Trial Academy programming runs Thursday thru Friday. Registration fee includes all indicated meals and events. Attendees are invited to attend Saturday Annual Meeting programs, including two sessions from trial expert David Mann,  for no additional registration fee. 

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

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM:    Discovery Practice | Hon. Bonnie Bulla

10:25 AM – 11:40 AM:  Pretrial Litigation | Hon. Jennifer Dorsey & Prof. Joe Regalia

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

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM:      Themes and Theories | Paola Armeni

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM:      Evidence and Witness Preparation | Hon. Andrew Gordon

3:45 PM – 5:15 PM:      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

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM:    Direct and Cross Examination | Craig Anderson

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM:   Opening Statements and Closing Arguments | Dennis Prince

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM:    Working Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM:       Small group exercises: Direct and Cross Examination

3:15 PM – 5:15 PM:        Small group exercises: Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

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, speakers to be announced

Making Opening Statements Come Alive, David Mann

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM          General Session | Leadership and the Law, speakers to be announced

11:45 AM – Noon                  Closing Remarks, Eric Dobberstein