Richard F. Cornell

Richard F. Cornell (Reno, Nevada)

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—.
775-636-8757 775-636-8757
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Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.7 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Domestic Appeals

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

in Appellate Practice and Criminal Law
4.7 out of 5.0
Legal Knowledge
Analytical Capabilities
Communication Ability
Legal Experience
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
Posted by a Judge on 02/12/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Mr Cornell is a solid, well prepared appellate lawyer. He is very thorough and thoughtful in his preparation, presentation and analytics. He is a pleasure to have in the courtroom. Clients who he represents are in very good hands.
Posted by a Judge on 01/28/15
4.8 out of 5.0
He is a pre-eminent appeals lawyer in criminal cases.
Posted by a Private Practice Attorney on 01/27/15
5.0 out of 5.0
Rick is one of the best criminal appellate lawyers in the state of Nevada

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1977, California
1979, Nevada
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Free Initial Consultation
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
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 of Nevada, 111 Nev 545, 893 P2d 376 (1995); United States v. Ritter, 989 F2d 318 (9th Cir. 1993); Gallego v. McDaniel 124 F3rd 1065 (9th Cir. 1997); Wilson v. Cyril Hampel 1985 Trust, 105 Nev. 607, 781 P.2d 769 (1989); United States v. Banks 506 F. 3d 756 (9th Cir. 2007).

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Law Offices of Richard F. Cornell
150 Ridge Street, 2nd Floor,
Reno, NV 89501
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Richard F. Cornell
Law Offices of Richard F. Cornell
150 Ridge Street, 2nd Floor,
Reno, NV 89501

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