Judge Susan Scann recently received an award for outstanding service in law and politics from the Clark County Democratic Lawyers Caucus. Judge Scann is the premier recipient of the honor and hence the award will bear her name. Judge Scann received the award for her impressive 39-year legal career including service on the bench of the Eighth Judicial District Court and work as an alternate Municipal Court judge for the city of Las Vegas. Judge Scann has many outstanding accomplishments including: service as a member of the Clark County Fee Dispute Committee, president of Southern Nevada Association Women Attorneys, service on the State Bar Ethics Committee and on the Clark County Bar CLE Committee. She is a founding member of the Clark County Bar Pro Bono Committee, a member of Rotary International and received the 1995 Professionalism Award from the Clark County Bar Association.

The Susan Scann award will be given out annually to a lawyer or judge who has exemplified dedication, commitment and ethics in their conduct.