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To provide opportunities for the assimilation of young lawyers into the profession as well as a training ground for future leaders of our bar. YLS membership is open to all attorneys who have been admitted in Nevada for less than five years, or are 36 years old or younger. From mentor programs, to organizing charity events, to networking, to fighting to improve the image of attorneys in general, YLS has a wide array of activities.
Chairperson: Jeremy Reichenberg
Phone: (775) 246-6130
Staff Liaison: Lori Wolk
Board Liaison: Bryan Scott
Lyon County District Attorney's Office
Yerington, NV 89447
31 S. Main St.
Dues: Annual dues are $25
Jeremy Reichenberg (Chair)
Jeremy Reichenberg is the Senior Deputy District Attorney at the Lyon County District Attorney's Office. Mr. Reichenberg handles felony and misdemeanor cases and supervises other deputies in the criminal division. He previously worked as an associate at Laxalt & Nomura,
Ltd practicing general litigation. Mr. Reichenberg was recognized by Nevada Legal Services as the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year 2011. He was named in Nevada Business Magazine's 2011 Legal Elite issue as one of Northern Nevada's Top 35 Attorneys and in the 2009 and 2012 Legal Elite issues as one of the Best Government Attorneys for Nevada. Mr. Reichenberg received his J.D. from University of Nebraska, College of Law in 2006. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2006 and the State Bar of Nevada in 2007.
Kendelee Leascher Works (Chair-Elect)
Kendelee Works is an associate at Weide & Miller, Ltd., and focuses her practice on intellectual property and business litigation. Prior to joining Weide & Miller, Works gained experience in indigent criminal defense with the Office of the Clark County Public Defender and practiced at one of Nevada’s premier business litigation firms where she counseled private entities and individuals ranging from local businesses to a national franchise, a governmental agency, real estate developers and professionals and management companies. Kendelee received her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2002. She earned her Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in 2005. While at Boyd, Kendelee served as President of the Student Bar Association, was a member of the Society of Advocates, and graduated in the top third of her class. She also earned third place individual speaking honors at the Philip C. Jessup International Law, Southwest Regional Moot Court Competition. In addition to her role with the Young Lawyers Section, Kendelee is also active with the Southern Nevada, Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court, which is comprised of judges, attorneys and law professors that are committed to improving the skills, civility and ethics of the legal profession.
Matthew is a founding partner of The Digesti Law Firm LLP. His practice focuses on personal injury, business litigation, appellate, and traditional and digital intellectual property transactions. Since his admission to the Nevada State Bar, Matthew has gained extensive experience in arbitration, business litigation, and appellate practice areas. Examples include recently obtaining $7.7 million dollar verdict in an employment tort matter and appearing before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Nevada Supreme Court for oral arguments. Additionally, Matthew has negotiated several intellectual property/web 2.0 transactions with business partners such as Kobe Bryant, T-Pain, Paul Oakenfold, Nike, Ticketmaster, and T-Mobile. Prior to entering private practice, Matthew clerked for Justice James W. Hardesty at the Nevada Supreme Court and clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Special Prosecution’s Unit in Sacramento (receiving an “Honors” designation) and the U.S. Attorney’s Criminal and Civil Division in Reno. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law with an emphasis in intellectual property studies. He received his B.B.A. in Business Economics from the University of San Diego, currently ranked as the 36th best business program in the country, and graduated with an invitation-only induction into Omicron Delta Epsilon, an international economics honor society. Matthew is admitted to practice law in both California and Nevada.
Layke Martin Stolberg
Layke Martin Stolberg is the Director of Career Services at the William S. Boyd School of Law. Prior to joining the Career Services Office, Layke taught at the Boyd School of Law as an adjunct professor with the Lawyering Process legal research and writing program. Layke was also an associate at the law firm Marquis Aurbach Coffing, where she practiced business litigation. Layke received her J. D. from Boston University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While at Boston University, Layke earned a concentration in Litigation and Dispute Resolution, with honors, and served as President of the Public Interest Project, one of the oldest and largest organizations of its kind in the country, which funds grants for law students working in non-profit and legal services organizations. Layke received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2002.
Scott Lachman is a law clerk to Chief Justice Michael A. Cherry of the Nevada Supreme Court. Prior to his three-year state appellate clerkship, Lachman received a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Michigan State University in 2007. While at Michigan State, he served as Vice President of the student body, Executive Director of the Association of Big Ten Schools, and was a founding father of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity. Lachman earned a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law in 2010. During law school, he served as Vice-President of the Jewish Legal Society and was a representative of the Student Bar Association. Presently, Lachman is a member of the Bruce R. Thompson Chapter of the American Inns of Court and a volunteer at Carson High School. He was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 2010.
Mike is a life-long Native Nevadan with contacts to both Northern and Southern Nevada. He has substantial experience in most areas of Litigation and Civil Appeals. Mike’s trial experience includes both jury and bench trials in civil and criminal matters, and immigration removal hearings. As to his appellate experience, he has successfully handled appeals before the Nevada Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court resulting in multiple published opinions. Mike has received various awards and recognitions for his legal ability. He has a Preeminent AV Peer Rating from Martindale Hubbell. In 2009 and 2012, Super Lawyers magazine selected Mike as a "Rising Star" in the Nevada Legal field. Additionally, Nevada Business Magazine selected him as a Legal Elite: Top 100 Lawyers in Southern Nevada in 2012, and Avvo rated Mike as “excellent.”
Mike earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Boyd School of Law, graduating in the top 25% of his class. He won the CALI Award for Excellence for Torts II and made the Dean's List for academic achievement. He worked as a student attorney for the Clark County Public Defender's Office, an extern for United States District Court (then Chief) Judge Philip M. Pro, and as a research assistant for two law professors. Additionally, he also received training from the Clark County Neighborhood Justice Center to become a mediator for small claims court disputes. Mike earned his B.A. in psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. There, he was an Associate Student Justice for the Judicial Counsel, and a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity.
Jeffrey M. Conner
Jeffrey is a Deputy Attorney General in the Appellate Division of the Office of the Attorney General of the State of Nevada, where his work focuses almost entirely on defending against petitions for writs of habeas corpus filed by Nevada inmates in both state and federal court. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s office, Jeffrey clerked for the Honorable Patrick Flanagan in the Second Judicial District Court in Washoe County and briefly entered private practice, working on civil and commercial litigation matters on a contractual basis. Jeffrey received a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2004, and he graduated with his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Gonzaga University School of Law in 2009. While at Gonzaga, Jeffrey served as the Student Bar Association President and a Notes/Comments Editor on the Gonzaga Law Review. Jeffrey is also a current member of the Young Professionals Committee with the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows. He was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 2009 and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Nevada and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Dylan T. Ciciliano
Dylan is an Associate at Gordon Silver in Las Vegas, working primarily in the firm’s Corporate Litigation department. Dylan earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona in 2011. Prior to going to law school, Dylan attended the University of Nevada, Reno, earning a Masters of Science in Economics and undergraduate degrees. In law school, Dylan was the Senior Managing Editor of the Journal and the President of Phi Alpha Delta and Wills for Heroes.
David is a founding shareholder in The O’Mara Law Firm, P.C. His practice focuses on shareholder litigation, election law, personal injury, juvenile and criminal defense, family law and appellate. Since his admission to the Nevada State Bar, David has gained extensive experience in all areas of the legal profession. Over the last four years David has been a speaker and presenter on election law issues throughout the United States and was lead counsel in the recently decided case, Nevada State Democratic Party v. Nevada Republican Party, 256 P.3d 1 (2011) which revolved around Nevada’s special election for the 2nd Congressional District. Prior to entering private practice, David clerked for the Honorable Steven Kosach in the 2nd Judicial District Court and at the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington D.C. He earned his Juris Doctor and a government affairs certificate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. David is admitted to practice law in all courts in the State of Nevada and at the United States Court of Federal Claims. David recently became a member of the Nevada Supreme Court Bench Bar and is an active board member with the Nevada Justice Association and the Northern Nevada Down Syndrome Network. David is also a member of the Washoe County Bar Association, Clark County Bar Association, and the Republican National Lawyers Association.
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