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Legal Lip Remover and World’s Best Chili take honors in tasty challenge to help those who make Quilts of Valor for veterans

Legal Lip Remover and World’s Best Chili take honors in tasty challenge to help those who make Quilts of Valor for veterans

2019-11-14T13:21:15-07:00November 14th, 2019|
The third annual chili cook-off lunch raised more than $500 for Valor Quilters of Nevada for supplies to make Quilts of Valor. The local chapter of Quilts of Valor has presented thousands of quilts to those who have served our country, including Flights of Honor [...]
2019-11-14T13:21:15-07:00November 14th, 2019|

Recently appointed District Court Judge Trevor Atkin swears oath to uphold justice

Recently appointed District Court Judge Trevor Atkin swears oath to uphold justice

2019-11-08T15:20:40-07:00November 8th, 2019|
Recently appointed District Court Judge Trevor Atkin pronounced his judicial oath to uphold justice in our community at his investiture ceremony last week. In front of family, friends and fellow jurists, Judge Trevor Atkin swore an oath to uphold the law. He dedicated a significant [...]
2019-11-08T15:20:40-07:00November 8th, 2019|

Special one-day court helps veterans to get back on track with their lives

Special one-day court helps veterans to get back on track with their lives

2019-11-08T14:14:03-07:00November 8th, 2019|
Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Linda Marquis presided over a temporary off-site court created at the Las Vegas VA Medical Center in order to quash child support warrants for Clark County veterans. The special court was held in October in conjunction with the Nevada Attorney [...]
2019-11-08T14:14:03-07:00November 8th, 2019|

Judge makes adoption dreams come true in memorable fashion for Halloween

Judge makes adoption dreams come true in memorable fashion for Halloween

2019-10-31T14:43:16-07:00October 31st, 2019|
Halloween and court can be a scary for kids, but not in Nevada Eighth Judicial District Family Division Judge Cynthia Giuliani’s court. She granted adoption dreams for 10 families and 17 children.  What has become an annual Halloween event, is a way to make the experience [...]
2019-10-31T14:43:16-07:00October 31st, 2019|

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|