Richard F. Cornell

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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
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.7/5.0 (9)
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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

      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...

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      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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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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

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

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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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

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

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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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    • Richard F. Cornell

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

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