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Doreen M. Spears Hartwell

Doreen M. Spears Hartwell

also known as Doreen Spears Hartwell

Practice areas:

Litigation, Employment & Labor

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Litigation: 75%
    15 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
    15 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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    I would not hesitate to refer clients to Ms. Hartwell. She is one of the most competent, ethical, effective, and efficient litigators I've met. She truly cares about the best interests of her clients and works hard to get the best results possible. .


    Rosa Solis-Rainey
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian E. Blackham

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Brian Blackham Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Hartwell Thalacker, Ltd

11920 Southern Highlands Pkwy
Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV, 89141


NVAttorney Active200002/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nevada Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2014
Nevada Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2013
Nevada Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2012
Local Hero AwardBank of America2008
Lawyer of the YearLas Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association2008
Judge Sally Loeher Pro Bono Service AwardLegal Aid Center of Souther Nevada2005
Myrna Williams Children Pro Bono AwardLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHartwell Thalacker, Ltd2014 - Present
PartnerLionel Sawyer & Collins2000 - 2014

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Bar Association (Las Vegas chapter)President2011 - 2013
National Asian Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Las Vegas National Bar Association FoundationPresident2010 - 2011
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellow2009 - Present
Women's Lawyer AllianceMember2009 - Present
Southern Nevada Association of Women AttorneysMember2006 - Present
Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner's GuidePost Trial Motions Chapter2014
Nevada LawyerHistory of the National Bar Association2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Women in the Law ConferenceEffective Advocacy Tips2013
Summit on Techology and the LawImpact of techology on the law2013
SNAWA LuncheonFemale partnership track in large firms2011
Trial By PeersDirect Examination of Witnesses2009