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SBN Employment Opportunities
CLE: Courtroom Professionalism
Civil Practice Manual Editors Sought
SBN Career Center
Featured CLE
The Ethics of Medical Marijuana    


Bar Counsel David Clark and Alan Freer, a member of the Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, will talk about the legal implications of Nevada's adoption of medical marijuana laws, as well as how attorneys can ethically represent medical marijuana businesses and their owners.

        Monday, June 30          
  12 p.m. - 1 p.m. 
 1 Ethics Credit

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Thursday, June 5, 2014  

Employment Opportunities with the State Bar


The State Bar of Nevada is looking for talented professionals, including attorneys, paralegals and non-attorneys. There are a variety of job opportunities available within the organization. For more information or to apply, visit the state bar's Employment Opportunities webpage.

Practical Tips for Courtroom Professionalism, Decorum and Procedures


Find out from the judges themselves how a young lawyer can build a reputation for professionalism and civility while dealing with counsel, clients, judges and opposing parties during this lunchtime seminar presented by the State Bar of Nevada's Young Lawyers Section.


The program will take place on Friday, June 13 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., at the Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas. Lunch will be provided. Discussion topics will include courtroom procedure, issues that arise in different types of courts, what judges expect of the attorneys appearing in their courtrooms, and how to balance a lawyer's zealous representation of a client's interest with a duty to act professionally.


For more information or to register, visit the state bar's website.

Request for Proposal: Nevada Civil Practice Manual Editors


The State Bar of Nevada is seeking Nevada member attorneys to serve on a team of lead editors for the Nevada Civil Practice Manual reference publication. The Nevada Civil Practice Manual is a book produced and licensed by the State Bar of Nevada for publication by LexisNexis.


Each year, editors will evaluate and process minor updates proposed to the Nevada Civil Practice Manual's current edition (presently the fifth), and will assist in the planning, implementation and execution of revisions to the manual in order to create a sixth edition.


For a complete description of the project and instructions on submitting proposals, please download the Request for Proposal. Direct any questions to Publications Manager Jennifer Smith at  

SBN Career Center: Find a Job or Qualified Employee


The State Bar of Nevada has launched a new and improved Career Center, making it easier than ever to find a job or qualified employee.


The SBN Career Center features postings for various legal jobs, from office manager and legal secretary to experienced attorney. The Career Center's job board is custom-tailored for the legal industry and attracts the most qualified professionals in Nevada. Visit the SBN Career Center now on the state bar's website and set up an account today.

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