Shann D. Winesett represents clients in all forms of domestic relations matters, including divorce, complex custody disputes, relocation litigation, paternity, adoptions, post-divorce modifications of custody, visitation, child support and alimony, guardianships, personal injury and business litigation. Mr. Winesett also represents a wide variety of business clients in disputes ranging from real estate and lease transactions, to administrative proceedings, to unfair business practices, to surety and bond litigation. Mr. Winesett also has experience litigating toxic tort, complex personal injury and medical malpractice cases.
Mr. Winesett completed his undergraduate studies locally at the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English literature in 1988. After completing his undergraduate studies, Mr. Winesett spent two years in Germany studying philosophy and law at the Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich. Mr. Winesett returned to the United States in 1990 to attend Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California, where he earned his juris doctor degree in 1993. Mr. Winesett successfully completed the American Bar Association’s Family Advocacy Institute in 1998.
After graduating from law school, Mr. Winesett practiced law in Los Angeles with the national law firm, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, until returning to Las Vegas with his family in 1997. While primarily practicing in Nevada, Mr. Winesett maintains his license to practice law in California. Mr. Winesett is also a member of the Clark County Bar Association and is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Districts of Nevada and Central California.
In the years 2001, 2004, and 2005, Mr. Winesett received commendations from the United States Congress for his service to the community. In 2004, Mr. Winesett also received the Clark County Legal Service’s Louis Wiener Award for his representation of victims of domestic violence. Mr. Winesett is a contributing editor to the Nevada Family Law Practice Manual and is a member of the State Bar of Nevada’s fee dispute and attorney disciplinary committees.
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