SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

All CLE sessions and events will be held at the Drake.

Annual Meeting registrants may attend Trial Academy general sessions listed below

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Registration and Exhibits
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Welcome Reception & Trial Academy Kickoff | Club International

THURSDAY, JULY 12

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Breakfast
8:15 AM -9:15 AM: Trial Academy and Annual Meeting Plenary Session
David Boies | Defining the Law
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: CLE Breakout Sessions
  • New Amendments to the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure: What Every Litigator Should Know
  • Nevada HOA Developments and Regulation of Short Term Rentals
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Trial Academy | Pretrial Motions
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM: Trial Academy | Themes and Theories
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM: General Session
Susan Saladoff | Hot Coffee! Is Justice Being Served?
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Trial Academy | Opening Statements
11:45 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch: Taste of Chicago

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: General Session

Prof. Lorraine Bannai | The Role of Lawyers and Judges in Protecting the Rule of Law and Ensuring Justice: The Japanese American Incarceration and Its Relevance Over 75 Years Later

2:35 PM – 3:45 PM: Awards & Swearing In Ceremony

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM: Trial Academy and Annual Meeting Plenary Session
Nevada Supreme Court | 2018 Court Update
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Evening Send Off | Parkside
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Dine Around (Various restaurants)
9:30 PM – 11:30 PM: Late Night Reception | Club International

FRIDAY, JULY 13

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Bonus Session | Fastcase Basics
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM: Trial Academy | Trial Evidence
9:00 A.M. – 10:30 AM: Nevada Bar Foundation Brunch Honoring Justice Michael Cherry  (separately ticketed event)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Trial Academy | Direct Examination
11:30 AM – 12:30 AM: Trial Academy | Cross Examination and Impeachment
12:30 PM -2:00 PM: General Session
Andy Fastow | Rules Versus Principles
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM: CLE Breakout Sessions
  • SCOTUS Loves Intellectual Property: Practical Implications of 2017 Supreme Court Decisions
  • The Reptile and Black Letter Law
3:45 – 4:45 PM: General Session
Nevada Court of Appeals | Don’t Let Being Pushed Down Get You Down: A Review of Court of Appeals Decisions for 2018
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM: President’s Dinner | Gold Coast Ballroom

SATURDAY, JULY 14

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Bonus Session | Advanced Fastcase
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: Breakfast
8:00 AM -9:00 AM: General Session
Substance Abuse and Mental Health in the Law Firm: Translating What We Know into Action
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Trial Academy | Closing Arguments
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM: General Session
Roundtable Discussion on the Future of Law
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: General Session
Rene Valladares | The Rule of Law:  Why Indigent Defense of Crimes is Vital to Our Legal System
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Trial Academy and Annual Meeting Plenary Session
Prof. Erwin Chemerinsky | 2018 US Supreme Court Update