Masks Mandatory Again
in Eighth Judicial Court Facilities, Other Local Courts
The Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order (AO) 21-05, which states that, effective immediately, all members of the public must wear face coverings that cover their noses and mouths while inside any Eighth Judicial District Court facility, regardless of the visitor’s vaccination status.
Similarly, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued AO 21-07, stating the same requirement for court judges, employees, attorneys, and vendors, and the North Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued a similar order in their AO 2021-05.
According to AO 21-05, “court facilities” include the Regional Justice Center, the Family Court building, District Court courtrooms and office space on the 10th and 11th floors of the Phoenix building, District Court courtroom and office space in the Greystone building, and District Court office space in the Clark Place building.
For more information, see Administrative Order 21-05.
For the latest information on court procedures – including COVID-19 protocols – visit the state bar’s website.
What's Happened This Week at the State Bar
The state bar is dedicating this space to highlighting bar events in an effort to showcase the activities of the bar to members.
The Nevada Bar Foundation, the state bar’s 501(c)(3) charitable organization, voted Margaret Wightman Lambrose as its president and Mark Brandenburg as treasurer. Also, Paul Matteoni and Kyle Morishita have been appointed for two-year terms on the foundation board.
The ADR Section met July 17 and welcomed new officers and new Board of Governors liaison, discussed the arbitration fees and short trial rules, introduced future CLE topics, and deliberated on transitioning to in-person meetings.
The Intellectual Property Section met July 18 and discussed commenting on the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s notice seeking comments on patent eligibility under Section 101, discussed CLE topics, and welcomed its new Board of Governors liaison.
The Mock Trial Committee is meeting this week to discuss plans for the 2022 regional and state competitions.
The state bar has added a member services staff person in the Reno office.
Kimball Anderson and FisherBroyles registered as Multijurisdictional Law Firms. We welcome these firms. 
Help Wanted: State Bar Hiring CLE Director
The state bar is accepting applications for a Continuing Legal Education director. The state bar’s Continuing Legal Education (CLE) department is responsible for identifying and facilitating CLE programs and conferences designed to meet the needs of practicing attorneys and their annual educational requirements.

This position directs the development of CLE programs by following and analyzing trends in the legal profession and best practices for delivery of educational content, designing professional development curricula, and working with committee members and volunteer attorneys to facilitate quality educational programming for Nevada lawyers.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume, references, salary requirements, and completed company application to:
Volunteers Needed for High School Mock Trial Committee
The state bar seeks to fill vacancies with Northern Nevada attorneys and non-attorneys on the High School Mock Trial Committee. The committee oversees the operations of Nevada's high school mock trial regional and state competitions, including setting competition rules, administering annual competitions, and working with state bar staff to recruit volunteers who will serve as judges and room liaisons. Committee members are appointed by the state bar's Board of Governors for two-year terms.

Ideal candidates will have prior involvement with the bar's high school Mock Trial program or similar programs offered at the collegiate level.

Committee members meet annually and must be available for competitions taking place in February and March. For more information about the Mock Trial program, visit the state bar's website or contact Stephanie Hirsch at Online applications will be accepted through July 30.
Featured CLE: Consumer Products Agreements – A Walk Through the “Long Form”
Come learn about the “ins and outs” of domestic and international consumer products licensing agreements. Speaker Anat Levy will walk attendees through a sample long form agreement and talk about key provisions, including definitions, channels of distribution, minimum guarantees and royalty basis, legal issues to address for certain territories, legal issues to address for certain types of merchandise, marketing and sales dates, and of course, the “standard” provisions.
Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. in the Las Vegas and Reno state bar offices. 
August 4
Noon – 1p.m.
Las Vegas and Reno bar offices, Webcast