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Doreen M. Spears Hartwell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Hartwell Thalacker, Ltd.
11920 Southern Highlands Pkwy, Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV 89141
Phone: 702-850-1076
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed in Nevada Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Business Litigation (80%), Employment Litigation: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Ms. Hartwell's practice emphasizes employment and business litigation. The clients Ms. Hartwell has represented include small local businesses to international corporations. She has both a state and federal court practice and is currently the Chair of the Ninth Circuit's Judicial Conference's Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee. Ms. Hartwell is AV-rated.

About Doreen M. Spears Hartwell

First Admitted: 2000, Nevada

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Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Bank of America Local Hero Award, 2008


  • chosen for representation of pro bono clients and work with the One campaign to get other attorneys to take on pro bono cases., Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2014
  • This award is given to a law firm that has demonstrated a committment to excellence in providing legal services to their clients while at the same time giving back to the local community. , Law Firm of the Year, Las Vegas Chapter of National Bar Assoc., 2016
  • chosen by peers as one of Nevada's legal elite lawyers since 2012, Nevada Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2015
  • Recognized as attorney of the year for pro bono efforts and inspiring other chapter members to provide pro bono services., Lawyer of the Year, Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association, 2008
  • based on peer review of lawyers located in the same geographical area., Best Lawyers , Best Lawyers of America, 2020

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chair of the Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee for the Ninth Circuit Conference 2020-21., 2020
  • Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association since 2005, President 2012-2013, 2020
  • Director for a non-profit organization devoted to promoting civic education in middle and high schools., 2019
  • Trial By Peers Committee: Fundraiser Co-Chair and supervising attorney for teenage students who defend and/or represent their peers in court on misdemeanor charges., 2015

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member of the Nevada Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission since 2014., 2020
  • Judge Sally Loeher Pro Bono Award for pro bono representation of exploited senior seniors., 2005
  • Myrna William's Children's Pro Bono Award for pro bono work representing abused and neglected children. , 2001
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Office Location for Doreen M. Spears Hartwell

11920 Southern Highlands Pkwy
Suite 201
Las Vegas, NV 89141

Last Updated: 2/18/2021

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