Upcoming Events

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

April 2017

1    UNLV Boyd Law 2nd Annual Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., UNLV Boyd Law) – Volunteers needed to judge the students’ performances. To volunteer, contact schreckmcc@law.unlv.edu.

2   UNLV Boyd Law 2nd Annual Frank A. Schreck Gaming Law Moot Court Competition (2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m., UNLV Boyd Law) –  Reception to follow immediately after the competition.

4     CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association.

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

4      NCFR Evening Event Featuring Ambassador Ryan Crocker (6:00-7:30 p.m., UNLV)

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.

8     “Books Behind Bars” Donation Day (UPDATED TIME/LOCATION: 8 a.m., Clark County Law Library) To unload books at the Clark County Law Library for a planned future donation of non-legal books for inmates of the Clark County Detention Center.

8     UNLV Barristers Ball (6:30 p.m., Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health: Keep Memory Alive Event Center) This is a charity fundraiser with all profits made from the event to further the center’s important brain research. Guests of honor and award recipients this year are Governor Brian Sandoval and Justice Nancy Saitta.

11     EJDC Civil Bench-Bar Meeting (12-1 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 3A)

12     CCBA Social Committee Meeting (5:30-6:30 p.m., CCBA)  CANCELLED – Next meeting scheduled for May 10, 2017.

19     EJDC Criminal Judges’ Meeting (12-1 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 16C)

20-22      District Judges’ Conference (All day, Peppermill, Reno)

21     Downtown Cultural Series – Open to the public; free entertainment and light refreshments served at this special event. (11:50 a.m. PSA by CCBA member, 12-1 p.m. cultural performance) Volunteer CCBA member speaker needed!*

21    UNLV Boyd Law Moot Court Competition (5:30-9 p.m., UNLV Boyd Law) – Volunteers needed to judge the students’ performances. To volunteer, contact james@leavittbk.com.

22   UNLV Boyd Law Moot Court Competition (daytime, UNLV Boyd Law)

22     Tour de Summerlin – An opportunity for CCBA members to participate in the non-competitive bike ride presented by Great Rides Productions and to support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

25     Basics of Representing Children in Abuse & Neglect Cases  A FREE CLE seminar for Nevada attorneys who take an abuse/neglect pro bono case through the Pro Bono Project in advance of the CLE or at the door. (9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., LACSN)

29     Spring Into CLE – A CLE seminar produced by Las Vegas Valley Paralegal Association & Paralegal Division of State Bar of NV and sponsored by the CCBA (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., CSN – Charleston Campus, Bldg. B) – Registration form (PDF): 2017-Spring-Into-CLE-Reg-Form

May 2017

1    Deadline for comments to Proposed Revisions to Part V of the Local Rules of Practice for USDC-NV

1     COMMUNIQUÉ Content Deadline (June/July 2017 issue) (4 p.m., CCBA) – Space reservations are required. Learn more about Communiqué – Editorial Calendar, Policy… 

2      CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association.

5     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     EJDC Family Judges Meeting (12-1 p.m., RJC, Courtroom TBD)

6     Community Champion’s Gala –A fundraising event to benefit the Clark County Law Foundation. (6:00 p.m., Red Rock Casino and Resort)

9     EJDC Civil Bench-Bar Meeting (11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) –Tour of the new Supreme Court Building then Brown Bag Lunch in the Fifth Street School Gallery

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

10     LVJC Judges Meeting (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 6A)

10     CCBA Social Committee Meeting (5:30-6:30 p.m., CCBA) – Open to members who want to plan opportunities for members to meet and socialize.

11     U.S. District Court Conference (NV) (All day, Rio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada) – Open to all members of the State Bar of Nevada. Learn more at http://usdistrictcourtconferencenv.com/.

11   Ethics for Lawyers – A CLE Seminar (12:30-2:00 p.m., Depo International) – Pizza lunch begins at 12:00 p.m. and is included for registered attendees. Seating will be limited; RSVP to CCBA to attend this seminar. 

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

13    CCBA Hike at First Creek Falls Trail (9:30 a.m. meet up at trailhead) – A 2.2-mile walk (roundtrip) across a desert valley beneath towering red-and-white sandstone cliffs in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

13   Nevada Ballet Theatre presents Peter Pan (7:30 p.m., Reynolds Hall) –CCBA Member Discount available of 15% off of the purchase of VIP, A, B & C level seating with discount code NBTMBRPERK at link to NBT or via phone to NBT at (702) 749-2000.

14   Nevada Ballet Theatre presents Peter Pan (2:00 p.m., Reynolds Hall) –CCBA Member Discount available of 15% off of the purchase of VIP, A, B & C level seating with discount code NBTMBRPERK at link to NBT or via phone to NBT at (702) 749-2000.

16     LVVPA Meeting (6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP)

17     EJDC Civil Judges Meeting (12-1 p.m., RJC, Courtroom 15D)

18     27th Annual Meet Your Judges Mixer  (5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club) – Sponsor opportunities available. 

20    CCBA Volunteer Day at Three Square Food Bank (9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Three Square) – Volunteers sought to help sort food for the needy. Open to all bar members, legal support staff, families. Restrictions apply to volunteers and dress code. For more info, contact Steph at CCBA.

June 2017

1     Summer Kick-Off BBQ (5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, CCBA) – Open house for members of the legal community hosted by the CCBA and featuring Sin City Smokers BBQ. Sponsor opportunities available. 

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) – Open to all bar members who want to produce Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association.

6     Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court 30th Anniversary Dinner (5:30 p.m., Springs Preserve)

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

10     Deadline for Submission of LAW Guide Sign Up Forms (4 p.m., CCBA) – Open to attorney members who want to be listed via Areas of Practice in the 2017 edition of LAW Guide, a special publication of the Las Vegas Business Press. 

14     EJDC All-Judges Meeting (12-1 p.m., RJC, Courtroom TBD)

22     Clark County Bar Luncheon (Check-in: 11:30 a.m. Lunch: 12:00-1:00 p.m., Morton’s The Steakhouse) – Featured speaker will be John Guedry, CEO of Bank of Nevada. Guedry will address workforce development, education. Seating will be limited. To attend this event, RSVP w/payment & entrée choice to Clark County Bar Association by 6/16/2017.

23     CCBA Baseball Night (7:05 pm, Cashman Field) – Special offer for CCBA Tickets for reserved seats behind third base, in the shaded area of the field. Early bird purchase from CCBA at $10 per ticket by June 1, 2017. After June 1, the price will be $15 per ticket. CCBA Ticket includes $5 voucher for team store. Sponsor opportunities available. 

29-30    State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting (All day, Austin. Texas)

30    COMMUNIQUÉ Content Deadline (August 2017 issue) (4 p.m., CCBA) – Space reservations are required. Learn more about Communiqué – Editorial Calendar, Policy… 

July 2017

1    State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting (All day, Austin. Texas)

11      CCBA Publications Committee Meeting (12-1 p.m., CCBA) – Open to all bar members who want to produce Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association.

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.

August 2017

1     COMMUNIQUÉ Content Deadline (September 2017 issue) (4 p.m., CCBA) – Space reservations are required. Learn more about Communiqué – Editorial Calendar, Policy… 

(Full list of events to be added soon.)

September 2017

1     COMMUNIQUÉ Content Deadline (October 2017 issue) (4 p.m., CCBA) – Space reservations are required. Learn more about Communiqué – Editorial Calendar, Policy… 

15     Annual Attorney Memorial Service (3 p.m. to 4 p. m., Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse, Courtroom 6B) – An opportunity for members of the local legal community to remember their colleagues who have passed away. Contact: Clark County Law Foundation, (702) 333-8877.

(Full list of events to be added soon.)

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

**To volunteer to be a speaker at one of these events, contact Steph at CCBA via e-mail or phone at (702) 387-6011 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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
NAC=Nevada Appellate Courts
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


Summary of Annual CCBA Events

40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Next Event: March 16, 207
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: May 18, 2017 – See our Special Events page for details about this event…
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.

Bar Luncheons
Next Event: Thursday, March 16, 2017 – See our Bar Luncheons page for details about this event…
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. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact: Donna at CCBA (702) 387-6011.

Memorial Service

Next Event: September 15, 2017  (3 p.m. to 4 p. m., Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse) 
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.

Event Sponorships Available
Opportunities for law firms and merchants to sponsor an upcoming event
The Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) hosts events throughout the year for the members of our non-profit organization.  Sponsorship opportunities are available to selected businesses for the following events and services. See our Sponsorship Opportunities page for details…