By Sarah E. Harmon
☐ 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]
☐ If necessary, within 14 days of filing of the Appellant’s Transcript Request Form, send written notification to Appellant’s counsel regarding additional portions of transcripts which are required and were not requested [NRAP 9]
☐ If necessary, within 14 days of service of Appellant’s Transcript Request Form, file a Transcript Request Form for any additional transcripts deemed necessary, serve the form upon the reporter, and pay the necessary deposit for the transcripts [NRAP 9]
☐ If necessary, within 7 days of service of the Appellant’s Docketing Statement, file a 1-page Response to the Appellant’s Statement of the Case or Issues on Appeal [NRAP 14]
☐ Within 30 days of the filing of the Appellant’s Opening Brief, file Answering Brief and a Respondent’s Appendix, if necessary [NRAP 28, 30, 31].
☐ If the case is set for oral argument, at least 7 days before oral argument, file a Notice of Appearance of Counsel with the Supreme Court [NRAP 46]
☐ If necessary, within 18 days of the filing of the decision on appeal, file a Petition for Rehearing [NRAP 40]
☐ If necessary, within 14 days of written entry of denial of rehearing, file a Petition for En Banc Reconsideration [NRAP 40A]
☐ If necessary, within 18 days of the filing of the decision on appeal by the Court of Appeals or the Court of Appeal’s decision on rehearing, file a Petition for Review by the Supreme Court [NRAP 40B]
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About Sarah Harmon:
Sarah E. Harmon is a partner at Bailey Kennedy and has over 18 years of experience in the areas of appellate advocacy and civil/business litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, legal malpractice, products liability, complex civil litigation, and many other types of business disputes. Her experience with appellate advocacy includes appeals from adverse judgments and orders as well as petitions for extraordinary writ relief. Ms. Harmon can assist clients with obtaining settlements and judgments before going to trial, avoiding errors at trial, and properly preserving issues for an appeal.
If you have any questions about appeals or civil/business litigation, please call or email Sarah Harmon at 702-562-8820 or SHarmon@BaileyKennedy.com. Additional resources can also be found at www.baileykennedy.com/category/articles/ or linkedin.com/in/sarahharmonbk/.
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