Edward L. Kainen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Kainen Law Group, PLLC
 | 3303 Novat Street, Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Phone: 702-823-4900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Edward L. Kainen is the founder and owner of Kainen Law Group, PLLC, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Providing representation to clients throughout the area, including Henderson and other parts of Clark County, he focuses his practice exclusively on family law matters, handling high-asset divorces and related issues such as child custody and support, alimony and property division. Mr. Kainen also counsels clients on paternity matters and child relocation.

After pursuing his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in 1985, Mr. Kainen then went on to attend Washburn University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1988. He served as an assistant state attorney in Florida before entering private practice in 1995. Admitted to practice in Nevada, Florida and Kansas, Mr. Kainen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Kainen is held in high esteem by his fellow professionals, as attested to by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and his 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. He has additionally been listed in Best Lawyers in America**.

Mr. Kainen is an active participant in several legal organizations, including the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada. A sought-after speaker and lecturer, he has taught continuing legal education courses on a variety of subjects, including family law, evidence and law practice management. Mr. Kainen has also served on the Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
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About Edward Kainen

Admitted: 1993, Nevada

Professional Webpage: http://www.kainenlawgroup.com/Attorneys/Edward-L-Kainen.shtm...

Honors and Awards:

  • Named "Nevada Super Lawyer" since 2007
  • Named as the "Best Family Law Attorney" in Las Vegas for 2013
  • Named to "Best Lawyers in America"
  • One of the Top 75 lawyers in the Mountain State Region
  • Named one of the "Top 25" lawyers in the State of Nevada, Las Vegas Life Magazine
  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2002
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Nevada Certified Attorney Arbitrator
  • Nevada Board Certified Specialist in Family Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Family Court Bench Bar Committee: 1997 - 2005, Chair: 1999 - 2003
  • Family Law Section, Chair, 2003 - 2005
  • Law Practice Management Committee - Past Chair, Membership and Marketing Committee - Co-Chair
  • Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Co-Chair
  • Nevada American Inns of Court, Master
  • Supreme Court Bench Bar Committee, appointed by the Nevada Supreme Court, 2005 - 2008 and 2011 - present
  • Ecker & Kainen, Chartered, Member
  • District Court in Las Vegas, Family Division, Law clerk, 1994 - 95
  • Mitrani, Rynor & Gallegos, of Miami, Florida, Of Counsel, 1988 - 89
  • American Bar Association's Family Law Section, Member of the Council
  • Family Law Sections Executive Council, Elected Member, 1997 - 2006
  • Nevada Board of Certified Family Law Specialists, First Chair
  • Florida
  • Nevada
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Kansas, 1988

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Clark County Self Help Center, Advisory Board, 2000 - 2010
  • Washburn School of Law, Family Law Center
  • Boards of the Children, Volunteer

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Author, Manual for Family Court Law Clerks, still in use in the Family Court
  • Co-author and Co-presented, Nuts & Bolts of Family Law, Continuing Legal Education program since 1997
  • Lectures frequently in Nevada and throughout the Country, Continuing Legal Education programs

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Has been Published in the Nevada Family Law Report, Nevada Lawyer, Clark County Bar Journal

Educational Background:

  • University of South Florida, 1985

Industry Groups

  • Board Certified Family Law Specialist; Former Chair Of The Nevada Board Of Certified Family Law Spec
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    Office Location for Edward L. Kainen

    3303 Novat Street
    Suite 200
    Las Vegas, NV 89129

    Phone: 702-823-4900

     

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