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Discounted CLE Programming for Pro Bono Volunteers
25th Annual Family Law Conference
Appointment of Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices
Liberty Bell Award Nominations
Featured CLE
Current Issues in Domestic and International Wildlife and Hunting Law    

 

This annual CLE, presented by Safari Club International (SCI) and offered during the Club's International Hunter's Convention, returns to Las Vegas.

 

The program includes presentations on the following:

  • Recent legal developments in Alaska,
  • FAQs about trophy ownership and transfer,
  • Valuation of lost or damaged trophies,
  • Wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation law,
  • Wildlife trafficking executive order and
  • Ethics for the wildlife law practitioner.

Registration includes admission to the seminar, written materials, a snack and a single, same-day admission to the annual SCI convention.


Mandalay Bay Convention Center,
Las Vegas     
Friday, Feb. 7
1 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
4 CLE credits
(Including 1 Ethics Credit)



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Thursday, January 30, 2014  

Discounted CLE Programming for Pro Bono Volunteers

 

In appreciation of state bar members willing to be "the ONE," the State Bar of Nevada is providing discounted online CLE programming to members who take a pro bono case through, or donate $100 to, a legal service provider in Nevada. 

 

To learn more, contact one of the following legal service providers:

  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada: (702) 386-1070, ext. 1429
  • Nevada Legal Services: (702) 386-0404, ext. 140; or (775) 284-3491, ext. 218
  • Southern Nevada Senior Law Program: (702) 229-6596
  • VARN: (775) 883-8278
  • Washoe Legal Services: (775) 329-2727

Register for the Family Law Section's 25th Annual Family Law Conference

 

The Family Law Section's Annual Family Law Conference takes place Thursday, March 6 through Friday, March 7 at the Bristlecone Convention Center in Ely. Regular registration rates end on February 14, so make your plans and register today.

 

Programming at this year's conference is devoted to the theme of "Understanding the Players: Social Intelligence and Skills for Exceptional Family Law Practitioners." The full conference schedule is now available online. Presentation topics include: social intelligence and the human dimension, psychology and your custody case, the art of cross-examination, Supreme Court update, what drugs do to the brain, and technology advances to save you time and money.

Appointment of Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices

 

The Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices has vacancies for two-year terms beginning January 2014. The Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada will appoint attorney members to fill the vacancies. Interested applicants should complete an online application form. Applications must be received by noon on February 7.

 

The Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices was created to resolve ethical disputes arising in the course of campaigns for judicial office and to provide judges and aspirants to judicial office with advisory opinions regarding ethical matters that may arise in the ordinary course of judicial service or in the elective or appointment process. Each member is appointed for a two-year term with no member appointed to more than four consecutive terms.

CCLF Accepting Liberty Bell Award Nominations


The Clark County Law Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2014 Liberty Bell Award. Submit nominations to Sarah K. Suter, CCLF Liberty Bell Award Committee Chair, at ssuter@ryanlitigators.com, or
Clark County Law Foundation, 725 S 8th St., Las Vegas, NV 89101. The deadline is Thursday, March 6.

 

This award honors individuals who promoted a greater respect for the law and government in the community.Please nominate a southern Nevada candidate you feel meets the following criteria:

  • Promotes a better understanding of our Constitution and the Bill of Rights;
  • Encourages greater respect for the law and the courts;
  • Stimulates a deeper sense of individual responsibility, so citizens recognize their duties as well as their rights;
  • Contributes to the effective functioning of our governmental institutions; and
  • Fosters a better understanding and appreciation of the law.

 

Nominations must include the nominee's first and last name, address, phone number, a brief description of the person or organization, how he or she has contributed to our community and how he or she meets the criteria mentioned above. Include in the description any organizations in which this person is currently involved and what his or her contributions have been.

E-Newsletter submissions:  publications@nvbar.org

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