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Craig Stephen Denney

Craig Stephen Denney

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Medicaid & Medicare

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    22 years, 100 cases
  2. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Craig. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard Robert Roitman

    I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact Info

Snell & Wilmer LLP

50 West Liberty Street.
Suite #510
Reno, NV, 89501

Snell & Wilmer LLP

3883 Howard Hughes Parkway
Las Vegas, NV, 89169-5958




NVAttorney Active199902/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Criminal Trial Advocate (certification)National Board of Trial Advocacy2007
OCDETF - Pacific Region AwardUS DOJ Organized Crime & Drug Enforcement Task Force2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
CounselSnell & Wilmer LLP2011 - Present
Military JudgeU.S. Army JAG Corps2011 - 2012
CounselDowney Brand LLP2007 - 2011
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office - Reno, Nevada2000 - 2007
Assistant U.S. AttorneyU.S. Attorney's Office - Las Vegas, Nevada1999 - 2000
Special Assistant U.S. AttorneyUS Army JAG Corps1997 - 1999
Defense CounselUS Army JAG Corps1996 - 1997
Prosecuting AttorneyUS Army JAG Corps1995 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationCriminal Justice Section - Member2007 - 2009
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2007 - 2009

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
U.S. v. TCID, et al.Federal indictment dismissed

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Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Criminal Justice NewsletterHobson's Choice: Assertion of 5th Amendment2012
NNBW Business Law Guide 2011Money Laundering: Do you know where your customer's money is coming from?2011
California Daily JournalBankers Beware: Mortgage Fraud Task Forces on the Warpath2010
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyStaying Cool in a ICE Storm2009
Federal Bar Association - Criminal Justice NewsletterInternal Investigations: What Should a Company Do When One of Its Employees Lies to the Government?2008
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyDumb Decisions Businesses Should Avoid During an Economic Downturn2008
Federal Bar Association - Criminal Justice NewsletterWhat Does a Company Do When a Grand Jury Subpoena Shows Up At The Door?2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Martin's CollegeBusiness AdministrationMBA1999
Case Western Reserve Un SOLN/AlawN/A
Ohio Dominican CollN/AundergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
ACWA Conference - San FranciscoDefending Water Entities in Federal Investigations2010
Association of California Water Agencies - Fall ConferenceWhat Do You Do When a Grand Jury Subpoena Arrives at the Door?2008