The exhaustion requirement applies regardless of what court the complaint is filed in, and that a state court has no discretion to stay a § 1983 action to allow for administrative remedies to be pursued.
Phippen, Patrick, "Summary of Berry v. Feil, 131 Nev. Adv. Op. 37 (June 11, 2015)" (2015). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 879.