Sean earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2009 from the University of Notre Dame Law School in South Bend, Indiana, where he served on the mock trial team, the Student Bar Association, and the University Academic Council. He also regularly showed his support at Fighting Irish football and hockey games. His degree thesis, “The Third World in the American Southwest: The Navajo Nation’s Water Crisis and the Failures of Water Law”, was published in the Spring 2010 issue of the Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives. At commencement, Sean was the recipient of the Edward F. Barrett Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Art of Trial Advocacy.
After graduating from Notre Dame Law School in 2009, Sean joined the litigation group in the Las Vegas office of a mid-sized national firm, where he focused his practice on the area of civil rights defense, often representing government agencies and law enforcement personnel. Sean also provided pro bono representation to animal welfare and rescue groups, child victims of abuse and neglect, and Holocaust survivors navigating the reparations process. In 2013, Sean joined a smaller boutique litigation firm, where his practice consisted primarily of commercial litigation and insurance defense. He is licensed to practice law in the state and federal courts of Nevada.
In his free time, Sean most enjoys spending time with his wife, daughters, and rescue dogs. Sean and his family are active members of their religious congregation, where Sean serves on the Social Action and Justice Committee, the Nevadans for the Common Good delegation, is the Men's Club President, and on the Board of Directors.
Ralston Reports regarding the Mark Johnston v. Downtown Grand matter:
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.