CLE Programs

Featuring live, recorded, and alternative format programs to offer continuing legal education (CLE) to Nevada lawyers.

The CCBA is an Accredited Provider with the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education.

BONUS: We report attendance (to the NV CLE Board) for Nevada lawyers who have registered for and completed the CCBA’s CLE programs. Learn more about CLE Program Attendance Reporting at https://clarkcountybar.org/about/member-benefits/continuing-legal-education-cle-opportunities/.

Now offering CLE bundles!

  • CLE Full Bundle (group of programs offering up to 13 CLE hours) for $600
  • CLE Half Bundle (group of programs offering up to 6 CLE hours) for $300
  • CLE Half Bundle (group of programs offering up to 6 CLE hours) for $150—ONLY for current CCBA members
  • CLE Passport (group of programs offering up to 13 CLE hours) for $200—ONLY for current CCBA members

To order a group of programs, complete the CLE Library Order Form.

Want to order programs one at a time? See below.

Deposition Conduct Rules – Do’s & Don’ts

  • Speakers: Erin Lee Truman and Jay Young, Discovery Commissioners for the Eighth Judicial District Court
  • Produced by Stephen F. Smith, Esq. of the CCBA’s CLE Committee
  • When: Wednesday, August 31, 2022, 12 to 1:15 pm
  • Where: Online via Zoom
  • Offers: 1.0 General CLE Credit for Nevada lawyers
  • Price for Live webcast (via Zoom): FREE for CCBA Members (2022) only
  • Price for recorded materials rental: $25/CCBA Member or $50/non-member
  • Notes: Recorded materials are provided via hyperlink in email. Please allow for up to 2 weeks (after date of original presentation) for delivery via email.
  • RSVP to CCBA by 8/30/2022. Complete the RSVP form at https://clarkcountybar.org/event/deposition-conduct-rules-dos-donts-a-cle-program/

State of Play Cannabis Law 2022

  • Speakers: Shamus Flynn, Daniel Giudici, and A. William “Bill” Maupin of Flynn Giudici, PLLC
  • Speaking Topics:
  • Cannabis Legislative and Regulatory Updates – Short overview of proposed federal legislation involving cannabis legalization and banking; Nevada cannabis legislative and regulatory updates (Consumption lounge licenses, New cannabis DUI law, Nevada CCB Update)
  • Updates on Active NV Cannabis Litigation Cases (Bill Maupin’s Department of Taxation litigation overview)
  • Section 280E (Quick overview of Section 280E, Section 280E’s status with Congress and courts, Salient 2021 cases involving Section 280E)
  • When: Thursday, August 25, 2022, 12 to 1:15 p.m.
  • Where: Online via Zoom
  • Offers: 1.0 General CLE credit for Nevada lawyers
  • Price for Live webcast (via Zoom): FREE for CCBA Members (2022) only
  • Price for recorded materials rental: $25/CCBA Member or $50/non-member
  • Notes: Recorded materials are provided via hyperlink in email. Please allow for up to 2 weeks (after date of original presentation) for delivery via email.
  • RSVP to CCBA by 8/24/2022. Complete the RSVP form at https://clarkcountybar.org/event/state-of-play-cannabis-law-2022-a-cle-program/

Working with Your Experts

  • Speaker: Mark D. Rich, CPA, CFF of Rich, Wightman & Company, Certified Public Accountants
  • When: Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 12:00-1:15 pm
  • Where: Online via Zoom
  • Offers: 1.0 General CLE Credit for Nevada lawyers
  • Price for Live webcast (via Zoom): FREE for CCBA Members (2022) only
  • Price for recorded materials rental: $25/CCBA Member or $50/non-member
  • Notes: Recorded materials are provided via hyperlink in email. Please allow for up to 2 weeks (after date of original presentation) for delivery via email.
  • RSVP to CCBA by 7/19/2022: https://clarkcountybar.org/event/working-with-your-experts-a-cle-program/

Someone Subpoenas Your Client Files – What Do You Do Next?


Preparing Witnesses with Documents: Risks and Rewards


EDCR 5 Update: New Rules Approved


Taking Steps to Improve your Mental Health


Basics of Handling 1983 Claims


Employment Law Class Actions in Nevada


Five Procedures to Keep You Bar Compliant and Client Happy

  • Speaker: Joel Selik, Esq. of Selik Law Offices
  • Topics:
    • Client Communications—The Most Important Issue
    • Preventing The Most Common Malpractice Claims
    • All Things Online
    • Competency; What you need to do
    • Grab Bag of Ethics, Professional Responsibility and Legal Malpractice Issues

Landlord-Tenant Law in Nevada and the COVID-19 Impact

  • Speaker: Jim Berchtold, Esq. of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
  • Topics:
  • COVID-19’s impact on eviction law and procedure
  • The crisis and response
  • Rental assistance programs
  • Eviction diversion efforts
  • Mediation
  • Assembly Bills 486 and 141
  • Overview of current eviction procedures
    • Other common landlord-tenant disputes
    • Security deposits
    • Rent increases
    • Fees and charges
  • Offers: 1.0 hour of CLE (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA Member or $50/non-member

Probate and the Pandemic: Trust & Estate Legislative Update

This presentation will address recent amendments to Titles 12 and 13, including amendments: (1) relating to the facilitation and execution of electronic wills, trusts and remote execution of the same in light of COVID-19; (2) setting aside the estate in “pour-over” estates; and (3) granting the public administrator additional authority to protect estates.


What Every Lawyer Should Know about Estate Planning – a CLE Program


Legislative Update: Looking In & Out

Speakers:

  • Topics:
  • Adoption
  • Immigration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Tips from the Legislators

Special guest panelists:

  • Judge Tierra D. Jones, Eighth Judicial District Court
  • Bryan K. Scott, Las Vegas City Attorney
  • Lora Picini, Senior VP, Inclusion and Talent Management, Everi Holdings
  • Nedda Ghandi, Partner, Ghandi Deeter Blackham
  • Moderator: Annette Bradley, Chair, CCBA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Equity
  • Offers: 1.0 hour of ethics CLE (NV)
  • Price: FREE to members of the State Bar of Nevada, Clark County Bar Association.
  • Order online: https://clarkcountybar.org/event/diversity-in-the-legal-profession-luncheon-cle/

Half!! – The Four-Letter Word in Divorce Court – a CLE Program


Want to order more than one at a time?

It’s easy as 1-2-3

  1. Send an email to Stephanie (StephanieAbbott@clarkcountybar.org) or call our office at 702-387-6011 with the title(s) of the CLE program(s) that you have selected.
  2. Call our office at 702-387-6011 with your credit card information and make payment for the order.
  3. Look for an email from Stephanie (StephanieAbbott@clarkcountybar.org) with the links to the recordings and supplemental materials for your selected CLE programs.

CLE Reporting Notice: To make the reporting deadline this year, complete the programs and submit to email to Donna BEFORE 12/22/2022 this information: 1) Attorney’s name, 2) NV Bar #, and 3) date attorney completed the program.

Call in your orders for CLE programs! Call our office at 702-387-6011 with the title(s) of the CLE program(s) and your credit card information.

NEVADA LAWYERS: Please watch/listen and let us know the date you completed each CLE program(s). Do this all BEFORE December 22, 2022, so we have enough time to report your attendance to the Nevada CLE Board.

Note: Titles listed below are available for order using the PDF order form available in the Audio Visual Library Catalog (PDF) listed above.


Hot Topics in Family Court Discovery

AKA Part 3 of Discovery & ADR CLE With The Commissioners

  • Speaker: Jay Young, ADR/Discovery Commissioner for the Eighth Judicial District Court
  • Topics:
  • Conducting a Meaningful Meet & Confer
  • Rule 2.40 Requirement
  • Moving for Fees and Costs
  • Limits on Discovery Commissioner Authority
  • Boilerplate Objections
  • Rule 26(g)
  • Recorded: 10/12/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: Offers 1.0 CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $20/CCBA member, $40/Non-member

ADR: What do you Need to Know?

AKA Part 2 of Discovery & ADR CLE With The Commissioners

  • Arbitration – Arbitration Program Overview; What cases are exempt from arbitration?; How (and when) to properly seek exemption; Discovery and pre-arbitration procedure; What motions are heard by the District Court/arbitrator?; Arbitration Hearings; Post-arbitration considerations; Applications for fees, costs and interest; Requests for Trial de novo; Judgment on arbitration award; Avoiding Sanctions;  
  • Short Trial – Short Trial Program Overview; Timelines – Role of the Short Trial Judge; Pre-trial Procedure; Discovery; Pre-trial motions; Pre-trial conference; Evidentiary booklets; Jury instructions; Conduct at Short Trial; Jury selection and voir dire; Presentation of case; Jury deliberation; Post-trial motions; Final judgment; Unique issues; Time constraints; No court support personnel; Recording of trial;  
  • Mediation – What is the Court Annexed Mediation Program?; What cases may proceed in the Court Annexed Program?; Can parties select their own mediator?; Procedures during the mediation proceeding; What happens if a case is not resolved through the mediation?; Confidentiality of mediations;
  • What is new on the Horizon for ADR?; Rule changes for Arbitration; Rule changes for Short Trial
  • Recorded: 10/5/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: Offers 1.0 CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $20/CCBA member, $40/Non-member

Hot Topics in Civil Discovery

AKA Part 1 of Discovery & ADR CLE With The Commissioners

  • Speakers: Erin Lee Truman and Jay Young, ADR/Discovery Commissioners for the Eighth Judicial District Court
  • Topics:
  • Conducting a Meaningful Meet & Confer
  • Rule 2.40 Requirement
  • Moving for Fees and Costs
  • Limits on Discovery Commissioner Authority
  • Boilerplate Objections
  • Rule 26(g)
  • Recorded: 9/28/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: Offers 1.0 CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $20/CCBA member, $40/Non-member

Real Estate Finance 101 – Deed of Trust Litigation

  • Speakers:
  • Phil Aurbach, Marquis Aurbach Coffing
  • Eleissa Lavelle, JAMS
  • Melanie Morgan, Akerman LLP
  • Bob Olson, Snell & Wilmer LLP
  • Topics:
  • Deeds of Trust: Overview of how they work
  • Priority issues and enforcement
  • Dealing with Defaulted LoansLoan Workouts
  • Bankruptcies
  • Recent legal developments
  • Litigation affecting foreclosures and new developments under NRS 106.240
  • Quiet title actions and statutes of limitation
  • ADR considerations in resolving real estate disputes
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Corporations & Partnerships: A Lawyer’s Road Map to Business Litigation


The Unauthorized Practice of Law – A Trap for the Unwary

  • Speaker: John Naylor, Esq. of Naylor & Braster
  • Recorded: 7/15/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $45/Non-member

Ethics Unbound and Unmasked

  • Speaker: Dennis L. Kennedy, Esq. of Bailey Kennedy
  • Recorded: 6/18/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 Ethics CLE (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

Ethical Landmines in Today’s World & How to Avoid Them

  • Speaker: Rob Bare, Esq. of The Law Office of Rob Bare, PLLC
  • Recorded: 6/17/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $45/Non-member

What You Need to Know When Starting Your Own Firm

  • Speaker: Jennifer L. Braster, Esq. of Naylor & Braster
  • Recorded: 5/27/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: .5 Ethics and .5 General CLE Credits (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $45/Non-member

What Exactly Is The Unauthorized Practice of Law?

  • Author: John Naylor, Esq. of Naylor & Braster
  • Published: June/July 2021 (Communiqué)
  • Format: PDF file (CCBA-CLE-ARTICLE-9-(ETHICS).pdf)
  • CLE: 1 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25 for CCBA member, $50 for Non-Member
  • Available in the printed magazine and to be available to order online soon!

Bankruptcy Nuts and Bolts

  • Speaker: Marjorie Guymon of Goldsmith & Guymon
  • Recorded: 4/22/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

The Disease of Addiction & Mental Health Awareness

  • Speaker: Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM, Family Practitioner and Senior Medical Consultant, Landmark Recovery, Las Vegas
  • Recorded: 3/18/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 Substance Abuse CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Gazed and Confused: Brief Overview of Administrative Procedures & Clues of DUI SFSTs: HGN, WAT, and OLS

  • Speaker: Lance J. Hendron, Esq. of Hendron Law Group, LLC
  • Recorded: 3/16/2021
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.5 General CLE Credits (NV)
  • Price: $40/CCBA member, $80/Non-member

  • Speaker: Douglas C. Crawford of Douglas Crawford Law
  • Recorded: 10/21/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 Substance Abuse/Addiction/Mental Health (AAMH) CLE credit to Nevada lawyers
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Ethics in Review: From the Desk of Bar Counsel

  • Speaker: State Bar of NV Counsel Dan Hooge
  • Recorded: 9/30/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 Ethics CLE credits (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

Practical Pre-Trial and Trial Tips

  • Speaker: Phillip S. Aurbach of Marquis Aurbach Coffing
  • Recorded: 9/25/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Fraud Detection, Prevention, and Investigation

  • Speakers: Mark Rich, CPA, CFF and Joseph Garrett, CPA, CVA, CFE of Rich, Wightman & Company, CPAs, LLC
  • Recorded: 9/22/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Streamlined Bankruptcy Option for Small Business

  • Speakers: Candace Carlyon, Esq. and Dawn Cica, Esq. of Carlyon Cica Chtd.
  • Recorded: 8/13/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Federal Faux Pas: The “Do’s and “Don’ts” of Federal Practice

  • Speakers: U.S. Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler, David Chavez, Judicial Term Clerk, and Emily Gesmundo, Judicial Career Clerk
  • Recorded: 8/3/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Preparing a Better Deposition: Don’t Let a Deposition Sink Your Case

  • Speakers: Mike Carman, Esq. and Corinne Price, Esq. of Fine Carman Price
  • Recorded: 7/28/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.5 General CLE Credits (NV)
  • Price: $40/CCBA member, $80/Non-member

Nevada Prohibits Pre-Employment Discrimination for Marijuana Use

  • Author: Bridget Kelly, Esq. of Nutile Law
  • Date: Apr. 2020 (Communiqué)
  • Format: PDF (article and test)
  • CLE: 1 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Ethics? Ethics? I Got Your Ethics Right Here.

  • Speaker: Dennis Kennedy, Bailey Kennedy LLP
  • Recorded: 4/15/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

  • Speaker: Jean R. Sternlight, Saltman Professor, UNLV Boyd School of Law
  • Recorded: 1/28/2020
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 General CLE Credits (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

Things You Have Wanted to Ask the Probate Commissioner

  • Speaker: Probate Commissioner Wesley Yamashita, 8th Judicial District Court
  • Recorded: 12/10/2019
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

The Disease of Addiction – A Professional, Community, and Family Affair

  • Speakers: Kristine Kuzemka – Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program & LCL, Lance Wilson – District Court Executive – Retired
  • Recorded: 11/19/2019
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 Substance Abuse/Addiction/Mental Health (AAMH) CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Frightening Financial Transactions and How to Avoid Them

  • Speaker: State Bar of NV Counsel Dan Hooge
  • Recorded: 10/29/2019
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

  • Speaker: John Naylor of Naylor & Braster
  • Recorded: 10/2/2019
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 1.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Proportionality Primer: Federal Guidance for Understanding the 2019 Amendment to Nev. R. Civ. P. 26(b)(1)

  • Author:  Andrew Sharples, Esq. of Naylor & Braster
  • Date: Oct. 2019 (Communiqué)
  • Format: PDF (article and test)
  • CLE: 1.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $25/CCBA member, $50/Non-member

Legislative Update from Attorneys Serving in the Nevada Legislature

  • Speakers: Lesley Cohen, Esq., Assemblywoman (District 29, Clark Cty.), Shea Backus, Esq., Assemblywoman (District 37, Clark Cty.), Edgar Flores, Esq., Assemblyman (District 28, Clark Cty.)
  • Recorded: 9/25/2019
  • CLE: 2.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

Highlights of the 2019 Legislative Session’s Changes to Probate and Trust Law

  • Speakers: Jeffrey Luszeck and Alan Freer of Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, Ltd.
  • Recorded: 9/19/2019
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 General CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member


New Lawyers: Things They Didn’t Tell You in Law School

  • Speaker: Dennis Kennedy, Bailey Kennedy LLP
  • Recorded: 5/13/2019
  • Format: Audio/Video
  • CLE: 2.0 Ethics CLE Credit (NV)
  • Price: $50/CCBA member, $100/Non-member

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