphabetical order are as follows:

  • Robert Cerceo;
  • Adam Ganz;
  • Gregory Gordon;
  • Lynn Hughes;
  • Stephanie Keels;
  • Robert Kurth;
  • Kerri Maxey;
  • Janette Reyes Speer;
  • Adriana Rincon White;
  • Louis Schneider;
  • Jason Stoffel; and
  • Timothy R. Treffinger.
Interviews to fill vacancies are scheduled for March 30, 2023, in Las Vegas. The interviews will be streamed live through the Supreme Court’s YouTube channel and are open to the public. After the interviews, the commission will nominate three finalists for the vacancy to Governor Joe Lombardo.
This Week at the State Bar
The newly formed Creditors Bar Section met March 13 to discuss upcoming opportunities to participate in section activities.

Get counted! Join the Section Pro Bono Challenge happening now through May. See leading sections.

With low airfare prices and a great hotel room rate, now is the perfect time to make your plans to attend the 2023 Bar Conference, June 22-23, 2023 at the JW Marriott Essex House, located within steps of Central Park and a short distance from all the City has to offer. This year’s theme is “Imagine the Law in Color,” and includes both national experts presenting engaging CLE, as well as multiple opportunities to network with your colleagues.

The State Bar of Nevada is currently accepting applications for a Programs Manager. Learn more and apply on our Employment Opportunities page.
Three More Nevada Firms Earn DEI Medallion from State Bar
Congratulations to Kaempfer Crowell, Wood Smith Henning & Berman, and Evans Fears & Schuttert LLP on receiving the Partner in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Medallion from the State Bar of Nevada. The medallion is awarded to firms that complete at least five DEI initiatives in the categories of recruitment, retention, pipeline and community programs, and coaching and training.
We invite law firms to display their commitment to DEI by becoming a partner in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion by proudly displaying this medallion on your firm’s website, marketing materials, or anywhere else you would like to promote your commitment to DEI! Download a flyer for more information on how to earn a DEI medallion. Medallions are earned annually, and the image is provided upon completion of at least five DEI initiatives. For more information, contact Judi DeMarco at judid@nvbar.org.
State Bar Committees Seek Volunteers for Openings
The State Bar of Nevada is looking for qualified individuals to fill open positions on several volunteer boards.

The Board of Bar Examiners has one opening. The 14-member board writes and grades the bar examination questions, and it oversees the administration of the two bar examinations, the committees related to the bar application, and the admission process. Members have three-year terms that are often extended as there are no term limits. The application period closes May 21.

The Character and Fitness Committee has three openings – two for lay members and one Northern Nevada Panel seat. The committee conducts investigations, and holds informal and formal hearings with respect to bar applicants’ character and fitness. The committee reviews those applicants who are recommended to the committee by the admissions director. The application period closes May 21.
Health Insurance Marketplace Offering Long-Term Care Insurance
The Health Insurance Marketplace is offering long-term care insurance (LTC) coverage tailored to your needs — one of its licensed specialists can help. Learn more: https://nvbar.memberbenefits.com/long-term-care/
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a State Bar of Nevada Business Partner that offers state bar members the ability to access the insurance and benefits they need to stay happy and healthy. From health insurance to disability coverage, state bar members are covered. The Health Insurance Marketplace offers a broad level of choice and concierge-level of support designed exclusively for members, employees, and dependents.
NNWLA, Washoe Bar Co-Hosting Women’s History Event
The Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association (NNWLA) and the Washoe County Bar Association will co-host a social event to celebrate Women’s History Month and the history of the NNWLA at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, at the Washoe Public House. 
Featured CLE: Rainmaking Series
The State Bar of Nevada is hosting a four-part Rainmaking Series throughout 2023, taught by Liz Wendling, a leading business consultant and coach.
The first two courses are in the spring, while the second two are in the fall. We strongly encourage you to take all four courses. It will change your bottom line!
Part 1 is “Creating Your Unique Approach to Business Development.” Part 2 is “Initial Client Consultation – The Make-or-Break Conversation.” 
Program Date:
Part 1: March 21
Part 2: April 13
Part 1: Webinar
Part 2: Webinar
CLE Hours:
Part 1: 1 General
Part 2: 1 General