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Sheri Ann Forbes

Consumer protection Attorney at Las Vegas, NV

5.0   2 reviews
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Reason: Government Attorney

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Sheri Ann is a Senior Deputy Attorney General in the Bureau of Consumer Protection civil unit at the Nevada Attorney General's Office, where she investigates and prosecutes deceptive trade practices. Sheri Ann primarily focuses on mortgage deceptive practices. In private practice, she focused on business litigation and appellate law. Sheri Ann has successfully resolved business disputes and recovered or defended business assets totaling more than fifteen million dollars for clients adversely impacted by fraudulent lending practices, complex construction law, UCC Article 9, ERISA law, class action certification, domestication of foreign judgments, and procedural law issues. She received favorable decisions in appeals before the Nevada courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2006, Sheri Ann authored an 80-page opening brief for a high-profile arbitration case and second chaired the construction law case before the American Arbitration Association, which resulted in an eight-figure dollar award in favor of her client.

Specialties: Mortgage Fraud, Business Litigation and Appellate Law. Licensed to practice in Nevada, California (inactive status), United States District Court District of Nevada, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and United States Supreme Court.

Licensed for 23 years
State NV
Status Active
Acquired 2000
Updated 02/23/2013
State CA
Status Inactive
Acquired 1999
Updated 09/09/2022

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

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Nevada Office Of The Attorney General
555 E. Washington Avenue
Suite 3900
Las Vegas, NV, 89101

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | August 18, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
PhD
I consulted Ms. Forbes about tracing adjudication of charges filed against a deceased relative. Her exhaustive research yielded the results I had expected — that his detainment by law enforcement was politically motivated and he was not guilty of any criminal offense.
Posted by Roger | June 27, 2017
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| Consulted Attorney
Thank you so Much!
Very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you so much!!

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.4 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Deputy Attorney General
  • Nevada Office Of The Attorney General
  • 2012 - Present
  • Member
  • Forbes Law Office, PC
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Senior Associate Attorney
  • Armstrong Teasdale
  • 2008 - 2009
  • Senior Associate Attorney
  • Kummer Kaempfer Bonner & Renshaw
  • 2001 - 2008
  • Staff Attorney III
  • Nevada Supreme Court
  • 2000 - 2001
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Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Legal Cases

  • State of Nevada v. LPS
  • Favorable settlement for the State of Nevada.
  • In Re Cay Clubs
  • Favorable settlement for my client.
  • Carmona v. Carmona, 544 F.3d 988 (9th Cir. 2008)
  • 9th Circuit affirmed dismissal in favor of my client.
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Associations

  • CCBA Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Equity
  • Chair
  • 2022 - Present
  • Clark County Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committe for Equity
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • Attorney Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • UNLV Institutional Review Board
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Volunteer Brief Grader, National Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • 2012 - Present
  • Nevada Camera Club
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Appellate Section Appellate Rules Liason Committee
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Marquis Who's Who in America Award
  • Marquis Who's Who in America
  • 2020
  • Justice Award
  • The Nevada Attorney General
  • 2020
  • America's Most Honored Professionals
  • The American Registry
  • 2018
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Law Award
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Law
  • 2017
  • Distinguished Women in Nevada Award
  • Distinguished Women in Nevada
  • 2014
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Publications

  • Paralegal Education Institute
  • Citing Legal Information
  • 2008
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Speaking Engagements

  • Institute for Paralegal Education CLE
  • Citing Legal Information
  • 2008
  • Clark County Bar Association, CLE Committee
  • Petitioning for the Extraordinary Writ
  • 2008
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy-Las Vegas
  • Deposition Skills Workshop
  • 2007
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy-San Diego
  • Deposition Skills Workshop
  • 2004
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy-San Diego
  • Deposition Skills Workshop
  • 2003
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (3)
Consumer protection Attorney | Jul 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Sheri Ann has a keen intellect and analytical aptitude."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"He has an excellent reputation in the community. Shewould be a very good choice for a client in need of professional representation."
Unknown Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
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