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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.

 

Tentative agenda

 

Wednesday, July 11

Welcome Reception and Trial Academy Kickoff

 

Thursday, July 12

General Session: David Boies  |  Defining the Law

Breakout sessions

General Session: Susan Saladoff  |  Hot Coffee! Is Justice Being Served?

Lunch (on your own)

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

Awards and Swearing-in Ceremony

General Session: Nevada Supreme Court Update

Evening send off

Dine Around

Late Night Reception

 

Friday, July 13

Nevada Bar Foundation Breakfast - Honoring Justice Michael Cherry

Explore Chicago

General Session: Andy Fastow  |  Rules Versus Principles

Breakout sessions

General Session: Nevada Court of Appeals  |  Don't Let Being Pushed Down Get You Down: A Review of Court of Appeals Decisions for 2018

President's Dinner

 

Saturday, July 14

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

General Session: Roundtable Discussion on the Future of the Law

General Session: Rene Valladares  |  The Rule of Law: Why Indigent Defense is Vital to Our Legal System

General Session: Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky  |  US Supreme Court Update

 

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Regular Registration
SBN Price:$590.00
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.

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Guest Registration (12 yrs +)
SBN Price:$175.00
Trial Academy @ Annual Meeting Registration

Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

 

 

Attendees can earn up to 20 CLE credits during Trial Academy.

 

Tentative agenda

 

Wednesday, July 11

Welcome Reception and Trial Academy Kickoff

 

Thursday, July 12

Plenary Session: David Boies  |  Defining the Law

General Session: Judge Dorsey and Prof. Joseph Regalia  |  Pre-Trial Motions

General Session: Paola Armeni, David Barron, Scott Coffee  |  Themes and Theories

Lunch (on your own)

General Session: Liv Kiser  |  Opening Statements

Small Group Session: Opening Statements

Plenary Session: Nevada Supreme Court Update

 

Friday, July 13

General Session: Judge Cadish and Tammy Peterson  |  Trial Evidence

General Session: Judge Gordon  |  Direct Examination

General Session: Rene Valladares  |  Cross Examination and Impeachment

Working lunch

Small Groups Session: Direct & Cross Examination

 

Saturday, July 14

General Session: Judge Boulware and Brenda Weksler  |  Closing Arguments

Small Group Session: Closing Arguments

Plenary Session: Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky  |  U.S. Supreme Court Update

 

 

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Trial Academy Registration
SBN Price:$490.00
Nevada Bar Foundation Breakfast

Honoring Justice Michael Cherry

 

Friday, July 13, 2018

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

 

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NBF Breakfast
SBN Price:$85.00
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