Attorney Profile:

Richard F. Cornell

RC

Biography

Law Clerk to Chief Judge, United States District Court of Nevada, 1978-1980. Co-Editor, Nevada, Civil Practice Manual, 1985. Lecturer, "Child Custody and Visitation in Nevada," NBI, 1994; 1996; 1998. Family Law Litigation in Nevada, NBI, 1994. Pro Tem Judge, Reno Justice Court, 1992—.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Domestic Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
775-636-8757  Phone
775-329-7651  Fax
www.rfcornellaw.com
University Attended:
University of California at Irvine, A.B., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco, J.D., 1977
Year of First admission:
1977
Admission:
1977, California; 1979, Nevada
Memberships:
State Bar of California; State Bar of Nevada (Member, Fee Dispute Committee); American Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1952
Reported Cases:
United States v. Ligon, 440 F.3d 1182 (9th Cir. 2006); Williams v. Williams, 120 Nev. 559 P.3d 1124 (2004); Batin v. State, 118 Nev. 61, 38 P3d 880 (2002); Palmer v. State, 118 Nev. 823, 59 P-3d 1192 (2002); Labastida v. State, 115 Nev. 298, 986 P2d 443 (1999); State v. Second Judicial District Court, 116 Nev. 953, 11 P3d 1209 (2000); Love v. State of Nevada, 111 Nev 545, 893 P2d 376 (1995); United States v. Ritter, 989 F2d 318 (9th Cir. 1993); Gallego v. McDaniel 124 F3rd 1065 (9th Cir. 1997); Wilson v. Cyril Hampel 1985 Trust, 105 Nev. 607, 781 P.2d 769 (1989); United States v. Banks 506 F. 3d 756 (9th Cir. 2007).
ISLN:
908186165

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 9 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.9/5.0
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  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 02/12/15 in Criminal Appeals

    Mr Cornell is a solid, well prepared appellate lawyer. He is very thorough and thoughtful in his preparation, presentation and analytics.He is a pleasure to have in the... Read more

    Mr Cornell is a solid, well prepared appellate lawyer. He is very thorough and thoughtful in his preparation, presentation and analytics.He is a pleasure to have in the courtroom. Clients who he represents are in very good hands.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 01/27/15 in Appellate Practice

    Rick is one of the best criminal appellate lawyers in the state of Nevada Read more

    Rick is one of the best criminal appellate lawyers in the state of Nevada

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 02/04/15 in Criminal Appeals

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Judge on 01/28/15 in Criminal Law

    He is a pre-eminent appeals lawyer in criminal cases. Read more

    He is a pre-eminent appeals lawyer in criminal cases.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/12/15 in Appellate Practice

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      4.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Member on 02/04/15 in Appellate Practice

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      5.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 01/29/15 in Appellate Practice

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Member on 01/27/15 in Appellate Practice

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.2/5.0 by a Judge on 02/06/15 in Criminal Appeals

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      5.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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