Cindie Hernandez

Cindie D. Hernandez

The firm's first female shareholder, Mrs. Hernandez joined the firm in 2000. She focuses a substantial portion of her practice representing industry professionals, including developers and general contractors involved in construction defect, related insurance disputes, environmental and accessibility matters. Over the course of the last 15 years, she has gained extensive experience in successfully managing and litigating claims that involve significant exposure and risk transfer. She holds the highest Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Peer Review Rating. Mrs. Hernandez shares the distinction as a recognized top lawyer as published in Vegas, Inc., in 2013.

Mrs. Hernandez earned dual B.S. degrees from the University of Idaho and her J.D. from the Western Michigan University Cooley School of Law. She is a member of the Nevada and Colorado Bars, permitting her to practice in all courts in Nevada and Colorado, and the United States District Court of Nevada. She maintains memberships in the Las Vegas Defense Lawyers Association, Clark County Bar Association, and the Colorado Defense Lawyers Association. Mrs. Hernandez currently serves as the Publications Chair of the Claims Litigation Management Construction Committee.

In 2013, Mrs. Hernandez was awarded the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Lied Award for Most Pro Bono Hours as an attorney. As a direct result of this work, Ms. Hernandez has strong experience in handling general liability, landlord/tenant disputes, and consumer transactions.

Mrs. Hernandez has achieved success before the Nevada State Legislature (77th Session, 2013) to help secure the enactment of SB 335, a measure to advance the practice of Nevada's health-care providers through her work as the Nevada representative to the National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys.

Ms. Hernandez has also served as a guest moderator for professional seminars offered in the southwest region of the United States.

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Office: Greenwood Village, Colorado
Phone: (720) 328-1796
Email: chernandez@lee-lawfirm.com

Education:
University of Idaho - B.S (Criminal Justice and Sociology)
Thomas M. Cooley Law School (nka Western Michigan University) - JD

States Licensed:
Nevada, 1999
Colorado, 1999

Certifications:
N/A

Admitted to Practice Before the Following Courts:
All State and District Courts of the States of Nevada and Colorado

Professional Associations:
Claims and Litigation Management
Associated General Contractors - National and Local Chapters for Nevada and Colorado
State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of Colorado
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
Las Vegas Defense Lawyers Association
National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys - Nevada
RIMS
Rocky Mountain Property Claims Association
Colorado Claims Association

Publications:
N/A

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