Steven F. Petersen, Esq.

Steven F. Petersen (of counsel) is a civil litigation trial attorney with almost 40 years of courtroom experience. He is an accomplished trial attorney handling disputes involving millions of dollars. His clients turn to him in a broad range of areas, including: complex civil litigation, serious personal injury, family law, real estate, construction defect and business litigation.

Mr. Petersen's skill, knowledge and reputation have earned him respect from his clients, his adversaries and the court. A judge that Mr. Petersen handled multiple cases in front of stated to Mr. Petersen, "I learned how to judge by watching honest, prepared, compassionate lawyers work within the well of the court. You are one such attorney. Your style was always effective for me. You are the type of lawyer I would hire for myself. You embody what is noble about our profession."

Mr. Petersen graduated from University of Oregon in 1969 and earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of San Francisco in 1972. Mr. Petersen is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in Nevada as well as admitted to argue on behalf of his clients in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Bar admissions

  • Nevada (1972)
  • The Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

Education

  • J.D., University of San Francisco (1972)
  • B.A., University of Oregon (1969)

Practice areas

  • Complex civil litigation
  • Personal injury/wrongful death
  • Family law
  • Professional negligence
  • Business litigation/fraud
  • Real estate
  • Insurance claims practices/bad faith