Richard F. Cornell

Attorney in Reno, NV
Law Clerk to Chief Judge, United States District Court of Nevada, 1978-1980. Co-Editor, Nevada, Civil Practice Manual, 1985. Lecturer, "Child Custody and Visitation in Nevada," NBI, 1994; 1996; 1998. Family Law Litigation in Nevada, NBI, 1994. Pro Tem Judge, Reno Justice Court, 1992—.
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Areas of Law

  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Domestic Appeals


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4.4 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Admission Details

Admitted in 1977, California
1979, Nevada

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  • Law School Attended

    University of San Francisco
    Class of 1977

    University Attended

    University of California at Irvine
    Class of 1974

    Birth Information

    Born in 1952
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1952



    Associations & Memberships

    State Bar of California; State Bar of Nevada (Member, Fee Dispute Committee); American Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

    Representative Cases

    United States v. Ligon, 440 F.3d 1182 (9th Cir. 2006); Williams v. Williams, 120 Nev. 559 P.3d 1124 (2004); Batin v. State, 118 Nev. 61, 38 P3d 880 (2002); Palmer v. State, 118 Nev. 823, 59 P-3d 1192 (2002); Labastida v. State, 115 Nev. 298, 986 P2d 443 (1999); State v. Second Judicial District Court, 116 Nev. 953, 11 P3d 1209 (2000); Love v. State... More

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    Richard F. Cornell
     150 Ridge Street, 2nd Floor,
    Reno, NV 89501


    Law Offices of Richard F. Cornell (Reno, Nevada)

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