Nancy Retsinas

Nancy Retsinas PC, dba Retsinas Collaborative Law Center  (Jan 2015–Present)

  • Solo practitioner
  • Family law representation and mediation, collaborative divorce, pre-nuptial agreements
  • More than 50 court appearances over this nearly six-year period

Nancy Retsinas PC, dba Retsinas Law Office  (Oct 2011–Present)

  • Solo practitioner
  • 70% of legal practice consisted of family law litigation; 15% collaborative law and mediation; 15% estate planning, guardianship, probate and trust law
  • More than 100 court appearances over this three-year period (about three court matters per week)

Nellor Retsinas Crawford PLLC  (Jul 2005–Sept 2011)

  • Member of three-attorney law firm
  • 70% of legal practice consisted of family law litigation; 15% collaborative law and mediation; 15% estate planning, guardianship, probate and trust law (other lawyers practiced business and real estate law)
  • More than 300 court appearances over this six-year period (about four court matters per week)

Law Office of Morse & Bratt, PC  (Oct 1991–June 2005)

  • Member of mid-sized general practice law firm
    • Associate Attorney, 1991 – 1996
    • Shareholder, 1997 – 2005
    • Vice President for Personnel Management, 1997 – 2005
  • General practitioner in civil litigation, criminal defense, domestic relations, estate planning, guardianship, juvenile, landlord-tenant, probate and trust law, and real estate (see "Matters Handled" section below for more detail)
  • 70% of law practice devoted to family law litigation, 1995 – 2005
  • 70% of law practice devoted to juvenile offender matters, 1992 – 1996; lead associate on juvenile offender contracts for approximately four years
  • Accepted appointments and/or assisted colleagues in indigent adult criminal defense appointments under law firm contracts for approximately ten years
  • More than 1000 court appearances over this 14-year period (more than six court matters per week)

Judicial / Quasi – Judicial Roles

Pro Tempore Commissioner, Clark County Superior Court  (2019–Present)

  • Presided over more than 50 dockets in the last 16 months: juvenile offender, protection orders (anti-harassment, domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, vulnerable adult), and family law (show cause, modification, Pro Se, child support)

Pro Tempore Judge, Clark County Superior Court  (2001–2003)

Part-Time Judge, Clark County District Court  (1998–2004)

  • Presided over innumerable dockets between 1998 and 2004: non-support, criminal, small claims, traffic, collections, civil matters

Hearings Officer for Suspensions and Expulsions, Vancouver School District  (1998–2001)

  • Presided over school suspension and expulsion appeals and issued written rulings with detailed findings

Court-Appointed Roles

Guardian ad Litem, Title 26 and Title 11  (1994–2000)

Indigent Defense Counsel, Juvenile Offender and Adult Felony  (1992–2002)