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Public Lawyers Section


(a) To encourage the study and interchange of thoughts and materials pertaining to the problems, duties and responsibilities of members of the legal profession practicing in the public sector; (b) To provide public lawyers with a more effective way to participate in activities directed toward improving the administration of justice and promoting issues of importance to public lawyers; (c) To promote cooperation and fellowship among public lawyers and to encourage the active involvement of public lawyers in the State Bar of Nevada; (d) To assist law students and new members of the Bar in preparing for and establishing themselves in the practice of law as public lawyers; (e) To stimulate the interest of public lawyers of the State Bar of Nevada in the activities, objectives and purposes of the State Bar of Nevada; (f) To perform and carry on such activities as may be assigned to the Section by the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Nevada.

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Chairperson: Brett Kandt
State of Nevada Advisory Council for Prosecuting Attorneys
5420 Kietzke Lane, Ste. 202
Reno, NV 89511
Phone: 775-688-1966
Fax:   (775) 688-1822

Staff Liaison: Lori Wolk
Board Liaison: Bryan Scott

Dues: Annual dues are $25


Chair: Brett Kandt
Executive Director
State of Nevada Advisory Council for Prosecuting
5420 Kietzke Lane, Suite 202
Reno, NV  89511
Phone: 775-688-1966

Vice Chair: Tina Russom
Deputy District Attorney Carson City
885 East Musser Street, Suite 2030
Carson City, NV  89701
Phone: 775-887-2070

Secretary: Sarah Bradley
Deputy Attorney General
Nevada Attorney General's Office
100 North Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 702-455-4761


Mark Ghan
Vice President/ General Counsel
Western Nevada College
2201 W. College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-4235

Cliff Jeffers
Deputy District Attorney
Clark County
P.O. Box 552215
Las Vegas, NV  89155-2215
Phone: 702-455-4761

Paul Lipparelli
Assistant District Attorney
Washoe County
P.O. Box 30083
Reno, NV  89520-3083
Phone: 775-337-5713

Michael Oh
Assistant City Attorney
City of Henderson
P.O. Box 95050
Henderson, NV 89009
Phone: 702-267-1382


The Public Lawyer

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2012: Spring, Summer

2011: April, November

2010: March, April, June, July, September, November

2009: January, February, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

2008: June, October, December

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State Bar of NV

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

State Bar of Nevada
P.O. Box 50
Las Vegas, NV 89125-0050
600 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
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