Attorneys in Nevada join state level legal associations for a variety of reasons including networking opportunities. Many of these organizations sponsor quality CLE seminars. Legal organizations in Nevada include the Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the Nevada Justice Association.
The State Bar of Nevada is a more than 80-year-old public corporation supervised by the Nevada Supreme Court. Founded in 1928, membership in the bar is mandatory, as it helps regulate attorneys in Nevada through admissions, ethics, and client protection divisions. Additionally, the State Bar of Nevada provides educational and developmental programs for both its members and the public. The State Bar of Nevada was preceded by a voluntary organization founded in 1911. The bar has over 10,000 members today – 71 percent of which reside in Clark County.
The Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice (NACJ) was established in 1989. NACJ seeks to protect federal and state constitutional rights and to improve the quality and administration of justice for those accused of crimes. Many criminal defense attorneys in Nevada, practicing in both state and federal court, belong to this organization.…Read more »
Logo of the Nevada Justice Association
The Nevada Justice Association (NJA) is a statewide non-profit professional organization of attorneys focused on a 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. Many of the top personal injury attorneys in Nevada belong to the NJA... Read more »