EMERITUS PRO BONO ATTORNEY (SCR 49.1(1)(b))
CERTIFICATION APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
1. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:
- (a) Please read the application carefully and typewrite or legibly write your answers.
- (b) Be sure that the application BEARS YOUR VERIFIED SIGNATURE and includes the ENCLOSURES required by SCR 49.1(1)(b) (listed in number 5 below).
2. NUMBER OF COPIES, WHERE SENT: Send the original application with enclosures, plus one (1) copy to:
State Bar of Nevada
3100 West Charleston Blvd., Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89102
It is preferred that all enclosures accompany the original application. If enclosures will be sent directly to the Admissions Department by the issuing agency, please so note on the application so that the review process may begin, pending final review when all required enclosures are received.
Please keep a copy of your application for your records.
3. FEES: Fees are waived for this limited practice certification.
4. ELIGIBILITY: Any inactive member of the State Bar of Nevada in good standing, or, any attorney
in good standing in another U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia, who meets the requirements
under this rule may apply.
5. ENCLOSURES: The following completed documents must be enclosed with your application:5. ENCLOSURES: The following completed documents must be enclosed with your application:
(a) CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING
Applicant must submit a certificate from the State Bar or Clerk of the Supreme Court or
highest admitting court in another U.S. state, territory, or the District of Columbia which the
applicant is a member and in good standing.
(b) STATEMENT(S) OF DISCIPLINE HISTORY
Applicant must submit a statement of disciplinary history from all jurisdictions in which the
applicant has been admitted to practice law.
(c) EAPB PROVIDER DECLARATION
The Emeritus Attorney Pro Bono (EAPB) Provider is the approved legal aid services
provider with whom the applicant has selected to provide pro bono services under this Rule.
A blank declaration is included with this packet and must be executed by the EAPB provider
and returned with your application. It includes the following information:
- (1) The name of the EAPB Provider director or coordinator;
- (2) EAPB Provider contact information; and
- (3) The dated original signature of the EAPB Provider designated representative.
6. LIMITED PRACTICE: An emeritus attorney certified under this rule may practice only through an
approved EAPB program, as defined in Rule 49.2
7. RENEWAL: n attorney certified by the State Bar of Nevada to practice under this rule who
otherwise remains eligible to practice must annually renew the certification in accordance with
8. DISCIPLINE AND BAR MEMBERSHIP: An attorney certified to practice under this rule does not
qualify for active membership in the State Bar of Nevada, but shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the
court and disciplinary boards of this state with respect to the law of this state governing the conduct of
attorneys to the same extent as members of the State Bar of Nevada. Pending final disposition of any
disciplinary matter, the court or the state bar may suspend any right to practice that is granted under this
rule, without notice or hearing. During the time any attorney is certified under this rule, the attorney
shall comply with the same requirements for continuing legal education as may be prescribed for active
members of the State Bar of Nevada.
9. TERMINATION OF CERTIFICATION : Certification to practice under this rule shall terminate
whenever the attorney ceases to be associated with an EAPB program.
Attorney certifications under this rule will be terminated exactly one year from the date of the certification.
APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION TO LIMITED PRACTICE OF LAW
IN THE STATE OF NEVADA UNDER SCR 49.1(1)(b)
EMERITUS ATTORNEY PRO BONO PROGRAM
Before the State of Nevada Office of Admissions:
PART 1: GENERAL INFORMATION
I hereby furnish the following information under oath. I understand that it is my duty and obligation to answer each question
fully and completely, to make full disclosure of any information requested herein, to provide true and correct answers to all
questions, to correct any answers that may be misleading or confusing, and to inform the State Bar of any changes to the
information provided in connection with my application for certification in order that the information supplied herein shall at
all times be true and correct. I further understand that failure to comply with the above representations may result in my
application being denied.
PART 2: Education
State the name and address of each college, university, law school, or other institution of post-high school learning, which you
have attended since graduation from high school. List if any, the degrees received and the graduation date.
PART 3: BACKGROUND INFORMATION
I hereby acknowledge that I have read the foregoing application and its enclosures and that all information provided attendant thereto is complete and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
That I have read the foregoing application and that the facts stated in it are complete and true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
State Bar of Nevada
EMERITUS ATTORNEY PRO BONO PROGRAM (EAPB)
EAPB Provider Declaration SCR 49.1(1)(b)
Applicant: Please have an authorized representative of the EAPB program you have selected
complete this form and give you to return with your original application for certification as an
emeritus attorney to the Admissions Department of the State Bar of Nevada.
Contact information, if different than that on file with the State Bar of Nevada
This form is part of the application for certification under SCR 49.1(1)(b), please return to:
State Bar of Nevada
Attn: Admissions Department
3100 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Please direct all questions to the Access to Justice Director, Brad Lewis, (702)-382-2200.
TO: ONLY those applicants applying for admission to the State Bar of Nevada under SCR 49.1(1)(b) and admitted to the practice of law in another jurisdiction
RE: Request for a Certificate of Good Standing and Discipline History Report
The State Bar of Nevada requires that an applicant admitted to the practice of law in any other
jurisdiction(s) obtain a Certificate of Good Standing and Discipline History Report from those
The top portion of the attached form must be completed by the applicant for each jurisdiction
where the applicant has been admitted to the practice of law. Download any additional forms
as necessary for each jurisdiction.
Upon completion of the attached form, send it to the proper agency that handles disciplinary matters for that jurisdiction. Please include the required payment, if any, to the jurisdiction that you have requested information.
It is the applicant’s sole responsibility to request both a Certificate of Good Standing and a Discipline History Report and have it timely sent to the State Bar of Nevada. Failure to do so will result in the applicant being placed on hold until the proper documentation is received by the State Bar of Nevada.
STATE BAR OF NEVADA
Certificate of Good Standing and/or
To whom this may concern:
I am applying for special admission to the State Bar of Nevada. I would appreciate it if you would
complete this request form for a Certificate of Good Standing and/or Discipline History. Please mail the
following documents to the Admissions Office of the State Bar of Nevada Las Vegas address listed above:
I have included the required payment, if any, for this request to be completed. Please contact me should
you have any questions. Thank you.