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Congrats, Shannon!


For the second time in her career, Firm Partner Shannon Wilson has won the Louis Wiener Pro Bono Service Award from the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for her exceptional time commitment and zealous advocacy in a contentious family law matter that still continues on. The award is given yearly in memory of Louis…


Congrats, Michael!


Firm Attorney Michael Falater was recently appointed to the board of the Children’s Advocacy Center Foundation. The foundation supports the Southern Nevada Children’s Advocacy Center, which provides services to abused children. Congrats, Michael!


Managing Workplace Conflict Through Mediation


The Cost. The direct costs of workplace conflict are staggering: billions of dollars are lost each year for sick days, absenteeism, grievances, and litigation. Moreover, the “hidden” cost of workplace conflict is difficult to calculate, and includes a hostile work environment, the lack of employee buy-in to organizational goals, lost productivity, project avoidance, employee turnover,…


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U.S. Supreme Court Says Yes to Immediate Takings Claim


In a big change affecting property owners, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that people whose land is taken for public use without payment may, as soon as the property is taken, file federal lawsuits for constitutional violations of property rights. The high court revisited the question of whether property owners have standing to bring…



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