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Tisha Black Chernine is the managing partner of Black &
LoBello. She practices primarily in the areas of complex corporate and real
estate transactions. Her focus includes corporate formation, mergers and
acquisitions, real property purchase and sales, financing, distressed property
foreclosures, modifications and litigation, and landlord tenant matters.  

In 2011, Ms. Black Chernine co-authored Nevada State
Assembly Bill  284 with the Nevada State Attorney General’s office. The
Bill was signed by Governor Sandoval in June of 2011 and will change the way
foreclosures are conducted in the state of Nevada. Ms. Black has taught
seminars in the areas of contract law, foreclosure, premises liability, risk
management, landlord/tenant law, real estate agency, ethics,  the Fair
Debt Collection Practices Act and securitization in the commercial and
residential real estate context.

Ms. Black Chernine is also a prolific and published writer.
Her articles have been published in Tax Notes, Broker Agent Magazine, CCIM
Perspectives, Forbes Magazine, the Las Vegas Review Journal, the Las Vegas Sun
and the Las Vegas Business Resource Guide. She continues to write weekly
articles on the Black & LoBello Blog and Newsletter and has been a featured
attorney and business owner in the Nevada Business Press and In Business Las
Vegas. She has also been a guest speaker on several business and real estate
oriented radio programs.

A native Las Vegan, Ms. Black Chernine graduated from Boston
University in 1993, receiving dual bachelor’s degrees in English and History.
She then completed law school in Michigan in two years, and was awarded her
Juris Doctor. In 1996, Ms. Black Chernine was admitted to practice law in the
state of Nevada, United States District Court, District of Nevada and the
Eighth Judicial District Court. She is a member of the Nevada State Bar Association
and Clark County Bar Association, and the American Trial Lawyers Association.
She is has been recognized in Who’s Who Among American Law Students and Who’s
Who Among American Lawyers. In 2011, she was chosen as a “Rising Star” by
SuperLawyers, a nationally recognized publication among attorneys.

Black Chernine served two years on the Spring Valley Town Board and continues
to serve on several advisory panels as well as community boards including St.
Jude’s Ranch for Children. She is a Board Member of the Lied Institute for Real
Estate Studies at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and a faculty member of
the National Business Institute. She is happily married and has three children.



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 35%
    19 years
  2. Contracts: 25%
    19 years
  3. Corporate: 15%
    19 years
  4. Business: 15%
    19 years
  5. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    18 years



Hourly ($300-450/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jeffrey James Whitehead

    Tisha has an amazing ability to grasp the needs of the business and real estate client. Her acute business acumen allows her to anticipate solutions to problems before clients actually realize they might need. Clients receive first-class representation by engaging Tisha and I heartily endorse her.


    Jeffrey Whitehead Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Robert Grossman Jr.

    Tisha is an amazing attorney and an even better human being. She's highly accomplished and professional and she gets results. She's the best real estate attorney in Nevada.


    Robert Grossman Tax Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Black & LoBello, Attorneys at Law

10777 West Twain Avenue
Third Floor
Las Vegas, NV, 89135


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2015
Certificate of AppreciationUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas2013
Top 10 Prominent Real Estate AttorneysLas Vegas Business Press2013
Top Lawyer - BusinessVegas Inc.2012
Top Lawyer - Real Estate & ForeclosureVegas Inc.2012
Attorney of the Month - JulyLas Vegas Lawyer Magazine2012
Rising StarMountain States Rising Stars by Super Lawyers2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerBlack & LoBello2000 - Present
AssociateMarquis & Aurbach1996 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Southern Nevada Home Builders AssociationMember2013 - Present
Eagle University - First American Title CompanySpeaker - Securitization & Foreclosure in Nevada AB2842011 - Present
UNLV, LIED Institute for Real Estate StudiesBoard Member - Education Chair2010 - Present
United States Supreme Court Historical SocietyN/A2009 - Present
National Business InstituteFaculty Member2008 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2000 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present
Nevada State BarN/A1994 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
NEVADA LEGISLATIVE SESSION 2011 AB 284Bill Passed, Signed Into Law
Town Center adv. Bank of AmericaPending Nevada Supreme Court Decision
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Publication nameTitleDate
Las Vegas AttorneyAttorney at Law2012
KLAS Channel 8Desert Underwater2012
Tax NotesOp-Ed: The Banking Industry, Poor Practices and Its Affect on Foreclosures2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Boston UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Boston UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Medical Marijuana CLE CourseMedical Marijuana Litigation2015
CE CourseCredit Insights for the Post Recession Realtor CE. Course2015
Title Law in NevadaReal Estate/ Contracts2013
Nevada Real Estate Legislative UpdateLegislative Update2013
Legal Hour (Wednesdays 9-10 A.M. PST)Real Estate and Legal Questions2013
2013 VIP Town Meeting LuncheonLatest Trends and Legislation Affecting Nevada Real Estate Market2013
Market Makers - NevadaReal Estate Industry2012
Foreclosure Mediation Practice in NevadaForeclosure Mediation Practice in Nevada2012
Real Estate IssuesReal Estate Issues2011
Real Estate IssuesReal Estate Issues2011
Real Estate IssuesReal Estate Issues2011
Legal HourReal Estate Law2011
Advanced Issues in ForeclosureAdvanced Issues in Foreclosure2011
Town HallDepressed Real Estate Market2010
Strategic DefaultStrategic Default2010
Title Law in NevadaReal Estate/ ContractsN/A