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NALS 64th Annual Education Conference & National Forum

The NALS 64th Annual Education Conference & National Forum offers attendees more CLE than any other conference dedicated to legal professionals. With tracks focusing on Litigation/Civil Law, Corporate law, Estate Planning/Family Law, and General Practice, you will find sessions that directly impact your career. 17.75 hours of CLE will be available, with 46 sessions to choose from, all wrapped around 3 days of networking.

10/8/2015 to 10/10/2015
When: October 8-10, 2015
Where: Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino
3000 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, Nevada  89109
United States
Contact: NALS Meetings Manager
918-582-5188 x 10


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 The NALS Education Conference & National Forum offers attendees more CLE than any other conference dedicated to legal professionals. With tracks focusing on Litigation/Civil Law, Corporate law, Estate Planning/Family Law, and General Practice, you will find sessions that directly impact your career. 17.75 hours of CLE will be available, with 46 sessions to choose from, all wrapped around 3 days of networking. No matter what your learning style may be, you will find the solutions you are looking for with a wide mix of educational offerings at this year's event.

Ticketed Event Deadline - September 25



Hotel Information

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

3000 Paradise Road

Las Vegas, NV 89109 

1-800-635-7711


$89 - Mondays - Thursdays

$109 - Fridays - Saturdays

 

The $22/room/day (plus tax) Westgate Resort Fee has been reduced for the NALS group to $7/room/day (plus tax), and will be added to the group room rate for cost savings convenience.

For reservations call 
1-800-635-7711 and ask for the NALS group rate. Group code is "SNAL5."  If reserving rooms online, click here to reserve online Available dates for the NALS rate are October 1-16, 2015, based on availability. Make your reservations now! Deadline for making room reservations at the NALS group rate is September 15, 2015, or whenever block is full. If reservations are made after this date, the room rate cannot be guaranteed.   


Are you looking to share a room? Find a roommate using the Las Vegas Roommate Connection Forum.



Travel/Transportation

  • Alaska Airlines will provide NALS Conference attendees a 7% discount off Alaska Airlines published fares (except companion and other promotional fares) for travel to/from LAS for the 2015 Education Conference & National Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The valid travel dates for this discount are October 3-13, 2015. Reservations are available via www.alaskaair.com. Be sure to input the discount code (ECMW320) when searching for flights.  The discount will be applied to any flights meeting the contract parameters. By clicking the “?” next to the discount code box after entering the code you may view a detailed description of the rules. You may also book flights by calling the Alaska Airlines Group Desk at 800-445-4435; however a $15.00 per person ticketing fee will apply if reserving via phone.

    Meeting Fare Code: ECMW320

  • Delta Airlines will provide NALS Conference attendees a 5%—10% discount off airfare for the 2015 Education Conference & National Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The valid travel dates for this discount are October 4, 2015 through October 13, 2015. Reservations are available via www.delta.com or by calling the Delta Meeting Network Reservations at 800-328-1111. Please note that a direct ticketing charge will apply for booking by phone. When booking online, select Meeting Event Code (NMJYM) and enter the meeting code in the box provided on the Search Flight page. Note: To receive discount, a minimum of 10 total passengers must fly with Delta Airlines using the Ticket Designator Code.

Meeting Ticket Designator/File Number: NMJYM

  • Southwest Airlines will provide NALS Conference attendees an 8% discount on Business Select (K) and Anytime (Y) fare classes, or a 2% discount on select Wanna Get Away public fares classes for travel to/from LAS for the 2015 Education Conference & National Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The valid travel dates for this discount are October 6-12, 2015. Travel must be booked between the dates of May 1, 2015 and September 22, 2015. To qualify for this discount, please visit Southwest's Business Travel site, www.swabiz.com, log in using your pre-existing Southwest Rapid Rewards login credentials, and enter Corporate ID number 99231602. If you do not have a pre-existing Southwest Rapid Rewards account, sign up for one here.

    Corporate ID: 99231602
  • SuperShuttle, the easiest and most cost-effective airport shuttle service, has partnered with NALS to offer conference attendees discount rates on shuttle transportation to and from the airport to our host hotel. To get from the airport to the host hotel, schedule a shuttle in advance using SuperShuttle. Click here to reserve online! There is a discount code (CTJZK) which will provide 10% off one-way or roundtrip.

    SuperShuttle Discount Code: CTJZK
     

 

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Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Registration

 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

7:30 a.m. 
Registration & Coffee Break

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
KEYNOTE: Power Up!  Finding Your Authentic Strengths

By Deborah Johnson, High-Stakes Communication
Sponsored By The NALS Foundation and NALS of Arizona

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Exhibit Hall & NALS Foundation Silent Auction Open

 

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Sports Law
Common Mistakes by Practitioners Involving IP Law 
Veterans Benefits: Beyond the Basics (7 Things You Need to Know)
Litigation Technology: Integrating Technology to Advance Your Practice

 

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Luncheon (Included in Full Registration) 

 

1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Hidden Assets: Techniques for Collecting Evidence
Swinging with Frank, Dean and Sammy: The Rat Pack

 

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall & NALS Foundation Silent Auction Open

 

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Gotcha! Using FRCP 16 and 26 to Your Advantage 
IP Protection in the Entertainment and Sports Industries
Estate Planning Considerations in the Digital Age
From Organizing to Professional Presentations: Avery Products Corporation


4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

NALS Foundation Silent & Live Auction


5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Wine & Cheese Welcome Reception (Included in Full Registration) 

 

Friday, October 9, 2015

8:00 a.m. 
Registration & Coffee Break

Coffee Break sponsored by Copy-Scan & More, LLC


8:30 a.m. -9:45 a.m. 
Fifth Amendment in Civil Proceedings
What it Takes to Be an Entrepreneur: Small Business Horror Stories
Plan B: Creating Effective Parenting Plan for High Conflict Custody Cases

PowerPoint For Law Offices: 5 Easy-to-Master and Highly Effective Techniques To Create Effective Presentations For Judges, Arbitrators, and Mediators

 

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Exhibit Hall & NALS Foundation Sweepstakes Open


10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 
Highlights of the Supreme Court’s 2014 Term

Liquor Law & Licensing
Retirement Benefit Issues
Think Before You Post: Ethical Concerns and Social Media

Executive Coaching Session with Erick Burton (Ticketed Event) 


11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch On Your Own

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Culture Clash: Cultural Issues in the Justice System
Limited Liability Company: Can Members Be Liable For The Company’s Obligations
Parenthood Through Technology: Becoming a Parent in 2015
The Psychology of Ethics


2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall & NALS Foundation Sweepstakes Open

 

2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. 
Criminalization of Undesirable Conduct
Eminent Domain’s Catch 22: Should We Hold Government Liable For Its Mandated Transportation Planning Activities
Advocating for Children’s Best Interest: The Unique Role of the CASA Volunteer
Digital Evidence and More of It


3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Exhibit Hall & NALS Foundation Sweepstakes Open


4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Defending Las Vegas Visitors
Restrictive Covenants Between Employers and Employees
Spy Technology in Marital Issues & Divorces
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner…and What Are We Serving? Cross Cultural Competency in the Law Office

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
NALS Foundation Event (Ticketed Event)

 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

8:00 a.m. 
Registration & Coffee Break

 

8:30- a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Animal Law
The Business of RICO Claims

Before You Say I Do: What to Know About Valid Prenuptial Agreements

Controlling Technology to Save You Time and Money
  

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

NALS Foundation Sweepstakes Open

 

10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The Ted Binion Murder Case
Five Things Should Know About Bankruptcy
Alimony Defined by the IRS and Nevada and How to Calculate Alimony
Proof That! How to Not End Up on Another Law Firm’s “Don’t Do This” List or in a Grammar Giggle


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Recognition Luncheon (Included in Full Registration)

  

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 

NALS Foundation Sweepstakes Drawings

 

1:45 p.m. -3:00 p.m.
Legal Adult-Use Marijuana 
Effective Contract Drafting: Understanding Contract Building Blocks
Asylum, Immigration, and Domestic Violence
Write Prose Like the Pros

 

3:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

NALS Open Forum & Closing Session
 


Additional Information

 

Cancelation Policy

Refunds will be given (less a $25 processing fee) for cancellations received no later than August 1, 2015. After August 1, 2015, registration fees (less a $75 processing fee) are transferrable, but not refundable.

 

Session Handouts

In an effort to be environmentally responsible, NALS is reducing the amount of paper we use at our conferences. Electronic session handouts will replace paper and will be accessible online before, during, and after the conference.
 

Conference Mobile App
We strongly encourage all conference attendees to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at #NALS15. You will be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule and browse exhibitors, hotel maps, general show information, etc.

 

Ticketed Events & Sightseeing Options

NALS has two ticketed events available for purchase. Deadline to order is September 25, 2015


Las Vegas Attendee Connection Forum
In order to help connect attendees, NALS has created an Attendee Connection Forum on the NALS website, with topics ranging from finding roommates to connecting with other attendees for group sight-seeing purposes. If you would like to check in with other attendees prior to the meeting, this is the perfect outlet!

 

NALS Foundation Sweepstakes & Auction
The NALS Foundation is seeking donated items for the annual sweepstakes to be held during the 64th Annual Education Conference & National Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. Items may be donated by individuals, groups, local chapters, state associations, regions, etc. We will gladly accept all donations. Items such as handcrafted wares, purchased items, gift certificates, etc. are welcome. Donated items, along with Sweepstakes Donation Form, MUST be received at the NALS Resource Center no later than September 25, 2015. Click here to learn more about donating an item. 

 

Las Vegas Conference Pins

A commemorative lapel pin has been created for the NALS 64th Annual Education Conference & National Forum which will be held this October in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are a limited number of pins available, and they will be sold for $5 each on a first-come basis.

 

Las Vegas Conference T-Shirts

Get your NALS 64th Annual Education Conference & National Forum t-shirt! These shirts are available by pre-order only. The conference t-shirts will be available for pickup at the NALS registration desk in Las Vegas. WILL NOT BE FOR SALE AT THE CONFERENCE. If you are not able to make it to Las Vegas but would still like to purchase a conference t-shirt you can do so for $5 more and we will ship it to you after the conference. Show your NALS Pride in this stylish t-shirt and get a great souvenir for only $20!

 

 


Exhibit/Sponsorship Opportunities

Vendors, your target market awaits! NALS Education Conference & National Forum offers attendees more CLE than any other conference dedicated to legal professionals. By offering such quality education, attendees are career driven and highly motivated—the ideal target market.

Don't miss the opportunity to make crucial business connections with exhibitors who have products/services matching your needs. Below is a listing of all sponsors & exhibitors for this years event. Please show your support by visiting their websites and with each exhibitor in the NALS Exhibit Hall. One-on-one appointments are highly encouraged and may be scheduled directly with exhibitors as needed:

 

Exhibitors


Alpha Reporting Corporation

Copy-Scan & More LLC

Depo International, Inc. 

DLS Internet Services

Globo-Sa, Inc.

Houston ALP

Liberty Mutual Insurance
MGM Trial Services, Inc.

NALS of Phoenix

One Legal

Paralegal Today

Corporate & Event Sponsors

Avery Products Corporation
Eastern Kentucky University

Liberty Mutual Insurance

The NALS Foundation
WashULaw

 

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