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(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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Chair: Brett Kandt
General Counsel
Nevada State Board of Pharmacy
431 W. Plumb Lane
Reno, NV 89509
(775) 850-1440 (phone)
(775) 850-1444 (fax)


Staff Liaison: Robert Horne
Board Liaison: Catherine M. Mazzeo

Dues: Annual dues are $25.


Chair: Brett Kandt
Executive Director
State of Nevada Advisory Council for Prosecuting Attorneys
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


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