Marshal S. Willick, Esq.

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  • Principal at Willick Law Group (3 Attorneys)
  • Willick Law Center, 3591 E. Bonanza Road, Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89110-2101
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  • Marshal S. Willick is the principal of the Willick Law Group, an A/V rated Family Law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, and practices in trial and appellate Family Law. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a Fellow of both the American and International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers, former Chair of the Nevada Bar Family Law Section and former President of the Nevada chapter of the AAML. He has authored many books and articles on Family Law and retirement benefits issues, and was managing editor of the Nevada Family Law Practice Manual.

    In addition to litigating trial and appellate cases in Nevada, Mr. Willick has participated in hundreds of divorce and pension cases in the trial and appellate courts of other states, and in the drafting of various state and federal statutes in the areas of pensions, divorce, and property division. He has chaired several Committees of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, AAML, and Nevada Bar, has served on many more committees, boards, and commissions of those organizations, and has been called on to sometimes represent the entire ABA in Congressional hearings on military pension matters. He has served as an alternate judge in various courts, and frequently testifies as an expert witness. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
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President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Nevada Chapter, 2007-2009. Recipient, Access to Justice Award, Nevada State Bar, 1999 and 2006. Managing Editor, 1993-2003, Nevada Family Practice Manual. Chair, Nevada Family Law Section, 1992-1994. Editor, Nevada Family Law Report, 1991-1995. Delegate, 1996-1998 and Chairman, 1999—, Nevada Delegation, Interstate Council of Community Property States. Domestic Violence Commissioner Pro Tem, 2009—. Member, Board of Directors: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2000—; Pro Bono Project, 1999-2002. Author: "A Lawyer's Guide to Military Retirement and Benefits in Divorce" (ABA 1998); "Characterization, Valuation and Division of Intangible Assets," Council of Community Property States and State Bar of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2001; "Issues in Interstate and Multistate Matrimonial Litigation" (Legal Education Institute) Vail, Colorado, 1999 (reprinted, 13 Am.J. of Fam. Law 10-14, 1999); "What Do You Do When They Don't Say 'I Do'? Cohabitant Relationships and Community Property" (Council of Community Property States and State Bar of Nevada) Las Vegas, Nevada, 1998; "A Covenant with Death and an Agreement with Hell'; Death Benefits in Federal, State and Private Retirement Systems" (State Bar of Nevada; Tonopah Showcase) Tonopah, Nevada, 1998; Vail, Colorado, 2000; "Divorcing the Military: How to Attack..How to Defend," Vail, Colorado, 1996, 1998, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1995, San Diego, California, 1991, Washington, D.C., 1990, San Antonio, Texas, 1989; " Where Will the Money Go? Community Debt Issues and Pendente Lite Orders in Community Property States," (Council of Community Property States and State Bar of Arizona) Phoenix, Arizona, 1997; "Seven Tips on Using a Computer in a Family Law Case," (American Bar Association General Practice Section) San Francisco, California 1997 (State Bar of Nevada) Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, 1998; "Spousal Support Modifications and Related Issues in the Post-60 Age Group," in "The Perils of Poverty," (American Bar Association Family Law Section) San Francisco, California 1997; "Retirement Benefits/Pensions/QDROs," (State Bar of Nevada; Tonopah Showcase) Tonopah, Nevada, 1994; "Pensions in Nevada Divorce Cases" (State Bar of Nevada; Tonopah Showcase) Tonopah, Nevada, 1993; "Key Issues in Family Law," Las Vegas, Nevada, 1993; "Survival Utilities for the Family Lawyer: Three Little Programs," (American Bar Association Family Law Section) Washington, D.C., 1992; Partition of Omitted Assets After Amie: Nevada Comes (Almost) Full Circle, 6 Nev. Fam. L. Rep., Spring 1992, at 8; A Matter of Interest: Collection of Full Arrearages on Nevada Judgments, XIV Advocate, Sept., 1990, at 6 (Nev. Trial Law. A. Pub'n); Pension and Profit Sharing Plans, in Valuation of Marital Property (State Bar of Nevada 1990), Text for CLE Seminar; Res Judicta in Nevada Divorce Law: An Invitation to Fraud, 4 Nev. Fam. L. Rep., Spr. 1989, at 1; Partition of Military Retirement Benefits, in Family Law in Nevada 151 (Legal Education Institute 1989), Text for CLE Seminar; The Nevada Former Military Spouses Protection Act: Partition of Military Retirement Benefits Omitted from Prior Decrees of Divorce, 2 Nev. Fam. L. Rep., Spr. 1987, at 8; Professional Malpractice and the Unauthorized Practice of Professions: Some Legal and Ethical Aspects of the Use of Computers as Decision-Aids, 12 Rutgers Computer and Tech. L.J. 1 (1986); Constitutional Law and Artificial Intelligence: The Potential Legal Recognition of Computers as "Persons," in Proceedings of the Ninth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 1271 (A. Joshi ed. 1985); Artificial Intelligence: Some Legal Approaches and Implications, AI Mag., Sum. 1983, at 5. Instructor, Community College Paralegal Instruction Course, 1990-1991. Alternate Municipal Court Judge, City of North Las Vegas, Nevada, 1989-1997. Member: American Judges Association; Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence; Pro Bono Project Honor Roll of Participating Attorneys, 1990-2001; Mensa (Nevada President, 1975-1979, 1985-1986; World Future Society, (Nevada Coordinator, 1989-1994); State Bar Specialization Committee, 1994-1995; Board of Directors, Clark County Legal Services Committee, 2000-2001. Associate Member, Nevada Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Former Member, Central Legal Staff, Nevada Supreme Court. Georgetown University Law Center, Jessup Cup International Law Moot Court Team. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Phi Kappa Phi, National Dean's Lists. Certified Specialist in Family Law, Nevada Bar Association and National Board of Trial Advocacy. Fellow: American & International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers. Chair of Dozens of Committees, Commissions, Boards, etc.

American & International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers. Chair of Dozens of Committees, Commissions, Boards, etc.

(Certified Nevada Family Law Specialist)

Areas of Practice (35)

  • Family Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Military Law
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Community Property Law
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Torts
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • International Family Law
  • Interstate Support
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Palimony
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-763-9006  Phone
702-438-4100  Phone
702-438-5311  Fax
University Attended:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A., with honors, 1979
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1982
Year of First Admission:
1982, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; 1984, U.S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1983, California; 1986, United States Supreme Court
State Bar of Nevada; State Bar of California; Clark County and American (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
St. Louis, Missouri, August 1, 1958
Reported Cases:
Carmona v. Carmona, 603 F.3d 1041 (9th Cir. 2010); Cuisenaire v. Mason, 122 Nev. 43, 128 P.3d 446 (2006); Miller v. Wilfong, 121 Nev. 619, 622, 119 P.3d 727, 729 (2005); Vaile v. District Court, 118 Nev. 262, 44 P.3d 506 (2002); Danielson v. Evans, 36 P.3d 749, 751-59 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2001); Shydler v. Shydler, 114 Nev. 192, 954 P.2d 37 (1998); Epstein v. Epstein, 113 Nev. 1401, 950 P.2d 771 (1997); Dimick v. Dimick, 112 Nev. 402, 915 P.2d 254 (1996); Garrett v. Garrett, 111 Nev. 972, 899 P.2d 1112 (1995); Hermanson v. Hermanson, 110 Nev. 1400, 887 P.2d 1241 (1994); McMonigle v. McMonigle, 110 Nev. 1407, 887 P.2d 742 (1994); Carlson v. Carlson, 108 Nev. 358, 832 P.2d 380 (1992).
( Certified Nevada Family Law Specialist )
Chaired the State Bar Committee on Ethics that drafted the current rules.
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