Sandy Van, was named one of the top attorneys by Nevada Business Press and Desert Companion in 2013 and 2014, respectively. She 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.
Hourly ($250-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer||Desert Companion Magazine||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top Lawyers||Desert Companion||2014|
|Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2013|
|Legal Elite Top Lawyer||Nevada Business Press||2013|
|Attorney||Van & Associates Law Firm||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Kung & Brown||2009 - 2012|
|Attorney||Cooper Castle Law Firm||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Nevada Justice Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||2013 - Present|
|Clark County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada||Member||2007 - Present|
|Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors||Member||2005 - Present|
|Men Nguyen, Plaintiff(s) vs. Van Nguyen, Defendant(s)||Plaintiff received declaratory relief on a real estate/contract matter|
|Judy Van, Plaintiff(s) vs. Stephen McStay, Defendant(s)||Case settled outside of court in Plaintiff's favor.|
|Sandy Van, Plaintiff(s) vs. Tania Jhayem, Defendant(s)||Outcome to be determined|
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|William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas||N/A||Juris Doctorate||2007|
|University of Nevada, Las Vegas||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||2002|