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Litigation Section

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About the Section:


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.


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


Chair: Tracy DiFillippo
Armstrong Teasdale, LLP
3770 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Vice Chair: Maximiliano Couvillier
Black & Lobello
10777 W. Twain Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89135
Secretary: David Carroll
Rice Silbey Reuther & Sullivan
3960 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Treasurer: Shannon Pierce
Fennemore Craig Jones Vargas
300 E. Second Street
Reno, NV 89504
Phone: 775-786-5000
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
Co-Chair: John Gutke
Fox Rothschild
3800 Howard Hughes Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Co-Chair: Ryan Lower
Morris Law Group
900 Bank of America Plaza
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Publications Committee
Chair: Justin C. Jones
Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Babkin
3556 E. Russell Road
Las Vegas, NV 89120
Committee on Civil and Appellate Procedure
Chair: Eric D. Hone
Dickinson Wright
8363 West Sunset Road
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113
Membership Committee
Chair: Kory Kaplan
Gentile Cristalli Miller Armeni & Savarese
410 S. Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Committee on Ethics and Professionalism
Co-Chair: Brian Anderson
Holland & Hart
9555 Hillwood Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89134
Co-Chair: Clark Vellis
Holley, Driggs, Walch, Puzey, Thompson
800 South Meadows Parkway
Reno, NV 89521
Staff Liaison: Lori Wolk
Board Liaison: Richard Pocker


Annual dues are $30.

Meeting Minutes

2011: September


State Bar of NV

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Las Vegas, NV 89102
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