The current term of United States Magistrate Judge William G. Cobb will expire on September 2, 2019. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of this magistrate judge to a new eight-year term.
The duties of a magistrate judge position include the following: (1) conduct preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; (2) trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; (3) conduct various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from the judges of the district court; and (4) trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants.
Written comments from members of the bar and the public are invited as to whether Magistrate Judge William G. Cobb should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the Court. Comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments may also be sent to:
Magistrate Judges Panel
c/o Debra Kempi, Clerk of Court
333 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Comments must be received by December 31, 2018. Please mark all correspondence as confidential. For additional information, please refer to the court’s website at www.nvd.uscourts.gov.