Avece M. Higbee

Avece M. Higbee: Attorney with Marquis Aurbach Coffing
  • Shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing (35 Attorneys)
  • 10001 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145-8857
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  • Ms. Higbee's practice primarily consists of commercial and real estate matters, including real estate litigation, real estate transactions, loan closings, landlord-tenant law, owners association law and property management matters. Ms. Higbee has lectured for various organizations and has published materials concerning real estate matters, landlord/tenant law and community association matters.
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Ms. Higbee’s practice primarily consists of commercial and real estate matters, including real estate litigation, real estate transactions, loan closings, landlord-tenant law, owners association law and property management matters.She received her Juris Doctor from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law. She graduated from Southern Utah State College with degrees in English, business administration and dance. Ms. Higbee was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 1989.Ms. Higbee is a shareholder with the firm. She has an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest possible peer rating for ethical standards and legal ability. Ms. Higbee was recognized by her peers as Legal Elite in Nevada Business Magazine (2015). She is currently a member of the Nevada Justice Association and the Clark County Bar Association. Ms. Higbee teaches seminars on various subjects, including commercial leasing, residential landlord-tenant matters, and homeowner association matters and she has authored numerous articles on real estate topics.Counsel Liaison for Commercial Marketing Group; Counsel Liaison for Southern Nevada CCIM Chapter (Certified Commercial Investment Member); Recipient: Mountain States Super Lawyers Top 50 Women List 2017, MYVEGAS Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, 2015-2017; Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2015-2017; Desert Companion Magazine Top Lawyers (Real Estate), 2014; CMG Affiliates Award from Commercial Marketing Group and Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite, 2011; Gregg Corlyn Outstanding Member Award from CCIM, 2008. Author/Speaker: Commercial Real Estate Leasing Essentials - UNLV Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies, 2004 and 2005; Landlord Tenant Law Update - Sterling Education Services, 2005; Commercial Leases: Drafting, Enforcing and Other Critical Issues - Sterling Education Services, 2005; Landlord Tenant Law for the Experienced Practitioner - Sterling Education Services, 2005; Leasing Essentials - UNLV Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies, 2006; Drafting and Enforcing Commercial Leases - Sterling Education Services, 2007; Do You Want To Be A Lawyer? - Seminar for Teenagers, 2008; Negotiating Commercial Leases - Sterling Education Services, 2008; Commercial Leases in Troubled Time - CCIM, 2008; Commercial Real Estate in Troubled Times - CCIM, 2009; Avoiding Pitfalls in Landlord Tenant Matters - Various Property Managers, 2009; Common Commercial Eviction Questions - CCIM, 2011; What's in a Name? Office Tenant's Signage Should be Covered in the Lease, CCIM, 2015; Just Make the Call Be More Than an Email Address to Your Clients, CCIM 2016; Commerce Tax Senate Bill 483 - What It Means to Your Business, CCIM 2016; Just Make the Call, CCIM 2016.Seminars: Fundamentals of Landlord-Tenant Law, 2014; Property Owners Associations Seminar, 2014; Landlord-Tenant Law: From Lease to Eviction, 2016; How Many Times Can a Tenant Sue a Landlord Over an Exclusive Use Provision? - CCIM 2018. Counsel Litigation: Commercial Marketing Group. Member and Counsel Liaison, Certified Commercial Investment. Member, National Association of Development Companies. Designated 504 Closing Attorney, Small Business Administration.

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Areas of Practice (8)

  • Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Community Association Law
  • Property Management
  • Homeowners Association Law
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-382-0711  Phone
702-942-2194 Direct Line  Phone
702-382-5816  Fax
702-856-8974 Direct Fax  Fax
University Attended:
Southern Utah State College, B.S., 1985
Law School Attended:
J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., 1988
Year of First admission:
1989, Nevada, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada and U. S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Clark County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada; Nevada Justice Association; Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys; National Association of Development Companies (NADCO).
Wheatherstone Condominiums: Revised governing documents for existing condominium community; Cartier Business Center: Drafted governing documents for commercial office park; Camino Al Norte Office Park: Drafted governing documents for large commercial office park; West Charleston Lofts: Registered the mixed use, mid-rise project with Nevada Real Estate Division and drafted governing documents; Quail Estates/Devonridge/Ridges/Ohana Estates/Maui One/Viking Villas/Desert Highlands, etc: Drafted governing documents and set up association for single family residential projects.
Hobbies & interests:
Ms. Higbee was raised in Southern Utah. As a form of relaxation away from the law she enjoys boating, playing volleyball and spending time with her family.
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