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This research guide provides selected listings of online and some print resources that may be useful to students preparing to practice law in the state of Nevada.
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Secondary Sources

Steven Klearman, Elements of Nevada Legal Theories, Reno, NV: Nevada Legal Guides, 2006. LOCATION: 4th Floor
CALL NO.: KFN1133 .K56 2006.
--Table of Contents lists causes of action alphabetically. Additional table of contents lists elements of causes of action. Chapters provide analysis.

 

     

    NV Bar Exam Info

    NV Bar Exam Info
    http://www.nvbar.org/content/bar-exam

     

    Past Bar Exams & Model Answers
    http://www.nvbar.org/content/model-answers

    Exam Results
    http://www.nvbar.org/content/exam-results

    State Bar of Nevada: Bar Exam [past exams from 1985]
    LOCATION: 2nd Floor Microforms Room
    CALL NO.: KF 303 .N4

       

      Nevada Bar Association Information

      State Bar of Nevada: http://www.nvbar.org/

      State Bar of Nevada: Admissions: http://www.nvbar.org/content/admissions%20

      Clark Co. Bar Association.: http://www.clarkcountybar.org

      Washoe County Bar Association.: www.wcbar.org

       

         

        State Administrative Law

        Nevada Administrative Code & Nevada Register links from Nevada Law Library at http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Law1.cfm

        LEXIS ADVANCE:  Choose your content type, jurisdiction, and if appropriate practice area upon signing on Lexis Advance

        WESTLAW NEXT:  Browse the "State Materials" for items on Nevada

        Gaming regulations: http://gaming.nv.gov/index.aspx?page=51

        NV Gaming Commission & State Gaming Control Board: http://gaming.nv.gov : Click on “Publications”—includes links to agency forms. Also, List of Excluded Persons (ind’ls excluded from NV casinos) available at http://gaming.nv.gov/index.aspx?page=72

           

          Research Guides & Portals

                    Clark County Law Library:  http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/LawLibrary

                    Nevada Law Library: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Law1.cfm 

                    G. LeGrande Fletcher, Nevada Practice Materials: A Selective Annotated Bibliography, 91 Law Libr. J. 313 (1999).  [Available on HeinOnline and in print in 2nd Floor Microforms Room.]

           

          Why Nevada?

                    Cost of living is significantly cheaper in Reno, NV than in San Diego, with a 44% reduction in housing costs.  [SOURCE:  http://cgi.money.cnn.com/tools/costofliving/costofliving.html ]

                    Taxes:  No Nevada state income tax [SOURCE:  http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbrown/2013/07/09/nevada-a-zero-income-tax-innovative-oasis-in-the-desert/ 

                    Incentives for businesses to incorporate [See, http://whynevada.com/

           

          Incorporation in Nevada

          ·         Nevada’s Secretary of State, http://nvsos.gov/ :  Includes information on incorporation.

          ·         Incorp, Henderson, NV:  http://www.incorp.com
            Careers:  http://www.incorp.com/incorp-careers.aspx

          ·         Nevada Corporation Services, Ltd. (Lake Tahoe, NV) http://www.nevada123.com/

          ·         Nevada First Holdings (Las Vegas, NV) http://www.nevadafirst.com/

          ·         Corporate Services of Nevada (Carson City, NV) http://www.nevadacorps.com/

          ·         Nevada Corporate Services  (Las Vegas, NV) http://www.nevadacorporateservices.com/

          ·         Corporate Service Center (Reno, NV) http://www.corporateservicecenter.com/
           
          Careers: 
          http://www.corporateservicecenter.com/careers.html

          ·         Nevada Corporate Headquarters (Las Vegas, NV) http://www.nchinc.com/

          ·         And many more. . . 
          See, Nevada Registered Agent Assn.,
          http://www.nraa.biz/default.aspx

           

          State Case Law

                    Nevada Reports [1865-1882; Supreme Court of Nevada]
          LOCATION:  4th Floor
          CALL NO.:  KFN645 .A2

                     Pacific Reporter
          LOCATION:  2nd Floor
          CALL NO.:   KF135 .P12;

                    Pacific Digest
          LOCATION:  2nd Floor
          CALL NO.:  KF135 .P21 W42

                    WESTLAW NEXT:  Browse "State Materials" for online Nevada case reporters

                  LEXIS ADVANCE:  Choose your content type, jurisdiction, and if appropriate practice area upon signing on Lexis Advance

                    Supreme Court of NV (past 90 days): http://www.nevadajudiciary.us/index.php/advance-opinions

                    Updating:  Shepard’s on LEXIS; KeyCite on Westlaw.

           

          State Legislation

                    Nevada Revised Statutes
          LOCATION:   4th Fl.
          CALL NO.:  KFN630 1957 .A2 

          • LEXIS ADVANCE:  Choose your content type, jurisdiction, and if appropriate practice area upon signing on Lexis Advance



          • WESTLAW NEXT:  Browse the "State Materials" for items on Nevada

           

                    Nevada Law Library: http://www.leg.state.nv.us/Law1.cfm  [Nevada State Statutes and Session Laws from 1999]

                    Nevada Session Laws (from 1864)
          LOCATION:  2nd Floor Microforms Room
          FILE:  W.S. Hein’s  Session Laws of American States and Territories

                    Referenda & Initiatives:  Thomas R. Boone, Researching Initiatives and Referenda:  A Guide for Nevada, Leg. Ref. Serv. Q., Vol. 26, Nos. 3 & 4, 2007, at 223.

           

          Getting a job

          GOVERNMENT JOBS 

                    NV Dept of Personnel:  http://dop.nv.gov/

                    City of Las Vegas Jobs:  http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/Apply/jobs.htm

                    City of Reno Jobs:  http://www.reno.gov/government/departments/human-resources 

                    Carson City Job Opportunities:  http://www.carson-city.nv.us/Index.aspx?page=2045

                    Clark County Human Resources:  http://agency.governmentjobs.com/clarkcounty/default.cfm

                    Washoe County Human Resources:  http://www.washoecounty.us/humanresources/index.html

                    Federal jobs in NV: http://www.usajobs.gov/
          --Click on “Search Jobs” tab & limit location to NV

           GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

          Howard Riell, Government Contractors: Working with the System, Nev. Bus., July 6, 2012, available at http://www.nevadabusiness.com/2012/07/government-contractors-working-with-the-system/

           National Security Technologies: http://www2.nstec.com/Pages/index.aspx

           CACI Careers:  http://careers.caci.com/

          General Dynamics: http://www.gdcareers.com/gdchq_jobs/main.cfm

          Booz Allen Hamilton: http://www.boozallen.com/careers

          United Technologies: http://careers.utc.com/index.asp

          Subject Guide

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          Court Rules & Procedure

          STATE

          Court Rules of Nevada, http://www.leg.state.nv.us/COURTRULES/ : Includes links to various court rules for the state.

          LEXIS ADVANCE:  Select content type, jurisdiction, and practice area (if appropriate) upon accessing Lexis Advance

          WESTLAW NEXT:  Browse "State Materials" for Court Rules for Nevada courts.

          FEDERAL

          Federal Ninth Circuit Civil Appellate Practice
          LOCATION: Reserve
          CALL NO.: KF 9054 9th .N4

          Federal Appellate Practice Guide: Ninth Circuit
          LOCATION: 4th Floor
          CALL NO.: KF 9054 9th .F43 1999

          Federal Local Court Rules
          LOCATION: 4th Floor
          CALL NO.: KF 8820 .A193 1995

          Cyclopedia of Federal Procedure
          LOCATION: 4th Floor
          CALL NO.: KF 8835 .C9

          Federal Rules of Evidence Digest
          LOCATION: 4th Floor
          CALL NO.: KF 8935 .F42

          U.S. Supreme Court: http://www.supremecourtus.gov/ctrules/ctrules.html

          Ninth Circuit: http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/rules/

          U.S. District Court, District of Nevada:
          http://www.nvd.uscourts.gov/
          --Select “Local Rules” from left frame.

             

            Municipal Codes

            Nevada County and City Codes Online, http://www.leg.state.nv.us/lcb/research/library/codes.cfm

               

              Social Media

              LinkedIn Groups

              • Nevada Law
              • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice

              Twitter

              • Law Tyme, Inc. (@Law_Tyme)--Legal recruiter with offices in San Francisco and Las Vegas
              • Las Vegas Lawyers (@lasvegas_lawyer)--Blog on law in Las Vegas.

              Facebook

              • Nevada Legal News
              • Las Vegas Legal Life
                 

                Relocation Resources

                Martin, Nevada in your future : the complete relocation guide for job-seekers, businesses, retirees and winter "snowbirds" (2004)—Available at several branches of the San Diego Public Library (http://www.sandiego.gov/public-library/) , Call No. 917.9304/MARTIN

                Smith & Smith, Moving to Las Vegas (2002)—Available at the Coronado Public Library (Catalog: http://74.62.186.68/; Adult Shelves, Call No. 917.93135 SMI)

                Houses: www.realtor.com

                Rentals:

                Move.com: www.move.com
                My Cheap Apartments: http://www.mycheapapartments.com/
                --For pet-friendly rentals:
                People with Pets:
                http://www.peoplewithpets.com/ 
                Rentdigs.com, Pet Friendly Las Vegas Houses & Apartments for Rent
                http://www.rentdigs.com/Nevada/Las-Vegas-Pet-Friendly-Apartments.aspx
                R
                entdigs.com, Pet Friendly Reno Apartments & Houses for Rent
                http://www.rentdigs.com/Nevada/Reno-Pet-Friendly-Apartments.aspx
                Rentdigs.com, Pet Friendly Carson City Apartments & Houses for Rent
                http://www.rentdigs.com/Nevada/Carson-City-Pet-Friendly-Apartments.aspx

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