JUDICIAL SCORECARD


Every two years the Review-Journal asks lawyers in Clark County to evaluate sitting justices and judges on job-related attributes. In addition, the lawyers are asked whether the judge should be retained in office.

In 2008 the following jurists, running for contested seats in the November election, were recommended for retention by the percentage of participating attorneys given in the right column.

Those with asterisks by retention scores were rated for their performance on courts other than those to which they now seek election. To view complete ratings, visit Judging the Judges.

Neither retention ratings nor overall scores indicate endorsement by the Review-Journal.

Contact A.D. Hopkins at ahopkins@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0270.

JURIST AND SEATRETENTION
RECOMMENDATION
NEVADA SUPREME COURT
Seat D
Mark Gibbons
86%
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
Dept. 6
Elisa Cadish
82%
Dept 8
Doug Smith
66%*
Dept. 10
Jessie Walsh
41%
Dept. 12
Michelle Leavitt
56%
Dept. 14
Donald Mosley
56%
Dept. 17
Michael Villani
81%
Dept. 22
Susan Johnson
80%
Dept. 23
Stefany Miley
55%**
EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT
FAMILY DIVISION
Dept. G
Cynthia Dianne Steel
60%
Dept I
Cheryl Moss
52%
Dept. J
Lisa M. Kent
36%
Dept. L
Jennifer Elliott
73%
Dept P
Sandra Pomrenze
62%
*Doug Smith's rating reflects service in his present postiion as a Clark County Justice of the Peace.
**Stefany Miley's rating reflects performance in her current postion in the Family Court Division.
 

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