Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM PDT
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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
361 Symphony Park Avenue
Upper Lobby, 5th Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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Steph Abbott
Clark County Bar Association

40 Year Club Induction Ceremony and Luncheon

Join us on Thursday, March 21, 2019, for the Clark County Bar Association "40 Year Club Induction Ceremony & Luncheon" sponsored by Bank of Nevada and The Law Firm of Jeffrey Burr and featuring CCBA President ('93) Dan Polsenberg as Master of Ceremonies. This year's event will be held at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in the exclusive Upper Lobby, perfectly situated on the fifth floor/balcony level of Reynolds Hall, featuring dramatic views of Downtown Las Vegas. Entrée options (one per person) are as follows:

  • Pan Roasted Chicken Breast w/ Bourbon Maple Glaze
  • Vegetarian Penne Pasta Primavera w/ Grilled Seasonal Vegetables

Attendance is open to all members of the Nevada legal community; however, seating will be limited to persons who RSVP and remit payment to the Clark County Bar Association by the published deadline. Deadline to RSVP is Friday March 15, 2019.

CCBA President ('19) Jason Stoffel will host this special event to celebrate CCBA members who have practiced law for 40, 45, 50, & 55 years. This year, we will induct CCBA members who were admitted in 1979 to practice law in Nevada and honor members admitted in 1974, 1969, and 1964. See below for the list of 40 Year Club inductees and honorrees for 2019:

Inductees (Admitted 1979):

  • Edward J. Achrem, Edward J. Achrem & Associates
  • Robert E. Armstrong, McDonald Carano, LLP
  • Nancy A. Becker, Becker Consulting
  • Janice J. Brown, Law Office of Janice Brown, PLLC
  • Jeffrey L. Burr, Jeffrey Burr, Ltd.
  • Kathleen J. England, Gilbert & England Law Firm
  • Dominic P. Gentile, Gentile Cristalli Miller Armeni Savarese
  • James Carl Giudici
  • Thomas D. Harper, Thomas D. Harper, Ltd.
  • Kevin M. Kelly, Kevin M. Kelly Ltd.
  • Hon. Peggy Leen, U.S. District Court - District of Nevada
  • Malani Leigh Kotchka, Hejmanowski & McCrea
  • James H. Walton, Fabian VanCott
  • Kirk Ross Harrison, Harrison Dispute Resolution, LLC
  • Hon. Vincent Ochoa, Eighth Judicial District Court - Dept. S
  • Mark G. Tratos, Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • John E. Gormley, Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo & Stoberski

Honorees (Admitted 1974):

  • J. Bruce Alverson, Alverson Taylor Mortensen & Sanders
  • Frank J. Cremen
  • Hon. James R. Crockett, 8th Judicial District Court
  • William P. Curran, Ballard Spahr  LLP
  • Keith E. Galliher, Jr., The Galliher Law Firm
  • Bill C. Hammer, Hammer & Associates, Ltd.
  • Hon. James C. Mahan, U.S. District Court - District of Nevada
  • James R. Olson, Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo & Stoberski
  • Lenard E. Schwartzer, Schwartzer & McPherson
  • John P. Wanderer, Wanderer Law

Honorees (Admitted 1969):

  • Neil J. Beller, Neil J. Beller, Ltd.
  • Steve L. Morris, Morris Law Group
  • Don C. Tingey, Tingey, Tingey & Tingey

Honorees (Admitted 1964):

  • John C. Renshaw, Kaempfer Crowell
  • James E. Ordowski, Attorney at Law
If you were admitted to Nevada during these years and you are a member of the Clark County Bar Association, but don’t see your name listed above, contact the CCBA office at 702-387-6011.

Notes About CCBA Luncheons

Alternative to online registrations, call CCBA office at 702-387-6011 or complete the event registration form (PDF file to download): 2019-3-21-CCBA-Luncheon-Event-Reg-Form.

All reservations to CCBA luncheon events must be pre-paid. Each person who arrives without a prior reservation will not be guaranteed a seat, a meal, or entry to the event. If space becomes available to accommodate the unexpected person, then there will be an additional fee of $15 in addition to the listed price to attend. To receive a full refund for cancellations, a written request must be made to CCBA 72 hours prior to the luncheon.