CCBA Community Service Activities

CCBA’s Community Service Activities

CCBA’s members are invited to provide outreach services to the community at large in southern Nevada.  See below for CCBA’s upcoming community service activities:

  • Downtown Cultural Series – An opportunity for the public and the bar members to spend an hour listening to a musical performance. It is also an opportunity for bar members to provide a public address of a general legal-related topic BEFORE the regularly scheduled musical performance. Only one attorney member may volunteer per performance. Volunteers are assigned through the CCBA.

    • When: Third Friday of each month (from November 2018 through April 2019):
      • November 16, 2018 √
      • December 21, 2018 √
      • January 18, 2019 √
      • February 15, 2019
      • March 15, 2019
      • April 19, 2019
      • Speaker scheduled already √
    • Time: Time: 11:50 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Event begins with attorney speaker at podium to present a short public service announcement to educate the public on a general legal topic and followed by longer performance by a musician(s)/artist(s). 
    • Where: Jury Assembly Room, Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas
    • About: The Downtown Cultural Series is produced by the City of Las Vegas held at the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse. The City of Las Vegas arranges for the entertainment and food. The Clark County Bar Association arranges for the speaker to address the audience before the performance begins.
  • Blanket The Homeless – An opportunity for bar members to provide local homeless people with rescue blankets. 
    • Distribution of blankets: Fall 2019
    • Who: CCBA Community Service Committee
    • Where: [TBA]
    • Donations: Donations made after September may be used towards the purchase of blankets the following year. Submit donations (cash, check, credit card) tagged with “Blanket the Homeless ” to either organization:
      • Clark County Bar Association (CCBA), a 501(c)(6) non-profit org., 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101. Phone: (702) 387-6011.
      • Clark County Law Foundation (CCLF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit org., 725 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. Phone: (702) 333-8277. All donations to CCLF may be tax-deductible. CCLF’s Federal Tax ID is #88-0320324.
        Note: Please do NOT donate blankets. We will be purchasing new rescue blankets.
    • Sign up: Contact Steph at CCBA, 702-387-6011.
  • CCBA Volunteer Day at Three Square – An opportunity for CCBA members to help food-insecure persons served by Three Square’s food bank and food rescue programs.

    • When: [Date and time TBA], 2019
    • Where: Three Square Food Bank, 4190 N. Pecos Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89115
    • Activity: Volunteers will pack grocery for individuals who receive meal assistance and mobile pantries.
    • Want to volunteer with Team CCBA? Let us know. Provide your contact info and the number of people you plan to bring with you to Steph at CCBA.
    • Contact: Steph at CCBA, (702) 387-6011
  • Law Day – An opportunity for CCBA members to provide law-related education to local students

    • When: Activities may occur on and about May 1, 2019
    • Where: Various schools in Clark County
    • What: Volunteers are asked to participate in activities related to Law Day with projects focused on law-related education at local schools. Specifically, bar members are invited to speak to the theme of this year’s topic: “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society.” Learn more about the topic at https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_education/initiatives_awards/law-day.html.
    • Sign up: Contact Kathleen Dickinson, Law-Related Education State Coordinator, at 702-317-1408 or kathleend@nvbar.org. Learn more about supporting law-related education in Nevada from the State Bar of Nevada’s website at https://www.nvbar.org/for-lawyers/law-related-education-3/.