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The Rule of Law

 

 

July 12-14, 2018

 

THE DRAKE HOTEL

140 E Walton Place

Chicago, IL  60611

 

 

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS: Reservations now available either online or by phone 800-55-DRAKE (reference code SBN.) The room block tends to fill up fast – book your room soon. Reservations can no longer be made in the state bar room block after Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

 


 

Cancellation Policy: All requests must be made in writing by sending an email to cle@nvbar.org. Requests received at least 3 weeks prior to the start of the conference may opt to receive the recorded programming or a refund less the $25 administrative fee (default selection = recording).  Conference no-shows and cancellations received within 3 weeks of the conference will receive the recording in recognition of tuition paid.  Guest cancellations received 2 weeks prior to the start of the conference will receive a full refund.  No refunds will be issued for guest cancellations received within 2 weeks of the conference.

 

Attorneys, Judges, Legal Assistants and others in the legal field may not register as guests. Guest registration does not include CLE. This system is not intended for group registration, each attendee should register using their own account.

 

 

Seminar Information
Seminar Date:
July 12, 2018
Meeting Registration

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Attendees can earn up to 13.5 CLE credits (or more with bonus sessions) during the Annual Meeting.

 

Agenda

 

Wednesday, July 11

5 pm - 7 pm  Welcome Reception and Trial Academy Kickoff

 

Thursday, July 12

7 am  Registration/Exhibits/Breakfast

8 am - 9:15 am  General Session: David Boies  |  Defining the Law

9:30 am - 10:30 am  Breakout sessions

                                 New Amendments to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure: What Every Litigator Should Know  |  Justice Gibbons, Justice Pickering, Eric Hone and Ryan Lower

                                Nevada HOA Developments and Regulation of Short Term Rentals  |  Judge Breslow, Cheri Hauer and Gayle Kern

 

10:45 am - 11:45 am  General Session: Susan Saladoff  |  Hot Coffee! Is Justice Being Served?

11:45 am - 1:30 pm  Lunch - Taste of Chicago

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm  Move Screening: Hot Coffee

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  General Session: Prof. Lorraine Bannai  |  The Roles of Lawyers and Judges in Protecting the Rule of Law and Ensuring Justice

2:35 pm - 3:45 pm  Awards and Swearing-in Ceremony

4 pm - 5:30 pm  General Session: Nevada Supreme Court Update

6 pm - 7 pm  Evening send off

7 pm - 9 pm  Dine Around (Dutch pay)

9:30 pm - 11:30 pm  Late Night Reception

 

Friday, July 13

8 am - 9 am  Bonus Session: Fastcase Basics

9 am - 10:30 am  Nevada Bar Foundation Breakfast - Honoring Justice Michael Cherry

10:30 am - 12:15 pm  Explore Chicago

12 pm  Exhibits/Registration

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm  ABA President-Elect Bob Carlson  |  Remarks

12:30 pm - 2 pm  General Session: Andy Fastow  |  Rules Versus Principles

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm  Breakout sessions

                               SCOTUS Loves Intellectual Property: Practical Implications of 2017  |  Seaton Curran

                               The Reptile and Black Letter Law  |  William Sykes and Matthew Granda

 

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm  General Session: Nevada Court of Appeals  |  Don't Let Being Pushed Down Get You Down: A Review of Court of Appeals Decisions

6 pm - 7 pm  Cocktail Reception

7 pm - 10 pm  President's Dinner

 

Saturday, July 14

7 am  Bonus Session: Advanced Fastcase

7 am  Exhibits/Registration/Breakfast

8 am - 9 am  General Session: Barbara Buckley, Jeffrey Bunn, Kristine Kuzemka and Chris Newbold  |  Substance Abuse and Mental Health in the Law Firm

9:15 am - 10:15 am  General Session: Dan Dugan, Dennis Garcia and Joshua Lenon  |  The Future of the Practice of Law

10:30 am - 11:30 am  General Session: Rene Valladares  |  The Rule of Law: Why Indigent Defense is Vital to Our Legal System

12 pm - 1:30 pm  General Session: Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky  |  US Supreme Court Update

1:30 pm  Rick Pocker  |  Closing Remarks

 

Guest Meeting Registration

Guest registration includes meeting receptions and Friday evening dinner.

 

Attorneys, Judges, Legal Assistants and others in the legal field may not register as guests. Guest registration does not include CLE.

 

 

Note: guests less than 12 years of age are complimentary. Please contact our office at 702-382-2200 or email cle@nvbar.org to register guests under 12 years old.

Trial Academy @ Annual Meeting Registration

Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

 

 

Attendees can earn up to 16 CLE credits participating in Trial Academy (more credits are possible by attending some of the plenary and bonus sessions).

 

Agenda

 

Wednesday, July 11

5 pm - 7 pm  Welcome Reception and Trial Academy Kickoff

 

Thursday, July 12

8 am - 9:15 am  Plenary Session: David Boies  |  Defining the Law

9:30 am - 10:30 am  General Session: Judge Dorsey and Prof. Joseph Regalia  |  Pre-Trial Motions

10:45 am - 11:45 am  General Session: Paola Armeni, David Barron, Scott Coffee  |  Themes and Theories

11:45 am - 12:30 pm  Lunch - Taste of Chicago

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm  General Session: Liv Kiser and Michael Mallow  |  Opening Statements

1:30 pm - 4 pm  Small Group Session: Opening Statements

4 pm - 5:30 pm  Plenary Session: Nevada Supreme Court Update

 

Friday, July 13

8:45 am - 10:15 am  General Session: Judge Cadish and Tammy Peterson  |  Trial Evidence

10:30 am - 11:30 am  General Session: Judge Gordon  |  Direct Examination

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  General Session: Rene Valladares  |  Cross Examination and Impeachment

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm  Working lunch

1:30 pm - 4 pm  Small Groups Session: Direct & Cross Examination

 

Saturday, July 14

8 am - 9 am  General Session: Judge Boulware and Brenda Weksler  |  Closing Arguments

9:30 am - 12 pm  Small Group Session: Closing Arguments

12 pm - 1:30 pm  Plenary Session: Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky  |  U.S. Supreme Court Update

 

 

Nevada Bar Foundation Breakfast

Honoring Justice Michael Cherry

 

Friday, July 13, 2018

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 

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