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Don't Miss the ABA Joint Spring Meeting
UNLV Saltman Center Summer Institute
Las Vegas Latino Bar CLE Luncheon
NALS Legal Survivor Course
CLE: The Nuts and Bolts of Exempt Organizations
Supreme Court Provides Snapshot of Nevada Courts
Featured CLE
Renewable Energy, Public Utility Practice and
   Attorney Ethics


Join the Energy, Utilities and Communication Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada for its fourth annual extended program. Hear from representatives of the regulators, the regulated and other key industry representatives.


Speakers will discuss recent developments in the utility arena will and debate regulatory issues. An hour of ethics credit focusing on general attorney ethics will also be included.


Breakfast will be provided. 


 Las Vegas and Carson City PUC Offices     
Friday, April 25    
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
6 CLE credits
(Including 1 ethics)

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Thursday, April 10, 2014  

Don't Miss the ABA Joint Spring Meeting


The joint ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, Group Legal Services Association and ABA Standing Committee on Group & Prepaid Legal Services Association spring meeting will take place May 1-3 at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. For more information on the event, download the flier.


State Bar of Nevada members will receive a discount, and Solo and Small Practice Section members will receive an additional discount. Be sure to enter Nevada as your state and the code NVB.


If you're not yet a member of the section, sign up now by visiting the state bar's website.

UNLV Saltman Center Summer Institute


The Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution at the William S. Boyd School of Law will host a Summer Institute, giving law and graduate students, attorneys and other professionals an opportunity to take intensive short courses on dispute resolution. Courses provide one to two law school credits or 12 to 24 hours of Nevada CLE credit.


This year's offerings, provided by experts in their fields, focus on public policy and environmental dispute resolution, securities dispute resolution, conflict resolution in the criminal context and mediation advocacy.  


The application deadline is Monday, April 21. To learn more, visit UNLV's website.  

Las Vegas Latino Bar CLE Luncheon


Embracing the State Bar of Nevada's and the Access to Justice Commission's One Promise Nevada Campaign, the Latino Bar Association is presenting a luncheon with special guest speakers Justices Douglas and Hardesty. The justices will speak about the One Campaign and the Intermediate Court of Appeals. 


The luncheon will take place on Wednesday, April 23, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Duffers Bar & Grill at Desert Pine Golf Club in Las Vegas. The event is pending approval for 1.5 general CLE credits. The attendance fee is $20 for LBA members and $25 for non-members. 


Download the flier for more information and to register.

NALS Legal Survivor Course


NALS will present its Legal Survivor Course on May 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Las Vegas Campus of CSN, 6375 West Charleston Boulevard, Building B, Room 105.


The focus of the seminar will be networking, acquiring knowledge, targeting goals and teamwork. Tuition is only $80 for those who register before April 19; after that the tuition is $90. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Download the event flier for more information.


NALS is an association for legal professionals, which started in 1949. The Las Vegas chapter was formed in 1956. NALS provides certification for paralegals and legal secretaries, as well as continuing legal education, networking opportunities and outreach assistance to others in the legal field.

CLE: The Nuts and Bolts of Exempt Organizations


Nevada Legal Services (NLS) is sponsoring a 3.5 general CLE credit seminar for individuals interested in learning the nuts and bolts of exempt organizations from a tax and legal perspective. The seminar will take place Thursday, May 15, from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the William S. Boyd School of Law Moot Courtroom at 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas.


The seminar is free to accountants and attorneys willing to either take on a pro bono case or provide several hours of counseling at an NLS legal clinic. Tuition for non-volunteer attorneys is $75. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 


The registration deadline is Monday, May 12For more information please contact Carmela Reed at

Supreme Court Provides Snapshot of Nevada Courts


Snapshots of statistical information and facts for each Nevada court are now available on the  Supreme Court of Nevada's Administrative Office of the Courts website. The information details statistics for district, justice and municipal courts in each of Nevada's 10 judicial districts.


The information was compiled from the 2013 Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary, and it condenses all of the reports, tables and information into a one-page document for each judicial district. The one-page fact-sheets contain charts, statistics and a brief analysis about each court in the state.


These new pages are designed to present citizens, local leaders and state representatives with summary information on the work of Nevada's courts in specific areas. Clicking on an interactive map of the state will provide information for each judicial district.


The information will be updated each year as the most current statistical information is compiled and published in the Annual Report of the Nevada Judiciary.

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