Truancy Diversion Program to recognize volunteers who motivate students to stay in school and on-track to graduate

Truancy Diversion Program to recognize volunteers who motivate students to stay in school and on-track to graduate

2017-05-31T21:01:36-07:00May 31st, 2017|
Truancy Diversion Program (TDP) volunteers who commit to a school-year of weekly truancy diversion court sessions on a Clark County School District (CCSD) campus will be recognized on Friday, June 9 at 1 p.m. to be held at the Ballroom at Main Street Station 200 [...]
2017-05-31T21:01:36-07:00May 31st, 2017|

Three New District Court Judges To Swear Oath To Uphold Justice

Three New District Court Judges To Swear Oath To Uphold Justice

2017-05-26T21:30:13-07:00May 26th, 2017|
Three new District Court judges will pronounce their judicial oath to uphold justice in our community on June 2 at 2:30 p.m., at an investiture ceremony at the Clark County Government Center Commission Chambers, 500 Grand Central Pkwy. In front of family, friends and fellow [...]
2017-05-26T21:30:13-07:00May 26th, 2017|

Judges sharpen skills

Judges sharpen skills

2017-05-26T18:21:06-07:00May 26th, 2017|
District Court Judges Valerie Adair, Doug Herndon, Eric Johnson, Jennifer Togliatti, Michael Villani and Nevada Appeals Court Judge Abbi Silver recently attended a four-day, intensive course on handling capital cases sponsored by the National Judicial College in Nashville, TN.During the graduation ceremony for the course, [...]
2017-05-26T18:21:06-07:00May 26th, 2017|

Pro bono work has its rewards

Pro bono work has its rewards

2017-05-26T16:28:22-07:00May 26th, 2017|
The judges of the Eighth Judicial District Court recognize the important role that those who take pro bono cases serve to ensure that justice is served. Every month at the Civil Judges’ Meeting and Family Division Bench-Bar meetings, the stories of how a child’s life [...]
2017-05-26T16:28:22-07:00May 26th, 2017|

Courthouse book drive for CCSD brings in boxes of books to be put into the hands of young readers

Courthouse book drive for CCSD brings in boxes of books to be put into the hands of young readers

2017-05-26T00:19:56-07:00May 26th, 2017|
A recent book drive at the Regional Justice Center and at Family Court brought in boxes of books to be given to students, teachers and for use at an upcoming book fair. Thanks to all those who lugged in bags and boxes to contribute books. The [...]
2017-05-26T00:19:56-07:00May 26th, 2017|

Vets wrapped in Quilt of Valor to help them on their lifelong journey

Vets wrapped in Quilt of Valor to help them on their lifelong journey

2017-05-19T18:35:01-07:00May 19th, 2017|
Recovery is a lifelong journey. Two recent District Court veterans’ court graduates will have something special to remind them to stay solid in their recovery. At a recent graduation ceremony, the vets were wrapped in a Quilt of Valor by presiding veterans’ court Judge Adrianna [...]
2017-05-19T18:35:01-07:00May 19th, 2017|

Kids won when lawyers faced-off with doctors on the tennis court

Kids won when lawyers faced-off with doctors on the tennis court

2017-05-17T23:38:19-07:00May 17th, 2017|
The lawyersFor the past six years in late April, tennis players from the legal and medical communities have suited-up to compete in the lawyers vs. doctors tennis tournament as a fun way to raise money for the Marty Hennessey Inspiring Children Foundation. The doctors won [...]
2017-05-17T23:38:19-07:00May 17th, 2017|

Family Bench Bar to offer latest information for attorneys in family law

Family Bench Bar to offer latest information for attorneys in family law

2017-05-16T18:34:20-07:00May 16th, 2017|
The Family Bench Bar meeting on May 18 at noon, in courtroom 9 at Family Court, 601 N. Pecos Road, will offer latest information for attorneys practicing family law. The meeting will also offer an opportunity to bring up questions and issues.  Judge Charles Hoskin will [...]
2017-05-16T18:34:20-07:00May 16th, 2017|

Teaching kids about justice

Teaching kids about justice

2017-05-12T22:56:13-07:00May 12th, 2017|
District Court Judge Jennifer Togliatti gave four third grade classes from the Las Vegas Day School a great lesson on justice through mock trials. The students played the parts of judges, lawyers, victims, witnesses, jurors and defendants. The mock trials: Big Bad Wolf vs. Curly Pig, [...]
2017-05-12T22:56:13-07:00May 12th, 2017|