Pro Bono Counsel in Class Action Lawsuit Involving Medical Care for Inmates with Hepatitis C
Served as pro bono co-counsel for class representatives in a class action lawsuit challenging the failure of the Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) to provide medical care to inmates with chronic Hepatitis C virus (HCV) consistent with national standards. Pursuant to consent decree, the NDOC will now provide adequate medical care to all inmates with HCV.
Pro Bono Counsel to Transgender Inmate Challenging NDOC Policies Relating to Medical Treatment
Served as pro bono counsel for a transgender inmate challenging Nevada Department of Corrections (NDOC) policies limiting medical treatment for inmates with gender dysphoria. Negotiated settlement with NDOC which now ensures medical care for inmates with gender dysphoria consistent with national standards.
Counsel to Large-Circulation Newspaper in Records Request and School Board Investigation
Served as counsel to Nevada’s largest-circulation newspaper in public records litigation to obtain records pertaining to the investigation of an elected school board trustee accused of harassment.
Counsel to Large-Circulation Newspaper in Records Request and Access to Autopsy Records
Served as counsel to Nevada’s largest-circulation newspaper in public records litigation to obtain access to autopsy records.
Counsel for Disabled Street Artist Cited by Police in Violation of the First Amendment
Served as counsel in state justice court and federal district court for a disabled artist who taught himself to draw with his mouth after he was repeatedly cited for obstructing the sidewalks on the Las Vegas Strip, and obtained a significant settlement for the client.