Estate planning lawyer A. Collins Hunsaker will make a special presentation for the continuing education of Nevada lawyers in a program produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Collins will present “What Every Lawyer Should Know about Estate Planning” to highlight relevant information for Nevada lawyers. The presentation will cover the basics of estate planning. Topics to be discussed are: How to avoid Probate;
Planning with Trusts versus Wills;
Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trusts;
Asset Protection Planning with Trusts and other entities; Understanding taxation as it applies to estate planning. The presentation will offer 1.0 CLE credit and is for CCBA members only. Pricing of this CLE program is included with the 2021 CCBA membership. RSVP to the CCBA by 11/16/2021.
On November 9, 2021, three Nevada lawyers will make a special presentation for the continuing education of Nevada lawyers in a program produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee. The program, “Legislative Update: Looking In & Out,” highlight relevant information related to the following topics: adoption, immigration, civil litigation, health care, education, criminal justice reform, and tips from the Legislator. RSVP to the CCBA by November 8, 2021.
Members of the bar are invited to donate books to benefit Spread the Word Nevada. Now through December 31, 2021, drop-off new or gently-used books with Pre-K to 5th grade reading levels to the CCBA. No encyclopedias, coloring books, or library books. Call the CCBA at 702-387-6011 to confirm drop-off time and for more information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.