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Volunteers Honored and Leaders Welcomed at Annual Awards Luncheon

On Thursday, January 15, 2015, the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) held its annual volunteer appreciation awards event at Mundo restaurant in Las Vegas. During the “Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon,” the CCBA’s executive board was sworn-in, a presentation about a local legal service agency was made, and awards were presented to local attorneys and businesses for their... Read more

Large Group of Attorneys Joins Fennemore Craig

On December 22, 2014, Fennemore Craig announced that a large group of attorneys has joined their national law firm. Attorneys joining Fennemore Craig in Las Vegas, NV: Samuel S. Lionel, Director Richard H. Bryan, Director Jeffrey P. Zucker, Director Lynn S. Fulstone, Director Kevin J. Hejmanowski, Director Christopher Mathews, Director Christopher Walther, Director Ketan Bhirud,... Read more

CCBA’s Continuing Legal Education Seminar Addresses “How to Bring a Case to Trial”

On Thursday, September 25, 2014, the Clark County Bar Association hosted the CLE seminar, “How to Bring a Case to Trial.” We are grateful for the time and energies demonstrated by speaker Phil Aurbach, Esq. from the law firm of Marquis Aurbach Coffing who presented a relevant display and practical pointers designed to educate the... Read more

Spring Seminars Offer Continuing Legal Education for Bar Members

Thanks to all of the people who attended our CLE seminars this spring. On May 16, we hosted the seminar, “Gun Law for Lawyers.” Special thanks to Stephen F. Smith, Esq. and Michael G. Giles, Esq. who held a fascinating discussion aimed to educate the bar  members. Special thanks to Mr. Smith for his time... Read more

Christopher Mathews Completes FBI Citizens Academy Program

On April 29, 2014, member Christopher Mathews graduated from the 2014 FBI Las Vegas Citizens Academy. He was awarded a certificate signed by FBI Director Jamey B. Comey commemorating his successful completion of this eight-week program and for demonstrating a commitment to the FBI mission. Mr. Mathew’s interest in law enforcement dates from his earlier... Read more

Beverly Salhanick Elected Chair of the Board of Directors for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 1468

This spring, member Beverly Salhanick was elected and installed as chair of the board of directors for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge 1468 serving Las Vegas, Nevada. An 18-year member of lodge, Beverly is also co-chair of the Whiskerino Committee of Helldorado, a community event since 1934 that celebrates Las Vegas heritage... Read more

Kathleen Paustian Volunteers for ADR Presentation at Downtown Cultural Series Performance

On Friday, April 21, 2014,  member Kathleen Paustian, Esq. addressed the audience gathered for the Chautauqua performance presented as part of the Downtown Cultural Series. The topic of her presentation was alternative dispute resolution. Also, it was great to see U.S. District Magistrate Court Judge (and CCBA Past President!) Cam Ferenbach provide introductions for Kathleen and... Read more