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Sandy Van

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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.  


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Practice areas


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



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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  • Leah A. Martin

    Sandy is a well respected attorney in the community. She is skilled, hardworking, and very knowledgeable. I endorse this lawyer.


    Leah Martin Business Attorney
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  • Travis Ashley Newton

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    Travis Newton DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Van Law Firm

5940 S. Rainbow Blvd
Suite 2010
Las Vegas, NV, 89118


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
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
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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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las VegasN/AJuris Doctorate2007
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