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Micah S. Echols

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About Me

Mr. Echols focuses his practice on complex litigation and appeals. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Echols has handled all types of civil appeals, including constitutional questions, commercial litigation, construction, real estate, insurance, personal injury, contract disputes, torts, and issues unique to government entities.


Practice Areas


  1. Appeals: 75%
    12 years, 150 cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    12 years, 100 cases


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Attorney Endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. Very experienced.


    Beverly Salhanick Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Malcolm Pierce LaVergne

    Micah is a top notch attorney with one of premier and top-tier law firms in Las Vegas. His skills sets in the area of appeals are second to none. I practice in appellate law, and Micah is the attorney I consult with on difficult matters for appellate issues, which are many. Micah always answers my calls or emails, even with his busy schedule, and his demeanor is always patient and understanding. I wholly endorse Micah as the go-to appellate lawyer in Nevada.


    Malcolm LaVergne Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Marquis Aurbach Coffing

10001 Park Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV, 89145


NVAttorney Active200308/10/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerMountain States Super Lawyers2015
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerMountain States Super Lawyers2014
Top Lawyer (Appeals)Desert Companion Magazine2014
50 Hour Pro Bono AwardLegal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2014
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2013
Top LawyersVegas Inc.2012
NITA AdvocateNational Institute for Trial Advocacy2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney/ShareholderMarquis Aurbach Coffing2003 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
NEVADA STATE BAR CLE COMMITTEECommittee Member2009 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re Estate of Miller, 125 Nev. 550, 216 P.3d 239 (2009).Reversed and Remanded.
Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Thitchener, 124 Nev. 725, 192 P.3d 243 (2008).Affirmed in Part, Reversed in Part.
D.R. Horton, Inc. v. Dist. Ct., 123 Nev. 468, 168 P.3d 731 (2007).Petition Granted.
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Publication NameTitleDate
NEVADA LAWYERDrafting Attorney Fees Order to Withstand an Appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court2013
NEVADA LAWYERNavigating Post-Judgment Motions in Nevada State Court2012
NJA ADVOCATERemember to Demonstrate Good Cause When Attempting to Serve the Summons and Complaint2011
COMMUNIQUÉUsing Motions in Limine at Trial to Effectively Preserve Appeal Issues2011
NJA ADVOCATEWhat Is the Proper Measure of Damages Owed for Wrongful Deprivation of Real Property?2011
NEVADA LAWYERComprehensive Changes to the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure2010
CCIM PERSPECTIVETaking Advantage of Property Tax Appeals2010
NJA ADVOCATESeeking Emergency Relief in the Supreme Court of Nevada2010
NEVADA LAWYEROffers of Judgment in Nevada: Best Friend of Worst Enemy?2010
NJA ADVOCATEDon’t Let Procedural Issues Spoil Your Supreme Court Appeal2010
COMMUNIQUÉCan Savings Statutes Cure the Failure to Attach a Medical Malpractice Affidavit to a Complaint?2010
LAS VEGAS BUSINESS PRESSPunitive Damages Can Lay Businesses Low; Learn How They Happen2010
CCIM PERSPECTIVEWhen Is Final and Binding Arbitration Not Final and Binding?2010
NJA ADVOCATEWhen Can a Supreme Court Appeal Be Decided on the Record?2010
THE WRITWhen Should You Use an Amicus Curiae in Your Nevada Supreme Court Case?2009
COMMUNIQUÉWho Has Standing to Make a Construction Defect Claim?2009
ADVOCATEOvercoming Jurisdictional Defects in Your Civil Appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada2009
NEVADA LAWYERThe Nevada Supreme Court Comprehensively Amends the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure2009
COMMUNIQUÉTo What Extent Can the Offer of Judgment Penalty Provisions Under NRS 17.115 and NRCP 68 Be Applied?2009
ADVOCATECommon Pitfalls to Avoid when Filing a Civil Writ Petition to the Supreme Court of Nevada2009
CCIM PERSPECTIVERemember to Include Effective Interest Provisions in Your Real Estate Contracts2009
ADVOCATEJustice Done: Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Thitchener2008
CCIM PERSPECTIVEExpediting Litigation and Appeals in Real Estate Cases2008
NEVADA LAWYERPreparing Your District Court Case for an Appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada2008
CCIM PERSPECTIVEWhen Should You Consult an Appellate Attorney?2008
COMMUNIQUÉWhen Are Attorney Fees Incurred on Appeal Recoverable?2008
COMMUNIQUÉ“Litigation-Avoidance” Provisions Do Not Necessarily Void Appeal Rights2007
ADVOCATEWhen Should You File a Cross-Appeal After the Opposing Party Has Appealed to the Supreme Court of Nevada?2007
ADVOCATECommon Pitfalls to Avoid in Civil Cases when Filing a Notice of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada2007
REAL ESTATE SUCCESSSeller Beware: Pitfalls to Avoid When Selling Real Property2006
UNIVERSITY OF WEST LOS ANGELES LAW REVIEWIs the Courtroom the Right Place for Religion? Difficulties in Restricting Religious Arguments During the Sentencing Phase of Pennsylvania Death Penalty Cases: Commonwealth v. Spotz2005
UNIVERSITY OF WEST LOS ANGELES LAW REVIEWChanging the Face of Premises Liability in Nevada: Davenport v. Comstock Hills-Reno Requiring an Affirmative Duty for Premises Owners to "Maintain" and Upgrade2004
PIERCE LAW REVIEWAre Private Automobile Insurance Companies Replacing Workers' Compensation Coverage When the Employee/Insured is Injured in the Course and Scope of Employment by a Third-Party Tortfeasor?2004
COMPUTER LAW REVIEW AND TECHNOLOGY JOURNALStriking a Balance Between Employer Business Interests and Employee Privacy: Using Respondeat Superior to Justify the Monitoring of Web-Based, Personal Electronic Mail Accounts of Employees in the Workplace2003
FOCUSContaminated Property? Relief and Reason May Be Within Sight2002
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolN/AJuris Doctor2003
Brigham Young UniversitySpanish LinguisticsBachelor's1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CCBA CLE SeminarOffers of Judgment in Nevada State Court: NRS 17.115 & NRCP 682013
Civil Appeals and the 2008 Amendments to the Nevada Rules of Appellate ProcedureAmendments to the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure2009
Punitive Damages and the Impact of the Countrywide Home Loans v. Thitchener DecisionPunitive Damages2008