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Keep Up with the State Bar Via Social Media
2013 Annual Meeting Schedule Now Available
Justice League of Nevada Unveils New Website
Update Your Contact Information on the Bar's Website
Free Consumer Law CLE
Las Vegas Latino Bar Association Mixer
Featured CLE Seminars
Nevada's Open Meeting Law & Public Records Statute     

Each legislative session, the Nevada Legislature is invariably asked to take a look at amending Nevada's Open Meeting and Public Records laws. The 2013 session is no different: several bills have been introduced, aimed at making government records and meetings more transparent.


This seminar, presented by Jennifer DiMarzio provides an overview of these bills and how they could affect how Nevada's government agencies run public meetings and respond to public records requests.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

1 CLE Hour     

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Thursday, May 2, 2013 

Keep Up with Your Bar, Your Way!


There are now a variety of ways for members to follow the latest news and information from the State Bar of Nevada. In addition to the bar's weekly E-newsletter and its always-up-to-date website, members can now follow the state bar on Twitter, view the latest bar activities (with photos!) on Facebook and network with fellow attorneys via Linkedin.


No matter how you organize and access your information, it is easy to make keeping up with Nevada's legal community a part of your busy schedule. From Supreme Court announcements, to section meeting invites and local CLE listings, get the information you want, the way you want it.

2013 Annual Meeting Schedule Now Available


Take advantage of beautiful Lake Tahoe and some great CLE programming by attending the 2013 State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting. This year's meeting takes place July 25-27 at Harvey's Hotel & Casino.


Among this year's presenters are Tom Mauet, Professor Erwin Chemerinsky and the Justices of the Nevada Supreme Court. The Trial Academy returns with improved programming. Individual sections of the bar have carefully crafted breakout presentations and attendees will have more education options than ever: up to 16.5 hours of CLE credit are possible. Check out the meeting schedule for more details.


Of course there is more to this annual event than education. Lake Tahoe is a great vacation destination, with plenty to do for the whole family.


Reserve a room and register today! For more Annual Meeting information, visit the state bar's website.

Justice League of Nevada Unveils New Website


The Justice League of Nevada recently changed its name and contact information. On April 25, the organization changed its e-mail address to The mailing address and phone number have not changed.


Formerly the Nevada Law Foundation, Justice League of Nevada changed its name in order to create a sense of urgency toward generating the resources needed to support an equal system of justice for all Nevadans. To learn more about the league and its mission, visit its brand new website today!


Feel free to contact the league with any questions, either via e-mail or by calling (702) 384-1204.

Reminder to Members: Update Your Contact Information on the Bar's Website


State Bar of Nevada members can update contact information, including mailing addresses, e-mail addresses and phone and fax numbers, through the state bar's website.


First, sign in to your member profile. Your member login is capital NV, immediately followed by your bar number. The passcode is the last four digits of your social security number.


Remember, all members must now have an e-mail address on file with the bar!

Free Consumer Law CLE in Las Vegas


Nevada Legal Services and Senior Citizens Law Project, in conjunction with the National Consumer Law Center, are pleased to present a CLE on consumer law basics for attorneys with elderly clients. This instructive seminar will take place on May 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., at the Sahara West Library, at 9600 West Sahara Ave., Las Vegas.


Seminar attendance is free for attorneys agreeing to volunteer with Nevada Legal Services or the Senior Law Program. Tuition for non-volunteers is $50. Attendees can earn 4.5 CLE credits.


For more information, or to register, download the seminar flier. The registration deadline is Monday, May 13.

Las Vegas Latino Bar Association Mixer


The Las Vegas Latino Bar Association (LBA) is hosting a mixer on Thursday, May 16, at 5:30 p.m. The get-together will take place at Park on Freemont, located at 506 E. Freemont Street. No RSVP is required and new members are always welcome.

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