Bruce N. Willoughby
About the Authors
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
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
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
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.