Paul J Anderson
  • Profile:  Mr. Anderson is experienced in advising and representing public entities, including numerous school districts and related educational entities, in all aspects of the law concerning public education with an emphasis in special education law and athletics. He has served as lead counsel in numerous administrative and court trials, including bench and jury trials in both the state and federal courts. He also has extensive experience representing parties in personal injury and civil rights litigation. He has argued before both state and federal trial courts, the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. AV rated by Martindale Hubbell (10+ years). Best Lawyers in America for Education.
  • Practice Areas:  Education Law; Personal Injury Law; Civil Litigation; Business Litigation
  • Education:  University of Nevada, Reno (B.S., with distinction, 1980); Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 1983). Educational Honors: Secretary, Moot Court Board, 1982-1983.
  • Bar and Court Admissions:  All Nevada state courts; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
  • Legal Affiliations:  State Bar of Nevada; Washoe County and American (Sections on: Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice) Bar Associations; Nevada Justice Association; The American Association for Justice; National Organization of Legal Problems in Education; Washoe Legal Services; Volunteer Lawyers of Washoe County Pro Bono Program, Trustee, 1996-1998.
  • Reported Decisions:  Andrews v. Washoe County School District, 2008 WL 4865570 (D. Nev. 2008); Yates v. Washoe County School District, 2008 WL 4106816 (D. Nev. 2008); Fliess v. Washoe County School District, 90 Fed. Appx. 240 (D. Nev. 2004); Shoen v. Amerco, et. al., 885 F. Supp. 1332 (D. Nev. 1994); Wallace v. Washoe County School District, 818 F. Supp. 1346 (D. Nev. 1991); Morgan v. Humboldt County School District, 623 F. Supp. 440 (D. Nev. 1985); Hughes Properties Inc. v. Plaza Investments, 734 P.2d 710 (Nev. 1987).
  • Clerkship:  Law Clerk, Second Judicial District Court, Honorable Robert L. Schouweiler, 1983-1984.
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  • Email:  panderson@mcllawfirm.com
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