Media Release


Tuesday, August 14, 2012
For Immediate Release

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993


Businesses Offered Small Claims Court Legal Advice
City Of Las Vegas Co-Sponsors Free Seminar Series For Local Companies


Local business operators are invited to learn about pursuing and defending legal claims up to $7,500 in Small Claims Court at a free Aug. 21 presentation. This presentation is part of a series of free seminars designed to better acquaint local operators with business-related legalities. The seminars are sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and attorneys from the law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins, a local civil law firm founded in 1967.

The presentation will be given by Rob Hernquist, an attorney with Lionel Sawyer & Collins’ Litigation Department. His practice concentrates on commercial and civil litigation, real estate disputes and construction-related matters.

The city of Las Vegas Economic and Urban Development Department is hosting the seminar series through September at the Historic Fifth Street School, which is located at 401 S. Fourth St. in downtown Las Vegas. Check-in will begin at 7:45 a.m. for each seminar. Both seminars will last approximately 90 minutes.

Upcoming seminar dates and topics include:

Aug. 21:   Small Claims Court
Sept. 5:    Trust and Estate Planning

While admission is free, advance registration for each individual seminar is required. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Register by e-mailing or calling (702) 229-6862. For further details on programs or speakers, contact


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