Agenda for Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time Description Location
7:00 - 10:00 am LATE REGISTRATION

Registration Counter
7:30 - 8:30 am BUFFET BREAKFAST

Scottsdale Ballroom B
8:30 - 10:00 am PEER SUPPORT AND WELLNESS PROGRAM FOR JUDGES (1.5 hours SAMH CJE/CLE)
Johanna O'Flaherty, PhD, JF Recovery, LLC
Kristine M. Kuzemka, Esq., Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program & LCL, State Bar of Nevada
Judge Cedric A. Kerns, Las Vegas Municipal Court

Life in the judiciary can be isolating. Day-to-day work can expose judicial officers to brutal physical evidence and descriptions. It can get overwhelming and leave one wondering how to process the challenges. Dr. O'Flaherty will provide useful peer support techniques and the appropriate employment of such programs.
Scottsdale Ballroom A
10:15 - 11:15 am PEER SUPPORT AND WELLNESS PROGRAM FOR JUDGES (CONTINUED) (1.0 hour SAMH CJE/CLE)
Johanna O'Flaherty, PhD, JF Recovery, LLC
Kristine M. Kuzemka, Esq., Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program & LCL, State Bar of Nevada
Judge Cedric A. Kerns, Las Vegas Municipal Court

Scottsdale Ballroom A
11:30 - 12:30 pm PEER SUPPORT AND WELLNESS PROGRAM FOR JUDGES (CONTINUED) (1.0 hours SAMH CJE/CLE)
Johanna O'Flaherty, PhD, JF Recovery, LLC
Kristine M. Kuzemka, Esq., Nevada Lawyer Assistance Program & LCL, State Bar of Nevada
Judge Cedric A. Kerns, Las Vegas Municipal Court

Scottsdale Ballroom A
12:30 - 2:00 pm LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

2:00- 3:30 pm MANAGING A JURY TRIAL IN THE JUSTICE/MUNICIPAL COURT (1.5 hours Ethics CJE/CLE)
Judge John "JP" Schlegelmilch, Third Judicial District Court
Matthew K. Merrill, Esq., Lyon County District Attorney's Office

Do you have pending requests for jury trials on misdemeanor domestic battery charges? Will they settle? All of them? Join Judge Schlegelmilch and faculty for an extended session on managing jury trials. Scheduling, motions, evidence, witnesses, voir dire, jury instructions, and verdict forms will be among the topics examined. You’ll receive some tips for providing for juror comfort and will learn about the differences in your role from the bench trials to which you are accustomed.
Scottsdale Ballroom A
3:45 - 4:45 pm MANAGING A JURY TRIAL IN THE JUSTICE/MUNICIPAL COURT (CONTINUED) (1.0 hour Ethics CJE/CLE)
Judge John "JP" Schlegelmilch, Third Judicial District Court
Matthew K. Merrill, Esq., Lyon County District Attorney's Office

Scottsdale Ballroom A
4:45 pm on EVENING FREE