American Association of Visually Impaired Attorneys

President: Chris Prentice
Program Chair: Jeff Thom
Registration: $20, $25

AAVIA presents 30-minute Westlaw sessions for individuals throughout the day on Monday, July 11. Space is limited. Contact Jeff Thom at the conference and convention for details.

Saturday, July 9 – Donner

5:30pm AAVIA Board meeting

Sunday, July 10 – Alpine

1:15pm Introductions and Announcements
Chris Prentice, AAVIA President, Austin, TX

1:30pm An Update on Constitutional Law
Dr. Otis Stephens, Knoxville, TN

2:45pm Access to Courts
Panel to include Jenine Stanley, member, ACB Board of Publications, Columbus, OH

3:35pm Witness Credibility: a Panel

4:15pm Developments in Intellectual Property
Leonard DuBoff, Esq., Portland, OR

Monday, July 11 – Alpine

1:15pm What's New with Westlaw?
Shannon Lashbrook, Research Specialist West, a Thomson Reuters business, Las Vegas, NV

1:45pm The Gaming Industry In Nevada
Dave Andrews, Supervisor, Enforcement Division, Nevada Gaming Control Board, Reno, NV

2:45pm Constitutional Dimensions of Disability Rights
Stephen Mendelsohn, J.D., Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University, San Leandro, CA

3:30pm Accessibility of Airline Kiosks
Carla Gilbride, Staff Attorney, Disability Rights Advocates, Berkeley , CA

4:15pm Unemployment Insurance Appeals, An ALJ's Perspective
Charles Nabarrete, California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, San Gabriel, CA

Tuesday, July 12 - So Pac B

12:15pm AAVIA Luncheon - $32, $34
Keynote: The Openness of the Judicial System - Justice Nancy Saitta, Supreme Court of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

2:45pm AAVIA Business Meeting