David C. O'Mara

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Reno, NV

The O'Mara Law Firm, PC
311 E Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-571-9080
Fax: 775-323-4082
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Family Law (40%), Estate Planning & Probate (30%), Appellate (10%), Securities Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney David C. O’Mara is the founder and owner of The O’Mara Law Firm, PC, in Reno, Nevada. A top-ranked trial and appellate attorney with more than 18 years of total legal experience, Mr. O’Mara provides unmatched counsel and support to a diverse range of clients across his region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Probate, estate and trust administration

· Estate planning, wills and trusts

· Bankruptcy

· Criminal defense

· Juvenile defense

· Election law

· Personal injury

· Securities fraud

· General civil litigation

· Appeals

A veteran of numerous securities litigations and personal injury claims, Mr. O’Mara has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients adversely affected by another party's negligent, careless or unlawful actions. He has also assisted many clients with protecting their rights and best interests throughout the divorce process, and he has extensive experience developing comprehensive estate plans as well as helping his clients through the probate process.

Moreover, Mr. O’Mara has achieved a long record of successful outcomes for those facing a variety of serious criminal offenses, and he has gained a reputation for his empathy and integrity along with his unwavering commitment to helping his clients obtain the positive results they seek and the justice they deserve.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. O’Mara has earned a Legal Elite designation and Top Attorney rankings from Nevada Business Magazine as well as many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He is also a Fellow with the American Bar Foundation, and he has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A Nevada native, Mr. O’Mara graduated from the University of Nevada in Reno in 1999 with a degree in political science. He then attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2003 and received a certificate in Government Affairs.

Mr. O’Mara is board member of the Nevada State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section, and he is a lawyer representative to the Nevada Supreme Court Bench Bar. He is also an active member of the Clark County and Washoe County Bar Associations, the Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association, the Washoe County Probate Bar Association, and other local, state and national legal organizations. He also serves on a number of committees with various legal organizations, and he is a barrister with the Bruce R. Thompson Chapter, American Inns of Court.

Practice Areas
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 40%Family Law
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Securities Litigation
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Appeals


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016

About David C. O'Mara

Admitted: 2003

Professional Webpage: https://omaralaw.net/meet-david/

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada, Board Member, 2010-2015
  • American Legion Nevada Boys’ State, Counselor, 1994-1995, 2006-Present
  • University of Nevada, Reno Young Alumni Chapter, Board Member


  • Legal Elite – Top Northern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2011-2015
  • , American Bar Foundation Fellow, 2015

Educational Background

  • University of Nevada, Reno, B.A., Political Science, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Nevada Alpha President, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Nevada
  • St Thomas More Society Red Mass Executive Committee
  • Bruce R. Thompson Chapter, American Inns of Court, Barrister
  • United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association
  • Republican National Lawyers Association Advisory Committee
  • Washoe County Probate Bar Association
  • Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Nevada Justice Association, Board of Directors
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Nevada Supreme Court Bench Bar, Lawyer Representative
  • Nevada State Bar Association, State Bar of Nevada, Young Lawyers Section, Board Member
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Office Location for David C. O'Mara

311 E Liberty St
Reno, NV 89501

Phone: 775-571-9080

Fax: 775-323-4082

Last Updated: 6/25/2021

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