Craig R. Anderson

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  • Shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing (38 Attorneys)
  • 10001 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145-8857
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  • Mr. Anderson represents clients in both federal and state courts. He has personally handled over 15 jury trials. The large majority of his trials have resulted in defense verdicts for his clients. Mr. Anderson has also served as an expert witness based upon his knowledge and experience in the field of Civil Rights.
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Craig Anderson is a shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing and is co-chair of the firm’s litigation department. His practice focuses on civil rights defense and serious personal injury claims including wrongful death and premises liability. Mr. Anderson has extensive trial experience having tried more than 30 jury trials in both federal and state court. He has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving police shootings, wrongful deaths, and medical malpractice. Mr. Anderson has also resolved many cases in his client’s favor through motion practice, having obtained summary judgment for his clients in over 50 cases. Finally, Mr. Anderson has argued over 15 appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and has argued in front of the Nevada Supreme Court.

Mr. Anderson was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 1999 and joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing in 2001. In his spare time, Mr. Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife, Lanta, and their children. His other interests include working out.

Recipient: Desert Companion Magazine Top Lawyer (Civil Rights), 2014; Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite, 2013 & 2017.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Employment Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-979-2405  Phone
702-382-0711  Phone
702-942-2136 Direct Line  Phone
702-382-5816  Fax
702-856-8970 Direct Fax  Fax
University Attended:
Southern Utah University, B.A., 1994; Utah State University, M.A., 1996
Law School Attended:
Brigham Young University, J.D., 1999
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1999, Nevada
State Bar of Nevada.
Reported Cases:

Jones v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep t, 873 F.3d 1123 (9 Cir. 2017); , 207 F.Supp.3d 1158 (D.Nev. 2016) aff’d 706 F.App’x 427 (9th Cir. 2017); , 756 F.3d 1154 (9 th Cir. 2014); v. Yeghiazarian, 129 Nev. 760, 312 P.3d 503 (2013); th Cir. 2012)

Hobbies & interests:
Running and Weightlifting.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (28 reviews)
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