In Memoriam

In Memoriam: The Honorable Susan Scann

Submitted by Court Information Officer Mary Ann Price The legal community mourns the loss of The Honorable Susan W. Scann, who passed away July 16, 2016. Judge Scann had an impressive 40-year legal career, including service as jurist in department 29 of the Eighth Judicial District Court since 2011 and as an alternate Municipal Court […]

Honoring Melanie Kushnir

Submitted by Barbara Buckley and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada We are devastated at the loss of our beloved colleague, Melanie Kushnir. Melanie was a passionate believer in justice. She was a bright light and inspiration to clients, attorneys, law students, and co-workers. Her spirit, love of life, and dedication to justice was unmistakable. […]

Remembering Bob Faiss

Submitted by Jennifer Roberts, Esq. I wish that all of you could have known Bob Faiss, although I am aware that he touched many lives in the legal community. Bob was the ideal attorney. He was sharp, always prepared, and truly respectful to opposing counsel, board and commission members, legislators, and judges, even in the […]

In Memoriam: Patrick C. Clary, Esq.

Born on June 4, 1942, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He passed away peacefully on February 18, 2014, after bravely battling a long illness. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 37 years, Diane, his sister, Joan Davidson (Donald), his devoted son and daughter, Brian (Jenara), Bridget Burckhard (David), both whom reside in […]

Sundays with Neil

By Marty Kravitz On January 3, 2013, the State of Nevada lost a true giant of our profession. For those of you who knew Neil Galatz, it would be redundant to talk about his incredible success, immense talents, numerous honors, and massive verdicts. Rather than reiterate those accomplishments, I would rather discuss a different side […]

Jay Earl Smith, Esq.

On Jay Earl Smith passed away on February 6, 2012, after a courageous fourteen month battle with cancer. Jay was my friend for nearly twenty years, and my partner, along with Kent Larsen and later joined by Stewart Fitts, for the past sixteen years.Jay attended the University of Utah, where he received an Honors B.A., […]

Michael P. Golden, Esq.

On March 24, 2011, Michael P. Golden, Esq., of Las Vegas, Nevada, a long-time member of the Clark County Bar Association, expired from natural causes.Mr. Golden graduated with a bachelor and masters degrees in business from Creighton University and a later with a law degree from the California Western School of Law in 1977. Thereafter, […]

Patrick James Murphy

On September 9, 2010, prominent attomey, golfer, motorcyclist and fisherman, Patrick James Murphy, concluded his grand tour through the ancient and modem wonders of this world, passing away during a fishing and golfing trip in San Jose, Costa Rica. He was just days short of his 57th birthday.A skilled and respected trial attomey, Pat served […]

Robert Nelson-Kortland

Beloved CCBA member and supporter of the Shoes That Fit Program has passed away. A memorial service for Robert Nelson-Kortland was held on Friday March 12, 2010 at the S. Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery located at 1900 Buchanan Blvd. in Boulder City. In lieu of flowers, Bob’s family suggests contributions in his honor to the […]

Charles Lynn Titus

“Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.” Matthew 25:13 Charles Lynn Titus 10/29/48 – 9/21/0960-year-old Omaha native, Las Vegas attorney and published author, Charles L. Titus, went missing Monday while scuba diving off the coast of the Cayman Islands. Titus and his wife, Rose, were in the […]