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LeAnn Sanders

Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen & Sanders
Work 7401 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas NV 89117 USA Work Phone: 702-384-7000


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LeAnn Sanders has lived in Nevada since 1984 and focuses on health care, employment, and insurance law.  LeAnn joined the firm in 1985 and accepted a partnership in 1995.  She was the first woman in Nevada to be a named partner in a major law firm.
LeAnn has a long history of defending doctors and hospitals in malpractice actions in both Las Vegas and Reno.  She has represented Catholic Health Care West (now Dignity Health) for many years, defending claims against their four hospital campuses in Reno and Las Vegas.  In addition, she has defended numerous doctors, nurses and medical groups in both litigated cases and actions before the applicable licensing Boards.
LeAnn also has extensive experience in representing the legal interests of businesses and individuals in many types of civil litigation, including personal injury, employment, bad faith, and professional negligence.

LeAnn is a member of three of the most prestigious trial lawyer organizations in America—the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and the International Society of Barristers (ISOB).  She was the first woman lawyer in Nevada to be accepted into membership by ACTL and ABOTA.
LeAnn has an “AV Preeminent” rating with Martindale Hubbell and has been selected as Nevada Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury Defense and Medical Malpractice by Mountain States Super Lawyers; and selected as one of Nevada’s top attorneys by the Nevada Business Journal.

Education: Kansas State University (B.S., cum laude, 1976); University of Kansas (J.D.,1984)

Bar and Court Admissions: U.S. District Court, District of Nevada – 1985; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit – 1985

Professional Associations: Associate Ranking, American Board of Trial Advocates (Las Vegas Chapter President 2010-2011; National Board of Directors, 2010 –  ); Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (Nevada State Committee Chairperson 2011 – ) ;Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (Nevada State Representative 2007-  );     International Society of Barristers; Clark County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada

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