Robert has handled numerous mediations and arbitrations, and has successfully argued cases before the Nevada Supreme Court, the Utah Court of Appeals and the Utah Supreme Court.
One such case that affected self-insured employers and governmental entities throughout the State of Nevada is MGM MIRAGE, A DELAWARE CORPORATION; AND STEEL ENGINEERS, INC., A NEVADA CORPORATION, Appellants, vs. NEVADA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION, A NONPROFIT UNINCORPORATED NEVADA ENTITY, Respondent, 125 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 22, June 25, 2009, where it was determined that self-insured employers purchasing excess insurance can recover from the Nevada's workers compensation entity guaranteeing insolvent insurer claims.
CityCenter Litigation: Robert was one of the attorneys representing Steel Engineers, Inc. in the CityCenter litigation.
During the approximate 24 plus years as a lawyer in general civil and criminal practice, Robert has handled cases and practiced in the following areas of the law in various courts throughout the State of Nevada, and the State of Utah:
I have appeared before the Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Wells and Wendover Municipal Courts; Las Vegas, Henderson, Laughlin, North Las Vegas, Wells, Wendover and Douglas County Justice Courts; the Ninth Judicial District, Douglas County District Court; the Eighth Judicial District Civil, Criminal and Family Courts; Iron County, Utah, and Washington County, Utah, District Courts; Nevada and Utah Federal District and Bankruptcy Courts; the Nevada Supreme Court; the Utah Court of Appeals; and the Utah Supreme Court; among others.
Appeared before town board, City Council, County Commission; Represented expelled student before the Clark County School Board. Arbitration/Mediation before the Board of Realtors; representation before Contractor's Board; represented persons before the Nevada Department of Taxation concerning Sales and Use taxes; Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income.
Chapter 7s and 13s, Adversary proceedings, Objections to Discharge, 2004 Examinations, Motions for relief from the automatic stay, proof of claims.
Formation of Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, Sub S elections, Partnerships, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, employee handbooks, spin-off of corporations, Purchase/Sale of businesses and professional medical practice, business planning, asset protection; representation of client in suit to remove partner, etc.
Breach of Contract; Fraud; Unjust Enrichment; Fraudulent Conveyance; Quasi Contract; Punitive Damages; Personal injury (intentional/negligent infliction of emotional distress, slip and fall, trip and fall, automobile accidents, alleged animal injury by pet groomer; Defamation; Slander, Libel, Negligence, Assault, Battery, etc.
Represented Steel Engineers, Inc., in the CityCenter litigation; Construction defects; Mechanic's Liens; Breach of Contract; Breach of Warranties; Fraud; Negligence; Submission of and payment on contractor's bond; OSHA; Contractor’s Licensing; etc.
All criminal matters, including but not limited to: Felony DUI; Misdemeanor DUI; Battery; Battery-Domestic Violence; Battery With a Deadly Weapon; Violation of Restraining/Protective Order; Trespassing; Harassment; Assault; Obstructing a Public Officer; Resisting a Public Officer; Attempted Murder; Murder; Illegal Discharge of a Firearm; Conspiracy to Commit Breach of Peace; Breach of Peace; Gang Enhancement; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Possession of a Controlled Substance; Possession of a Controlled Substance With Intent to Sell; Sale of a Controlled Substance; Trafficking in a Controlled Substance; Use of a Controlled Substance; Burglary With a Deadly Weapon; Sexual Assault; Robbery; Prostitution; Possession of a Credit Card without Cardholder's Consent; Petit Larceny; Grand Larceny; Theft; Attempt Theft; Forgery; Failure to Properly Tarp a Load; and miscellaneous traffic offenses, etc.
Wrongful Discharge, Sexual Harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act; Family and Medical Leave Act; Age Discrimination; Battery; Assault; Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress; dealt with the Nevada Equal Rights Commission and the U.S. Equal Rights Commission; obtained right to sue letters; unemployment benefits; salaries and wages, etc.
SIIS/RISK MANAGEMENT CASES:
Worker’s Compensation matters on the employer and the employee side; Reopening of a claim for industrial injury; Alleged Cardiovascular Condition; Rule-Out Benefits; Respiratory Problems; Tendonitis; OSHA violations; supervisory employee battering another employee; handling the withdrawal of life support; preparation and revision of employee handbooks; preparation of informed consent document(s); Bad Faith Breach of Insurance Contract; Claims against Disability Insurance Carriers, workers compensation, etc.
Probate of large and small estates; preparation of wills; trusts; physician directives; durable powers of attorney for health care, general powers of attorney, probate and trust litigation, etc.
Divorce; Annulment; Adoption; Child Custody; Child Support; Spousal Support; Visitation; UCCJA; PKPA; UIFSA; grandparent rights; termination of parental rights; dependency and neglect matters; juvenile law, guardianship, temporary protective orders, etc.
Transactional real estate for commercial and residential; Eminent Domain; Condemnation; Severance Damages; Quiet Title; Partitioning of Real Property; Water Rights; Equitable Interests; Breach of Contract; Breach of Warranties of Title; Homeowners' Associations; Foreclosure; Seller Financing; Contracts For Sale; Contract Review; QuitClaim Deed; Grant, Bargain, Sale Deed; Affidavit Terminating Joint Tenancy; Declaration of Homestead, Mining claims, Payment of Real Estate Commissions (Ready, Willing & Able Buyer/Procuring Cause of the Sale); Slander of Title; Evictions; Unlawful Detainer; etc.