Roger R. Harada
Attorney at Law

 

475 S. Arlington Ave.
Suite 1A
Reno, Nevada 89501
(775) 787-7200

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Roger R. Harada
Attorney at Law

 EDUCATION:

Arizona State University, College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1994); Fellow, Counsel on Legal Education Opportunity and Efland Scholar.
University of Nevada, Reno (Bachelor of General Studies, 1991); Phi Kappa Phi and Golden Key National Honor Societies.
Truckee Meadows Community College (Associate in Applied Science, Business, 1988); Truckee Meadows Foundation Scholar.

 BAR ADMISSIONS:

State of Nevada, 1994
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1994
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1997
Supreme Court of the United States, 2002

 PRINCIPAL AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Private law practice with primary emphasis in the areas of domestic relations, family law and divorce.  Trained and experienced mediator and arbitrator in family law matters.  Selected cases (usually domestic relations related) also taken in criminal defense and real estate disputes.

 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS: 

State Bar of Nevada (Family Law Section Member), 1994 - Present .
American Bar Association (Family Law Section Member), 1995 - Present.
Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member & Delegate Representative for Nevada to the ATLA Family Law Section),
1994 - 2006.
Washoe County Bar Association, 1997 - Present.

 CLASSES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:  

March, 2015

Annual Family Law Conference ‑ State Bar of Nevada. Ely, NV (13.5 hours)

Dec. 2014 -
Feb. 2015

Advanced Mediation Trainings.  Reno, NV (12 hours).

March, 2014

Annual Family Law Conference - State Bar of Nevada. Ely, NV (14 hours)

December, 2013 Advanced Family Law - State Bar of Nevada. Las Vegas, NV (5.5 hours)
December, 2013 

Valuing the Marital Estate in Divorce - Live Oak Seminars. Reno, NV (1 hour).

November, 2013

Litigation and Practice Tools for the Trial Attorney - MCLE, LLC.  Reno, NV (6 hours).

July, 2013 

 A Jurisdictional Primer for Child Custody Cases - Southern Nevada Legal Aid Center and Willick Law Group. Las Vegas, NV (3 hours).

December, 2012 Advanced Family Law - State Bar of Nevada. Las Vegas, NV (6.5 hours)
January, 2012 Trial Advocacy Workshop - National Academy for Legal Education.  Reno, NV (12 hours).
October, 2011  Family Law Fundamentals in Practice.  Reno, NV (6 hours)
May, 2011 Identity Theft & Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation - Nevada Legal Services.  Reno, NV (4 hours)
January, 2011 Judicial Settlement for the Practitioner.  Las Vegas, NV (1.5 hours)
December 2009 Advanced Family Law, Financial Strategies - State Bar of Nevada.  Las Vegas, NV (6 hours) 
May, 2008 National Conference on Divorce - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Las Vegas, NV (12 hours)
April, 2008 Financial Issues for Lawyers. Reno, NV (3 hours)
March, 2008 Annual Family Law Conference - State Bar of Nevada. Ely, NV (13 hours)
September, 2007 National Divorce Skills Institute - 2007 Session. Las Vegas, NV (12 hours)
May, 2007 Council of Community Property States - Symposium on Alimony. Las Vegas, NV (9 hours)
June, 2006 State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting - Family Law Section. Kauai, HI (7.5 hours)
March, 2006 State Bar of Nevada-Annual Family Law Conference. Ely, NV (16.5 hours)
February, 2006 Divorce Mediation Training. Reno, NV (40 hours)
December, 2005 Arbitration Training. Reno, NV (6 hours)
May, 2005 American Bar Association-Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute. Houston, TX (60 hours)
April, 2005 Collaborative Divorce-Interdisciplinary Team Training. Reno, NV (20 hours)
March, 2005 State Bar of Nevada-Annual Family Law Conference. Ely, NV (17.5 hours)
October, 2004  Pensions in Nevada Divorce Law. Las Vegas, NV (6 hours)
August, 2004    Asset Protection Strategies in Estate Planning. Reno, NV (6 hours)
March, 2004   Pitfalls in Pre-nuptial Agreements. Reno, NV (1 hour)
March, 2004 State Bar of Nevada-Annual Family Law Conference. Ely, NV (14.5 hours)
February, 2004 Complex Issues in Nevada Divorce. Reno, NV (6 hours)
January, 2004   Client Trust Accounts & Ethical Billing Practices. Reno, NV (3 hours)
Oct, 02-Mar, 2003 Federal Public Defender, Criminal Justice Act Training for Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys. Reno, NV (15 hours)
Feb, 02-Mar, 2003 Washoe Bar Assn., Criminal/Civil Seminars. Reno, NV (4.5 hours)
August, 2002 Fair Housing Works: Moving to Equal Housing Opportunity for People with Disabilities. Sparks, NV (8.5 hours)
July, 2002 Principled Negotiation Skills Training. Reno, NV (7.5 hours)
April, 2002 Federal Practice Conference.  Reno, NV (6.5 hours)
December, 2001 Principles of Fair Housing Litigation. Reno, NV (6 hours)
December, 2001 ALI-ABA Advanced Employment Law & Litigation Conference. Washington, D.C. (16 hours)
November, 2001 Practising Law Institute 17th Annual 1983 Civil Rights Litigation. New York City, N.Y.  (10 hours)
May, 2001 Georgetown University 19th Annual 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference. San Francisco, CA (10 hours)
January, 2001 Nevada Civil Practice & Procedure. Reno, NV (5 hours)
December, 2000 Conducting An Ethical Law Practice. Reno, NV (4 hours)
November, 2000 Civil Rights Litigation. Reno, NV (3 hours)
March, 2000 Settlement Negotiations. Reno, NV (2 hours)
February, 2000 Fair Housing Laws & Litigation Conference. San Diego, CA (12 hours)
November, 1999 Time Management for the Law Practice. Reno, NV (6 hours)
January, 1998 Innovative Law Enforcement Responses to Domestic Violence Prosecutors Conference. Atlanta, GA (17 hours)
September, 1997 Nevada District Attorney Association Conference. Crystal Bay, NV (9 hours)
December, 1996 Nevada DUI Law. Reno, NV (6 hours)
September, 1996 Nevada District Attorney Association Conference & Domestic Violence Workshop. Yerington & Reno, NV (11 hours)
November, 1995 Advanced Evidence for Trial Lawyers. Reno, NV (6 hours)
September, 1995  Clark County District Attorney DUI Seminar. Las Vegas, NV (11 hours)
March, 1995 Nevada Criminal Law. Reno, NV (3 hours)

CLASSES, SEMINARS OR WORKSHOPS TAUGHT:

Fall, 2003

Family Law for the Paralegal (45 hours), Truckee Meadows Community College.

Spring, 2003

Legal Case Analysis (15 hours), Truckee Meadows Community College.

 ARTICLES & PUBLICATIONS:

Tax Matters& Ramifications in Divorce, National Business Institute, May 2006.
Summary of Nevada Supreme Court’s 2004 Family Law Decisions
, Association of Trial Lawyers of America - Family Law Section Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 2, Winter 2005.

 REPORTED DECISIONS/CASES:

Miles v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Opn. No. 42; 91 P.3d 588 (2004).
State v. Skiba, 114 Nev. 612; 959 P.2d 959 (1998).

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC INVOLVEMENT: 

Environmental Leadership, Member-Board of Directors.
State Bar of Nevada Fee Dispute Arbitration Committee, Arbitrator.

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

September 2002 to
Present  

Private law practice with primary emphasis in the area of domestic relations and family law.  Mediation and arbitration for family law matters. Select cases taken in domestic related criminal and real estate law matters.

November 1999 to September 2002 

Staff Litigation Attorney - Washoe Legal Services.  Public interest law practice serving the economically disadvantaged.  Managed litigation cases in areas of employment discrimination, family law, consumer law, landlord/tenant, fair housing and general civil rights litigation.

October 1998 to November 1999

Sole Practitioner - The Law Office of Roger R. Harada.  Private solo law practice in the areas of domestic relations/family law, personal injury/accident law, criminal defense, and real estate law.

September 1997 to October 1998

Deputy District Attorney - Washoe County District Attorney’s Office.  Criminal prosecuting attorney handling both misdemeanors and felonies cases in domestic related crimes exclusively.

April 1995 to
September 1997

Deputy District Attorney - Elko County District Attorney’s Office.  Criminal prosecuting attorney handling all manner of misdemeanors and felonies crimes.

June 1993 to
August 1993

Law Clerk - Robson Communities.  Legal assistant for rapidly expanding Arizona real estate development company specializing in retirement communities and golf course construction.  Varied areas of exposure included land use regulation and zoning, environmental law, contract law, commercial real estate leasing and acquisition, construction law, and administrative law.

 
 

 

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