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In more than 21 years, and earning a BV rating for high distinction in the industry, I want to work directly with individuals and small businesses to address their legal issues in a customized manner to match their budget and individual needs.  I keep my costs to a minimum to avoid unexpected fees and billing.  I offer an open and direct discussion with clients to analyze the issues. I charge reasonable fees and I often agree to flat fee work if possible to help control the cost to the client.  I don't abandon clients in the middle of an action but work with them to complete the case to a resolution that they can accept.  I am willing to fight for my clients to get their case treated with respect and understanding from the court and from other counsel.


I have lived in Las Vegas for almost 30 years. I am a graduate of UNLV and have worked my way through college.  I am originally from a rural area and I apply my work ethic and moral ethic to obtain fairness and reasonable outcomes that my clients expect and deserve.  I am very open to my clients to be available as much as my court calendar and family allow.


If I can't put you in a better place than when you came to me, I am not doing my job to be your legal advocate. I put you back in control of your life.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 30%
    22 years, 200 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases
  3. Bankruptcy / Chapter 7: 25%
    22 years, 100 cases
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 14%
    22 years, 200 cases
  5. Mediation: 6%
    22 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (30-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

Law Office of Timothy P. Thomas, LLC

8670 W Cheyenne Ave Ste 120
Las Vegas, NV, 89129-7457


AZActive 201208/01/2015
NVAttorney Active199311/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Office of Timothy P. Thomas, LLC2010 - 2013
AttorneyKolesar & Leatham2007 - 2010
AttorneyParsons Behle & Latimer2005 - 2007
AttorneyAllf Paustian & Szostek2003 - 2005
Associate AttorneyMangels Butler Marmaro & O'Reilly2000 - 2003
AttorneyJohn Peter Lee, Ltd.1993 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaN/A2012 - Present
U.S. Supreme CourtN/A1997 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationN/A1993 - Present
Nevada State BarN/A1993 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
CXA-10 Corporation v. FordRuled for Plaintiff
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Publication nameTitleDate
Communique (Clark County Bar)Mechanic's Lien Law Process and Procedure2003
Communique (Clark County Bar)Fair Credit Reporting Act2003
Communique (Clark County Bar)Elmo Easy as A-B-C2000
Communique (Clark County Bar)1994 Amendments to Adequate Protection1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of Nevada-Las VegasBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Nevada State BarForeclosures and Repossessions2003
Nevada CLEFair Credit Reporting Act2003