State bar elects new officers |

State bar elects new officers

Nevada Appeal Capitol Bureau

The State Bar of Nevada has elected officers for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.

The new president of the Bar is Elana Turner Graham, deputy director of the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program in Las Vegas.

In addition, president-elect to succeed her next year is Larry Digesti, a well known Northern Nevada defense lawyer and member of the Commission on the Administration of Justice.

Bryan Scott of the Las Vegas city attorney’s civil division was named vice president.

Alan Lefebvre of Las Vegas assumes the role of immediate past president.

State recruiting peace officers

The Department of Public Safety has opened a special recruitment period seeking applicants for both the highway patrol and parole and probation posts.

A spokesman said there are currently 15 P&P posts open along with five for troopers in the Nevada Highway Patrol.

The NHP positions are primarily in the Elko area but also for Las Vegas.

This recruitment period will be followed by the department’s normal recruiting in September when more posts will be available.

The department also has openings in the Capitol Police Division.

The annual salary for the different positions ranges from $47,606 to $70,804 a year.

A spokesman said applications will be accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied.

Interested persons should contact recruiter Jose Villa at 702-486-3046 or at