Representing Nevadans in everything from property disputes to succession planning, attorneys are at the center of major deals throughout the state. They play an integral part of any successful business and, like many others, their industry has undergone changes in recent years. Recently, leaders in the legal industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
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“In my efforts to attract new companies to Nevada, the biggest challenge has been our education system. It is hard to compete with other states when we are ranked next to last on a nationwide level.” Mike Hillis, SIOR | Prinicpal, Avision Young “Nevada’s biggest challenge is convincing the world that this is a great place to live. Our city has made an amazing recovery and … [Read more...] about What is the biggest challenge facing Nevada?
Most industries have experienced an energetic pick up in business as the economy has recovered. Nevada law offices are enjoying an improved economy but are still facing their share of challenges. While clients continue to practice caution after the recession, numbers are showing improvement for lawyers in the Silver State. Top attorneys recently met at the Las Vegas office of … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Attorneys
“It is my mission in life to create wonderful long lasting personal relationships. To live with integrity, honesty & unconditional love; And to never lose sight of what is important; family.” Kathy O’Grady Watkins | Partner, Sutton Watkins Advertising & Marketing, Inc. “Make someone else’s life better by what you do.” Matthew T. Dushoff, Esq. | Shareholder Kolesar … [Read more...] about What is Your Personal Mission Statement?
As Nevada’s economy sees improvements in a variety of industries, law firms continue to evolve in order to prepare for the future and better serve their clients. Recently, a group of Nevada attorneys met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and challenges facing their industry. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of Nevada Business Magazine, … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Attorneys
This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State. This annual list highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. All votes are based on nominations from other attorneys and the following pages highlight the top vote getters in Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, the Best Up and Coming attorneys and the top 10 … [Read more...] about Legal Elite 2014: Nevada’s Top Attorneys
The biggest mistake companies make when it comes to their intellectual property is failing to fully identify and protect it, experts said. The consequences can be disastrous and expensive. “Intellectual property is becoming more and more important as our economy changes into an idea-based economy from a manufacturing-based one,” said Charles Lombino, an intellectual property … [Read more...] about Mind Lock: Protecting Intellectual Property
“Quality education and healthcare are key to the diversification of our employment base, which will bring businesses and individuals to Southern Nevada and positively impact our economy.” Joselyn Cousins • Vice President, Community Development, United Way of Southern Nevada “Not a single event or government program will solve Nevada’s economic problems, but understanding … [Read more...] about What has the greatest potential to improve Nevada’s economy?
“Make time to spend with friends and family, relax, and take well-deserved vacations. You’re hard work to become successful in your career is ultimately meaningless if you fail to also enjoy life and the people who surround you.” Sarah E. Harmon, Esq. • Partner, Bailey Kennedy “My father taught me to never ever be afraid of work. It does not matter what you do, but do it … [Read more...] about What is the greatest lesson you learned from your parents?