Avece M. Higbee

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Marquis Aurbach Coffing
 | 10001 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Phone: 702-942-2194
Fax: 702-856-8974
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (50%),
  • Business Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

Avece M. Higbee is a shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Higbee is experienced in both litigation and transactional law, with a practice primarily focused on homeowner association law and real property. She represents clients throughout the Las Vegas area.

A graduate of Southern Utah University, Ms. Higbee earned her law degree from J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. She is licensed to practice in all Nevada state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Using her legal knowledge to educate others, Ms. Higbee frequently speaks at seminars on various topics, including homeowner association matters, commercial leasing and landlord-tenant issues. She has also authored several articles on real estate matters during the course of her career.

Ms. Higbee is a member of professional organizations, including the Clark County Bar Association, the State Bar of Nevada, the Nevada Justice Association, the Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys and the National Association of Development Companies.

Her significant legal accomplishments have earned Ms. Higbee recognition from her peers in the legal community. She is rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, the peer-review service's highest rating. 

Ms. Higbee was named to the Best Lawyers Business Edition, Women in the Law (2017-2018); Best Lawyers in America (Real Estate, 2018-2019); Mountain States Supers Lawyers (Top 50 Women List, 2017); Mountain States Super Lawyers (2015-2018); MYVEGAS Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas (2015-2019); Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite (2011, 2015); Nevada Public Radio's Desert Companion Magazine Top Lawyer (Real Estate, 2014); and Southern Nevada Certified Commercial Investment Member Outstanding Member Award (2008).

*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.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (50%): Condominiums & Cooperatives

Business Litigation (50%)

Focus Areas

Condominiums & Cooperatives


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2019

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About Avece Higbee

Admitted: 1989, Nevada

Professional Webpage: http://www.maclaw.com/attorney/avece-m-higbee/


  • Real Estate, 2018-2019, Listed Best Lawyers in America® , The Best Lawyers in America® , 2019
  • 2015-2019, Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, MYVEGAS Magazine, 2019
  • ., Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2019
  • 2017-2018, Women in the Law, Best Lawyers Business Edition, 2018
  • 2015-2018, Super Lawyer, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 50 Women List, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2017
  • 2011, 2015, Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2015
  • AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Real Estate, Top Lawyer , Desert Companion Magazine, 2014
  • CCIM Gregg Corlyn Outstanding Member Award, (2008)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Clark County Bar Association
  • National Association of Development Companies
  • Nevada, 1989
  • State Bar of Nevada, 1989
  • Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys
  • Ninth Circuit Court, 1989
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • United States District Court, 1989, 1989

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Educational Background:

  • Brigham Young University, J.D.
  • Southern Utah State College

Industry Groups

  • Owners Association Law
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Avece M. Higbee

10001 Park Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89145

Phone: 702-942-2194

Fax: 702-856-8974

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Last Updated: 8/7/2019

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