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Recorded April 30, 2021

Training Description:

The settlement conference is a powerful tool in the judge’s toolbox for case resolution. The Nevada Supreme Court Rule 252(2) states that the purpose of a settlement conference is to facilitate good faith discussions to resolve any criminal case before the district court in a manner that serves the interest of justice. Join us as the Honorable James Shirley (11 JD) discusses the ins-and-outs of the criminal settlement conference and provides practical best practices tips for the district court judge.


Judge Jim Shirley, Eleventh Judicial District Court, Dept. 1

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for all Nevada general jurisdiction judges. Note: Meets NDJ Core Competency “Judicial Skills” (JS).

Continuing Education Credit:

1.0 CLE/CJE (Certificate of Attendance required to receive continuing legal/judicial education credit). NOTE: CLE credit for this course is approved through April 30, 2024, and will then be stale dated.


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