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Nevada Justice Association

Nevada Justice Association

Logo of the Nevada Justice Association

The Nevada Justice Association (NJA) is a statewide nonprofit professional organization of attorneys focused on civil practice in plaintiff representation. Founded in 1966, NJA strives to strengthen the civil justice system and preserve the rights of the individual in an adversarial system. The organization is an affiliate of the American Association for Justice.

 

The NJA consists of Nevada personal injury lawyers and other attorneys seeking to improve their practice and the legal system. The organization also lobbies the Nevada legislature on justice issues, including access to courts and the right to a jury.


Benefits of NJA Membership

The benefits of joining the Nevada Justice Association (NJA) include:

  • Discounts to many of the top Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars hosted by NJA;
  • Access to list servers including the Member Forum and the more exclusive Workers' Compensation Claimants Only, Medical Malpractice Litigation Group, and Plaintiff Lawyer Only;
  • Daily email called Eclips which covers relevant news stories; and
  • Discounts from various vendors.

Types of Membership in NJA

The NJA offers different types of membership including:

  • Regular Membership is available to attorneys who spend the majority of their civil practice in plaintiff representation.
  • Associate Membership is available to attorneys who spend the majority of their civil practice in defense work.
  • Membership as a public sector attorney is available to lawyers who are employed by the federal, state or local government.

NJA Committees

Members of NJA can get involved by joining various association services committees including one of the following:

  • Young Lawyer Outreach (Club X)
  • Womens Roundtable
  • Black Lawyer Outreach
  • Hispanic Outreach
  • CLE (Continuing Legal Education)
  • Bill Review Committee
  • Legislative Steering Committee
  • Law School
  • Membership Recruitment
  • Convention
  • Construction Defect
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers Compensation

The NJA also has several administration committees including Advocate, Amicus Curiae, Building the Future, Communications, and Ethics and Discipline.


Contact Information for the NJA

Nevada Justice Association
406 North Nevada Street
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: (775) 883-3577

Nevada Justice Association
717 South Third Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: (702) 732-8409

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