I returned to Nevada after graduating law school, where I lived and worked in Las Vegas for almost 7 years before relocating to Carson Valley in 2002.
I've since operated a general practice with emphasis in criminal defense and civil litigation, including plaintiff’s personal injury and family law. Practice also includes estate and probate law and both transactional business law as well as corporate litigation.
I've served as both conflict counsel for the Ninth Judicial District Court for indigent criminal defendants, as well as primary appointed counsel for juveniles. Currently I'm engaged by the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California as counsel for indigent criminal defendants in tribal court.
I am an experienced, aggressive and qualified trial attorney who provides my clients with a broad range of legal services. My clients are individuals, families and small businesses, with an emphasis on the representation of Douglas County residents.
Licensed since 1995
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I have known Mr. Ence for over 30 years, and have witnessed first hand his research, writing, and oral presentation skills. Though we currently practice in different states, we have consulted each other over the years on legal matters, particularly in criminal defense cases. Mr. Ence is a good lawyer who cares about his clients, and works hard to accomplish his client's goals. I endorse this lawyer's work.
James Jones Criminal Defense Attorney
|Attorney & Counselor at Law||Ence Law||2002 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Potter Law Offices||1996 - 2002|
|Contract Attorney||Law Office of Rob Kurth||1995 - 1996|
|Assistant||Occupational Therapy Association of California||1995 - 1995|
|Welfare Eligibility Worker||Kern County Department of Human Services||1991 - 1992|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Douglas County Bar Association||Secretary/Treasurer||2007 - 2009|
|Nevada Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Nevada Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|NBI, Inc||Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law for Nevada Paralegals||2001|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|California State University, Bakersfield||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Dixie State College||N/A||AS - Associate of Science||1990|
|Institute for Paralegal Education||Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law for Nevada Paralegals||2001|