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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:

 

 

 

 


 

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 – 2/1/19

Late rates valid 2/2/19 – 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

 

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 Wealth Management

 

 

Thursday, February 28

CLE credits: 7 General CLE credits. 8 General CLE credits if attending 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

 

9:00 - 9:30 am  It's a Matter of Trust: Common Trust Issues that Arise in Divorce

                       Speaker: Boryana Zamanoff, Family Wealth Strategist

 

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

                       Speaker: 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 Karacsonyi Law Group, Las Vegas, NV

                       Speakers: District Court

 

4:00 - 4:15 pm  Break

 

4:15 - 5:45 pm  Child Custody Evaluations

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

 

7:30 – 11:00 pm  Banquet

 

 

 

 

Friday, March 1

CLE credits: 4 General CLE credits (5.5 if attending 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  Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness

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

 

12:00 - 1:00 pm   Lunch

 

1:00 - 2:30 pm  Bias: The Enemy of Persuasion

                       Speaker: Peter M. Walzer, Walzer Melcher LLP

 

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

 

 

 

 

Paralegal Track

 

Agenda

 

 

Wednesday, February 27

 

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

8:00 - 11:00 pm  Bowling Social Event @ 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 - 3:00 pm  Law Clerk Panel

                          Speakers: Peggy Liou, Sara Kopjo, Sara Glover and Nicole Widdis                         

                          Location: Tallman Building

 

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

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

                         Speakers: Nevada District Court Judges

                         Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

4:00 - 4:15 pm  Break

 

4:15 - 5:15 pm  Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure Committee Revisions

                         Speaker: Racheal H. Mastel, Kainen Law Group, Las Vegas, NV

                         Location: Tallman Building

 

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 - 11:00 am  Amendments to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure

                             Speakers: Nevada Supreme Court, Racheal H. Mastel, Kainen Law Group, Las Vegas, NV

                             Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

11:00 - 12:30 pm  Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness

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

                             Location: Charles Brown, attorney track

 

12:30 - 1:45 pm  Lunch

 

1:45 - 2:45 pm  How Technology Can Help Prevent Parenting Disputes

                          Speaker: Zoe Armiros, Our Family Wizard

                          Location: Tallman Building

 

2:45 - 3:15 pm  Break

 

3:15 - 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

 

 

 

 

 

Family Law Basics

 

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

 

 

Guest Banquet Only

 

 

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