Legal Profession

“Heavy Hitter” On the Ropes

The Nevada Bar Association said earlier this month that it had received a complaint against personal-injury lawyer Glen Lerner, and that it was investigating.  Lerner is extremely well-known in Nevada, largely because of his ridiculous TV commercials, which have shown…



Judge Halverson Suspended by Nevada State Commission

The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline issued an interim order today (July 25) suspending Judge Elizabeth Halverson pending a final determination in the disciplinary proceeding against her.  The order means that after reviewing evidence and holding a hearing, the Commission…







Judge Rules Lawyer Is Too Drunk to Litigate

Many's the time that we have debated the question whether it is possible to be "too drunk to litigate."  This will not settle that debate, but it is one more piece of evidence. A judge in Las Vegas ordered a…