also known as Courtney Miller, Courtney M. O'Mara
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My practice focuses on civil litigation, including business litigation, creditor's rights, employment, trusts and estates litigation (probate), and bankruptcy litigation for creditors. In recent years my practice has included a good deal of litigation involving rights under commercial loans, both inside and outside of bankruptcy. I have also worked extensively on matters involving other types of contract and business disputes as well as on other assorted civil litigation matters. I am experienced in helping clients navigate civil discovery, including depositions and expert issues. Over the last few years I have helped obtain many favorable results for my clients, including millions of dollars of judgments, dismissal of claims through dispositive motions, favorable settlements, and other victories. I enjoy helping clients figure out how to achieve their goals using the law and appreciate that at Lionel Sawyer & Collins we have the benefit of being able to work across departments to use our multiple skill sets for the client's benefit. Each case presents a puzzle, some more simple, some more complex, and the challenge of those puzzles is something that excites me. Oftentimes litigation is just one tool needed to resolve a client's challenges, but my clients have the benefit of my litigation experience as well as access to the regulatory and business lawyers who form part of our Lionel Sawyer & Collins team.
In 2010, Mountain States Super Lawyers selected me as a "Rising Star" in the fields of general litigation and bankruptcy & creditor/debtor rights. I have been named to Nevada Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" in 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 as one of Northern Nevada's top attorneys.
When I am not practicing law, I can be found spending time with my husband and our two young children. As a family we enjoy gardening, hiking, boating, cooking, traveling, and spending time with our large extended family.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2014|
|Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2013|
|Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2012|
|Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2011|
|Rising Star||Mountain States Super Lawyers||2010|
|Partner||Lionel Sawyer & Collins||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Lionel Sawyer & Collins||2007 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association||Co-President||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada||Member||2007 - Present|
|Northern Nevada Probate Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Northern Nevada Women Lawyer's Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Nevada Lawyer||TIPS FOR NEVADA PRACTITIONERS HANDLING “PERSONAL INFORMATION” IN ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY||2014|
|Nevada Lawyer||Public Employees and the First Amendment: the Intersection of Free Speech Rights and Social Media||2012|
|Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice||Reflections on Protecting Conscience for Health Care Providers||N/A|
|University of Southern California Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2006|
|University of Notre Dame||Program of Liberal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|NNBBA||Commercial Real Estate in Northern Nevada||2014|
|Bruce R. Thompson American Inns of Court||The Fine Art of Federal Practice||2014|
|KJFK Radio||Employment Law Mythbusters: a Crash Course for Employers||2012|
|District of Nevada Court Conference||The Vanishing Associate||2008|