23rdAnnual National Firearms Law Seminar

Friday, May 27, 2022

Specific Location: Hyatt Regency Houston

8:00 - 8:20 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcoming Remarks

John Sigler

Board Member, National Rifle Association of America
Co-Founder, NRA Foundation’s National Firearms Law Seminar


8:30 - 10:10 a.m.

Session 1

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen Case Now Before the U.S. Supreme Court

Kasdin Mitchell

Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Second Amendment Legal Changes after Heller

David Kopel

Attorney & Author
Research Director, The Independence Institute
Adjunct Scholar, The Cato Institute
Adjunct Professor, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

10:10 - 10:20 a.m.

Networking Break

10:20 - 12:00 p.m.

Session 2

ATF 2021R-05 & ATF 2021R-08: An Exercise in Executive Branch Lawmaking

Josh Savani

Director of Research and Information, NRA-ILA

State Firearm Preemption Laws

Sarah Gervase

NRA Assistant General Counsel

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Special Lunch Presentation

What the Court Might be Thinking About in Deciding NYSRPA v. Bruen

George Mocsary

Professor of Law, University of Wyoming College of Law

1:00 - 2:40 p.m.

Session 3

Self-Defense Law and the Trial of a Self-Defense Case

George J. Parnham
The Law Office of Parnham & Associates

Is it Any Wonder I'm Not a Criminal? Losing and Regaining Second Amendment Rights

Sean P. Healy

Healy Law Offices, P.C.
General Counsel, Texas State Rifle Association

2:40 - 2:50 p.m.

Networking Break

2:50 - 4:20 p.m.

Session 4

Marketing Practices Liability in the Firearms Industry

Camden Webb
Partner, Williams Mullen
Co-Chair of the Firearms Industry Group at Williams Mullen

How U.S. Export Controls Regulate Firearms and Ammunition

Johanna E. Reeves

Founder and Managing Partner, Reeves & Dola LLP

4:20 - 4:30 p.m.

Networking Break

4:50 - 5:30 p.m.

Session 5 - Legal Ethics

Ethics: Counseling Clients in Unlawful Possession of Firearms

Stephen P. Halbrook, Ph.D.

Attorney & Author

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Meet & Greet Reception

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The Annual National Firearms Law Seminar is the largest gathering of Second Amendment attorneys in the country.

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