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J.D. - 2004
University of Phoenix
M.A. - 1998
Western New England College
B.S. - 1982
Professional Associations & Memberships
State Bar of Nevada, Member, 2005 - Present
American Bar Assoc., Member, Present
Clark County Bar Assoc., Member, Present
National LGBT Bar Assoc., Member, Present
William S. Boyd School of Law, cum laude, and started a second career. While
After graduating, Jim accepted a position with the Honorable Sandra L.
Pomrenze to serve as her Law Clerk in the Family Court. In September of
2006, Jim joined a boutique law firm that specialized in Family Law. After
nearly five (5) years of sharpening his litigation and negotiation skills, Jim
opened his own Law Office and continues to concentrate in the Family Law
arena. Since entering private practice, Jim has established a reputation of being
a reasonable but zealous advocate for his clients.
Jim has participated in a number of town hall meetings and open forums on
equality issues with respect to custodial and adoption rights. He has also
authored an article on the same subject, which was published in the Journal of
the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
When the Nevada Legislature passed Nevada's Domestic Partnership Act, Jim
quickly identified the need to inform the community of their Rights and
Responsibilities regarding Domestic Partnerships. In conjunction with the Gay
& Lesbian Center of Southern Nevada and the ACLU, Jim has conducted over
40 open -forums on Domestic Partnerships. Jim is a recognized expert in
Domestic Partnership Law, having been asked and having spoken at events
sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign, Wells-Fargo, We Are Family,
UNLV Boyd School of Law, and Nevada State Bar's Family Section. An
accomplished speaker, Jim, has appeared on KNPR's "State of Nevada" and
continues to conduct interviews with local and national media outlets regarding
Domestic Partnership Law, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and Don't
Ask, Don't Tell.
Power of Attorney
Termination of Parental Rights
James M. Davis, Esq.
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