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Bruce N. Willoughby

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Bruce N. Willoughby’s practice is litigation oriented. Mr. Willoughby regularly represents clients in matters before State and Federal courts in Nevada and California as well as representing clients in disputes subject to mandatory and contractual mediation and arbitration

Mr. Willoughby has over 34 years experience in commercial litigation, construction litigation, labor and employment litigation and counseling for employers, adversarial bankruptcy matters for creditors and real estate law. Mr. Willoughby also has experience in Federal court complex litigation matters. Mr. Willoughby has represented contractors and subcontractors regarding lien priority issues in Nevada and has represented many national and local employers in Federal court jury trials contesting labor and employment matters.

Mr. Willoughby received his Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law in 1972 and received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Gonzaga University in 1965. Mr. Willoughby received his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming in 1992.

Mr. Willoughby is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, State Bar of California, the Washington State Bar Association, The Wyoming State Bar Association and The State Bar of Colorado. Mr. Willoughby is a member of the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Willoughby is admitted to practice before all State courts in California and all State and Federal courts located in Nevada, Washington, Wyoming and Colorado, the Ninth and Tenth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Willoughby has been a speaker at state and national seminars and has presented seminars to both governmental and private employers regarding labor and employment law.

Georlen K. Spangler

Georlen K. Spangler's practice is primarily litigation oriented. Ms. Spangler regularly handles commercial litigation and construction-related matters, including representation of multiple subcontractors in litigation against major hotel-casinos and construction lenders. Ms. Spangler has also negotiated and customized multiple AIA form construction contracts as well as sophisticated non-standard construction contracts.

Ms. Spangler received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1989, where she was a member of the Jessup International Moot Court team. She received her bachelors of arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she graduated magna cum laude. Ms. Spangler is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and served as a law clerk for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin as part of an externship program.

Ms. Spangler is an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association for commercial and construction matters and is also an active member of the American Bar Association's Litigation Section and the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry. She also serves as a co-chair of the Women in Construction Subcommittee. Ms. Spangler routinely lectures on Nevada construction law issues.

Ms. Spangler is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and is admitted to practice before all state courts in Nevada, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Recently, she was selected as one of In Business Las Vegas' Lawyers Who's Who 2006.