Joel W. Locke
James Cavilia, Managing Partner of Carson City-based law firm Allison MacKenzie, announced March 24 that attorney Joel W. Locke has been appointed to the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection.
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection is charged with filling judicial vacancies that occur before expiration of a term of office in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals or District Court.
One permanent member is appointed by the State Constitution, two permanent members are appointed by Governor, and three permanent members are appointed by the State Bar of Nevada. Locke was appointed by the State Bar of Nevada and will serve a four-year term, according to a press release.
Locke joined Allison MacKenzie in 2007 and practices in a variety of areas, including estate planning, probate, labor and employment and business law.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Nevada, Reno, in 2000. He obtained his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2006. Locke serves on the Board of Governors for the State Bar of Nevada and is also a Judge Pro Tem for the Carson City Justice and Municipal Courts.