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Last Chance for Regular Rates for the 2013 Annual Meeting
July Nevada Lawyer Available Online
Board of Bar Examiners Committee Position Closed
AOC Appoints New Assistant Court Administrator
CLE on Child Custody
Las Vegas Latino Bar Association Mixer
Featured CLE Seminar
Professional Negligence Cases After Egan v. Chambers  

This program, led by Richard Dreitzer, will cover the past, present and future of professional negligence litigation in Nevada, dealing with some historical perspective on the requirements of NRS Chapter 41A and the changes to this landscape wrought by the Nevada Supreme Court's recent decision in Egan v. Chambers, 129 Adv. Op. 25 (2013). The program will also address practice pointers and speculation on possible statutory changes still to come.

Las Vegas City Hall
Las Vegas 
Tuesday, Oct. 8      
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
2 CLE Hours   

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Thursday, July 11, 2013 

Last Chance for Regular Rates for the 2013 Annual Meeting!


Today, Thursday, July 11 is the last day to register for the State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting at the regular rate. Starting tomorrow, registration fees will go up.


This year's meeting takes place July 25-27, at Harvey's Hotel & Casino in Lake Tahoe. Check out the meeting schedule, make online room reservations and get more Annual Meeting information on our website. Register today and save!

July NVL Cover

July Nevada Lawyer Available Online


This month's issue of Nevada Lawyer focuses on employment law in the Silver State and can be found both in your mailbox and online.


Feature articles cover such topics as: job interview and application tips; the interplay between ADA and FMLA; OSHA whistleblower protection; and what Banner Health means for employers. Additionally, readers will find all of the usual features plus an opportunity to earn one CLE credit for just $40.


Stuck at your computer? All of the July feature articles are available online, along with plenty of Nevada Lawyer back issues, where you can find even more ways to earn a few CLE credits without leaving your desk.

Board of Bar Examiners Committee Position Closed


The Board of Bar Examiners is no longer accepting applications for the committee position announced last week. Thanks to all who applied.

AOC Appoints New Assistant Court Administrator


The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has promoted long-time employee John McCormick to Assistance Court Administrator.


McCormick has served as the legislative liaison and rural courts coordinator at the AOC since 2006. In his new position, he will coordinate inter-branch relations and supervise the Judicial Programs and Services division. He will also oversee maintenance and facilities projects at the Supreme Court facilities in Carson City and Las Vegas, and coordinate special events.

Free Family Law CLE on Child Custody


Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (LACSN) will present a free three-hour CLE entitled "Child Custody - A Primer." The seminar will take place tomorrow, on Friday, July 12, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Zenoff Hall Training Center, 601 N. Pecos Rd, Las Vegas. 


Family Law Specialist Marshal Willick will discuss the Nevada statutes and case law governing child custody, including: how custody determinations affect child support; what is required for modification of custody; and the roles and responsibilities of custodial and non-custodial parents.  


This seminar is free to attorneys who accept a new pro bono case. For all others, tuition is $30. Those accepting a case in lieu of payment should contact Sara Feest at


For more information on the seminar, a downloadable flyer is available online.

Las Vegas Latino Bar Association Mixer


The Latino Bar Association of Las Vegas invites members and potential members to an extended happy hour and mixer on Thursday, July 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The mixer will take place at The Lady Silvia at 900 S. Las Vegas Blvd., in Las Vegas.


No RSVP is required, however if there is enough interest, organizers will order pizza from Pop Up Pizza. Those wishing to add pizza should let organizers know by e-mailing them at

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