Clark County Bar Luncheon to Feature U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler

The January Clark County Bar Luncheon is sponsored by




On Thursday, January 23, 2020, the Clark County Bar Luncheon will be held at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse inside the Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in downtown Las Vegas.

This special event will be hosted by incoming CCBA President Mariteresa Rivera-Rogers and will feature the swearing-in ceremony for the 2020 CCBA Executive Board of Directors.

Mariteresa Rivera-Rogers

During this special event, luncheon attendees will hear from special guest speaker, U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler. According to her bio on the court’s website:

U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler

Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler joined the Court in 2019 following 16 years as a trial attorney at the Federal Public Defender Office. Prior to that, she served as a judicial law-clerk to Chief J. Kathy Hardcastle in the Eighth Judicial District Court. Judge Weksler has a wide array of litigation experience in federal court representing indigent clients charged with various federal crimes. In addition to her substantial experience with evidentiary hearings she has tried numerous bench and jury trials. She has also represented her clients in the Ninth Circuit. She taught seminars on several topics across the country, including evidentiary and procedural issues, and was the Trial Training Director for the Federal Public Defender’s Office from 2012-2019.

Additionally, during this special event, Magistrate Judge Weksler will perform the oath of office for the swearing-in ceremony for the 2020 CCBA Executive Board of Directors.

Bar luncheons provide an opportunity for CCBA members and non-members to take a break, catch up with colleagues, learn from a guest speaker, and enjoy a lunch. Bar luncheons are open for 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.

For more information about the Clark County Bar Luncheon on January 23, 2020, see event registration forms available at or call the CCBA office at 702-387-6011.