Seating will be limited to persons who register in advance with the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).

Bonus: Complimentary pizza lunch from 11:30 am to 12:00


Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDT
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Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada 
725 E. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89101

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Donna Wiessner 
Clark County Bar Association 

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For alternative registration options, call CCBA with your registration info at 702-387-6011 (M-F, 8am-4pm) or complete the event registration form (PDF document to download).
This special offer is for current "New Attorney Members" of the Clark county Bar Association (CCBA). A CCBA New Attorney Member is a person admitted to practice law in any jurisdiction for 1-5 calendar years. Current members have paid their membership fee to the Clark County Bar Association for 2019 membership year.

To verify your 2019 CCBA member type, contact the CCBA office at 702-387-6011.
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*Notes To guarantee seating at a live CLE seminar hosted by the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA), all reservations MUST be received by the CCBA at least 72 hours prior to the seminar. All reservations to CCBA events must be pre-paid. To receive a full refund for cancellations, a written request must be made to CCBA 72 hours prior to the event. Without prior registration, event walk-ins will be charged an extra $15 over the individual price.

New Lawyers: Things They Didn’t Tell You In Law School - CLE Seminar - May 14, 2019 

About this event:

  • Featured Speaker :Dennis L. Kennedy of Baily Kennedy
  • Presentation topics:
1. New Clients and Conflict Checks
2. Four letters: Engagement, Disengagement, Declined Client, and “I’m Not Your Lawyer” letters
3. Fees and Costs
4. Conflicts: Who is the Client?
a. Prospective Clients
b. Co-parties
c. Entities and Principals
d. Former Clients
e. Consents and Waivers
5. Trust Accounts and Retainers
6. Making Threats
7. Files and Attorneys’ Liens
8. Lawyer Mobility
9. Settling Cases:
a. Authority
b. Secrecy
10. Doing Business with Clients
11. Advertising and Marketing
12. Fee Sharing
13. Disputes with Clients
Appendix: Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct and Select Supreme Court Rules
    • When:  Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - Complimentary pizza lunch from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm with CLE seminar from 12 to 2 pm
    • Where: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 725 E. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas
    • Attendance Fees:
    • $50 per CCBA member
    • $90 per Non-member
    • FREE per CCBA New Lawyer member
    • FREE per CCBA member who is a Nevada attorney and takes a pro bono case through Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

    Event producer:

    Amanda Stevens, Esq., Co-Chair to New Lawyers Committee 

    Event sponsor:

    Bank of Nevada, A Division of Western Alliance Bank. Member FDIC.