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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. Find A Lawyer — 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 News

2014-15 WCBA Directory Information

The WCBA 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. Links to Directory forms and information are listed here. 

Directory information and forms have been mailed. Mind the deadlines and return confirmation cards, Directory pre-orders and Find A Lawyer forms by the deadlines.

Find A Lawyer Adds Landlord Tenant to list of practice areas.

WCBA added one new practice area to Find A Lawyer for 2014-15—Landlord Tenant. The Bar's Find A Lawyer program garnered over 2300 hits in 2013-2014. Participants in Find A  Lawyer must be a member of WCBA. Download a form here. Deadline to be included in the 2014-15 Directory is April 30, 2014 (no exceptions.

 

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2014 WCBA Membership Form

Directory order form ($40 each)

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Join WCBA now for 2014

WCBA membership for 2014 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. Click below to join now.

2014 WCBA Membership

Court News

WCBA Schedules 2014 Judicial Evaluation

Washoe County Bar will conduct its biannual Judicial Evaluation Survey beginning May 1, 2014 and ending May 30, 2014. Results will be released in late June, 2014. Jim Proctor and Heather Tryon from Meridian Advantage will once again compile and prepare the final reporting for release in mid-late June.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

WCBA Luncheon

Wed., April 16, noon, Harrah's

Bryan Allegretto, Tahoe Snow Forecaster

Bryan is the go to guy for long-range snowfall predictions for the Lake Tahoe ski region.  Over the past 7 seasons he has used his storm tracking skills to track down the powder dumps for the Lake Tahoe region.  His forecasting accuracy has gained him a spot as one of the regions best forecasters.

RSVP by Monday, April 14. $25 per person, $200 for a table of eight.  Call 786-4494 or use the link below to RSVP and pay with a credit card.

2014 April Lunch Registration

 

News

Washoe County Bar Foundation Completes Work on Middle School Survival Guide

The Washoe County Bar Foundation received funding for a new "Survival Guide" for Middle School students from the State Bar's LRIS Grant Program. The new "survival guide" is just about ready to go to the printer. Volunteers planned and completed the research and writing on topics ranging from "Getting Around" to "Alcohol, Drugs & Sex" and from Online Safety (including cyberbullying and sexting) to "Laws You May Not Know About." topics for the new Guide which is funded by a grant from the State Bar of Nevada Lawyer Referral and Information Services as well as donations to the Washoe County Bar Foundation. The new guide will be available in late April or early May.


Law Practice Tips Blog

Jim Calloway writes an entertaining and informative blog about managing your law practice. Find it here.

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