Nevada State Judicial Department
Chief justice of the peace in certain townships: Selection; duties.
The justices of the peace of each justice court having more than one justice of the peace shall choose from among those justices of the peace a chief justice of the peace who is to be the presiding judge of that court.
The chief justice of the peace shall:
Assign cases to each justice of the peace of the justice court;
Prescribe the hours of court;
Adopt such other rules or regulations as are necessary for the orderly conduct of court business; and
Perform all other duties of the chief justice of the peace or of the presiding judge of a justice court that are set forth in this chapter and any other provision of NRS.