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Dane Watson

Dane Watson

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  • California, Nevada
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Biography

Dane Watson is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Dane graduated Cum Laude in 2015 and passed the Nevada State Bar in 2015 on his first attempt. Subsequently, Dane also passed the California State Bar in February of 2019 to give himself more flexibility practicing law in the Western States. Dane is also licensed to practice in Nevada Federal District Court and in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

During Law School, Dane was a board member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team and attended and competed in several negotiation competitions across the west coast. Prior to Law School, Dane attended the University of Arizona and received a Bachelor of Arts in History while also playing for the Club Baseball team.

Dane is admitted to practice law in Nevada and California and is member of Nevada and California State Bars, Nevada Federal District Court and 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

He was raised in Las Vegas and has deep ties to the community, including coaching several little league teams. When he is not practicing law you can find Dane on his men’s league adult softball team or teeing it up one of Las Vegas's golf courses.

Education
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D. (2015)
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: California Bar Environmental Negotiation Competition 2014, Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition Team Executive Board Member, 2014-2015
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Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
- Current
Dane Watson is an associate attorney at Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC, a full service personal injury and accident law firm with four offices in Nevada that solely practices injury law and workers' compensation. Dane was raised in Las Vegas and has dedicated his life to helping victims of personal injury and accidents in the State of Nevada.
General Counsel
Budget Rent a Car
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General Counsel: Managing and directing defense of personal injury insurance defense cases. Advising executives, HR, managers, payroll, fleet, claims. Litigation: Involved in insurance defense cases, breach of contract, real estate disputes, accounting disputes, administrative trials, and governmental regulation. Negotiate and draft technology contracts, leasing contracts, construction contracts, commercial property contracts, and employment contracts. Transactions and Business Formation: Purchase of assets, commercial real estate transactions, landlord/tenant issues, formation of LLCs and Corporations, novel contracts and trade agreements.
Associate Attorney
Ganz & Hauf CTHD
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Case management experience through preparing briefs, preparing and responding to discovery, arguing briefs, client contact, taking and defending depositions, and arbitrations with personal injury, negligence, medical malpractice, insurance bad faith, and premise liability claims. Conducted legal focus groups to help determine potential issue at trial with narratives, opening statements, client testimony, and mini-trials. Negotiated settlements, settlement release statements, and consulted on any business law related issues clients might have.
Law Clerk
Clark County District Attorneys Office - Civil Division
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Assisted in settlement negotiations, court hearings, client meetings, contract negotiations and contract drafting related to County contracts. Prepared legal research on a wide variety of legal issues (ranging from bankruptcy, FAA regulations, public works, torts, legislative history, personal injury, general counsel) while managing time restraints and deadlines. The office had three teams (general counsel, growth team, and litigation). I spent time on all three teams learning the manner in which the office evaluated a case or controversy and attended strategy meetings where the attorneys would decide which course to take based on the facts and the relevant
Awards
Cum Laude
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Dane Watson graduated Cum Laude in 2015 from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Professional Associations
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Society - Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Member
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Activities: This is a group composed of past and present students and professionals who have been involved with the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 331257
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Nevada
State Bar of Nevada
ID Number: 13982
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9th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Consultations are free of charge at Benson & Bingham. Our law firm will organize transport if unavailable, visit potential clients in the hospital or will drive to a convenient location for our clients. UMC Trauma, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and many rehabilitation clinics are very close to our offices.
  • Contingent Fees
    Benson & Bingham earn no fee until we win or settle a client's case.
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Semi Truck Accident
  • Uber, Lyft or Taxi Accident
  • Casino or Hotel Injury
  • Pedestrian Accident
  • Motorcycle or Bike Accident
  • Brain Damage or Spinal Cord Injury
  • Dog Bite Injury
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers Website
Blog
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers Blog
Contact & Map
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
9230 S Eastern Ave #155
Las Vegas, NV 89123
Telephone: (702) 463-2900
Fax: (702) 382-9798
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Notice: Our office can provide transport or we will come to you if you are unable to travel to one of our four locations.
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
Reno
1320 E Plumb Lane Ste A
Reno, NV 89502
Telephone: (775) 600-6000
Fax: (702) 382-9798
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Notice: Our office can provide transport or we will come to you if you are unable to travel to one of our four locations.
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
Las Vegas
11441 Allerton Park Dr #100
Las Vegas, NV 89135
Telephone: (702) 684-6900
Fax: (702) 382-9798
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Notice: Our office can provide transport or we will come to you if you are unable to travel to one of our four locations.
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
Las Vegas
626 S 10th St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Telephone: (702) 382-9797
Fax: (702) 382-9798
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Notice: Our office can provide transport or we will come to you if you are unable to travel to one of our four locations.