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District Court will be recruiting marshals at the Southern Nevada Regional Law Enforcement Job Fair at Las Vegas City Hall on Friday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in front of City Hall on the Oscar B. Goodman Plaza at 495 S. Main St. Free two-hour parking is available in the nearby covered parking garage at 500 S. Main St. with validation at the fair. Recruiters will be present from several law enforcement agencies including the Eighth Judicial District Court, which is looking for marshals to serve and protect at the courthouse.

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The Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court is seeking qualified applicants for the position of criminal division pro tem commissioner. The court is looking to select several qualified candidates to serve as-needed in the criminal division. Those interested in being considered for one of these part-time positions must meet the qualifications and limitations of practice required under Eighth District Court Rule (EDCR) 1.48, and should submit resumes to the District Court by Friday, April 10, 2015. Resumes can be dropped-off in the District Court administration office on the second floor of the Regional Justice Center; or mailed to the attention of Thelma Stapley, 200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155 by 5 p.m. on April 10.

Applicants must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Nevada for a minimum of five continuous years immediately preceding appointment as a criminal division pro tem. Upon appointment, a criminal division pro tem commissioner shall be precluded from practicing law in Clark County; and must recuse from any case that he or she previously handled as an attorney, or any case in which the defendant was a client of the law firm where the pro tem commissioner practiced.

“We are looking for highly qualified candidates who have experience in criminal practice to act as pro tem commissioners for criminal pleas,” said Chief Judge David Barker. “District Court will be compiling a list that the court can look to in the future as needs require. Criminal division pro tem commissioners help serve a role to ensure that the District Court is dispensing justice in a timely matter in criminal cases.”

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Image              Family Court is now accepting applications from attorneys interested in serving as Pro Tem Hearing Masters in Domestic Violence/TPO, Child Support/Paternity, Mental Commitment, Guardianship, Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency, Discovery and Truancy Courts.  This recruitment occurs on a regular basis to insure that trained attorneys are available to assist the Court in those roles. Anyone who is interested is required to submit an application, whether they have previously served as a Pro Tem Hearing Master or not.  Applications from interested attorneys are due on or before March 28, 2014.

            Attorneys who apply should be aware that specific training will be required of any who are selected, prior to sitting as a Pro Tem Hearing Master.  They should also be aware of opinions of the Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices which would affect them, including Opinions JE 99-004 and JE 04-003.

             Those who are interested in applying for the first time, or in continuing to serve as a pro tem, should contact Angelica Baltier at baltiera@clarkcountycourts.us or 455-4622 to receive an application.

            Following the due date, applications will be reviewed and selections made.  It is possible that more individuals than the number necessary will apply.  Thus, applicants will be notified whether they have been accepted and, if accepted, when their training will occur.

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