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Litigation Section

Section News & Events:

Litigation Section Judicial Candidate Event:  The Litigation Section will be hosting a meet and great for District Court Judicial Candidates and members of the Litigation Section.  The event will take place at Gordon Biersch at 3978 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas Nevada 89169, on May 1, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Hors d’oeuvre and cocktails will be provided and the dress code for the event is business casual.  This is a free event.  Only members of the Litigation Section will be able to R.S.V. P. We encourage members of the Litigation Section to sign up early as this event is limited to the first 70 members who R.S.V.P. to the following telephone number:  (702) 678-5070.
 

 

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
Holland & Hart
9555 Hillwood Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89134
Phone: 702-669-4600
Email: jcjones@hollandhart.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: Amanda Cowley
Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas
300 S. Fourth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-692-8044
Email: acowley@fclaw.com

Committee of Legal Education Pertaining to Criminal and Civil Areas
Co-Chair: Michael Rawlins
Durham Jones Pinegar
10785 W. Twain Ave., Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89135
702-870-6060
 
Co-Chair: Robert Marshall
Marshall Law Office
625 S. Eighth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702-474-0100
 
Publications Committee
Co-Chair: Mark Hutchison
Hutchison & Steffen
10080 West Alta Drive, Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89145
702-385-2500
 
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
Lionel Sawyer & Collins
300 S. Fourth Street, Suite 1700
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
702.383.8921

Chair: Brian Anderson
Holland and Hart LLP
9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor
Las Vegas, Nevada 89134
702-222-2525
 
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

2014: January
2011: September