Department XXV

Kathleen E. Delaney

Office - (702) 671-0850

Fax - (702) 671-0854

Law Clerk - (702) 671-0851

Email -

Location - RJC Courtroom 15B

Regional Justice Center
200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155

Kathleen E. Delaney
Department 25
Eighth Judicial District Court

Term of Office 2009 – present

Kathleen E. Delaney has been a practicing attorney since 1990.  She was elected to the District Court in 2008 and took the bench in Department 25 on January 5, 2009.  Judge Delaney is assigned to hear Criminal, Civil and Business Court matters, and she handles all appeals from the State’s Foreclosure Mediation Program.

Prior to joining the bench, Judge Delaney worked as a Senior Deputy Attorney General in the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Nevada Attorney General’s Office where she enforced consumer protection laws in criminal, civil and administrative law cases.

Prior to her tenure as a Senior Deputy Attorney General, Judge Delaney served as the Assistant General Counsel of The Mirage Casino-Hotel from 1991 to 1998 and as Vice President and General Counsel of Treasure Island Corp. from 1998 to 2001.  In addition, Judge Delaney spent her first year of practice as an associate with the Los Angeles-based firm of Hill, Farrer & Burrill.

Judge Delaney earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from The Colorado College in 1987 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1990.

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Courtroom Protocol

No weapons are allowed. There is no eating, drinking, smoking or chewing gum in any courtroom.

Proper courtroom attire is required. No shorts or tank tops are allowed in the courtroom, shoes are required. T-shirts, which show offensive slogans or pictures, are not allowed. Hats should be removed before entering the courtroom.

While in the courtroom, sit quietly when court is in session. Do not talk or whisper. The court proceedings are being recorded by a court recorder and noise can interfere with the preparation of this important record.

All beepers, cellular telephones, and electronic devices must be turned off before entering the courtroom. Avoid reading newspapers, or books in the courtrooms, particularly if your use of such material may be a distraction to others.

Attorneys are expected to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times, and to strictly adhere to the opportunities, requirements, limitations, and deadlines set by the judge. All counsel are to be punctual for all conferences, hearings and trials. They are to be civil to one another as well as to all parties, witnesses, and court personnel - whether in front of a jury or the court.

Current Assignment
  • Department 25 is currently assigned Criminal Court and Civil Court dockets, as well as Foreclosure Mediation Program appeals.
Motion calendar schedule
  • Department 25 hears Criminal Court matters on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.; and Business Court and other Civil Court matters on Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m.
Other regularly scheduled court sessions
  • Department 25 hears Foreclosure Mediation Program appeals on Thursdays at 9:00 am.
Regular chambers calendar
  • All matters are required to be set on the Department’s regular motion calendar.
Discovery Commissioner assigned
  • Commissioner Bonnie Bulla
  • Discovery matters in the Business Court Division are heard by the respective Business Court Judge.
Court Reporter or a Court Recorder for its official record
  • Department 25 uses a Court Reporter.
  • Matters will only be reported upon request.:
Telephonic appearance request
  • Telephonic appearances available via speakerphone in the courtroom.
  • Requests should be made by fax, copied on all counsel, at least one (1) judicial day prior to the scheduled appearance.
Unopposed motions
  • Department 25 does not grant unopposed motions in advance.
  • Counsel is required to appear in person and is requested to bring the proposed Order for signature in open court.
Default judgment prove-ups
  • All Default Judgments for a total award of less than $50,000 may be submitted to chambers.
  • All Default Judgments for a total award of $50,000 or more must be set on the Department’s regular motion calendar.
Submission of Orders
  • Department 25 requires proposed orders to be submitted to chambers within ten (10) days of notification of the ruling, pursuant to EDCR 7.21.
  • Counsel designated to prepare the order is required to provide a draft to opposing counsel(s), allowing for a reasonable opportunity for review and comment.
  • Non-drafting counsel is not required to sign the order prior to submission.
  • Disputes may be resolved by submission to chambers of an explanatory letter, copied on all parties, with or without a draft of a competing order.
Contested Orders
  • In District Court Department XXV, contested orders may be resolved by submission to chambers of an explanatory letter, copied on all parties, with or without a draft of a competing order.
Electronic Signatures
  • District Court Department XXV will accept electronic signatures on all documents except Orders; documents submitted for the judge's signature require original signatures by counsel.
Jury selection
  • Uses the “Arizona Method” of jury selection, requiring voir dire to be directed toward the minimum number of jurors necessary to be qualified, rather than the entire venire.