Live CLE Seminars

These events are presented by Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) for the continuing legal education (CLE) of Nevada’s lawyers. CCBA is an Accredited Provider with the NV CLE Board.  Seating will be limited. To attend, RSVP to the CCBA ASAP. See below for event details and registration forms. Submit event registration information and fee to: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101.


Highlights of the 2019 Legislative Session’s Changes to Probate and Trust Law – Sept 19, 2019

Speakers: Jeffrey Luszeck and Alan Freer of Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, Ltd.

Course Description: This presentation will highlight Nevada Assembly Bill 286 and other bills passed during the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session to amend Nevada Revised Statutes Titles 12 and 13. AB 286 makes various changes relating to trusts and estates and continues Nevada’s tradition of enacting trust and estate law that keeps pace with new developments, streamlines the administration process, ensures that a person’s wishes set forth in an estate plan are honored to the greatest extent permitted by law, and affords families additional protections in relation to such laws.

Course Description: This presentation will highlight Nevada Assembly Bill 286 and other bills passed during the 2019 Nevada Legislative Session to amend Nevada Revised Statutes Titles 12 and 13. AB 286 makes various changes relating to trusts and estates and continues Nevada’s tradition of enacting trust and estate law that keeps pace with new developments, streamlines the administration process, ensures that a person’s wishes set forth in an estate plan are honored to the greatest extent permitted by law, and affords families additional protections in relation to such laws.

  • Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
  • Location: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 725 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104
  • Offers: 2 General CLE Credits for Nevada lawyers
  • Fee: $50 per CCBA member, $90 per Non-member, free for CCBA CLE Passport (2019) holder, and free per CCBA Member who takes a new pro bono case from LACSN’s Pro Bono Project (see http://www.lacsnprobono.org/available-cases/).
  • RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, 8/18/2019 – To RSVP, please complete the event registration form online (via Constant Contact) or the event registration form (PDF) 2019-9-19-Probate-Trust-CLE-Event-Reg-FormDownload, and submit payment to Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. Phone CCBA at 702-387-6011.

Legislative Update from Attorneys Serving in the Nevada Legislature – September 25, 2019

Speakers: Nevada Assemblywoman Lesley Elizabeth Cohen, Esq.; Assemblywoman Shea Backus, Esq.; and Assemblyman Edgar Flores, Esq.

Course description: Join us for a review of the 80th Session of the Nevada Legislature. Learn about key legislation and highlights which may affect your practice, including:

  • Immigration a. Laws impacting the practitioner
  • Civil Litigation a. Laws impacting court rules
  • Health Care a. Surprise Billing b. Power of Attorneys
  • Education a. Funding b. MBT tax issue
  • Criminal Justice Reform a. Omnibus Changes b. Elections – Access to the Polls
  • Tips from the Legislator – a. How to find if a law impacts your area of practice. b. Constituent Services c. Getting ideas about bills to legislators &/or interim committees ahead of 2021
  • Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Check-in & Networking begins at 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
  • Offers: 2.0 General CLE Credits for Nevada lawyers
  • Fee: $50 per CCBA member, $90 per Non-member, free for CCBA CLE Passport (2019) holder, and free per CCBA Member who takes a new pro bono case from LACSN’s Pro Bono Project (see http://www.lacsnprobono.org/available-cases/).
  • RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, 9/24/2019 – To RSVP, please complete the event registration form online (via Constant Contact) or the event registration form (PDF) 2019-Legislative-Update-CLE-Reg-Form, and submit payment to Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. Phone CCBA at 702-387-6011.

The Lawyer’s Use of Social Media – A Look at Hot Topics and Trends – October 2, 2019

Speaker: John Naylor of Naylor & Braster Attorneys at Law

Topics:

  • Social media and the lawyer’s duty of competence
  • Does the state bar have to review Your LinkedIn profile?
  • Using social media to investigate the other side
  • Did I just create an attorney/client relationship with the person
  • who looked at my website or LinkedIn page?
  • But I’ve known her for years before she became a judge! – Can you remain social media friends after your friend becomes a judge? Rules for judges and lawyers
  • I need help – Can I turn to an Internet forum to ask other lawyers for advice about one of my cases?
  • Can I brag about my victories on my Facebook page?
  • What do you mean I can’t respond to that negative Yelp review?
  • Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
    • Pizza lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
    • CLE Program: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Location: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas
  • Offers: 1.0 Ethics CLE credit for Nevada lawyers
  • Fee: $35 per member and $50 per non-member
  • RSVP Deadline: Tuesday, 10/1/2019 – To RSVP, please complete the event registration form online (via Constant Contact) or the event registration form (PDF) 2019-10-2-Lawyers-Social-Media-CLE-Event-Reg-FormDownload, and submit payment to Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. Phone CCBA at 702-387-6011.

Clark County Bar Luncheon – October 10, 2019

Sponsored by: Bank of Nevada, Jeffrey Burr, Ltd., and Net Flow Technologies

Featuring a special presentation of “Reciprocity: The Conversation Continues” Offering 1.0 General CLE Credit

Guest Speaker: State Bar of Nevada Bar Past President Rick Pocker of Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

  • When: Thursday, October 10, 2019 – Check-in & networking: 11:30 a.m.-12:00; Luncheon: 12:00-1:30 p.m. – Note extended time format to accommodate special CLE presentation.
  • Where: Morton’s The Steakhouse, 400 E. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas.
  • Who: This event is open to attendance by all members of the Nevada legal community; however, seating will be limited to persons who RSVP and provide payment to the Clark County Bar Association by the published deadline.
  • Entrée options (one per person):
    • 9 oz. Ribeye Steak
    • Broiled Salmon Fillet w/ Beurre Blanc Sauce
    • Chicken Christopher
    • Veggie Option: Pasta Primavera
    • Vegan Option: Pasta w/ Grilled Vegetables
  • Attendance Fee (per person):
    • $45 per CCBA member
    • $55 per non-member
    • Fee covers lunch and includes 1.0 General CLE Credit for Nevada lawyers.
  • RSVP Deadline: Friday, 10/4/2019 with entree choice (selected from options listed above) and payment to Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. Alternative to online registration, people may use the event registration form (PDF), or call CCBA at 702-387-6011 (Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm).

Frightening Financial Transactions and How to Avoid Them – October 29, 2019

  • Speaker: State Bar of Nevada Counsel Dan Hooge
  • Course description: Hear of chilling accounts and learn from foolish fates at this live ghost-story of a presentation on how to avoid frightening financial transactions. Topics for discussion:
    • Client Engagement (a. Area of competence, b. Firm’s financial resources, c. Screening high-risk clients, d. Peer-to-Peer Payments, e. Liens and Lienholders);
    • Client Trust Accounts (a. Unidentified Disbursements, b. Commingling, c. Record Keeping, d. Checks and Balances to prevent embezzlement, e. Peer-to-Peer Payments, f. Liens and Lienholders)
    • Business deals with the client (a. Loans from client, b. Loans to client, c. Below market investments, d. Getting an interest in the litigation)
    • Fees (a. Settlement authority, b. “Nonrefundable” fees, c. Lawyer withdrawal, d. No-risk contingencies)
    • Discharge (a. Quantum Meruit, b. Unearned fees and Unincurred expenses)
    • Advertising
    • Questions?
  • Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Check-in & Networking begins at 12:30 p.m.
  • Location: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
  • Offers: 2.0 Ethics CLE Credits for Nevada lawyers
  • Fee: $50 per CCBA member, $90 per Non-member, free for CCBA CLE Passport (2019) holder, and free per CCBA Member who takes a new pro bono case from LACSN’s Pro Bono Project (see http://www.lacsnprobono.org/available-cases/).
  • To attend, RSVP with attendee’s name and payment to Clark County Bar Association (via Constant Contact) at http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vnreympab&oeidk=a07eghmnet063e853b9, phone to 702-387-6011, or completed registration form. See PDF download: 2019-10-29-Frightening-Financial-Transactions-CLE-Reg-Form

Year-End CLE Screening Fest – December 19, 2019

When: December 19, 2019 – Attend one, two, three, or all four viewing sessions:

  • 1st Viewing Session (9:00 AM – 10:30 AM):
    • Featured CLE seminar: “Meet Your New Bar Counsel” featuring Dan Hooge, Bar Counsel, State Bar of Nevada and originally recorded 3/7/2019. Offers 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits*
  • 2nd Viewing Session (10:45 AM – 12:15 PM):
    • Featured CLE seminar: “Social Media & Professional Responsibility: Attorney Ethical Considerations” featuring John Naylor, Esq. and originally recorded 11/14/2018. Offers 1.5 Ethics CLE Credits*
  • 3rd Viewing Session (12:30 PM- 2:00 PM):
    • Featured CLE seminar: “Hot Topics & Recent Developments in DUI/DWI Including Marijuana” featuring Robert F. Purdy, Esq. and Bruce W. Nelson, Chief Deputy District Attorney and originally recorded 7/19/2018. Offers 1.5 General CLE Credits*
  • 4th Viewing Session (2:15 PM – 3:45 PM):
    • Featured CLE seminar: “How Not to be a Pebble in the Probate Commissioner’s Shoe” featuring Probate Commissioner Wesley Yamashita and originally recorded 11/8/2018. Offers 1.5 General CLE Credits*
  • Where: Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
  • Offers for registered attendees: Bagel/donuts/coffee/juice will be available during the 1st & 2nd viewings, and pizza/soda/cookies will be available during 3rd & 4th viewings—while supplies last!
  • Attendance Fee: $30/CCBA Member per viewing; $50/Non-member per viewing session. Fee includes CLE credits. CCBA to report attendance for Nevada lawyers to the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education.
  • Special discount offer for CCBA members only: SAVE $30 WHEN YOU REGISTER FOR THREE OR MORE SESSIONS!
  • To attend the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and/or 4th viewing session(s), RSVP with attendee’s name and payment to Clark County Bar Association (via Constant Contact) at [link TBA], phone to 702-387-6011, or completed registration form. See PDF download: 2019-Year-End-CLE-Screening Fest-Reg-Form

CLE at Sea – October 13-20, 2019

NEVADA LAWYERS: CCBA’s CLE at Sea (October 13-20, 2019)— Travel the Pacific Northwest Coast on board the Grand Princess where 8 CLE credits will be offered by CCBA COMPLIMENTARY!

Call Andy Finch of Dream Vacations at 855-332-0100 for pricing, cabin selection, and trip insurance. Book your cabin(s), arrange your travel, and meet us on board! Payment date is now Friday, July 12, 2019.

Featuring Nevada lawyers presenting CLE seminars:

  • Marshal Willick – “Preparing to Navigate Unfamiliar Waters: Practical Tips for Family Court Appellate Practice (& Case Law Update)” – 1.5 General CLE Credits
  • Jennifer Abrams – “Business Evaluations in Family Law Practice: When a Forensic Evaluation is necessary” – 1.5 General CLE Credits
  • Rebecca Miller, Jason Stoffel – “Keeping Your Bar License Afloat” – 1.0 Ethics CLE Credits
  • Donna Wilburn, M.S., LMFT, Amanda Roberts – “Alternatives to Child Custody Litigation” – 1.5 hours General CLE Credits
  • Mike Carman, Corinne Price – “Preparing a Better Deposition” – 1.5 General CLE Credits
  • Douglas Crawford – “Lost at Sea: Addiction and recovery for legal professionals” – 1.0 AAMH CLE Credit

Learn more about this special event..

7 Days – 4 Ports of Call:

  • San Francisco – Sunday, October 13, 2019 –Depart at 4 pm
  • At Sea – Monday October 14, 2019 – Four CLE credits will be offered:
    • 1.5 Family Law Trends & Updates (8:30 am-10 am)
    • 1.5 Family Law Trends & Updates (10:15 am-11:45 am)
    • 1 Ethics CLE Seminar (12 pm-1 pm)
  • Astoria, Oregon – Tuesday, October 15, 2019 – Arrive 7 am and Depart 4 pm
  • Seattle, Washington – Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – Arrive 9 am and Depart 10 pm
  • Vancouver, British Columbia – Thursday, October 17, 2019 – Arrive 8 am and Depart 10 pm
  • Victoria, British Columbia – Friday, October 18, 2019 – Arrive 7 am and Depart 2 pm
  • At Sea – Saturday, October 19, 2019 – Four CLE credits will be offered:
    • 1.5 Alternatives to Child Custody Litigation (8:30 am-10 am)
    • 1.5 Discovery/Motions – Civil & Family (10:15 am-11:45 am)
    • 1 AAMH CLE Seminar (12 pm-1 pm)
  • San Francisco – Sunday, October 20, 2019 – Arrive at 7 am

Speakers:

For details concerning the CLE seminars, contact Donna Wiessner of Clark County Bar Association at 702-387-6011.


About CCBA Live CLE Seminars

*NOTES: All reservations to Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) events must be pre-paid. To guarantee seating, all reservations MUST be received at least 72 hours prior to the seminar. To receive a full refund for cancellations, a written request must be made to CCBA 72 hours prior to the seminar. Without prior registration, event walk-ins will be charged an extra $15 over the individual price.


CCBA’s CLE Programming is sponsored by: Bank of Nevada


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