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Richard F. Cornell

Licensed for 39 years

Practice Area: Criminal Law, Appellate Practice, Criminal Appeals 1 more area of practice 1 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Contact
775-636-8757

Richard F. Cornell

775-636-8757

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Reno, NV view address

Member at firm Law Offices of Richard F. Cornell

Serving Reno, NV view address

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Richard F. Cornell

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—.

Areas of Law

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

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  • 4.7/5.0 9 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 02/12/15 in Criminal Appeals

    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... Read more

    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.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 01/27/15 in Appellate Practice

    Rick is one of the best criminal appellate lawyers in the state of Nevada Read more

    Rick is one of the best criminal appellate lawyers in the state of Nevada

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 02/04/15 in Criminal Appeals

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Unknown on 01/28/15 in Criminal Law

    He is a pre-eminent appeals lawyer in criminal cases. Read more

    He is a pre-eminent appeals lawyer in criminal cases.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/12/15 in Appellate Practice

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Member on 02/04/15 in Appellate Practice

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 01/29/15 in Appellate Practice

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Member on 01/27/15 in Appellate Practice

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  • 4.2/5.0 by a Unknown on 02/06/15 in Criminal Appeals

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1977, California
      1979, Nevada
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of San Francisco
      Class of 1977
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of California at Irvine
      Class of 1974
      A.B.
      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).
      Languages
      English