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2016 National Student Symposium Event - Charlottesville, VA - February 26-27, 2016
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Since its creation, the Student Division of the Federalist Society has played an integral role on law school campuses. Through its numerous conferences, programs, and publications, the Student Division seeks to accomplish three principal goals: READ MORE
Tulsa Student Chapter


  • Professor Bill Otis, Georgetown Law 
  • Danny Williams, U.S. Attorney Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Trent Shores, Assistant U.S. Attorney Northern District of Oklahoma
  • Tim Harris, Former Tulsa County District Attorne
  • Jill Webb, Tulsa County Public Defender
  • Adam Luck, Oklahoma State Board of Corrections
Las Vegas Lawyers Chapter

Mark Behrens, co-chair of the Washington, DC-based Public Policy Group of Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P., will discuss Nevada’s poor ranking in a recent U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform survey of the fairness of state legal climates. He will also discuss the comments on Nevada courts included in the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes report, along with a recent point of light from the Nevada Supreme Court. Mr. Behrens will discuss Nevada’s efforts for judicial reform together with strategies Nevada lawyers may use to promote a fair and restrained judiciary.

Assemblyman Erv Nelson is a partner at the Las Vegas firm of Cram Valdez Brigman & Nelson and Vice-Chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the Nevada State Assembly. In his role as a legislator, he was deeply involved in efforts to enact Judicial Reform legislation in Nevada. Mr. Nelson will discuss Nevada’s efforts to affect Judicial Reform, including legislation that may be proposed in the future.

The Las Vegas Lawyers Chapter hosted this event on January 28, 2016.


  • Mr. Mark Behrens, Co-chair, Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
  • Hon. Erven T. Nelson, Nevada Assemblyman
  • Introduction: Mr. Matthew Saltzman, Shareholder, Kolesar & Leatham

Fogo de Chao Churrascaria Restaurant
Las Vegas, NV

California-Hastings Student Chapter


  • Professor Eli Silverman, CUNY Law
  • TBA