Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
2500 East Second Street
Reno, NV 89595
Law Credits: 1.50
Course book included with all formats
Get the Tools You Need to Successfully Tackle Challenging Water Law Cases
The fight for "liquid gold" is getting ugly. With developers, government officials, energy companies, tribal leaders, utility companies, farmers and others putting water in their crosshairs, more and more attorneys are taking on these complicated cases. This focused legal program is packed with the latest and greatest legal strategies for protecting your client's water rights and use. Whether you're an experienced water law attorney or new to the practice area, this program will provide you with practical tools to tackle water law cases. Register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for those who are involved in water right disputes and transactions, use, regulation and protection of water resources. The following should attend:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved for 6.0 CLE credits by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education, which includes 1.0 hour of ethical considerations.
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for CPL/RPL credits. Please contact the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) at 817-847-7700 for more information.
including - Law Credits: 1.50
This activity has been approved by American Institute of Certified Planners for 6.0 CM credits, including 1.5 law credits. 100% attendance is required to receive CM credit.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to: 1. State two tips for making the adjudication process easier. 2. Restate how to overcome ethical challenges of representing more than one client in a river system. 3. List two recent court rulings regarding water law. 4. Describe how to apply hydrology to litigation. 5. State two tips for handling water right transfers. 6. List two litigation strategies for tackling ownership disputes. 7. State two tactics for how to tackle emerging hydraulic fracturing water law issues.
ALEX J. FLANGAS is of counsel to Kaempfer Crowell in the firm’s Reno office. His practice areas include complex commercial litigation, construction law, water law and mining law. Mr. Flangas is a former panel member of the American Arbitration Association, and is a current member of the Washoe County Bar Association and the State Bar of Nevada. He has repeatedly been selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America for commercial litigation, is the current vice president of the Nevada State Bar’s Construction Law Section, and is an ad-hoc member of the board for the State Bar’s Environmental and Natural Resources Section, as well as a planning committee member of the Nevada Water Resources Association. Mr. Flangas earned his B.A. degree from the University of Nevada and his J.D. degree from Arizona State University.
TIMOTHY O'CONNOR is an attorney with Taggart & Taggart, Ltd., where he focuses his practice in the areas of water law and real property, emphasizing his practice in water rights litigation such as resource development, wetlands preservation, environmental regulations, obtaining water rights, and retention of water rights defense litigation. Additionally, Mr. O’Connor is experienced in municipal law and county development, redevelopment, project permitting and funding, resource planning, and water rights transactions. He has served as counsel for municipalities, private companies, publicly traded companies, and individuals in Nevada and California. Mr. O’Connor earned his B.A. degree from University of Nevada, Reno and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Golden Gate University School of Law.
DAVID RIGDON is an attorney with Taggart & Taggart, Ltd., where his practice focuses largely on real property, land development, government affairs, and water law. He represents municipal water utilities, ranchers, mining companies, developers, and domestic well owners on issues related to water use in Nevada in administrative proceedings before the Nevada Division of Water Resources and in appeals resulting from those administrative proceedings. Mr. Rigdon is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Nevada. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from William S. Boyd School of Law.
CAROLYN E. TANNER is the founder of Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD, in Reno, where she focuses her practice in real property and land use law, energy and natural resources, environmental law, and governmental relations. Formerly, Ms. Tanner has served as the senior deputy attorney general, representing the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection and primarily it's Bureau of Corrective Actions, as well as the director of land protection for the Nevada Chapter of the Nature Conservancy. She is a member of the State Bar of Nevada. Ms. Tanner earned her B.A. degree from Occidental College and her J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law.
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