This event is presented by Clark County Bar Association (CCBA) for the continuing legal education (CLE) of Nevada’s lawyers. CCBA is an Accredited Provider with the NV CLE Board. Seating will be limited. To attend, RSVP to the CCBA ASAP. See below for event details and the link to register to attend.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 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 
Seating will be limited to persons who register in advance with the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).

More Information

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) and submit to Clark County Bar Association, 717 S. 8th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101. Fax: 702-387-7867.

To verify your 2019 CCBA member type, contact the CCBA office at 702-387-6011.
To join or renew as a CCBA member, complete our online registration at
*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.

Frightening Financial Transactions and How to Avoid Them - CLE Seminar - October 29, 2019



Dan Hooge, Esq., Office of Bar Counsel - State Bar of Nevada

Hear of chilling accounts and learn from foolish fates at this live ghost-story of a presentation on how to avoid frightening financial transactions presented for Nevada lawyers by Nevada Bar Counsel Dan Hooge. Topics for discussion will to include:

1. Client Engagement
a. Area of competence
b. Firm’s financial resources
c. Screening high-risk clients
d. Peer-to-Peer Payments
e. Liens and Lienholders

2. Client Trust Accounts
a. Unidentified Disbursements
b. Commingling
c. Record Keeping
d. Checks and Balances to prevent embezzlement
e. Peer-to-Peer Payments
f. Liens and Lienholders

3. Business deals with the client
a. Loans from client
b. Loans to client
c. Below market investments
d. Getting an interest in the litigation

4. Fees
a. Settlement authority
b. “Nonrefundable” fees
c. Lawyer withdrawal
d. No-risk contingencies

5. Discharge
a. Quantum Meruit
b. Unearned fees and Unincurred expenses

6. Advertising

7. Questions?

Offers 2.0 Ethics CLE Credit for Nevada lawyers

This event is for the continuing legal education (CLE) of Nevada lawyers.

When & Where

  • Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Time: 1:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 725 E Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104
  • Offers: 2.0 Ethics CLE credit for Nevada lawyers
  • Attendance Fee:
    • $50 per CCBA member;
    • $90 per Non-member;
    • $FREE per CCBA CLE Passport (2019) Holder; or
    • $FREE per CCBA Member who takes a new pro bono case from LACSN’s Pro Bono Project

Seating will be limited – To attend, register now...

CCBA's CLE Programming is sponsored by

Bank of Nevada