Upcoming Events

The following events* are listed as a courtesy for members of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA):

September 2016

1     Deadline for submissions to Communiqué (October 2016)

2     CCBA Community Service Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce opportunities for community outreach by bar members.

6     CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA)

7     Final deadline for submissions to Communiqué (October 2016)

8     CCBA New Lawyers Committee Meeting (12:30-1:30 p.m., CCBA) – Open to attorneys members admitted to practice in Nevada within the last five years.

8   Legal Connections – a mixer for CCBA members hosted by the Las Vegas Business Press (5:30-7:30 p.m., RM Seafood)

9     CCBA CLE Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce seminars for continuing legal education.

9    Meet & Greet with Paralegal Division of State Bar of Nevada (5:30-7:30 p.m., Pizza Rock)  Download event flyer (PDF) for details.

12   The Law Guide – a special publication of the Las Vegas Business Press to be released

13   Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Bench-Bar Meeting (12:05 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 15D)

13   Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court Meeting (5:15 p.m., USDC, 7th Fl.)

14   LVJC Judges’ Meeting (11:30 a.m., Courtroom 6A)

14   Eighth Judicial District Court All-Judges Meeting (12:00 p.m., Location TBA)

14  “Tips From the Trenches: Leveraging the Power of Mediation” – a CLE seminar  – This seminar has been canceled.

15  Clark County Bar Luncheon Featuring Jon Ralston (12-1 p.m., Grotto Ristorante) – To attend, register online ASAP; seating will be limited.

16  Downtown Cultural Series – Volunteer CCBA member speaker needed!*

16  “Spine IME 2016” – a CLE seminar (1-3:15 p.m., Depo Int’l) – To attend, register online ASAP; seating will be limited.

22   The Defend Trade Secrets Act: Implications for Business Clients” – a CLE seminar  (1-2 p.m., CCBA) – To attend, register online ASAP; seating will be limited.

23  Applications for Open Seat on Clark County Court Bench Due (5 p.m., NV AOC)

23  Attorney Memorial Service (3 p.m., Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse, Courtroom 6B) – Please RSVP for this event via email or call the Clark County Law Foundation at 702-333-8277.

28   Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Div. Judges’ Meeting (12:00 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 14C)

30   “Contempt in a Nutshell” – a CLE seminar (1-3:15 p.m., Depo Int’l) – To attend, register online ASAP; seating will be limited. 

30   SNAWA Fourth Annual Justice Miriam Shearing Gala (5-8 p.m., RJC) – This year’s event to honor Judge Susan Scann. Sponsor opportunities available. See order form (PDF) for event details.

30   Deadline for submissions to Communiqué (November 2016)

October 2016

4    Final deadline for submissions to Communiqué (November 2016)

4     CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA)

6   “Basics of Representing Children in Abuse & Neglect Cases” – a Pro Bono Training CLE seminar sponsored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. (9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., LACSN)

7     CCBA Community Service Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce opportunities for community outreach by bar members.

11   Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Bench-Bar Meeting (12:05 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 15D)

11   Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court Meeting (5:15 p.m., USDC, 7th Fl.)

13   CCBA New Lawyers Committee Meeting (12:30-1:30 p.m., CCBA) – Open to attorneys members admitted to practice in Nevada within the last five years.

14   CCBA CLE Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce seminars for continuing legal education. 

18   “Beyond Mediation Basics: Advanced Strategies” – a CLE seminar (Lunch: 11:30, 12-1 p.m., JAMS Las Vegas Resolution Center) – To attend, register with CCBA ASAP; seating will be limited.

19   Eighth Judicial District Court Criminal Judges’ Meeting (12:00, RJC, Courtroom 16C)

20   Sippin’ for Shoes – A charity mixer to benefit Shoes for Kids program (5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Vitner Grill)

21  Downtown Cultural Series – Volunteer CCBA member speaker needed!*

21   18th Annual Client Counseling Competition – Preliminary rounds (5:45-10pm, UNLV Boyd Law School) – Volunteers needed to judge at this event!

22   18th Annual Client Counseling Competition – Final rounds (12-4pm, UNLV Boyd Law School) – Volunteers needed to judge at this event!

26   “Ethics is Served!” – a Pro Bono Training CLE seminar for Nevada lawyers presented by the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission and the State Bar of Nevada. (3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Las Vegas City Hall)

30   Making Strides of Las Vegas – A charity walk to benefit American Cancer Society (Registration 7:30 a.m., Walk 8:30 a.m., Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa) Sign-up online to walk with Team CCBA and make a donation to the American Cancer Society.

November 2016

1     CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA)

1     Deadline for submissions to Communiqué (December 2016)

3   “The Law of Meetings: Parliamentary Law for Lawyers” – a CLE seminar (Noon-1:30 p.m., CCBA) – To attend, register with CCBA ASAP; seating will be limited.

4     Nevada Legal Services‘ 2016 Champions of Justice Awards Luncheon (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club)

4     CCBA Community Service Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce opportunities for community outreach by bar members.

5   Light the Night Walk (4 p.m.-8 p.m., The Western Hotel) Sign-up online to walk with Team CCBA and make a donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

8   Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Bench-Bar Meeting (12:05 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 15C)

8   Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court Meeting (5:15 p.m., USDC, 7th Fl.)

9     LVJC Judges’ Meeting (11:30 a.m., Courtroom 6A)

10   “Basics of Representing Children in Abuse & Neglect Cases” – a Pro Bono Training CLE seminar sponsored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. (1:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., LACSN)

10   CCBA New Lawyers Committee Meeting (12:30-1:30 p.m., CCBA) – Open to attorneys members admitted to practice in Nevada within the last five years.

17   “Basics of Family Law”Pro Bono Training CLE seminar sponsored by State Bar of Nevada & LACSN (9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., NV Bar)

17   Eighth Judicial District Court Family Bench-Bar Meeting (12:00 p.m., Family Court, Courtroom 9)

18  Downtown Cultural Series – Volunteer CCBA member speaker needed!*

18   CCBA CLE Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce seminars for continuing legal education. 

December 2016

1   “Ethical Concerns & Social Media for Lawyers in Nevada” – a CLE seminar (1-3:15 p.m., Depo Int’l) – To attend, register with CCBA ASAP; seating will be limited.

2     CCBA Community Service Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce opportunities for community outreach by bar members.

5   “Summary Judgment and Oral Argument in Federal Court” – a CLE seminar (12-1:00 p.m., LLoyd D. George U.S. Courthouse) – To attend, register with CCBA ASAP; seating will be limited.

6     CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA)

8     CCBA New Lawyers Committee Meeting (12:30-1:30 p.m., CCBA) – Open to attorneys members admitted to practice in Nevada within the last five years.

9   Pro Bono Awards Luncheon (11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., [Location TBA]) – A special event hosted by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

9     CCBA CLE Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce seminars for continuing legal education.

13   Eighth Judicial District Court Civil Bench-Bar Meeting (12:05 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 15C)

13   Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court Meeting (5:15 p.m., USDC, 7th Fl.)

14   “Basics of Representing Children in Abuse & Neglect Cases” – a Pro Bono Training CLE seminar sponsored by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. (9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., LACSN)

16  Downtown Cultural Series – Volunteer CCBA member speaker needed!*

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*All dates, locations, promotions, and events details are subject to change without notice.

**     CCBA holds one set of four tickets to the 51′s regular season home schedule. CCBA members—with the exception of law students—can request the use of the tickets. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Recipients will receive four (4) tickets for one (1) game only, along with a one-day parking pass. Tickets are non-transferable. If the CCBA member personally cannot use the tickets, he/she should return the tickets (and the parking pass) to the CCBA for use by another CCBA member. All times, dates, and promotions are subject to change. Thank you for making this program a huge success!

Acronyms Explained:

CCBA=Clark County Bar Association
CCLF=Clark County Law Foundation
CLE= Continuing Legal Education
EJDC=Eighth Judicial District Court
LACSN=Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
LVALA=Las Vegas Association of Legal Administrators
LVJC=Las Vegas Justice Court
LVVPA=Las Vegas Valley Paralegal Association
NCFR=Nevada Center on Foreign Relations
NSC=Supreme Court of Nevada
TBP=Trial By Peers
UNLV=University of Nevada Las Vegas
USDC=United States District Court

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Summary of Annual CCBA Events

40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Next Event: Winter/Spring 2016
The CCBA hosts an induction ceremony for current member attorneys who have been in practice for 40 years and also recognizing the 40–Year Cub members on their 5th, 10th, and 15th Anniversary. The inductees are honored by their colleagues while the others celebrating their anniversary enjoy a lunch filled with good food, presentations, and reminiscing with a bit of humor thrown in on the side. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact: Donna at CCBA (702) 387-6011.

Meet Your Judges Mixer
Next Event: June 16, 2016 – See special event page for details…
The Meet Your Judges Mixer is one of the most popular, annual, networking events for the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA). Open to judges, attorneys, legal assistants, legal secretaries, law students, merchants, candidates, and their guests, this event provides an opportunity for individuals to meet members of the local, state, and federal judiciary in a casual, social setting. Attendance levels in past events average 600 people. Sponsorship opportunities are available for select local and national businesses to promote their products and services. Contact: Donna at CCBA (702) 387-6011.

CCBA Luncheons
The Clark County Bar Association hosts luncheons to bring news and featured speakers from the community to the membership and public at large.

CCBA luncheons are typically held on the third Thursday except for the December Luncheon which is the second Thursday. Visit our Bar Luncheons page for information about the upcoming luncheon. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact: Donna at CCBA (702) 387-6011.


Memorial Service

Next Event: [TBA]
Members of the bar are invited to join in remembrance of colleagues who have passed away. The Clark County Law Foundation’s Community Service committee hosts a memorial service honoring the members of the bar who have passed on in the last year. This service is a project of the Clark County Law Foundation’s community service committee in conjunction with the State Bar of Nevada, Eighth Judicial District Court, U.S. District Court and Federal Bar Association-Las Vegas Chapter. Contact: Clark County Law Foundation, (702) 333-8877.

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Next Event: [TBA]
The beginning of every year brings the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon. CCBA honors and thanks those who donate their time and energy to a CCBA program, project, committee or publication. Contact: Donna at CCBA (702) 387-6011.