Shell L. Mercer Esq.

Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone:
702-763-6159
Fax:
702-240-5797
Email:

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003

Education

  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - May, 1997
    • Honors: Graduated Top 25% (worked 25 hours per week, 4 of 6 semesters)
    • Honors: President, Women’s Law Association
    • Honors: Non-Voting Member of the Board, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association
    • Honors: Selected Outstanding Student of the Year 1997 by Dean Barbara Aldave
    • Honors: Intern, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Justice Stephen W. Mansfield, 1996
    • Honors: Teaching Assistant 2 Years, First Year Criminal Law & Civil Procedure
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • Bachelor of Science – Communications - December, 1983
    • Honors: Radio, Television & Film

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada, , including Family Law Section, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys, Member
  • American Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Eighth Judicial District Court – Family Division, Clark County, Nevada, 2010 - 2013
  • Truitt & Associates, dba Half Price Lawyers, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013
  • Wells & Rawlings, Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2009 – October 2009, Attorney at Law / Senior Associate
  • Mercer & Piel Ltd., Las Vegas, Nevada, Attorney at Law / Partner, 2005 - 2009
  • Dennett & Winspear, LLP, Las Vegas, Nevada, Attorney at Law / Senior Associate, 2004 - 2005
  • The Law Office of Vicki L. Driscoll, Las Vegas, Nevada, Attorney at Law / Associate, 2002 - 2004
  • Hale Lane Peek Dennison and Howard, Las Vegas, Nevada, Attorney at Law / Associate, 2001 - 2002
  • Community College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada , Adjunct Instructor, Part-Time, 1999 - 2001
  • Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen, Nelson & Sanders, Las Vegas, Nevada, Attorney at Law / Associate, 1997 - 2001
  • Pico & Mitchell, Las Vegas, Nevada (Summer II 1996), Summer Law Clerk
  • Hirsch, Robinson, Sheiness & Glover, Brownsville, Texas (Summer I 1996), Summer Law Clerk
  • KENS-TV, San Antonio, Texas (February 1995 – April 1995), Engineering Technician, Part-Time
  • George T. Bochanis, Ltd, Las Vegas, Nevada (Summer 1995), Summer Law Clerk

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi