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WILLIAM SKUPA BACKGROUND AND BIOGRAPHY

William-Skupa

William S. Skupa, Esq.
600 South Seventh Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
Phone: (702) 385-2558 Fax: (702) 385-5221
Email: wsslaw@aol.com


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS


Over 40 years of experience as a Trial Attorney in Southern Nevada, representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants in civil and criminal cases in State and Federal courts.  Numerous jury trials and bench trials. Past President of Clark County Bar Association.  Experienced Arbitrator, Mediator, and Short Trial District Judge. Southern Nevada resident since 1948; Henderson resident since 1952; graduated from Basic High School in 1963; B.S. Nevada Southern University (UNLV) 1967; J.D. UCLA Law School 1970.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


1981–Present  WILLIAM S. SKUPA, ESQ., P.C., Las Vegas, NV
Trial Attorney/Arbitrator/Mediator/Short Trial Judge

      • Personal Injury, plaintiffs and defendants
      • Criminal Defense
      • Medical Malpractice, plaintiffs
      • Domestic Relations, plaintiffs and defendants
      • Civil Litigation (State/Federal Courts: NV, CA, AZ, NJ, MT), Contracts, Probate, Estates
      • (Appearances before Clark County Commission; Henderson City Council; Las Vegas City Council;
      • Clark County School Board; Nevada State Board of Pharmacy)
      • Qualified Arbitrator with Nevada Mandatory Arbitration Program since its inception
      • District Judge Pro Tempore in Short Trial Program since its inception in 2002

1975–1981 SKUPA & MAINOR, Las Vegas, NV
Managing Partner; Trial Attorney

      • Personal Injury, plaintiffs and defendants
      • Criminal Defense
      • Medical Malpractice, plaintiffs
      • Domestic Relations, plaintiffs and defendants

1972–1975 MORSE, FOLEY & WADSWORTH, Las Vegas, NV
Trial Attorney

      • Complex Civil Litigation, including gaming, mining and probate cases
      • Personal Injury, plaintiffs and defendants
      • Medical Malpractice defense
      • Domestic Relations, plaintiffs and defendants
      • Criminal Defense

1971–1972 CLARK COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, Las Vegas, NV
Deputy District Attorney

      • Numerous preliminary hearings and misdemeanor trials
      • 20+ felony jury trials, including 4 murder trials

1970 EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, Clark County, Las Vegas, NVJudicial Law Clerk for the Honorable William R. Morse

      • Researched law and prepared legal memoranda and court opinions

 

EDUCATION


1970 UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles, CA
Juris Doctor

1967 NEVADA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (now UNLV)
Las Vegas, NV
B.S. in Business Administration

 

LICENSES


  • Admitted to Nevada State Bar 1970
  • Admitted to practice pro hac vice in criminal cases in state courts in California and Arizona; and, Federal Courts in Montana and New Jersey; also, civil case in Maryland

 

ASSOCIATIONS, MEMEBERSHIPS, AND ACTIVITES


  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, Southern Nevada Medical Legal Screening Panel (now defunct)
  • Past or present member of following:
  • Member and Past President, Clark County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice (formerly American Bar Association)
  • Member, Nevada Justice Association (formerly Nevada Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Member, American Trial Lawyers Association Stalwart
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Member of Attorney Arbitrator Panel, assigned to Court Annexed Arbitration Program
  • Past President, Clark County Bar Association
  • Member, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
  • Charter Member, and one of the founding members of Alpha Eta Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity at Nevada Southern University (now UNLV)
  • Coached Little League baseball, youth basketball, youth soccer; Girl’s Softball and Soccer

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