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-03-2014
 1.  09:00 AM CR13-0892 - STATE VS MARIO CESAR RUIZ, SR (TN)(D6) MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION
 2.  09:00 AM CR14-0439 - STATE VS. DAEVON ALADIN FOUNTILA (D6) MOTION TO CONFIRM TRIAL
 3.  09:00 AM CR14-1297 - STATE VS. RAUL RAMON-MONTES (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 4.  09:00 AM CR14-1313 - STATE VS. MEGAN LAWRENCE (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 5.  09:00 AM CR14-1317 - STATE VS. GEORGE CARNEGIE, III (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 6.  09:00 AM CR14-1278 - STATE VS. JOHN ARTHUR BONNER (TN) (D6) ENTRY OF PLEA
 7.  09:00 AM CR13-1598 - STATE VS. MICHAEL ANTHONY HARRIS (D6) MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION
 8.  09:00 AM CR13-1845 - STATE VS. HILLARY EISENBARTH (D6) MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION
 9.  09:00 AM CR14-1042 - STATE VS. DIANA CASILLANO O'BRIEN-BORBON (D6) SENTENCING

Sep-08-2014
 10.  09:00 AM CR14-1029 - STATE VS. JOHN RUSSELL ODIN (D6) TRIAL - JURY
 11.  09:00 AM CV13-00867 - EDWARD MYERS, JR. VS. BOWEN TRANSPORTATION ETAL(D6 TRIAL - JURY

Sep-10-2014
 12.  09:00 AM CR14-1343B - STATE VS. JACOB CHAD LANDINGHAM (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 13.  09:00 AM CR14-1343A - STATE VS. BREANNA SHALENE SHERVEN (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 14.  09:00 AM CR11-1860 - STATE VS. HAROLDINE DOREEN PRINGLE (DC) MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION
 15.  09:00 AM CR12-1276 - STATE VS. JEFFREY EDWARD RODRIGUEZ (TN)(D6) SENTENCING
 16.  09:00 AM CR14-1280 - STATE VS. LINDSAY S. ROSEN (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 17.  09:00 AM CR14-0635C - STATE VS. DYLAN ANDREW MITTS (D6) STATUS HEARING
 18.  09:00 AM CR14-0882 - STATE VS. EVETT RENEE JONES (D6) STATUS HEARING
 19.  09:00 AM CR14-0512 - STATE VS. REX ESCULANA BERNAT (D6) SENTENCING
 20.  09:00 AM CR14-1346 - STATE VS. DANIEL JASPER BELL (D6) ARRAIGNMENT
 21.  09:00 AM CV14-01615 - IN RE: WILLIAM JOSEPH SIGNER, III (D6) REPORT PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION
 22.  13:30 PM CV14-01331 - MARK MACLELLAN VS RANDOLPH HANSON ET AL (D6) MOTION ...

Sep-11-2014
 23.  13:30 PM CV11-00175 - CYNTHIA EDWARDS ETAL VS. CENTEX HOMES (D6) STATUS CONFERENCE

Sep-15-2014
 24.  09:00 AM CR14-0439 - STATE VS. DAEVON ALADIN FOUNTILA (D6) TRIAL - JURY

Business Court Calendar Information for the next 14 days

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