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Lee Thomas Hotchkin Jr

Lee Thomas Hotchkin Jr

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  • Personal Injury, Criminal Law, Divorce ...
  • California, Nevada
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Lee Hotchkin is one of the most experienced lawyers in Reno area. With over thirty-eight years of experience, he is among the regions most seasoned lawyers, with an array of experience across a wide spectrum of practice areas. Lee attended both the University of California at Davis and The University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, where he earned his J D. (Juris Doctor) degree in 1980. He is an active member of both the Nevada and California State Bar Associations. His legal experience includes acting as the former Senior Chief Trial Deputy of Washoe County Public Defender's Office. Lee has earned an enviable reputation in the legal community by effectively representing clients across all of Northern Nevada. Additionally, Lee has been praised by clients for his ability to get the job done. Lee has a passion for helping people, and he is very successful at what he does. He brings knowledge, experience, commitment, professionalism and patience to the process. Lee’s goal is to make your legal experience run as smoothly as possible. His only allegiance is to you, the client. Lee knows how to be aggressive in court. He is adept in the skills of negotiating and will make your lawsuit or defense less painful. His analytic mind picks up details of which he uses to your advantage.

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D. (1980)
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University of California - Davis
B.A. (1977)
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Professional Experience
Hotchkin Law
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One of northern Nevada's most experienced personal injury and defense lawyers, providing professional representation to individuals, families, professionals and businesses. Representing clients through trials and appeals in state and federal courts in Nevada and California.
Senior Chief Trial Deputy
Washoe County Public Defenders Office
Assisted the Director in planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating the work of the legal division of the Washoe County Public Defenders Office. Performed a variety of complex criminal litigation activities. Was the attorney of record in legal actions and proceedings filed on behalf of the Public Defenders Office with the courts.
Articles & Publications
Financial Settlement Strategies for Your Divorce Clients
National Business Institute Seminar
Professional Associations
United States District Court, District of Nevada
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United States District Court Eastern District of California
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United States District Court Northern District of California
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United States Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
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Nevada State Bar
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California State Bar  # 96474
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
    30 Minute initial free consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    33 - 40%
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly Fees and Flat Fees
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Hotchkin Law
Reno Nevada Law
Contact & Map
50 West Liberty St
Suite 207
Reno, NV 89501
Telephone: (775) 786-5791
Fax: (775) 786-8524