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Litigation Section

Section News & Events:

STATE BAR OF NEVADA – LITIGATION SECTION - GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
September 8, 2015 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
 
Special guests Nevada Court of Appeals Judges Abbi Silver, Jerome Tao and Michael Gibbons will address the section regarding the recently created Court of Appeals
 
Northern Nevada Members Please Attend At:
Holland & Hart LLP
5441 Kietzke Lane, Suite 200
Reno, Nevada 89511
 
Southern Nevada Members Please Attend At:
Holland & Hart LLP
9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89134
 
The two offices will be connected by video-conference. 
 
Please RSVP By September 1, 2015 to Alexis Stajkowski at AGStajkowski@hollandhart.com or 702-669-4627.
Please advise which office you will be attending.
 
Lunch will be served at both locations.
 

 

About the Section:

Purpose:

The purposes of the Litigation Section are to:

  1. provide a forum for the improvement of law and procedure in the field of litigation in civil and criminal areas;
  2. provide a forum addressed to the problems and interest of the trial practitioner who specializes in the spectrum of civil litigation, without limitation to a particular substantive area;
  3. provide a forum addressed to the problems and interest of the trial practitioner who specializes in the spectrum of criminal trial practice;
  4. promote the sound development of ethical and professional litigation practices and procedures;
  5. assist the judiciary in enhancing the administration of justice in the area of civil litigation and criminal procedure;
  6. support and enhance the art of trial and appellate advocacy; and
  7. act upon all matters germane to its purpose as so described or referred to by the Board of Governors.

Bylaws

Download the Litigation Section Bylaws (last updated 7/25/2013)


Officers

Chair: Tracy DiFillippo
Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
3770 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Phone: 702-473-7092
Email: tdifillippo@armstrongteasdale.com 
 
Vice Chair: Justin Jones
Wolf Rifkin Shapiro Schulman &RAbkin
3556 East Russell Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Phone: 702-341-5200
Email: jjones@wrslawyers.com
 
Secretary: David Carroll
Rice Silbey Reuther & Sullivan
3960 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Phone: 702-732-9099
Email: dcarroll@rsrslaw.com
 
Treasurer: Shannon Pierce
Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas
300 E. Second Street
Reno, NV 89504
Phone: 775-786-5000
Email: spierce@fclaw.com
 
Committee of Legal Education Pertaining to Criminal and Civil Areas
Co-Chair: Paul Haire
Smith Larsen & Wixom
1935 Village Center Circle
Las Vegas, NV 89134
702-252-5002
 
Co-Chair: Shannon Pierce
Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas
300 E. Second Street
Reno, NV 89504
775-786-5000
 
Co-Chair: Ryan Lower
Morris Law Group
900 Bank of America Plaza
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-474-9400
rml@morrislawgroup.com
 
Publications Committee
Co-Chair: Robert Marshall
Marshall Law Group
625 S. Eighth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-474-0100
 
Co-Chair: Patrick Leverty
Leverty & Associates Law CHTD.
"Reno Gould House"
832 Willow Street
Reno, NV 89502
775-322-6636
 
Committee on Civil and Appellate Procedure
Chair: Maximiliano Couvillier III
Black & Lobello
10777 W. Twain Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada 89135
702-869-8801
 
Membership Committee
Chair: Brian Anderson
Holland and Hart
9555 Hillwood Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89134
702-222-2525
bganderson@hollandhart.com
 
Committee on Ethics and Professionalism
Chair: Clark Vellis
Cotton, Driggs, Walch, Holley, Woloson and Thompson
800 South Meadows Pkwy
Reno, NV 89521
775-851-8700
 
Staff Liaison: Lori Wolk
Board Liaison: Richard Pocker

Dues

Annual dues are $30.


Meeting Minutes

2011: September

 

State Bar of NV

Our mission is to govern the legal profession, to serve our members, and to protect the public interest.

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