Continuing Legal Education


Upcoming CLEs

PLEASE NOTE: Our CLEs have been converted to webinar formats only until further notice. Please call us at 702-386-1422 if you have questions. Thank you.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars are offered throughout the year in a range of subject areas based on our needs. These are generally available at no cost to Nevada-licensed or emeritus-certified attorneys who commit to taking a new pro bono case or volunteering for two of our Ask-A-Lawyer programs, unless alternative requirements are indicated in the particular CLE’s description. 

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, January 28, 2022 | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
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Basics of Handling 1983 Claims
Sponsored by the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA)
1.0 General CLE Credit for CCBA members (Please Note: No obligation to take a case or volunteer for Ask-A-Lawyer for credit)
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
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Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Thursday, February 17, 2022 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
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Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, March 18, 2022 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
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Presumptions & Requirements in Child Welfare Cases with Domestic Violence: 157 & 555 Hearings
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
1.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys with an active pro bono CAP case
Friday, March 25, 2022 | 12 pm – 1 pm
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Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Thursday, April 14, 2022 | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, May 20, 2022 | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Thursday, June 16, 2022 | 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, July 15, 2022| 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, August 19, 2022| 9:30 am – 11:30 am
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, September 16, 2022| 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, October 21, 2022| 9:30 am – 11:30 am
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, November 18, 2022| 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

Introduction to Representing Children in Abuse/Neglect Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
2.0 General CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono CAP case
Friday, December 16, 2022| 9:30 am – 11:30 am
In Nevada, children are parties to an abuse/neglect case brought by a child welfare agency; under Nevada law, those children have a right to representation by an attorney. This class is an introduction to effectively representing children in foster care. Attendees will learn how to establish an attorney/client relationship with clients of all ages. The class will also provide an overview of the child welfare system and the life of an abuse/neglect case. Last, the class will touch upon common issues, including sibling connections, mental health and delayed permanency.
Registration Coming Soon!

CLEs On-Demand

Nevada-licensed and emeritus-certified attorneys who request access to view a CLE on-demand will get CLE credit for the CLE upon watching the recording, verifying viewing with the Pro Bono Project, and satisfying the requirement listed for the particular CLE. Please contact the Pro Bono Project for more information.

Responding to The Needs of Afghan Refugees: Introduction to Asylum
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada | Originally recorded on 1/18/2022
3.0 CLE Credits available for attorneys who take a new pro bono immigration case
In the wake of the Afghanistan evacuation in August 2021, over 200 Afghan families will be settling into life in Nevada and are in need of representation in their asylum cases. This training gives pro bono attorneys the tools to represent Afghan evacuees in asylum cases. It covers asylum law and procedure, cultural competency, and the practical aspects of an asylum case. After the training, pro bono attorneys will have access to sample pleadings, a mentor, and additional trainings as they work through the case(s).
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To Represent or Not To Represent: Evaluating Conflicts in Child Welfare Cases
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada | Originally recorded on 1/21/2022
1.0 Ethics CLE Credits available to attorneys with an active pro bono CAP case
Evaluating conflicts in a child welfare case can be tricky and time consuming, especially when the child’s story is compelling.  Even though the potential/current/former client is a minor, the Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct governing conflicts still apply. This class will provide an overview of evaluating conflicts of interest, using a few scenarios commonly arising in abuse/neglect cases.
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