Special Events

Sept. 16, 2015: Professional Portrait Session
Sept. 17, 2015: The Law Guide Mixer at Ascaya
Sept. 18, 2015: Downtown Cultural Series – Volunteer speaker needed
Sept. 18, 2015: Attorney Memorial Service


Professional Portrait Session

Photographer

DATE: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
TIME: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.- Drop-ins are welcome!
LOCATION: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Nevada attorneys and their staff are invited to sit for a professional portrait. The photographer plans to use a “green” screen, so that you may select from a variety background images. Please dress for success!

Portraits of CCBA’s members will be published in the CCBA Members Directory at https://www.clarkcountybar.org/members/directory.


Portraits will be published by the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) as needed in publications (print and web). CCBA Members will be offered a special price (from the photographer) to purchase a copy of their portraits for their own publishing needs. Learn more about this member benefit…


Ascaya-Event-Invite

Celebrate the release of The Law Guide and see the possibilities of luxury home views at Ascaya

The Law Guide Mixer at Ascaya

Mix, Mingle & Meet Clark County Bar Association members and the Architects of Ascaya

All CCBA members are invited to attend this event in celebration of the release of the 2015 edition of The Law Guide a special publication of the Las Vegas Business Press. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in a relaxed, luxurious setting.

Date: September 17, 2015
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Ascaya, One Ascaya Boulevard, Henderson, Nevada 89012

RSVP online at businesspress.vegas/CCBAevent

Clark County Bar Association members use code CCBA to attend this event for FREE.

Fee for non-members is $25.

This event is sponsored by: Nevada State Bank and Ascaya


Downtown Cultural Series

Public Speaking Opportunities Available for Attorney Members

The Clark County Bar Association is seeking attorney members to volunteer to speak to the crowd gathered for the performances scheduled as part of the “Downtown Cultural Series” held monthly inside the Linda Fitzgerald Jury Assembly Room at the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse.

Schedule of Performances*:

  • September 18, 2015 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • October 16, 2015 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • November 20, 2015 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • December 18, 2015 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • January 15, 2016 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • February 19, 2016 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • March 18, 2016 – Volunteer speaker needed
  • April 15, 2016 – Volunteer speaker needed

Typical schedule (on day of event):

  • 11:50 a.m.-11:59 a.m. – Attorney speaker at podium to present public education
  • 12:00 (noon) – 1:00 p.m. – Artists on stage to perform

Volunteer Requirements

Only attorneys who are members of the Clark County Bar Association will be selected to speak. There is no charge for the attorney to participate with appearances limited to once per season.

On the day of the performance, the scheduled speaker must be ready at the podium to start speaking by 11:50 a.m. and they must finish by 11:59 p.m. before the performers take the stage at noon.

Presentation Topics

Choose your own topic to present to the audience. The content of the 3-4 minute presentations are to educate the public, be kept general in nature, and be without any promotional content for their law practice, business, or advocacy of a political nature. Additionally, the speaker cannot distribute flyers or brochures to promote their law practice or business. The presentation should not lend the dignity of the court to any private interest. Topics are subject to approval. Suggested topics for a presentation include:

  • Courts – judicial selection process for local, state, and federal judges
  • Courts – jurisdiction of any one of the local or state courts
  • Courts – jurisdiction of any one of the local federal courts, including general jurisdiction trial court, bankruptcy court, tax court, Social Security Administration, immigration court, tax court, court of appeals for veterans claims, etc.
  • Elder law issues
  • Guardianship
  • Jury and jury service
  • Landlord/tenant resources
  • Living wills
  • Military legal assistance
  • Probate
  • Tax law updates

Contact

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.

More about the Downtown Cultural Series

As free, public events, the demographic of the audience can vary. Past audiences have included visitors from local senior citizen centers, court staff, and locals simply enjoying their lunch watching talented performers. The series is produced by the City of Las Vegas’ Office of Cultural Affairs with cooperation by the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse. Performances vary and can include music, dance, and drama. The scheduled performers are subject to change without notice. See http://www.artslasvegas.org/. Admission to attend the event as part of the audience is free and open to the public. The performers take the stage at noon and generally finish by 1:00 p.m. There is a light lunch buffet available for all to enjoy during the event.


Summary of Annual CCBA Events

40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Next Event: Spring 2016
Past Event: A program was printed for the March 2015 event. See PDF: 40-Year-Club-Event-Program-2015-web

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.

Meet Your Judges Mixer

Date: Spring/Summer 2016
Time: Evening
Location: TBA
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. Business casual attire acceptable. This is a cocktail reception; no minors allowed.
Sponsorship opportunities are available. Get details about the various levels available to select businesses and law firms in this PDF: Sponsor-Meet-Your-Judges-Mixer-2015
Contact: Donna at (702) 387-6011

Bar Luncheons

The Clark County Bar Association hosts luncheons to bring news and featured speakers from the community to the membership and public at large.
  • January 2015 – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon & Executive Board Swearing In Ceremony
  • March 2015 – 40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
  • May 21, 2015 –Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt as featured speaker
  • July 23, 2015 – Political Journalist Jon Ralston as featured speaker
  • October 2015 – [Details TBA]
  • December 2015 – President’s Luncheon & Annual Meeting/Board Election [Date and location TBA]

*Dates and information are subject to change without notice.
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.

Sponsorships are available. Download the bar luncheon sponsorship information (PDF). Contact Donna at CCBA for more information. Phone: (702) 387-6011.


Attorney Memorial Service

Next Event: Friday, September 18, 2015
Location: Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse (Courtroom 6B), 333 Las Vegas, Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada
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 Clark County Bar Association, State Bar of Nevada, Eighth Judicial District Court, U.S. District Court and the Federal Bar Association – Las Vegas Chapter.
Get details on the next memorial service at www.clarkcountylawfoundation.org or by calling (702) 333-8877.

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Next Event: Winter/Spring 2016
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.