Posts Categorized: RBMN

Richards Brandt Miller Nelson Joins the Local First Leaders Circle

http://localfirst.org/think-local/blog/item/338-thank-you-to-richards-brandt-miller-nelson-for-joining-the-local-first-leaders-circle A vibrant local economy is about more than retailers and restaurants. It’s also about the service-based businesses that keep our economy running at full speed. We’re happy to welcome Richards Brandt Miller Nelson, with their legal expertise and longstanding engagement in our local community, to the Local First Leaders Circle. We spoke with Barry… Read more »

The Changing Practice of Law

Barry Scholl, Of Counsel Attorney with Richards Brandt, is the Editor of Res Gestae, a publication for alumni and friends of the S.J. Quinney College of Law.  In it’s latest edition,  Barry authored an article on “The Changing Practice of Law – Graduates Contemplate the Future of the Legal Profession.”  Below is an excerpt from… Read more »

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM Mark L. McCarty 1963-2016 So Mark we’ll miss you, Sly satirist, Our proud partner, friend and anarchist. -Richards Brandt Miller Nelson Mark L. McCarty passed away June 20, 2016 due to complications from the HIN1 flu virus. Mark practiced law at Richards Brandt for 20 years. He was a member of the firm’s… Read more »

RBMN’s Pro Bono Efforts Before the Nevada Supreme Court Advance a Just Cause

January 2016 On Christmas Eve 2015, the Nevada Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the Nevada Eighth District Court and ruled that RBMN’s pro bono client DeMarlo Berry is entitled to an evidentiary hearing to establish his actual innocence. Mr. Berry has been incarcerated since 1994 for a murder conviction based on shaky eyewitness and… Read more »

Restoring Public Access to Public Waters

Utah Public Water Access

May 2015 Since 2011, RBMN’s Craig Coburn has been serving as pro bono counsel to the Utah Stream Access Coalition (USAC) in lawsuits seeking to restore public recreational access to as many as 2,500 miles of Utah streams that was effectively eliminated in 2010 under Utah’s ill-named Public Waters Access Act.  Craig and another pro… Read more »

The New and Improved Utah LLC

RBMN For many years the limited liability company (“LLC”) has been the entity of choice for entrepreneurs and small businesses. However, in the intermountain region the Wyoming and Nevada LLCs have been widely regarded as being more business friendly and having better asset protection characteristics than the Utah LLC. With the enactment of the Utah… Read more »

Immigration Issues and Personal Injury Defense

Tanya N. Lewis Peters February 2013 Regardless of the political issues currently swirling around immigration reform, it is important to have a grasp of basic immigration law principles when defending personal injury cases. A few recent cases are illustrative of the effects that an undocumented worker’s status can have on claims of personal injury, plaintiff… Read more »

Compliance with Immigration Law and the Value of an Independent Form I-9 Audit

February 2013 Over the last year, the national news has been populated with headlines addressing the fierce debate over immigration reform. Many may not realize that even before the 2012 presidential election, federal law enforcement agencies had begun paying increased attention to businesses’ compliance with immigration laws and regulations. In 2011 alone there were approximately… Read more »

The “Gang of 8” Senators Release the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013

April 2013 After months of debate, negotiations and speculation, the “Gang of 8,” made up of eight Republican and Democratic senators charged with the task of composing an immigration reform bill, has released its much-anticipated proposal. On Wednesday, April 17, the 844-page bill (titled the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013“)… Read more »