PROCEDURE FOR ASSOCIATION OF COUNSEL PURSUANT TO SCR 42
The motion to associate shall be filed with the court where the cause is pending by the Nevada counsel associated with the applicant, together with proof of service by mail of a copy of the motion on all parties in accordance with Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure. Nevada counsel must move the court for an order granting the applicant's admission. The motion must include the following exhibits: o Original Application o Original Certificate(s) of Good Standing o Original State Bar Statement
Motion to Associate & Order Admitting Out of State Lawyer to Nevada Practice
Nevada counsel must serve upon the State Bar of Nevada a file-stamped copy of the order granting or denying the admission within 30 days.
Filing the Verified Application with the State Bar of Nevada
The application MUST be filed with the State Bar of Nevada before filing the Motion to Associate with the court.
Certificate(s) of Good Standing
Every application must include: o Original and one (1) copy of a current Certificate(s) of Good Standing from every jurisdiction, where the Petitioner is licensed. Certificates of Good Standing from Federal Courts in which the Petitioner is licensed are not necessary. The Certificate of Good Standing must be issued within the past 30 days. o Non-refundable fee of $500 payable to the State Bar of Nevada.
Five applications Only
SCR 42 allows five applications from the petitioner within the past three years. Excess applications must be accompanied by an affidavit setting forth the special circumstances and good cause. The original notarized affidavit plus one (1) copy must be submitted with the original application. If you are unsure about prior applications, please call 702-317-1424 for the Nevada Bar.
If an application is deficient, it will be returned for correction
Mail your application to: State Bar of Nevada 600 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89104-1563. The processor will review your application for completeness. If an application is deficient, it will be returned to Nevada counsel for correction. Please pay particular attention to the following areas: o Item 1 This must include the Petitioner's residential address. There are no exceptions. o Item 12 Please ensure the name on this line corresponds with the signature on the Nevada Counsel consent page. o Be sure both signatures are in blue ink and are notarized. o Although we provide captions for each court, please use only the one in which your case is filed.
Bar application expidited
The completed application will be processed within 7 - 10 days of receipt. For an additional $100 the Bar will process your completed application within 24 hours. All original documents will be returned to local counsel accompanied by a State Bar Statement. Among other things, the Statement will indicate the number of previous applications filed in the preceding three years by the applicant. Call Nevada Bar Member Services in advance if you want your bar application expidited. Include a self addressed/prepaid Federal Express/UPS envelope if you want your application returned overnight.
Renewal of Application For Nevada Pratice by Out Of State Attorney
On or before the anniversary date of the filing of the verified application with the State Bar of Nevada, the Nevada counsel of record must certify to the State Bar of Nevada, whether: (a) the out-of-state counsel continues to act as counsel in the cause; or (b) such cause has been fully adjudicated. Any out-of-state counsel who continues to act as counsel in the cause shall remit to the State Bar of Nevada an annual $500 fee within thirty (30) days of the anniversary date. Your anniversary date is the date the application was received at the State Bar of Nevada. Please calendar this date.
Expiration of Permission to Practice
Pursuant to SCR 42 (10), any out-of-state counsel who continues to act as counsel in a cause and fails to pay the renewal fees as set forth in SCR 42 (9), shall be suspended from appearance in any cause upon expiration of a period of thirty (30) days after the anniversary date.
VERIFIED APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATION
BOTH SIGNATURES MUST BE IN BLUE INK. Petitioner has been retained matter now pending before the above referenced court petitioner has been, and presently is, a member of good standing of the bar of the highest court of the State of Petitioner is not currently suspended or disbarred in any court
VERIFIED APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATION II
Petitioner is not currently subject to any disciplinary proceedings by any organization with authority at law except as hereinafter provided (give particulars, e.g. court, discipline authority, date, status): Petitioner is not currently subject to any disciplinary proceedings by any organization with authority at law except as hereinafter provided (give particulars, e.g. court, discipline authority, date, status): Petitioner has never had any certificate or privilege to appear and practice before any regulatory administrative body suspended or revoked except as hereinafter provided (give particulars, e.g. date, administrative body, date of suspension or reinstatement):
VERIFIED APPLICATION FOR ASSOCIATION III
Petitioner, either by resignation, withdrawal, or otherwise, has never terminated or attempted to terminate Petitioner's office as an attorney in order to avoid administrative, disciplinary, disbarment, or suspension proceedings
Jurisdiction of the Courts and disciplinary boards of Nevada
By filling the application you will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts and disciplinary boards of Nevada with respect to the law of this state governing the conduct of attorneys to the same extent as a member of the State Bar of Nevada.