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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THE FAMILY LAW CONFERENCE

 

Bishop: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

 

 

 


 

February 28 - March 1, 2019

Tri-County Fairgrounds

1234 Sierra Street

Bishop, California 93514

 


Sponsored by:

 

BNY Mellon

 

 

 


 

Getting to Bishop

 

From Las Vegas:  Option 1            Option 2            Option 3

 

Option 1 or 2 from Vegas is the RECOMMENDED route. Option 3 includes about an hour of narrow roads, twists, turns, ups and downs. This route is not recommended, especially when traveling at night.

 

From Reno:  Option 1          Option 2

 


 

Lodging

 

There are many hotels and motels in Bishop, including some chains. Make reservations soon.

 

The Tri-County Fairgrounds offers full RV hookups. To reserve space, call 760-920-1513.

 


 

Early Bird rates valid through October 30, 2018

Regular rates valid 10/31/18 – 1/28/19

Late rates valid 1/29/19 – 3/1/19

 

Attorneys, Judges, Legal Assistants and others in the legal field may not register as guests. Registration includes breakfast, lunch, snack breaks and Thursday banquet. Except for guests, all registrations include CLE.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation requests received in writing at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the conference may select to receive the recorded content in recognition of tuition paid or receive a refund less a $25 administrative fee.  Conference no-shows and cancellations received within 3 weeks of the conference will receive the audio recording in recognition of tuition paid. Cancellations (in writing) for guest registrations received 2 weeks prior to the start of the conference will receive a full refund. Guest cancellations received within 2 weeks of the conference will not receive a refund.

 

Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
February 28, 2019
Attorney Track

 

Tentative agenda

 

Wednesday, February 27

 

2:00 - 4:30 pm  Check-in & Registration @ Charles Brown

8:00 - 11:00 pm  Bowling @ Back Alley Bowling  sponsored by BNY Mellon

 

 

Thursday, February 28

CLE credits: 7 General CLE credits. 8.5 General CLE credits with Family Law Basics

 

7:30 am - 5:00 pm  Check-in & Registration

 

7:30 - 8:30 am  Breakfast

 

8:00 - 9:30 am  Family Law Basics (Part 1)

                       separate purchase required

 

9:30 - 11:00 am  Trial: Winning What You Really Want

                       Speakers: Larry Rice, Esq., Rice, Amundsen & Caperton, Memphis, TN

 

11:00 - 12:00 pm  Disabled Children and Divorce: What Every Family Law Attorney Should Know

                         Speaker: Richard Chatwin, Esq., Gerrard Cox Larsen, Henderson, NV

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm  Lunch

 

1:00 - 1:30 pm  Family Law Section Meeting

 

1:30 – 3:00 pm  Danger Zone: Unique Issues in Military Divorce

                        Speakers: Patricia Shewmaker, Esq. and Steven Shewmaker, Esq., Shewmaker & Shewmaker, Atlanta, GA

 

3:00 - 4:00 pm  A View from the Bench

                       Moderator: Josef Karacsonyi, Dickerson Law Group, Las Vegas, NV

                       Speakers: Nevada Supreme Court, Nevada Court of Appeals and District Courts

 

4:00 - 4:15 pm  Break

 

4:15 - 5:45 pm  Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness

                         Speaker: Jeena Cho, Esq., Lawyer, Author, Mindfulness Instructor, San Francisco, CA

 

7:30 – 11:00 pm  Banquet

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 1

CLE credits: 4.5 General CLE credits (6 with Family Law Basics) and 1.5 substance abuse/addiction/mental health credits

 

7:30 am - 3:00 pm  Check-in & Registration

 

7:30 - 8:30 am  Breakfast

 

8:00 - 9:30 am  Family Law Basics (Part 2)

                       separate purchased required

 

9:30 - 10:30 am  Caselaw and Legislative Update

                       Speakers: Kimberly Surratt, Esq., Surratt Law Practice, Reno, NV, Nevada Supreme Court and Nevada Court of Appeals

 

10:30 - 12:00 pm  Child Custody Evaluations

                      Speaker: Jonathan Gould, Ph.D ABPP, Charlotte Psychotherapy & Consultation Group, Charlotte, NC

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm   Lunch

 

1:00 - 2:30 pm  Financial Issues

                       Speaker: Brandon R Blevans, Esq., Blevans & Blevans, Napa, CA

 

2:30 - 2:45 pm  Break

 

2:45 - 4:15 pm  New Child Support Guidelines

                       Speakers: Hon. Chuck Hoskin, EJDC, Family Division, Las Vegas, NV

                                        Kimberly Surratt, Esq., Surratt Law Practice, Reno, NV

 

5:00 - 8:00 pm  Social @ Rusty's Bar  -  Sponsored by QDRO Masters

                         Food and DJ!

 

 

 

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Family Law Section Member
SBN Price:$405.00
Lawyer (more than 5 yrs)
SBN Price:$425.00
Judge
SBN Price:$345.00
New Lawyer (5 yrs or less)
SBN Price:$345.00
Non-Attorney Professional
SBN Price:$345.00
Pro Bono Organization
SBN Price:$200.00
Hearing Master
SBN Price:$150.00
Law Clerk
SBN Price:$0.00
Supreme Court Justice/Appellate Court Judge
SBN Price:$0.00
Paralegal Track

 

Tentative agenda

 

 

Wednesday, February 27

 

2:00 - 4:30 pm  Check-in & Registration @ Charles Brown

8:00 - 11:00 pm  Bowling @ Back Alley Bowling   sponsored by BNY Mellon

 

 

 

Thursday, February 28

 

7:30 am - 5:00 pm  Check-in & Registration

 

7:30 - 8:30 am  Breakfast

 

8:00 - 9:30 am  Family Law Basics (Part 1)

                         separate purchase required

 

9:30 - 11:00 am  Trial: Winning What You Really Want

                           Speaker: Larry Rice, Esq., Rice, Amundsen & Caperton, Memphis, TN

                           Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

11:00 - 12:00 pm  Disabled Children and Divorce: What Every Family Law Attorney Should Know

                             Speaker: Richard Chatwin, Esq., Gerrard Cox Larsen, Henderson, NV

                             Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm  Lunch

 

1:00 - 1:30 pm  Family Law Section Meeting 

 

1:30 - 1:45 pm  Presentation from Our Family Wizard

                          Location: Tallman Building

 

1:45 - 2:45 pm  Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Committee Revisions

                         Speaker: TBD

                         Location: Tallman Building

 

2:45 - 3:00 pm  Break

 

3:00 - 4:00 pm  A View From the Bench  

                         Moderator: Josef Karacsonyi, Dickerson Law Group, Las Vegas, NV

                         Speakers: Nevada Supreme Court, Nevada Court of Appeals and District Courts

                         Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

4:00 - 4:15 pm  Break

 

4:15 - 5:45 pm  Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness

                         Speaker: Jeena Cho/Lawyer, Author, Mindfulness Instructor, San Francisco, CA

                         Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

7:30 – 11:00 pm  Banquet

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 1

 

7:30 am - 3:00 pm  Check-in & Registration

 

7:30 - 8:30 am  Breakfast

 

8:00 - 9:30 am  Family Law Basics (Part 2)

                         separate purchase required

 

9:30 - 10:30 am  Caselaw and Legislative Update

                           Speakers: Kimberly Surratt, Esq., Surratt Law Practice, Reno, NV, Nevada Supreme Court and Nevada Court of Appeals

                           Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

10:30 - 12:00 pm  Law Clerk Panel

                             Speakers: Nevada District Court Law Clerks

                             Location: Tallman Building

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm  Lunch

 

1:30 - 2:30 pm  Tips for Addressing Objections to Discovery Requests

                         Speakers: James J. Barnes, Esq., Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant, & Oster, LLP, Reno, NV

                         Location: Tallman Building

 

2:30 - 2:45 pm  Break

 

2:45 - 4:15 pm  New Child Support Guidelines

                         Speakers: Hon. Chuck Hoskin, EJDC, Family Division, Las Vegas, NV

                                          Kimberly Surratt, Esq., Surratt Law Practice, Reno, NV

                         Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

5:00 - 8:00 pm  Social @ Rusty's Bar  -  Sponsored by QDRO Masters

                          Food and DJ!

 

 

ProductAddPrice
Paralegal/Assistant
SBN Price:$245.00
Family Law Basics

 

Law clerks attend Family Law Basics free. Register by February 7, 2019 and enter code CLERK2019.

 

 

ProductAddPrice
Family Law Basics
SBN Price:$99.00
Guest Banquet Only

 

 

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Guest Banquet Only
SBN Price:$100.00
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