Times and events subject to change.

Wednesday, June 24

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM:      Welcome Reception (Light appetizers and cash bar; followed by a Second Line parade)

Thursday, June 25

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM:  Welcome Remarks, Paul Matteoni

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM:    General Session | Leadership NOW!, ABA President Judy Perry Martinez, Ann Morgan, Hon. Kristina Pickering

11:50 AM – 12:50 AM:   General Session | Is Cyber-Crime Impacting your Ethical Obligations?, Todd Sexton, Identillect [Lunch Presentation]

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM:      Breakout Sessions

What Were You Thinking? An Ethics Mix Tape, Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Strategies and Consideration of NRCP 30(b) Depositions, SBN Litigation Section

2:05 PM – 3:05 PM:      Breakout Sessions

Nevada’s Legislative Process, William Horne and Jodi Stephens

Big Concepts in Construction, SBN Construction Law Section

3:30 PM – 3:45 PM:      National Judicial College Presentation, Hon. Benes Aldana

3:45 PM – 5:15 PM:      General Session | Nevada Supreme Court Update, Nevada Supreme Court

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM:       Evening Send Off

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM:       Dine Arounds

9:00 PM – ???              “Spirited Travels” with Eric Dobberstein, Pub crawl through some of NOLA’s most haunted drinking establishments

Friday, June 26

Whether you’re up for a hearty breakfast at Brennan’s or a stroll through the Garden District, the morning is yours to explore NOLA. Grab a bite to eat and join us for afternoon programming, beginning at 12:40 PM.

12:45 PM – 1:45 PM       General Session | All’s Fair, Love, War & Politics, James Carville and Mary Matalin

1:50 PM – 2:50 PM         Breakout Sessions

Hey, Baby! Ethical Considerations in the #MeToo Era, Sydnee Gambee, Dora Lane & Jessica Whelan

War of Words, UNLV Boyd Professor Jeff Stempel

A Lawyer’s Five-Step Guide to Sharpening Analytical and Argumentation Skills, Rene Valladares, Federal Public Defender, District of Nevada

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM           Breakout Sessions

As the Cannabis World Turns, SBN Cannabis Law Section

2019 Legal Trends Report, Emma Raimi, Clio

You Snooze, You Lose, Diana Ebron, Karen Hanks, Jason Martinez & Ariel Stern

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM            General Session | You Can’t Handle the Truth!, James Goodnow, Fennemore Craig

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM            President’s Masquerade Party and Awards & Swearing-In Ceremonies

Join us for a cocktail reception and dinner and fun as we don our masquerade masks. Fancy attire optional; the mask is a must do! At this event, we will honor members of the bar for their service to the profession and swear-in the newly elected officers and members of the Board of Governors.

9:30 PM – ???                     After Party

Following dinner, we recommend guests continue the celebration at the Roosevelt Hotel’s Sazrac Bar; cash bar.

Saturday, June 27

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM            Breakfast

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM            General Session | Persuasive Story Vitality in the Courtroom, David Mann

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM          Breakout Sessions

Because I Said So! A Discussion with NV Judges About Our Courts and the Impact on Lawyer Well-Being, Chief Judge Bell, Chief Judge Freeman; moderated by Kevin Speed

How Busy Appellate Courts Ensure Your Clients Get a Fair Day, SBN Appellate Law Section

Making Opening Statements Come Alive, David Mann

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM          General Session | U.S. Supreme Court Update, Professor Erwin Chemerinsky

11:45 AM – Noon                  Closing Remarks, Eric Dobberstein