Micah S. Echols

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  • 10001 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145-8857
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  • Mr. Echols focuses his practice on civil appeals, including petitions for judicial review of agency decisions, state and federal appeals, and writ petitions.
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    4.7/5.0 (19)
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Law Clerk: Honorable Sally A. Loehrer, Eighth Judicial District Court, Department 15; Appointed to Nevada State Bar CLE Committee. Author: Five Things to Remember in Ninth Circuit Appellate Practice , Communiqué 28 (Jan. 2017); Chapters on Civil Jurisdiction and Attorney Fees, Costs, and Sanctions, Nevada Appellate Practice Manual (2d ed. 2016); Drafting Attorney Fees Order to Withstand an Appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court , 21 Nev. Lawyer 6 (Aug. 2013); Navigating Post-Judgment Motions in Nevada State Court, 20 Nev. Lawyer 6 (Jan. 2012); What Is the Proper Measure of Damages Owed for Wrongful Deprivation of Real Property? , 35 NJA Advocate 23 (Nov./Dec. 2011); Using Motions in Limine at Trial to Effectively Preserve Appeal Issues , 32 Communiqué 23 (Oct. 2011); Co-Author, Offers of Judgment in Nevada: Best Friend or Worst Enemy? , 18 Nev. Lawyer 33 (Nov. 2010); Is the Courtroom the Right Place for Religion? Difficulties in Restricting Religious Arguments During the Sentencing Phase of Pennsylvania Death Penalty Cases: Commonwealth v. Spotz, 36 UWLA L. Rev. 254 (2005); Changing the Face of Premises Liability in Nevada: Davenport v. Comstock Hills-Reno Requiring an Affirmative Duty for Premises Owners to “Maintain” and Upgrade , 37 UWLA L. Rev. 76 (2004); Are Private Automobile Insurance Companies Replacing Workers' Compensation Coverage When the Employee/Insured is Injured in the Course and Scope of Employment by a Third-Party Tortfeasor?: Rubin v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, 2 Pierce L. Rev. 17 (2004); Striking a Balance Between Employer Business Interests and Employee Privacy: Using Respondeat Superior to Justify the Monitoring of Web-Based, Personal Electronic Mail Accounts of Employees in the Workplace , 7 Comp. L. Rev. & Tech. J. 273 (2003). Recipient: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 50 Hours Award (2014); Desert Companion Magazine, Top Lawyer (Appeals), 2014; Mountain States Super Lawyer (2014-2018); Mountain States Rising Star (2013).

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Civil Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702-979-2405  Phone
702-382-0711  Phone
702-207-6087 Direct  Phone
702-856-8956 Direct  Fax
702-382-5816  Fax
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1999; J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2013, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 2003, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; 2016, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Clark County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada; Nevada Justice Association.
Reported Cases:
Jones v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t , 873 F.3d 1123 (9th Cir. 2017); Mendenhall v. Tassinari, 403 P.3d 364 (Nev. 2017); Schwartz v. Lopez, 382 P.3d 886 (Nev. 2016) (amicus curiae); M ona v. Dist. Ct., 380 P.3d 836 (Nev. 2016); Fergason v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t , 364 P.3d 592 (Nev. 2015); City of N. Las Vegas v. 5th & Centennial, LLC , 331 P.3d 896 (Nev. 2014), cert. denied , 135 S.Ct. 718 (2014); Gunderson v. D.R. Horton, Inc., 319 P.3d 606 (Nev. 2014); ReconTrust Co., N.A. v. Zhang, 317 P.3d 814 (Nev. 2014); Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t v. Yeghiazarian , 312 P.3d 503 (Nev. 2013); Stilwell v. City of North Las Vegas, 311 P.3d 1177 (Nev. 2013); Bisch v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t , 302 P.3d 1108 (Nev. 2013); Tsao v. Desert Palace, Inc. , 698 F.3d 1128 (9th Cir. 2012); Dynamic Transit v. Trans Pac. Ventures , 128 Nev. 755, 291 P.3d 114 (2012), cert. denied, 134 S.Ct. 682 (2013); Clark County v. S. Nevada Health Dist., 128 Nev. 651, 289 P.3d 212 (2012); Club Vista Fin. Servs., L.L.C. v. Dist Ct., 128 Nev. 224, 276 P.3d 246 (2012); Wheble v. Dist. Ct., 128 Nev. 119, 272 P.3d 134 (2012); Berkson v. LePome, 126 Nev. 492, 245 P.3d 560 (2010); Sanchez v. Wal-Mart Stores , Inc., 125 Nev. 818, 221 P.3d 1276 (2009); In re Estate and Living Trust of Miller , 125 Nev. 550, 216 P.3d 239 (2009); Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Thitchener , 124 Nev. 725, 192 P.3d 243 (2008); D.R. Horton, Inc. v. Dist. Ct. , 123 Nev. 468, 168 P.3d 731 (2007).
Hobbies & interests:
Mr. Echols has lived in Alaska, Iowa and Utah before moving to Las Vegas. In his free time, Mr. Echols enjoys watching or attending Major League Baseball games with his wife and children.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (19 reviews)
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