Michael S. Alires

  • Associate at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Hughes Center, 3883 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 1100, Las Vegas, NV 89169
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Michael S. Alires assists clients in real estate matters. Primarily, he aids real estate developers in establishing homeowner associations for new communities and maintaining compliance throughout the community’s build-out. Additionally, Michael helps clients navigate commercial lease review, real estate acquisitions, and other real estate negotiations.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Antitrust for Trade Associations, Presenter, Presented to a Private Trade Association (March 2017)
• SMART Partnerships: Legal Issues for Nonprofit Partnerships, Presenter, 2014 Connecting for Change Conference, Hosted by American Society for Public Administration and Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Southern Nevada (November 2014)
• Introduction to Social Gaming - Gambling in Substance, but Not Form, Author, 5 UNLV Gaming Law J. 335 (Fall 2014)
• Nevada's Boom and Bust, Co-Author, Am. Bankr. Inst. J. (July 2014)

Other Professional Experience

•Ballard Rawson, Chartered, Attorney (2015-2017), Law Clerk (2014-2015)
•Boyd School of Law, Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic, Student Attorney (2014-2015)
•The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Summer Associate (2014)
•United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Bruce T. Beesley (2013)
•Clark County School District, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst (2008-2012)
•South Hills Church Community, College & Young Adults Pastor (2006-2008)

Related News & Events

Dec 11
Snell & Wilmer's Nevada Offices Welcome Attorneys Michael S. Alires and Kiah Beverly-Graham

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Finance
  • Master Planned Communities and Subdivisions
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
702.784.5279  Phone
(702) 722-5525  Fax
University Attended:
Graduate and Professional Student Association, Vice President, 2014-2015; Student Bar Association, Vice President, Day Division, 2013-2014; Lincoln Christian University, M.A., Organizational Leadership, 2011; Lincoln Christian University, B.A., General Ministry, cum laude, 2009
Law School Attended:
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D., 2015; Staff Member, UNLV Gaming Law Journal, 2013-2015
Year of First Admission:
United States District Court, District of Nevada; Nevada; Supreme Court of Nevada

Professional Memberships and Activities

•State Bar of Nevada
•American Bar Association
•Business Law Section
•Non-Profit Committee
•Clark County Bar Association


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