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Sandy Van

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Sandy Van, was named one of the top attorneys by Nevada Business Press, Desert Companion, and Super Lawyers, in 2013, 2014, and 2015, respectively. Sandy has assisted many individuals in the Las Vegas and Henderson valley with personal injury auto accidents and slip and falls and debt related issues such as loan modification, foreclosure, bankruptcy, short sales, credit card debt and tax debt related issues. 


Sandy graduated from University of Nevada Las Vegas with a B.S. in Managerial Finance in 2001. She received her received her Juris Doctorate from William S. Boyd Law School in 2007.  During law school she had the opportunity to extern with for Judge Nancy Saitta (currently Justice Nancy Saitta of the Nevada Supreme Court) in the Eight Judicial District Court of Nevada.  She also clerked for the Honorable David Barker, District Judge, Clark County, Nevada (currently the Chief Judge of the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada). 


Ms. Van has practiced in Bankruptcy Court and District Court in areas of civil litigation, business litigation matters, real estate matters, deficiency issues, foreclosures, contract matters, personal injury matters, collection matters, and bankruptcy.  In the past she has practiced in Mortgage Banking Law.  She also worked against many HOA firms and collection agencies in their collection activities.  Ms. Van, is also a licensed Realtor as well as being a licensed attorney, she uses the knowledge that she learned in bankruptcy law, collection law, HOA collection law, and foreclosures to assist homeowners in these difficult times.  She has assisted many homeowners in saving millions of dollars in negative equity and also assisted many homeowners in obtaining waivers of deficiency, and relocation assistance money.  She has also assisted some homeowners with saving their credit while short selling their home while current. 


Sandy Van was admitted to the Nevada Bar and to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada 2007. She is also admitted to practice in Federal Court United States District Court, District of Nevada.  She is a member of the Clark County Bar, State Bar of Nevada, Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors®, Southern Nevada Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    7 years, 15 cases
  2. Bankruptcy: 25%
    8 years, 75 cases
  3. Debt Settlement: 25%
    8 years, 75 cases
  4. Tax: 25%
    8 years, 10 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Cynthia Denise Hackler

    I've known Sandy for a few years now and she's a trusted, hardworking attorney. I recommend all my clients and referrals to her when they are in need of a great Las Vegas attorney.

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    Cynthia Hackler Litigation Attorney
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  • William C. Devine II

    I have worked with Sandy on multiple bankruptcy matters and found her and her office to be responsive and very knowledgeable about he practice. I fully endorse this attorney and would work with her on future matters in a heart beat.

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    William Devine Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
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Contact info

Van Law Firm

4170 S Decatur Blvd
Suite B5-6
Las Vegas, NV, 89103

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVActive200711/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerDesert Companion Magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Top LawyersDesert Companion2014
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2013
Legal Elite Top LawyerNevada Business Press2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyVan & Associates Law Firm2012 - Present
AttorneyKung & Brown2009 - 2012
AttorneyCooper Castle Law Firm2008 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Nevada Justice AssociationMember2013 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2013 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2013 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember2007 - Present
Greater Las Vegas Association of RealtorsMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Benjamin Pavone vs New Image Media Group LLC, Paul DeRosa, et alMs. Van is now representing Defendant in Judgment Debtor Exam.
Keystone Automotive Industries, NCO Portfolio Management vs Quang Le, Black And White CorporationsPlaintiff prevailed.
Johnson Northwood Group LLC vs Craig HerrmannPlaintiff prevailed.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Nevada-Las VegasFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Property Tax Law IssuesCLE Seminar: Real Property Tax Law Issues2013
Free Real Estate Law & Tax ForumLegal & Tax Forum2013