Within 14 days of service of the Notice of Appeal, file Notice of Appearance of Counsel with the Supreme Court [Nevada Rule of Appellate Procedure (“NRAP”) 46]
Checklist for Appellants in Civil Appeals in Nevada
In the District Court, file the Notice of Entry for order or judgment to be appealed from
If appealing from a non-final order or judgment, file in the District Court the Notice of Entry of the order granting Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure (“NRCP”) 54(b) certification
Trust Accounts: Why Do I Keep Hearing About Them?
We all know that we need a trust account to practice law. But did you know that not all trust accounts are created equal? And that you need at least two of them? Did you also know that even the smallest accounting error can land you in hot water with the State Bar? This article […]
Can I Bill For That?
“Lawyers are expensive”—a phrase commonly uttered whenever someone is told to hire a lawyer to assist with a matter. As lawyers, we have an obligation to try to quash that common misconception by making sure that we bill each of our clients a fee that is “reasonable under the circumstances.” Model Rules of Prof’l Conduct, […]
Changing Law Firms? The Client Comes First.
In today’s world, lawyers frequently switch firms. Often, lawyers see it as a simple change of employment. The Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct (“RPC”) dictate otherwise. The clients’ interests must always come first. Guidance from a few key rules can help the departing lawyer (and law firms) avoid potential issues. Communication with the client RPC […]