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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 90%
    30 years, 2.3 thousand cases
  2. Administrative Law: 10%
    30 years, 2.3 thousand cases



Hourly ($135-175/hour), Free consultation (120 minutes)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Melissa Leavister Exline

    Jim is exceptional. He can communicate complex matters with clarity. If you have a workers' compensation matter, you want Jim on your side.


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  • Kimberly Mae Surratt

    James McCarty has a tremendous amount of experience in workers compensation. I am very comfortable in sending referrals to him in either workers compensation or personal injury.


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Contact info

Beckett, Yott, McCarty & Spann

555 Double Eagle Ct. Ste 1000
Reno, NV, 89521

Beckett, Yott, McCarty & Spann

603 Pine Street
Elko, NV, 89801



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Cambridge Who's Who VIPCambridge Who's Who2008
Biltmore's Who's Who Honored MemberBiltmore's Who's Who Registry of Executives and Professionals2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerBeckett, Yott ,McCarty & Spann2006 - Present
AssociateBeckett and Yott, Ltd.2001 - 2006
PartnerMcCarty and Salerno1996 - 2000
PartnerDeGraff, Salerno, McCarty and Ryan1993 - 1996
Associate General CounselState Industrial Insurance Company1988 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of NevadaMemberN/A
Nebraska State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washoe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Clark County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Nevada Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
RSCVA vs. Jackson, 112 Nev. 62 (1996)Reversed claim Acceptance
McGrath vs. State Dept.of Public SafetySuccessfully defended claim denial.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Creighton University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Creighton UniversityPsychologyN/A1980
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fundamentals in Workers CompensationFundamentals of Workers Compensation2009