Micah Echols

Micah Echols

Marquis Aurbach Coffing
  • Appeals & Appellate, Business Law, Construction Law...
  • Nevada
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Mr. Echols focuses his practice on complex litigation and appeals. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in the State of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Echols has handled all types of civil appeals and complex litigation, including constitutional questions, commercial litigation, construction, real estate, insurance, personal injury, contract disputes, and torts. mechols@maclaw.com or 702-207-6087.

Education
Brigham Young University
J.D. / Law (2003)
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Brigham Young University
B.A. / Spanish (1999)
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Marquis Aurbach Coffing
- Current
Law Clerk
Eighth Judicial District Court, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Can Savings Statutes Cure the Failure to Attach a Medical Malpractice Affidavit to a Complaint?, 31 Communiqué 16 (Nov. 2010).
Changing the Face of Premises Liability in Nevada: Davenport v. Comstock Hills-Reno Requiring an Affirmative Duty for Premises Owners to "Maintain" and Upgrade, 37 UWLA L. Rev. 76 (2004).
Civil Appeals and the 2008 Amendments to the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure, NJA Litigator Lunch (Mar. 11, 2009).
Co-Author, Civil Appeal Checklist with Forms (NJA 2d ed. 2008 & 3d ed. 2009).
Co-Author, Contaminated Property? Relief and Reason May Be Within Sight, Focus, A Supplement to The Enterprise, September 16, 2002, at 9.
Co-Author, Justice Done: Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. v. Thitchener, 32 NJA Advocate (Nov./Dec. 2008).
Co-Author, The Nevada Supreme Court Comprehensively Amends the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure, 17 Nev. Lawyer 30 (2009).
Co-Presenter, Punitive Damages and the Impact of the Countrywide Home Loans v. Thitchener Decision, NJA Litigator Lunch (Nov. 6, 2008).
Common Pitfalls to Avoid in Civil Cases when Filing a Notice of Appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada, 31 NTLA Advocate 14 (May/June 2007).
Common Pitfalls to Avoid when Filing a Civil Writ Petition to the Supreme Court of Nevada, 33 NJA Advocate 13 (May/June 2009).
Comprehensive Changes to the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure, 18 NEV. LAWYER 26 (June 2010).
Don’t Let Procedural Issues Spoil Your Supreme Court Appeal, 34 NJA Advocate 11 (Nov./Dec. 2010).
Drafting Attorney Fees Order to Withstand an Appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court, 21 Nev. Lawyer 6 (Aug. 2013).
Expediting Litigation and Appeals in Real Estate Cases, CCIM Perspective 4 (Jul./Aug. 2008).
Is the Courtroom the Right Place for Religion? Difficulties in Restricting Religious Arguments During the Sentencing Phase of Pennsylvania Death Penalty Cases: Commonwealth v. Spotz, 36 UWLA L. Rev. 254 (2005).
Navigating Post-Judgment Motions in Nevada State Court, 20 Nev. Lawyer 6 (Jan. 2012).
Offers of Judgment in Nevada State Court: NRS 17.115 & NRCP 68, CCBA CLE Seminar (Feb. 7, 2013).
Offers of Judgment in Nevada: Best Friend of Worst Enemy?, 18 NEV. LAWYER 33 (Nov. 2010).
Overcoming Jurisdictional Defects in Your Civil Appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada, 33 NJA Advocate 14 (Sept./Oct. 2009).
Preparing Your District Court Case for an Appeal to the Supreme Court of Nevada, 16 Nev. Lawyer 14 (2008).
Punitive Damages Can Lay Businesses Low; Learn How They Happen, Las Vegas Business Press (Dec. 27, 2010).
Remember to Demonstrate Good Cause When Attempting to Serve the Summons and Complaint, 35 NJA Advocate 19 (Sept./Oct. 2011).
Remember to Include Effective Interest Provisions in Your Real Estate Contracts, CCIM PERSPECTIVE (2009).
Seeking Emergency Relief in the Supreme Court of Nevada, 34 NJA Advocate 13 (Sept./Oct. 2010).
Seller Beware: Pitfalls to Avoid When Selling Real Property, 3 Real Estate Success Magazine 16 (2006).
Striking a Balance Between Employer Business Interests and Employee Privacy: Using Respondeat Superior to Justify the Monitoring of Web-Based, Personal Electronic Mail Accounts of Employees in the Workplace, 7 Comp. L. Rev. & Tech. J. 273 (2003).
Taking Advantage of Property Tax Appeals, CCIM Perspective 4 (Jul./Aug. 2010).
The Supreme Court of Nevada Amends NRAP 16 GOVERNING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES IN CIVIL APPEALS, 14 Nev. Lawyer 16 (2006).
To What Extent Can the Offer of Judgment Penalty Provisions Under NRS 17.115 and NRCP 68 Be Applied?, 30 Communiqué 16 (June/Jul. 2009).
Using Motions in Limine at Trial to Effectively Preserve Appeal Issues, 32 Communiqué 23 (Oct. 2011).
What Is the Proper Measure of Damages Owed for Wrongful Deprivation of Real Property?, 35 NJA Advocate 23 (Nov./Dec. 2011).
When Are Attorney Fees Incurred on Appeal Recoverable?, 29 Communiqué 28 (Mar. 2008).
When Can a Supreme Court Appeal Be Decided on the Record?, 34 NJA Advocate 11 (May/June 2010) (reprinted in 32 The Writ 12 (May 2010)).
When Is Final and Binding Arbitration Not Final and Binding?, CCIM Perspective 4 (Jan./Feb. 2010).
When Should You Consult an Appellate Attorney?, CCIM Perspective 5 (Jan./Feb. 2008).
When Should You File a Cross-Appeal After the Opposing Party Has Appealed to the Supreme Court of Nevada?, 31 NTLA Advocate 11 (Nov./Dec. 2007).
When Should You Use an Amicus Curiae in Your Nevada Supreme Court Case?, 31 The Writ 14 (Dec. 2009).
Who Has Standing to Make a Construction Defect Claim?, 30 Communiqué 20 (Oct. 2009).
“Litigation-Avoidance” Provisions Do Not Necessarily Void Appeal Rights, 28 Communiqué 36 (Dec. 2007).
Awards
Mountain States Super Lawyers (Appellate)
Super Lawyers
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Mountain States Super Lawyers (Appellate)
Super Lawyers
Rising Star--Appellate Category
Super Lawyers
Top Lawyer for Lawsuits/Disputes
VEGAS INC.
NITA Advocate
National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Professional Associations
CLE Committee, State Bar of Nevada
Member
- Current
Nevada Justice Association
- Current
Clark County Bar Association
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Nevada
9th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law
  • Gov & Administrative Law
  • Real Estate Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
10001 Park Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89145
USA
Telephone: (702) 207-6087