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Erin Lee Truman Named To Serve As Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery Commissioner

Erin Lee Truman Named To Serve As Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery Commissioner

2019-08-09T13:45:33-07:00August 9th, 2019|
Erin Lee Truman has been named as the discovery commissioner for the Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court. She will serve in the new role in addition to her responsibilities as commissioner of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program. The Discovery Office has moved from the [...]
2019-08-09T13:45:33-07:00August 9th, 2019|

District Court judges recognize Debra Spinelli and Janice Brown for volunteering their legal services for those in need

District Court judges recognize Debra Spinelli and Janice Brown for volunteering their legal services for those in need

2019-07-24T16:25:45-07:00July 24th, 2019|
Janice Brown was recognized by the District Court bench as the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada  May Volunteer of the Month. She currently has her own practice where she is an arbitrator in the mandatory arbitration program. In addition to her specialized work with [...]
2019-07-24T16:25:45-07:00July 24th, 2019|

Three new police academy graduates trained up and ready to protect and serve courts

Three new police academy graduates trained up and ready to protect and serve courts

2019-06-26T14:12:06-07:00June 26th, 2019|
Three new police academy graduates trained up and ready to protect and serve courts after 22 long weeks of  tough training including: arms, fight, tactical, vehicular, mental health and other essential training. They are tased, tackled, tormented and tested to their limits to ensure that [...]
2019-06-26T14:12:06-07:00June 26th, 2019|

Theme of strong women prevails at investiture of three new judges

Theme of strong women prevails at investiture of three new judges

2019-06-25T09:54:21-07:00June 25th, 2019|
Investitures offer a personal glimpse into the person who wears the robe and makes decisions that have a profound impact on many lives. The June 21 investiture for three new judges who joined the Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court Bench, had the usual pomp and [...]
2019-06-25T09:54:21-07:00June 25th, 2019|

Juvenile Judge tells Truancy Diversion Program volunteers, “Every kid you touch is probably one less kid that I see.”

Juvenile Judge tells Truancy Diversion Program volunteers, “Every kid you touch is probably one less kid that I see.”

2019-06-10T17:18:32-07:00June 10th, 2019|
If children aren’t showing up for school, odds are they are going to struggle. That struggle leads to a slippery slope that often ends up with the student dropping out. Those who drop out of school face dismal employment prospects and limited options for success. [...]
2019-06-10T17:18:32-07:00June 10th, 2019|

Success is sweet for volunteers who motivate students to stay in school

Success is sweet for volunteers who motivate students to stay in school

2019-06-03T17:34:40-07:00June 3rd, 2019|
Truancy Diversion Program (TDP) volunteers who motivate students to stay in school and graduate have achieved sweet success. To acknowledge that success, the volunteer judges who visit schools to mentor students will be honored at a dessert reception and given the opportunity to share their [...]
2019-06-03T17:34:40-07:00June 3rd, 2019|

Vietnam Veterans kick in to help fellow Vets struggling with addiction

Vietnam Veterans kick in to help fellow Vets struggling with addiction

2019-05-23T09:43:39-07:00May 22nd, 2019|
It’s not uncommon to hear specialty court graduates say that the treatment they received saved their life and gave them back their family. In early May, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 17 presented the Eighth Judicial District Court, Veteran’s Court, with a check for [...]
2019-05-23T09:43:39-07:00May 22nd, 2019|

Soon to be CASA’s will take oath to join the volunteers who are a voice for kids and challenge others to do the same

Soon to be CASA’s will take oath to join the volunteers who are a voice for kids and challenge others to do the same

2019-05-08T09:42:37-07:00May 8th, 2019|
Eighteen soon-to-be Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) volunteers, including three naturalized citizens, a veteran, a realtor, attorneys, former foster youth, former foster parents and adoptive parents will take a pledge May 13 at noon at Family Court, Courtroom 9, 601 N. Pecos Road to speak on [...]
2019-05-08T09:42:37-07:00May 8th, 2019|

Bonnie Bulla been selected by Nevada Governor to serve on the Nevada Court of Appeals

Bonnie Bulla been selected by Nevada Governor to serve on the Nevada Court of Appeals

2019-02-13T17:17:17-07:00February 13th, 2019|
Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla has been selected by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak to serve on the Nevada Court of Appeals. Bonnie has served as the NVEJD court discovery commissioner since 2007. Prior to joining the District Court, she worked in private practice where she handled cases [...]
2019-02-13T17:17:17-07:00February 13th, 2019|