Steven F. Petersen (of counsel) is a civil litigation trial attorney with over 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: personal injury, business litigation, family law, divorce, wills, trusts and estates, and formation of corporate entities.

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


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

Practice Areas

  • Personal injury/wrongful death
  • Family law
  • Divorce
  • Will, Trust, & Estates
  • Business litigation/fraud
  • Real estate
  • Formation of Corporate Entities