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Dennis Myron Leavitt

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody

About Me

Attorney Dennis Myron Leavitt is the son of the late Nevada Supreme Court Justice Myron E. Leavitt. Dennis was raised in Las Vegas, and attended Las Vegas High School. Prior to attending law school, Dennis worked as a valet parking attendant on the Las Vegas strip for over a decade.


Dennis completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, majoring in Business and Accounting. After graduation, Mr. Leavitt accepted an offer to attend the University of Idaho School of Law. While at the University of Idaho, Mr. Leavitt was recognized for his achievements in the studies of Family, Business, Criminal, and Constitutional Law.


Mr. Leavitt graduated from the University of Idaho School of Law in 1989, and has been practicing law in Las Vegas ever since. For the past 24 years, Mr. Leavitt has developed unparalleled expertise in complex litigation. He has worked in the areas of Business Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Elder Abuse Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Landlord/Tenant Law, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Real Estate Law, and many more. Mr. Leavitt has successfully represented some of Las Vegas's major casino properties, including: The MGM, Hilton, Bally's, Binion's Horseshoe, Golden Nugget, Sahara, Flamingo, and Arizona Charlie's. Dennis is currently lead counsel for the Las Vegas Athletic Clubs, and has successfully argued in front of the Nevada Supreme Court on several occasions.


Over the years, Mr. Leavitt has developed a reputation among his peers and the community for his experience and expertise in the area of Family Law. His success in Family Court led to an invitation from the Las Vegas Family Court to become a Pro-Tempore Judge. Dennis gladly accepted this honor, and was sworn-in in 2012.


Dennis has successfully represented and argued cases on behalf of thousands of Divorce clients, and has been in front of every one of the 20 Las Vegas Family Court Judges. Mr. Leavitt is uniquely qualified to handle Divorces involving the most complex Financial, Prenuptial, and Custodial issues.


Mr. Leavitt loves his fellow Las Vegans, and has volunteered thousands of hours to serving pro-bono clients, coaching and sponsoring little league baseball and basketball teams, working with the Boy Scouts of America, and mentoring students of UNLV's William S. Boyd School of Law.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    26 years, 2.13 thousand cases
  2. Family: 30%
    26 years, 2.13 thousand cases
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    1.06 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Andrew M Shaw

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Andrew Shaw Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James J Leavitt

    I endorse this lawyer. I refer all of my clients that have family matters to Dennis - they are always very pleased with his representation.

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    James Leavitt Government Attorney
    Relationship: Family member

Contact Info

Leavitt Law Firm

229 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV, 89101

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active198905/09/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2015
10 Best In NevadaAmerican Institute of Family Law Attorneys2014
Valley's Top LawyersDesert Companion Magazine2014
BV DistinguishedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
American Jurisprudence AwardJoint Publishers of The Total Client Service Library1988

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Pro-Tempore Hearing MasterClark County District Court, Las Vegas, Nv2012 - Present
OwnerLeavitt Law Firm1996 - Present
AssociateMoran Law Firm, LLC1989 - 1996
ClerkUnited States District Court For The District Of Idaho1988 - 1988

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Better Business BureauBusiness Member2008 - Present
State Bar of NevadaAttorney Member1989 - Present
Clarke County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1989 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaVolunteer1980 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Towne v. TowneVery happy client

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Nevada-Las VegasN/AUndergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Divorce CLEDivorce2008
Family Law CLEFamily Law2006