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February 15, 2020

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As a criminal attorney, I often get questions about criminal histories and how to get criminal records sealed or expunged. This has become especially true in light of the recent decriminalization trend regarding cannabis.

First, let’s explain what it means to “seal your...

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A This Is Reno reader recently sent in this inquiry:

I had eaten at a restaurant with my family and received very bad service. I decided to post a negati...

July 19, 2019

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A ThisIsReno.Com reader recently submitted the following question regarding consumer rights when purchasing a vehicle:

I recently purchased a used vehicle from a local c...

May 10, 2019

From my column in This is Reno

What is Due Process?  In the field of law, this legal term is simply defined as “notice and opportunity to be heard”.  This term and the legal philosophy behind it means that any p...

April 23, 2018

I will be presenting at this conference being held on May 3-4 at the Suncoast Hotel in Las Vegas.

April 21, 2018

I was honored to have participated in this training so that I may better serve our veterans in the justice system.

April 21, 2018

From TMCC News - April 20, 2018

The City of Reno has appointed Truckee Meadows Community College Instructor and Paralegal/Law Program Director Henry Sotelo to the new Reno Human Rights Commission.

Reno City Council Member Neoma Jardon made the appointment, with unanimous...

April 21, 2018

It is well known that large numbers of veterans suffer from mental illness. These illnesses are often influenced by violent experiences in their military careers. Unfortunately, sometimes these illnesses hamper veterans so much that they wind up in the Criminal Justice...

March 20, 2018

Though Marijuana remains illegal under federal law, it is now legal for adults over 21 to purchase and use in Nevada. There are many arguable benefits from legalization including tax revenue and harm reduction, since dispensary sales are tightly regulated with purchase...

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Reno, Washoe County 89501