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Homa S. Woodrum

Homa S. Woodrum

Practice areas:

Guardianship, Criminal Defense, Probate, Estate Planning, Immigration

About Me

Homa Sayyar Woodrum has been licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada since October 2007.  She graduated from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in May 2007 with her Juris Doctorate.  Prior to law school she earned her BSBA in International Business at UNLV and has lived in Nevada since mid-2000 after relocating from Wasilla, Alaska.


 

Guardianship practice found Homa as a law clerk and later as an associate attorey.  Both adult and minor guardianship carry with them their own unique challenges and though the courts are (and should be) open to access by self-represented parties, having an attorney at your side can provide peace of mind.  After working as an attorney in Las Vegas, Homa briefly lived in Winnemucca, Nevada (those familiar with Johnny Cash may recall a musical reference to the Northern Nevada town) before returning to Las Vegas where she would later hold an Of Counsel position at Sidhu Law Firm.  Guardianship practice over the last two years expanded and exciting new opportunities to be an independent business owner beckoned.  In January 2014 Woodrum Law LLC was established to continue serving the community in the area of Elder Law (Guardianship, Probate, and more).

 

Homa's legal experience also includes civil litigation, bankruptcy, immigration/naturalization, family law (divorce and annulment), and corporate/business related practice.  In 2013 she was inducted into Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's "100 Hours Club" for providing over 100 hours of pro bono (free) legal services through LACSN.  In 2012 she was listed on LACSN's "Honor Roll" relating to pro bono service and volunteered at their "Ask-A-Lawyer" program held at Family Court.  She is also currently a member of the Clark County Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

 

Originally from the United Kingdom, Homa is a proud U.S. Citizen.  Her first name is a variant spelling of the Persian name for a mythical bird of paradise not unlike a phoenix.  She enjoys outdoors activities like running and bicycling (though not very fast in either pursuit).  She and her husband (also an attorney), have two children.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Guardianship: 80%
  2. Immigration: 5%
  3. Estate Planning: 5%
  4. Probate: 5%
  5. Criminal Defense: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Kristin M Tyler

    Homa is a passionate advocate for her clients. She is thoughtful, hard working and dedicated on each and every case.

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    Kristin Tyler Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Shemilly A. Briscoe

    Homa takes the utmost care with her clients, is genuinely interested in them, and creatively works out solutions to save her clients time and money. She is an exceptional practitioner.

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    Shemilly Briscoe Licensing Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Woodrum Law LLC

3470 E. Russell Rd., Ste. 212A
Las Vegas, NV, 89120

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200708/10/2015
ORResigned 200808/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Legal Elite: Nevada's Top AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2015
Top Lawyers 2014 - GuardianshipDesert Companion Magazine2014
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Pro Bono 100 Hours ClubLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2013
Dean's AwardWilliam S. Boyd School of Law2007
CALI Award - International Public LawUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of Counsel (Nevada Immigration Matters)Schaefer Law Firm2015 - Present
Co Founding ContributorAllergy Law Project2014 - Present
OwnerWoodrum Law LLC2014 - Present
Co-OwnerFood Allergy Bloggers Conference LLC2013 - 2014
Of CounselSidhu Law Firm2012 - 2014
Judicial ExternSupreme Court Of Nevada2007 - 2007
AssociateLarson & Stephens2007 - 2008
Law ClerkLarson & Stephens2006 - 2007
Student Research AssistantUniversity Of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School Of Law2005 - 2005

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Southern Nevada Association of Women AttorneysMember2014 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember2014 - Present
Discovery Charter School BoardVice President2014 - 2015
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - 2014
State Bar of Nevada, Elder Law SectionMember2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Nevada chapter)Member2012 - 2015
Food Allergy Parent Education Group of Las VegasMember2011 - 2015
UNLV Business Law SocietyPresident2006 - 2007
UNLV Business Law SocietySecretary2005 - 2006
Nevada Immigrant Resource ProjectStudent Volunteer2005 - 2006
UNLV Environmental Law SocietySecretary2004 - 2005

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In the Matter of the Guardianship of the Person and Estate of Richard ThomasPermanent General Guardianship of the Person and Estate

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Clark County Bar Association CommoniqueWarning Signs of Client Exploitation: Practice Tips for Attorneys2015
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)Approaching Social Media for Your Legal Practice2014

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
William S. Boyd School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of Nevada-Las VegasInternational BusinessBachelor of Science Business Administration2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Food Allergy Bloggers ConferenceLegalities: Blog and Order2014