The public is invited to provide written and signed comments regarding candidates for a hearing master position for the Eighth Judicial District Alternative Dispute Resolution Program (ADR). The public input will be part of a three-tiered recruitment process established in an administrative directive for selecting District Court hearing masters and commissioners. Input on the final three candidates can be e-mailed to the Eighth Judicial District Human Resources manager’s office EJDCHRManagersOffice@clarkcountycourts.us or mailed to 200 Lewis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89155. The public comment period will be open until Thursday, April 6 at 5:01 p.m.

The candidates listed below are finalists who have already been through an application review committee and an oral panel interview. The public input on these candidates will go to a selection panel for the third and final tier of the hiring process.

  • Paul Haire
  • James Chrisman
  • Erin Truman

All of the candidates are attorneys who are members of the State Bar of Nevada in good standing. The selected hearing master will be assigned to the specialty courts and responsible for hearing matters and rendering legal opinions and decisions in relevant case law.

“Hearing masters serve an important role for the courts. The public comment period helps to ensure that the community has a voice and that candidates for the job of hearing master are thoroughly vetted,” said Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez.