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It is my mission to create, maintain, and improve the premier family law firm in Nevada.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
    33 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Family: 25%
    33 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Child Support: 10%
    33 years, 3 thousand cases
  4. Child Custody: 10%
    33 years, 3 thousand cases
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($550/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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Willick Law Group

3591 E Bonanza Road
Ste. 200
Las Vegas, NV, 89110-2101


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pillar AwardState Bar of Nevada Family Law Section2010
Access to JusticeState Bar of Nevada2006
Nevada State Bar Lawyer of the YearState Bar of Nevada2006
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2005
Pro Bono Law Firm of the YearLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2004
Access to Justice (small firm)State Bar of Nevada1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalWillick Law Group1989 - Present
PartnerLePome, Willick & Gorman1985 - 1989
AssociateThorndal, Backus & Maupin1984 - 1985
Staff AttorneySupreme Court of Nevada1982 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
Legal Aid Center of Southern NevadaMember, Board of Directors2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Carlson v. CarlsonPrevailed on appeal
McMonigle v. McMoniglePrevailed on appeal
Hermanson v. HermansonPrevailed on appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Nevada LawyerThe Evolving Concept of Marriage and its Effect on Property and Support Law2011
Nevada Family Law ReportThe Actual Lessons and Implications of Carmona – and Why Every Divorce Lawyer in the Western United States Should Be Hoping I Prevail on Rehearing2010
Nevada Family Law ReportSham Divorces, Civil Rights, and Family Law Experts2010
Nevada Family Law ReportGetting Paid Through an Attorney's Lien after Argentena2010
Nevada Family Law ReportWhy the Nevada Welfare Division is Calculating Interest and Penalties Incorrectly, and How It Injures Nevada Litigants2010
Nevada Family Law ReportThe Basics of Family Law Jurisdiction2009
Dividing Pensions and Other Employee Benefits in California DivorcesMilitary Retirement Benefits2009
Nevada LawyerWhat Almost Happened to Child Support in Nevada, and Why We Still Have to Fix It2009
Washoe County Bar Association WritThe Basics of Jurisdiction: A Remedial Course2008
Nevada LawyerIn Search of a Coherent Theoretical Model for Alimony2007
Nevada LawyerFamily Law and Contingency Fees: TIme to Reconsider?2007
Nevada Family Law ReportNevada Has Effectively Lowered Child Support Across the Board2006
Family Advocate (ABA)The Thrift Savings Plan2005
Communique (Clark County Bar)International Kidnapping and the Hague Convention: A Short Introduction2004
Communique (Clark County Bar)Ten Commonly Missed Aspects to Community Property Valuation and Distribution2002
Tonopah ShowcaseA Matter of Interest: Collection of Full Arrearagaes on Nevada Judgments2001
A Lawyer's Guide to Military Retirement and Benefits in Divorce (book)A Lawyer's Guide to Military Retirement and Benefits in Divorce (book)1998
Nevada Family Law ReportPartition of Omitted Assets after Amie: Nevada Comes (Almost) Full Circle1992
State Bar of Nevada (CLE)Pension and Profit Sharing Plans1990
Nevada Family Law ReportRes Judicata in Nevada Divorce Law: An Invitation to Fraud1989
Legal Education InstitutePartition of Military Retirement Benefits1989
Nevada Family Law ReportThe Nevada Former Military Spouses Protection Act: Partition of Military Retirement Benefits Omitted from Prior Decrees of Divorce1987
Rutgers Computer and Technology Law JournalProfessional Malpractice and the Unauthorized Practice of Professions: Some Legal and Ethical Aspects of the Use of Computers as Decision-Aids1986
AI MagazineArtificial Intelligence: Some Legal Approaches and Implications1983
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of NevadaEnglishOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Valuation and Disposition Strategies in a Changing EconomyFamily Law2010
CLE seminarState of Nevada Pensions: Information Relevant to Estate Planning & QDROs2010
CLE seminarDivorcing the Military2010
Annual Family Law Conference at ElyERISA and PERS QDROs2010
21st Annual Symposium of the Family Law Council of Community Property StatesValuation and Disposition Strategies in a Changing Economy2010
CLEDivorcing the Military: How to Attack, How to Defend2009
CLEThe Basics of Family Law Jurisdiction2009
Annual Syposium of the Council of Community Property StatesBack to Basics: Overview of Community Property2009
ALI-ABA Telephone SeminarKennedy v. DuPont Savings: The Supreme Court Kills Two Conflicts With One Decision2009
Advanced Family Law SeminarThe Risks and Rewards of Post-Nuptial Agreements2009
CLEChild Custody & Support Jurisdiction: Separate but Equally Necessary2008
CLEManaging A Family Law Practice2007
CLEHitting the Jackpot in Pension Cases – Secrets to Getting the Retirement Share Your Client Deserves2007
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesThe Inter-relation of Alimony Awards With Community Property2007
Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersProtecting the Interests of and Getting Money From People in the Military: What Can and Cannot Be Done2007
Legal Education Institute CLEAlimony at Twilight: Effects on Establishing and Modifying Spousal Support of Parties Being At or Near Retirement Age2006
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesThe Relationship Between Spouses and with Third Parties in Management of Joint, Common and Community Assets During Marriage and During a Divorce Proceeding2006
CLEGuns and Roses: Current Issues Facing Military Families2005
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesDisproportionate Division of Community Property2005
CLEInternational Kidnaping Response for Fun and Profit: Getting the Kids Home & Making the Bad Guys Pay2004
CLENevada Legal Ethics2004
CLEAdvanced Family Law: Pensions in Nevada Divorce Law2004
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesDivorce and the Family-Owned Business: Practical Considerations for Community Property States2004
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesEverything You Wanted to Know About Retirement Benefits But Were Afraid to Ask2003
Annual CLEWaivers of Retirement Benefits for Disability Awards: Thrust & Parry2003
Annual CLEDivision of Retirement Benefits: The Full Day Course2003
CLENevada Legal Ethics: A Year in Review2002
CLELegends of the Courtroom2002
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesMatrimonial Agreements: Requirements for Validity2002
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesCharacterization, Valuation and Division of Intangible Assets2001
Annual CLEA Matter of Interest: Collection of Full Arrearages on Nevada Judgments2001
Annual CLE‘A Covenant with Death and an Agreement with Hell’; Death Benefits in Federal, State and Private Retirement Systems2000
Annual CLEIssues in Interstate and Multistate Matrimonial Litigation1999
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesWhat Do You Do When They Don’t Say ‘I Do’? Cohabitant Relationships and Community Property1998
CLESpousal Support Modifications and Related Issues in the Post-60 Age Group1997
CLESeven Tips on Using a Computer in a Family Law Case1997
Annual Symposium of the Council of Community Property StatesWhere Will the Money Go? Community Debt Issues & Pendente Lite Orders in Community Property States1997
CLEThe Use of Personal Computers for Litigation in the 1990s1995
Annual CLERetirement Benefits/Pensions/QDROs1994
Annual CLEKey Issues in Family Law1993
Annual CLEPensions in Nevada Divorce Cases1993
CLESurvival Utilities for the Family Lawyer: Three Little Programs1992
Paralegal Instruction Course"Domestic Relations” – Law 2521991
CLEDomestic Law in Nevada: ‘Winning’ For Your Client1991
Annual CLEFamily Law in Nevada1989