The Southern Nevada Senior Law Program (“SNSLP”) is seeking volunteers to participate in a “Sign-a-Thon” to assist seniors in executing simple wills and powers of attorney.
Support Sought for Blanket the Homeless Program
The CCBA’s Community Service Committee is seeking support for the “Blanket the Homeless” a community service project of the Clark County Bar Association and the Clark County Law Foundation. This annual activity helps to provide rescue blankets to local homeless people. Members can support our efforts by donating monies and/or volunteering their time and energies.
LVJC Amends Admin Order #21-07 Regarding Face Coverings, Social Distancing
On September 28, 2021, the Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa filed an amended Administrative Order #21-07 regarding “Face Coverings and Social Distancing in Response to COVID-19.” To learn more, read the order available for download below.
Investitures for Four District Court Judges Set for September 30
The investitures for Judge Tara Clark Newberry, department 21; Judge Christy Craig, department 32, Judge Margaret Pickard, department V, and Judge Bita Yeager, department 1 will be live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/clarkcountycourts.
Investitures for Four District Court Judges Set for September 29
The investitures for Judge Veronica Barisich, department 5; Judge Nadia Krall, department 4, Judge Amy M. Mastin, department M, and Judge Jessica K. Peterson, department 8 will be live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/clarkcountycourts.
Volunteers Needed to Judge UNLV Client Counseling Competition
The Clark County Bar Association is recruiting Nevada attorneys and judges to volunteer at the William S. Boyd School of Law’s 23rd Annual Client Counseling Competition scheduled for Friday, October 8, and Saturday, October 9, 2021. Most volunteers will be needed for the preliminary round on Friday, October 8. Volunteers should be Nevada attorneys, judges, or mediators. See below for info about the event and how to sign up to judge the competition.
Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association Hosts Annual Scholarship Gala on October 16, 2021
This special event raises funds for scholarships for law students who are committed to serving minority, low income, and other underserved communities in Clark County, Nevada. The Annual Scholarship Gala is the LVNBA’s signature event, and since 1987 the LVNBA has given tens of thousands of dollars to law students in scholarships.
Civil Bench Bar Meeting Set for October 19, 2021
Members of the bar who practice before the Eighth Judicial District Court in Clark County, Nevada, are invited to attend the Civil Bench Bar Meetings. The next meeting will be held online via Zoom on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, Noon to 1:00 PM.
Bench, Bar Leaders to Discuss Diversity in the Legal Profession at Luncheon on October 21, 2021
On Thursday, October 21, 2021, the CCBA will host “Diversity in the Legal Community” a special luncheon event featuring a panel discussion about diversity, inclusion, and equity in the legal profession with notable members of Nevada’s legal community. This event offers 1.0 hour of continuing legal education (CLE) for Nevada lawyers. This in-person event will be held in the Bel Air Banquet Room, inside the Golden Nugget located in downtown Las Vegas. Members of the State Bar of Nevada and the CCBA are invited to attend at no charge. Seating will be limited. RSVP is required to the Clark County Bar Association by Friday, October 15, 2021. See below for more info and RSVP form.
Rock Rocheleau to Present Family Law CLE Program on October 14, 2021
Rock will present “Half!! – The Four-Letter Word in Divorce Court” to highlight relevant information for Nevada lawyers. The presentation will offer 1.0 CLE credit to CCBA members only. Pricing of the event and CLE is included with the 2021 CCBA membership.