The US District Court for the District of Nevada is closed on the following Federal holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Washington’s Birthday
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes legal public holidays for Federal employees. When a holiday falls on a nonworkday — Saturday or Sunday — the holiday usually is observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).
For specific calendar dates for the current, previous or future year, please visit www.opm.gov.
All other closures due to weather or other events will be announced on the court’s homepage.
The employees at the court are here to assist you. We strive to provide you with the highest level of service possible. The main number for the Las Vegas Clerk’s Office is 702-464-5400. The main number for the Reno Clerk’s Office is 775-686-5800.
The help desk number for assistance with electronic filing in CM/ECF is 702-464-5555 for Las Vegas and 775-686-5800 for Reno, or toll free at 1-888-674-2323.
You may search the court’s records in person at the clerk’s office in Las Vegas and Reno during regular business hours at no charge.
Access to the court’s records is also available via the Internet through PACER, a web-based system that provides access to electronic federal case dockets and filings at the per-page fee established by the Judicial Conference of the United States.
You may submit a written request for the clerk’s office to search our records for a name or case by completing a Copy and Service Request form available on our website. The clerk’s office is required to charge a fee for each name or case searched.
The clerk’s office can:
- explain and answer questions about how the court works;
- provide phone numbers for local legal services;
- provide court calendars and forms; and
- provide access to the electronic case file at the public lobby terminal.
The clerk’s office cannot:
- give legal advice such as if you should or should not file a case;
- calculate deadlines for your case absent what is on the public docket;
- interpret laws or court orders;
- assist with writing pleadings and filings; and
- communicate with the Judge on your behalf or allow you talk to the Judge outside of a court hearing.