Washoe County Bar's Find A Lawyer search page will help you find a Northern Nevada lawyer by practice area. All participants of Find A Lawyer are members of WCBA and have joined the Find A Lawyer service. Click on the owl to get started. — a service of Washoe County Bar Association.
WCBA's valuable legal guide for senior citizens,their families and caregivers is now online at nvseniorlegalguide.org
Find answers and resources for all the important questions that seniors and their families face: wills & trusts, benefits, employment, driving, housing, health care, and much more. Links and phone numbers included to find more help.
To request a copy call (775) 786-4494 or send e-mail to WCBA.
WCBA online, interactive "Survival Guide" for teens and their parents offers legal information and resources on all the topics teens face when they turn 18 and face adult responsibilities. nowthatyouare18.org covers topics from credit cards to renting an apartment, from identity theft to car insurance, and from geting arrested to marriage.
WCBA Sends 2013-14 Pictorial Directory to the Printer! See Links to Forms
Washoe County Bar's popular Pictorial Directory provides listings for individual attorneys, law firms, courts, goverment agencies plus Find A Lawyer, ADR listings. The 260-page book also offers opportunities for advertising. Books will be delivered late July, 2013. Links to Directory forms and information are listed here:
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WCBA membership for 2013 offers access to all publications, The Writ delivered to your mail box, discounts on CLE seminars and audio CLE, optional listings in Find A Lawyer and the ADR sections of the Directory and more.
Fomer WCBA President Elliott Sattler Appointed to Dept. 10, Second Judicial District Court
Governor Brian Sandoval appointed WCBA Past President (2010-11) to Dept. 10 following the retirement of Hon. Steve Elliott. Formal investiture is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24 at 3 p.m. in the County Chambers, 9th St. in Reno. WCBA members and the legal community are invited to attend.
Justice Kristina Pickering Assumes Chief Justice Role
Justice Michael Cherry ended his term as Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice in January 2013. Former Washoe County Bar President Justice Kristina Pickering assumed the post in January. Chief Justice Pickering will represent Nevada’s courts at the 2013 Nevada Legislature. She will serve as Chief Justice until January 2014. The Chief Justice is administrative head of the state’s legal system, speaking publicly for the Court and representing the Nevada Judiciary nationally.
Reno Justice Court Orders Posted
WCBA will be posting Reno Justice Court orders of interest to our members on the Legal Links page of wcbar.org. Orders will be updated as available from the Court.
WCBA Members & Guests
Art Event & Mixer
Come see the talent of your peers
and friends in the Bar
Hors d'oeuvres & drinks
Thurs. June 20, 5:30 p.m.
100 W. Liberty St., #940
Voluntary Good Practices Guidance to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
The ABA Task Force on Gatekeeper Regulation and the Profession has worked with other entities to develop voluntary good practices guidance for lawyers to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. The Task Force has concerns about how mandatory gatekeeper provisions might affect confidential attorney-client relationships and other issues. Below are two publications from the ABA Task Force.
FAQs on the Gatekeeper Initiative and Voluntary Good Practices Guidance [PDF]
Law Practice Tips Blog
Jim Calloway writes an entertaining and informative blog about managing your law practice. Find it here.
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