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Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Seeks Representative Trustee
2013 Champions of Justice Luncheon
Las Vegas CLE: Professional Negligence Cases after Egan v. Chambers
Member Benefit: Fastcase Teams up with Hein Online
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice to Speak at St. Thomas More Gala
Featured CLE Seminar
Coping with Stress in the Profession 

Most attorneys face a fair share of stress in the oftentimes contentious practice of law. Thankfully, members may always seek assistance  through the Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Program.


During this one hour seminar psychiatrist Dr. Peter Mansky will discuss how stressors in the profession can contribute to addiction and mental health problems. 


This informative session fulfills the Substance Abuse, Addiction & Mental Health (AAMH) CLE requirement.

Grant Sawyer State Building, Rm. 4500
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, October 10
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1 AAMH CLE Credit

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Thursday, September 5, 2013 

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Seeks Representative Trustee


The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation is looking for a State Bar of Nevada representative trustee.


Successful candidates for this position will be active in the foundation's programs; will have completed scholarly work, like writing and presenting papers at institutes; and served on committees in the past. The successful applicant will also be involved in legal education surrounding natural resource law and will be able to attend the foundation's Annual Meeting, which takes place in July of each year. The minimum appointment term is three years. 


Interested parties should fill out an application on the state bar's website on or prior to Monday, September 9. Questions may be directed to State Bar of Nevada Administrative Assistant Gale Skala at

2013 Champions of Justice Luncheon 


Nevada Legal Services will present the 2013 Champions of Justice Luncheon, honoring Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, on Wednesday, October 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Country Club.


Single tickets are $75, and groups may purchase a table for $750. Sponsor and advertising opportunities are also available.


For more information or to make reservations, contact Carmela Reed at or (702) 386-0404, extension 140.

Las Vegas CLE: Professional Negligence Cases after Egan v. Chambers


Explore the past, present and future of professional negligence litigation in Nevada through "Throwing Mud at the Wall to See What Sticks: Professional Negligence Cases after Egan v. Chambers." This CLE seminar will give attendees a historical perspective on the requirements of NRS Chapter 41A and changes to this landscape brought on by the Nevada Supreme Court's recent decision, Egan v. Chambers, 129 Adv. Op. 25 (2013). Presenters will also cover practice pointers for attorneys working in this area of the law and speculation on possible statutory cases in the future.


This two-credit seminar takes place on Tuesday, October 8, from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information and to register, visit the state bar's website.

Member Benefit: Fastcase Teams up with Hein Online


Starting in fall 2013, Fastcase will integrate with Hein Online. Hein Online is the largest database of law review articles in the world, with searchable access to more than 1,800 law reviews dating back to their first volumes. Their collection will also include historical session laws, codes and attorney general opinions. Fastcase users will be able to search the collection free of charge, view results and abstracts free of charge, and purchase subscriptions for just one day or for longer periods of time, depending on their needs.


Fastcase is available free of charge to all active members of the State Bar of Nevada. For more information on Fastcase, visit the state bar's website.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice to Speak at St. Thomas More Gala


The Saint Thomas More Society of Nevada and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Las Vegas will present the 2013 Red Mass and its Second Annual St. Thomas More Gala on the evening of Tuesday, October 22, 2013.


Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, will attend the mass and deliver the keynote address at the gala.


For more information about the event, contact Adam Laxalt at (702) 474-2616 or Catherine O'Mara at (702) 784-5223, or visit the Saint Thomas More Society website.

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