Chief Justice Mark Gibbons has announced the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection submitted to Governor Steve Sisolak the names of three individuals for his consideration to fill the judicial opening in Washoe County’s Second Judicial District Court, Family Division. This judicial selection will fill the seat made available by the retirement of the Honorable Frances M. Doherty in Dept. 12. The Governor’s appointee must run in the 2020 General Election and win to retain the seat.
Aimee Elizabeth Banales, 49, Master, Second Judicial District Court, Family Division, Reno
Sandra A. Unsworth, 59, Attorney, Law Office of Sandra A. Unsworth, Verdi
Washoe County Second Judicial District Court is pleased to announce on December 3, 2019, the Second Judicial District Court Bench unanimously re-elected District Court Judge Scott Freeman as Chief Judge for another two-year term.
Immediately after being elected Chief Judge, Chief Judge Freeman announced he would again appoint Judge Lynne Simons as Vice-Chief Judge.