If you are a resident of Nevada and have suffered an injury due to the negligence of another party, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Personal injury claims are a legal process that allows you to seek compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional distress resulting from the injury. It is essential… Continue reading Personal Injury Claims in Nevada: What You Should Know
Workers’ compensation is a system of insurance and benefits created to help employees who are injured or become ill on the job. Nevada is a no-fault state, meaning an employee does not need to prove employer negligence to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation provides monetary and medical benefits to employees who are… Continue reading Understanding Workers’ Compensation in Nevada
Chinks in the Armor of Justice Chinks in the Armor of Justice; Lessons Learned from Breonna Taylor Bad facts make bad law. We don’t have many facts in this case, and that’s a big part of the problem. Breonna’s death is a huge tragedy. The question is, was it preventable? For both the benefit… Continue reading Chinks in the Armor of Justice
I’am Listening For over a week now, I’ve been drafting a blog about systemic racism and how the events in Kenosha, Wisconsin epitomized our racial divide. With more pondering, I realized that I was addressing the wrong issue. People have stopped listening to each other on this topic. Opinions have already been made and set… Continue reading I’m Listening
The Only Thing Necessary for the Triumph of Evil Is That Good Men Do Nothing Saturday night I watched in horror as my beloved city of Reno was barraged with rioting, looting, burning, tagging, vandalizing, tear gas, rubber bullets, and rocks. In real time on social media, I witnessed the messages of shock, outrage, and… Continue reading The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing
Crisis in Isolation: Deescalating Domestic Violence And just like that, most of us have shifted to a “work from home” self-quarantine society. This is unprecedented territory for many of us. Some of us may handle this shift differently than others. Introverts who typically revel in quiet isolation will be content, right in their element. Although… Continue reading Crisis in Isolation: Deescalating Domestic Violence
How Does Intoxication Effect Consent? I’ve been thinking about consent for quite some time. I want to start by saying I completely agree with the 10 state jurisdictions who have put into law that voluntary intoxication leads to an inability to consent to sex. A person who, for whatever reason, would be unable to stand before a… Continue reading How Does Intoxication Effect Consent?
To Prosecute is Human, To Defend Divine “How can you defend someone who is guilty?” In law school, this was a question that I deeply pondered. Even though I was passionate about pursuing criminal law, I wondered if I could ever feel ethically confident defending a client who clearly had broken the law. As a… Continue reading To Prosecute is Human, To Defend Divine
Justice v. Compassion As an immigration and criminal attorney in Nevada, I am bound to the laws of our land. I love and respect our country’s constitution. While upholding these precepts I hold dear, I find I am also able to show compassion for those clients I serve. I do this by protecting their rights… Continue reading Justice v. Compassion
Question: I Was Told I Can’t Be on My Company’s Auto Policy Because I Have a Ticket. Can I Have the Record Sealed? In order to completely answer this question, first we need to clarify a few things. In Nevada, there are only three categories of criminal activity: Felonies Gross misdemeanors Misdemeanors Many other… Continue reading Question: I was told I can’t be on my company’s auto policy because I have a ticket. Can I have the record sealed?