Talk on immigration and Nevada criminal practice at Bar association meeting

Immigration lawyer James J. Kelly discusses immigration law and Nevada criminal practice, Thursday's Douglas Bar Association noon luncheon in the downstairs meeting room at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Lunch, tax, tip, and one hour of approved CLE credit is $17.

Kelly is a frequent presenter on immigration law. He has concentrated his practice on all facets of immigration law for more than 35 years. The subject of his one hour program is how immigration law affects Nevada criminal practice. He will review the definition of an alien and provide an overview of how to analyze criminal matters for immigration purposes. He will also explore the kinds of crimes that can result in removal; what constitutes a conviction for immigration purposes; and how it is proven; the prospects of relief from removal; detention and the bond authority of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Kelly practices with the Reno law firm of Richard Fleischer. A graduate of Mc George Law School, he was a judge advocate general's attorney before going into private practice.

Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 am and the program starts at noon. For more information contact President Mauricio Hernandez at 782-0195.


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