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Robert A. Nersesian

Gaming Attorney at Las Vegas, NV

3.7   3 reviews

About Robert

Learn Robert’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Gaming
    29%
    Attorney for patrons in disputes with casinos or injured by casinos perpetrating intentional torts (false imprisonment, persecution, battery, etc.).

    27 years, 150 cases

  2. Constitutional
    24%
    Generally practiced in conjunction with police conspiring with businesses such as casinos or nightclubs to injure individuals.

    27 years, 50 cases

  3. Transportation
    17%
    Represent vehicle manufacturers and dealers in consumer disputes and claims.

    40 years, 250 cases

  4. Appeals
    15%
    All forms of appeals, including ghosting appeals for other attorneys.

    35 years, 80 cases

  5. Arbitration
    15%
    Court appointed arbitrator in conjunction with a Nevada mandatory arbitration rule in some cases.

    35 years, 400 cases

Internationally recognized as the lawyer representing patrons in disputes with, and torts committed by, casinos. Additionally, thirty years representing automobile manufacturers and dealers in consumer matters.

 

Licensed for 39 years
State NV
Status Active
Acquired 1986
Updated 09/10/2022
State MI
Status Emeritus
Acquired 1982
Updated 10/06/2022

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

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Robert A. Nersesian
528 S. 8th Street
Las Vegas, NV, 89101
Robert A. Nersesian
528 S 8th St
Las Vegas, NV, 89101
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Posted by Justin | July 19, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
No One Could have Done a Better Job
Robert A. Nersesian, Esq., was retained for my Federal Case. He was able to win on liability against the Corporate Defendants early on; the Judge Granted us Summary Judgment months before trial thanks to his mastery of Federal Law.
Posted by Lori | July 2, 2013
Attorney Par Excellence
Robert A. Nersesian, Esq., was retained to issue an expert opinion in accord with the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure, to be generated as an initial expert report regarding the alleged legal malpractice of a Las Vegas attorney. He was imminently qualified as he had previously represented plaintiffs and defendants in liability/negligence actions, and had been practicing substantive law for thirty (30) years. His report was par excellence. He reviewed documents from the matter, gave the Scope of the report and then proceeded with substantiating Background, followed by his expert Opinion. The content was impressive, made even more so by the high degree of his knowledge of the law and his command of the English language. His review was thorough, accurate, to the point and conclusive. I could not have asked for, nor received, a review more acceptable or more helpful. His supplement review, in the nature of a rebuttal expert to the opinions of opposing attorney, was equally impressive. I would not hesitate to recommend Attorney Nersesian to anyone, from the simplest case to the most challenging or unorthodox. Whatever the situation, I am thoroughly convinced that he can handle it with the utmost efficiency, ease, and with superb composition and performance.
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Posted by anonymous | September 24, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
Rude
How he speaks and corresponds is in a degrading manner and he is tactless.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 250-500 per hour
  • Contingency 40%-50%
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Nersesian & Sankiewicz
  • 1992 - Present
  • Referee
  • Las Vegas Justice Court
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Judge, Pro Tem
  • Las Vegas Justice Court
  • 2006 - 2010
  • Senior associate
  • Beckley Singleton, Chtd
  • 1991 - 1992
  • In house counsel
  • Elias Bros. (Big Boy Franchisor)
  • 1991 - 1991
  • Partner
  • Thav Gross Steinway & Bennett, PC
  • 1984 - 1991
  • Associate
  • Maddin Hauser
  • 1980 - 1984
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Education

  • Wayne State University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1982
  • Western Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 1978

Legal Cases

  • Pistor v. Garcia, 791 F.3d 1104 (9th Cir. 2015)
  • Sovereign immunity denied.
  • Walden v. Fiore, 134 S. Ct. 1115, 188 L. Ed. 2d 12 (2014)
  • Denied
  • Goodman v. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 963 F.Supp.2d 1036
  • Summary judgment for claimant. Reversed and remanded on appeal with directive that the issues be tried. Qualified immunity on cross-appeal denied.
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Associations

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • Federal District of Nevada
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Federal District, Western District of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Member
  • 1984 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • Federal District, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Member
  • 1982 - Present
  • Bar of the Tonto Apache Tribe
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • United States Tax Court
  • Member
  • 1989 - 1991
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Awards

  • Distinguished
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Blackjack Hall of Fame
  • Professional Gamblers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2008
  • Selected
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Final Table
  • Blackjack Ball
  • 2006
  • Book Award, Advanced Sales Law
  • Wayne State
  • 1982
  • Book Award, Constitutional Law
  • Wayne State
  • 1981
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Publications

  • Law for Gamblers
  • Book
  • 2016
  • Nevada Appellate Manual
  • Contributing Chapter Author
  • 2016
  • Nevada Pattern Jury Instructions
  • Contributing author
  • 2011
  • All In Magazine
  • Asset Forfeiture and Professional Gamblers
  • 2007
  • Nevada’s International Conference on Gambling & Risk-Taking at Lake Tahoe
  • Presentation
  • 2006
  • Beat the Players, Casinos, Cops and the Game Inside the Game
  • Book
  • 2006
  • “CASINO 'SECURITY'?,” Special to the Review Journal
  • Article
  • 2005
  • POLICE IMMUNITY
  • Las Vegas Review Journal Article
  • 2004
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Speaking Engagements

  • Advanced Civil Litigation Skills in Nevada
  • Using Evidence to Support Your Proposed Damages
  • 2016
  • Casino Journal's Cutting Edge Table Games Conference
  • Keynote
  • 2014
  • Interivew;
  • Constitutional supermajority requirement under Nevada law for tax increases
  • 2003
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Las Vegas Gaming Lawyer Robert A. Nersesian
Robert A. Nersesian
Gaming Attorney
Las Vegas, NV
Licensed for 39 years