October Social with the WCBA on October 26th at 5:30 p.m.
Join us on October 26th at 5:30 p.m. for a social event with the Washoe County Bar Association at Bistro 7, located at 7111 S. Virginia Street. Enjoy some delicious appetizers and a glass of your favorite drink while mingling with fellow NNWLA and WCBA members. We will provide light appetizers and one drink ticket to our participants. No RSVP is necessary.
November 9th at noon: Dr. Melissa Piasecki's Substance Abuse Discussion
On November 9th at noon, Dr. Piasecki will join us for a lunchtime CLE discussing substance abuse problems with legal professionals in the 2nd floor conference room at Public Defender/Alternate Public Defender/Social Services Office located at 350 S. Center Street. Please note that you have to go through a metal detector to get into the building.
Studies indicate that attorneys report twice the rate of hazardous drinking when compared to the general population. Attorneys are also vulnerable to other substance and mental health problems. This interesting one hour presentation, which meets Nevada Bar CLE requirements, identifies 10 major risk factors and strategies that you can use to address them. 1 credit substance abuse CLE pending.
Tickets are $15 for members, $20 for non-members, and $30 for a member plus one guest. Your ticket will include a catered lunch from The Cheese Board. Lunch will include assorted sandwiches on freshly baked breads, a baby green salad, and freshly made desert bars and cookies. Please RSVP by November 3rd at 5 p.m. by using the PayPal link below. To pay by check, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and send your check to Jenna Garcia, P.O. Box 40953, Reno, NV 89504.
December 13th: Annual Holiday Party
Please join us on Wednesday, December 13th at 5:30 p.m. for our annual NNWLA Holiday Party. Judge Lynne Simons has graciously opened her home to us again this year. Celebrate the holidays and the upcoming New Year with us as we welcome the new 2018 NNWLA Board of Directors. Please RSVP to email@example.com by December 6th. After we receive your RSVP, we will reply with the party address. We look forward to seeing you!
Annual Veterans Memorial Elementary School Shopping Event
On December 16th at 8:00 a.m., we will hold our annual shopping event for the students of Veterans Memorial Elementary School. NNWLA is looking for volunteers to shop with the children and for donations to pay for the gifts. If you would like to volunteer to be a shopper, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To make this wonderful event possible, NNWLA is looking for donations to pay for the students’ gifts. As a thank you, we will publish a list of our volunteers and donors in the January NNWLA publication. The donors will be published in the following categories: Gold ($200 and above); Silver ($100- $199); and Bronze ($1- $99). Any amount, no matter how small, is greatly appreciated and will ensure that more children can participate! Please click on the below link to donate for this event. To donate by check, please send your check to Jenna Garcia, P.O. Box 40953, Reno, NV 89504.
NNWLA's mission is to advance women in the legal profession, maintain the honor and integrity of the profession, promote and improve the administration of justice, and encourage a spirit or friendship and trust among our members.