Brent T. Adams
Judicial Assistant: Heidi Boe
Court Clerks: Annemarie Simpson
Law Clerk: Galen Carrico
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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||
|1. 10:00 AM||CV14-00801 - MINOR'S COMP: HAYDEN SMART (D6)||Request for Submission||
|2. 09:00 AM||CR14-1116A - STATE VS. DALE EDWARD TURKETTE (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|3. 09:00 AM||CR14-0806 - STATE VS. CAMERON CHARLES BARTL (D6)||SENTENCING|
|4. 09:00 AM||CR14-1035 - STATE VS. ALAN LEE BLANK (D6)||REPORT PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION|
|5. 09:00 AM||CR14-1116B - STATE VS. WILLIAM DOUGLAS TURKETTE (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|6. 09:00 AM||CR14-1107 - STATE VS. FRANK WORLEY, III (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|7. 09:00 AM||CR13-1981 - STATE VS. KENNETH CURRY (D6)||MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION|
|8. 09:00 AM||CR14-1033 - STATE VS. DANIEL LEE ADAMS (D6)||REPORT PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION|
|9. 09:00 AM||CR12-2117 - STATE VS. RICHARD NEAL WILSON (D6)||458 REVIEW HEARING|
|10. 09:00 AM||CR14-0993 - STATE VS. WAYNE PAUL BURGARELLO (D6)||REPORT PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATION|
|11. 09:00 AM||CR14-1111 - STATE VS. JODY BATES JR. FARMER (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT||
|12. 09:00 AM||CR14-0741 - STATE VS. MARY LOUISE MANN (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|13. 09:00 AM||CR14-0546 - STATE VS. ROBERT ERIC ROBINSON (D6)||SENTENCING|
|14. 09:00 AM||CR14-0862 - STATE VS. RALPH RAYMOND RIVAS (D6)||SENTENCING|
|15. 09:00 AM||CR14-0313B - STATE VS. JOHN WESLEY III SMITHART (D6)||SENTENCING|
|16. 09:00 AM||CR14-0512 - STATE VS. REX ESCULANA BERNAT (D6)||SENTENCING|
|17. 09:00 AM||CR14-1095 - STATE VS. AARON LOWELL HALLAUER (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|18. 09:00 AM||CR14-0989 - STATE VS. LORA ANN MAY MORROS (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|19. 09:00 AM||CR13-1369 - STATE VS. RICHARD ANTHONY MAYALL (TN) (D6)||MOTION -PROBATION REVOCATION|
|20. 09:00 AM||CR13-0467 - STATE VS. THOMAS ALTON THORNQUIST (TN) (D6)||STATUS HEARING|
|21. 09:00 AM||CR14-0863 - STATE VS. RYAN EVANS (D6)||SENTENCING|
|22. 09:00 AM||CR14-1147 - STATE VS. KEVIN RODNEY BARNES, JR (D6)||ARRAIGNMENT|
|23. 09:00 AM||CR13-1234 - STATE VS DORIAN ROBERTO ESCOBAR-MONTANO (D6)||MOTION TO CONFIRM TRIAL|
|24. 09:00 AM||CR14-0238 - STATE VS. MICHAEL FRANCIS ESPOSITO (D6)||STATUS HEARING|
|25. 11:00 AM||CV14-00590 - CITY OF RENO VS NICHOLAS CAYAFAS (D6)||PROVE UP HEARING|
Business Court Calendar Information for the next 14 days
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