Special Events

BankofNV_LOGO-FINAL-RGB_no-tagFebruary 19, 2016:Downtown Cultural Series
February 24, 2016: Professional Portrait Session
March 18, 2016 Downtown Cultural Series
March 31, 2016 CCBA Law Day Art & Essay Competition 2016 – Deadline for entries
April 14, 2016 Spring Open House 
April 15, 2016 Downtown Cultural Series – Attorney speaker needed
May 21, 2016 CCBA Volunteer Day – Join us at Three Square
June 16, 2016 26th Annual Meet Your Judges Mixer – Sponsorships available


Professional Portrait Session

Photographer

DATE: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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 online 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…


Spring Open House

Spring-Open-House-Apr-14-2016-HEADERDATE: Thursday, April 14, 2016
TIME: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
LOCATION: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101

Nevada attorneys are invited to the CCBA’s Spring Open House.
Complimentary Tacos – Beer – Margaritas! Catch up with colleagues. Mix and mingle.
No RSVP. No cover charge. No minors allowed.
For more information, contact the CCBA at (702) 387-6011.


CCBA Law Day Art & Essay Competition 2016

A doodle created by Steph Abbott in ArtRage on iPad. This image was published on the cover of the October 2011 issue of COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. Sponsored by Allen Kaercher and Shahzad Ali, presented by the CCBA’s Community Service Committee, and featuring CASH PRIZES for the top 3 winners in each category!

This competition is open for entries from students at middle and high schools in Clark County, Nevada. Deadline for entries is 4 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016. Restrictions apply. Please review the full guidelines regarding all submissions listed at https://www.clarkcountybar.org/events/special-events/ccba-law-day-art-essay-competition/. Please direct questions regarding entry or rules to Steph Abbott at the Clark County Bar Association at stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org or 702-387-6011.


CCBA Volunteer Day at Three Square

What: Saturday Sort-a-Thon at Three Square
When: Saturday, May, 21, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Three Square (Warehouse), 4190 N. Pecos Road, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89115
Who: Bar members & their families (ages 10 & up).

Join us on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Three Square to volunteer to help sort and pack donated items for the needy. Activities may include produce and grocery packing for individuals who receive meal assistance and mobile pantries; sorting and packing donated food and non-food items; and office support. Volunteers may be standing, bending, lifting, and walking on concrete in non-climate controlled areas. Dress warm in the winter months and cool in the summer months. Closed-toe shoes are required.

Contact: Steph Abbott at (702) 387-6011 or stephabbott@clarkcountybar.org.


26th Annual Meet Your Judges Mixer

This event is hosted by the Clark County Bar Association with generous support by

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When: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: [TBA]
Who: All members of the Nevada bar and local, state, federal bench

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-Levels-Meet-Your-Judges-2016

Contact: Donna at (702) 387-6011

Downtown Cultural Series

Public Speaking Opportunities Available for CCBA Members (Attorneys & Judges)

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 Carol Fitzgerald Jury Assembly Room at the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse.

Schedule of this Season’s Remaining Performances*:

  • February 19, 2016
  • March 18, 2016
  • 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.


List of Upcoming Events & Luncheons

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

  • Thursday, January 21, 2016 – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon & Executive Board Swearing-In Ceremony
  • Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 – Open
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016 – 26th Annual Meet Your Judges Mixer
  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 – President’s Luncheon
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 – Jon Ralston Luncheon (Tentatively)
  • October/November (Exact Date TBA) – Fall Admission Ceremony & Reception
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon (Moving from January 2017 to December 2016)

Summary of Annual CCBA Events

40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
Next Event: March 24, 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: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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-Levels-Meet-Your-Judges-2016
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.
  • Thursday, January 21, 2016 – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon & Executive Board Swearing In Ceremony
  • Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon
  • Thursday, May 19, 2016 – Open
  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 – President’s Luncheon
  • Thursday, September 22, 2016 – Jon Ralston Luncheon (Tentatively)
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016 – Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon (Moving from January 2017 to December 2016)

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

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.
Note: All dates and information for all the events listed on this page are subject to change without notice.