Second Judicial District Court -- State of Nevada, Washoe County
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Department 6
Honorable
Brent T. Adams

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Judicial Assistant: Heidi Boe
Court Clerks: Annemarie Simpson
Law Clerk: Galen Carrico

Judge Adams

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Biography

Judge Adams graduated, with distinction, from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1974. On July 4, 1989, he was appointed by Governor Bob Miller as presiding judge in Department Six of the Second Judicial District Court. He has been elected four times. He has consistently received among the highest retention ratings and judicial performance evaluations by the Washoe County Bar Association in biennial surveys since 1994.

Judge Adams has been a faculty member of the National Judicial College for twenty years. He conducts national and international legal and judicial training on the subjects of judicial discretion, evidence, trial tactics, ethical issues, complex case management and judicial settlement techniques.

As chief judge, Judge Adams initiated the Washoe County Drug Court, the Court Services program and the Washoe County Criminal Justice Advisory Committee, which he chaired from 1993 to 2002. He is a member of the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education and has served on the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline, the Judicial Assessment Commission, the Nevada Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and the Washoe County Law Library Board.

Judge Adams has served on the University of Nevada, Reno, College of Liberal Arts Advisory Council and the Reno Diocese Review Board of the Roman Catholic Church.

He is the founding presiding judge of the Washoe County Business Court.

Judge Adams is Editor in Chief of the Nevada Civil Practice Manual and Forms (second and third editions) published by the Lexis Publishing Company.

Calendar Information for the next 14 days

Start Time Case Number & Description Event Description

Sep-24-2014
 1.  09:00 AM CR14-1091 - STATE VS. MONTE CURTIS SNIDER (D6) SENTENCING
 2.  09:00 AM CR14-1416 - STATE VS. JIMY YESMAN CONTRERAS-PEDROZA (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 3.  09:00 AM CR14-1412 - STATE VS. HAROLDINE DOREEN PRINGLE (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 4.  09:00 AM CR13-1019 - STATE VS. JIMMY JOYL GALLEGOS (TN)(D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 5.  09:00 AM CR14-1428 - STATE VS. ALBERT RAYMOND DELAMATER (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 6.  09:00 AM CR14-1254 - STATE VS. JUSTIN DANIEL STEEPE (D6) CHANGE OF PLEA
 7.  09:00 AM CR14-1426 - STATE VS. JACOB JEROME THORN (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 8.  09:00 AM CR14-1406 - STATE VS. KEVIN ESPINOZA-MARIN (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 9.  09:00 AM CR12-2117 - STATE VS. RICHARD NEAL WILSON (D6) STATUS HEARING
 10.  09:00 AM CR14-1165 - STATE VS. CHARLES RICHARD KURASH (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 11.  09:00 AM CR14-1107 - STATE VS. FRANK WORLEY, III (D6) SENTENCING
 12.  09:00 AM CR14-1150A - STATE VS. ANNE ELIZABETH MATHERLY (D6) SENTENCING
 13.  09:00 AM CR14-1092 - STATE VS. JERRY FRANCIS BARTES, II (D6) SENTENCING
 14.  09:00 AM CR14-1147 - STATE VS. KEVIN RODNEY BARNES, JR (D6) SENTENCING
 15.  09:00 AM CR14-0989 - STATE VS. LORA ANN MORROS (TN) (D6) SENTENCING
 16.  09:00 AM CR14-1072 - STATE VS. DELORES MAY MCCLAIN (D6) SENTENCING
 17.  09:00 AM CR14-0945 - STATE VS. WILLIAM CHAVEZ (D6) SENTENCING
 18.  10:00 AM CR13-1598 - STATE VS. MICHAEL ANTHONY HARRIS (D6) HEARING...

Sep-29-2014
 19.  09:00 AM CR13-1019 - STATE VS. JIMMY JOYL GALLEGOS (TN)(D6) TRIAL - JURY

Oct-01-2014
 20.  09:00 AM CR12-2064 - STATE VS. JENNIFER BESENYODY (DVC) SENTENCING
 21.  09:00 AM CV14-01850 - IN RE: JOSE ANTONIO GUARDADO (D6) REPORT PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION
 22.  09:00 AM CR14-0882 - STATE VS. EVETT RENEE JONES (D6) STATUS HEARING
 23.  09:00 AM CR11-0926 - STATE VS. DUSTIN ALEN SHREVE (D6) SENTENCING- DUI COURT GRADUATE
 24.  09:00 AM CR14-1185 - STATE VS. ANTHONY MONTGOMERY (D6) SENTENCING
 25.  09:00 AM CR14-1166A - STATE VS. LAVELL TREMAINE STALLWORTH (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 26.  09:00 AM CR14-0050 - STATE VS. SHAWN DERELL NEWSOME (D6) MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION
 27.  09:00 AM CR14-1213 - STATE VS. SHANNON RAY CLAY (D6) SENTENCING
 28.  09:00 AM CR13-1746 - STATE VS ANTHONY MENDOZA (D6) MOTION TO CONFIRM TRIAL
 29.  09:00 AM CR14-0635C - STATE VS. DYLAN ANDREW MITTS (D6) STATUS HEARING
 30.  09:00 AM CR14-0862 - STATE VS. RALPH RAYMOND RIVAS (D6) SENTENCING
 31.  09:00 AM CR14-1197 - STATE VS. MONTGOMERY ANTHONY PECK (D6) SENTENCING
 32.  13:30 PM CV13-02106 - BRANDON M. STRANGE VS VICTORIA OUEILHE, ETAL (D6) PROVE UP HEARING

Business Court Calendar Information for the next 14 days

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