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On December 5, 2019, State Bar of Nevada will hold its annual Advance Family Law Continuing Education program. Topics include: “Everything a Family Law Firm Should Know About Employment Law but Probably Doesn’t; “Family Court Essentials of Blockchain and Bitcoin;” “How Legalized Marijuana is Impacting Custody Litigation. Other topics that will be addressed include parental alienation, trust issues in divorce, surrogacy agreements, tax law, bankruptcy, pension survivor benefits and an appellate update by Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nevada Supreme Court Justice Kristina Pickering and Nevada Court of Appeals Judge Bonnie Bulla. Family Court Judges Charles Hoskin, Rena Hughes and William Henderson, Dan Marks, Carol Zucker, John Jones, Radford Smith, Todd Torvinen, Marshal Willick, Dr. Stephanie Holland, Rahul Gupta, Tom Standish, Nedda Ghandi, Josef M. Karacsonyi, Esq. and Jeffrey Luszeck, Esq. and Ishi Kunin are also scheduled to present.

Since its inception the program has been moderated by attorney Bruce I. Shapiro of Pecos Law Group. This December 5th program, conducted at the State Bar of Nevada’s office, has earned the reputation of bringing unique and eclectic speakers and topics and is one of the most popular programs of the year and generally sells out. You may register for this program by going to the State Bar of Nevada’s website: The full program is below:

16th Annual State Bar of Nevada Advanced Family Law Program

December 5, 2019
8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
6.5 CLE credits, (1.0 ethics credit pending)
3100 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada

Lunch courtesy of LawClerk

Award sponsored by vegas west attorneys.

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Introduction by Bruce Shapiro, Esq.

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: “Everything a Family Law Firm Should Know About Employment Law but Probably Doesn’t.” Carol Zucker, Esq.

9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: “Family Court Essentials of Blockchain and Bitcoin,” Rahul Gupta, Esq.

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: “How Legalized Marijuana is Impacting Custody Litigation,” Judge Bill Henderson and Judge Rena Hughes.

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: “How to Ethically Cross Exam a Hostile Witness,” Dan Marks, Esq. (0.5 ethics pending)

Fourth Annual Heroes of Justice Award

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch Break , Sponsored by LawClerk

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.: “Remedies for Alienation; What Can Parents and Courts Do,” Radford Smith, Esq. and Dr. Stephanie Holland.

12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.: “What does ‘For Another Purpose’ Mean Under NRS 48.105 and How to Ethically Comply with the Letter and Spirit of the Rule?” Judge Charles Hoskin, John Jones, Esq. and Tom Standish, Esq. (0.5 ethics pending)

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.: “Dealing with Trusts in Divorce Cases,” Josef M. Karacsonyi, Esq. and Jeffrey Luszeck, Esq.

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Break

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.: “The Basics of Surrogacy Agreements,” Ishi Kunin, Esq.

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: “Family Law Can Be Taxing,” Todd Torvinen, Esq.

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.: “Bankruptcy in Divorce,” Nedda Ghandi, Esq.

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: “A Covenant with Death and an Agreement with Hell: Survivor Benefits in Public and Private Plans,” Marshal Willick, Esq.

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.: “Nevada Appellate Court Update,” Justice Kristina Pickering and Judge Bonnie Bulla.

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