Meet Our New Associate

September 12, 2016

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Dane Littlefield is a lifelong resident of Washoe County with deep family roots in Nevada. Dane graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice in 2011. Dane then attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, graduating with distinction in 2015.

While attending law school Dane served as the Chief Symposium Editor for the Pacific McGeorge Global Business and Development Law Journal, worked as a summer intern for the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, and provided bankruptcy advice to low income clients with the Bankruptcy Clinic at McGeorge Community Legal Services. Following law school, Dane served as the judicial law clerk for the Honorable Jerome M. Polaha at the Second Judicial District Court for the State of Nevada. Dane is licensed to practice law in both the State of Nevada and the State of California and is an Associate Attorney with Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg.

2014 Champions of Justice Pro Bono Attorney of The Year

October 24, 2014

photoCongratulations to attorney, Caryn Tijsseling for winning the 2014 Champions of Justice Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award.  The award is sponsored by Nevada Legal Services and was given to Ms. Tijsseling for her dedicated and outstanding commitment to pro bono service to individuals who cannot afford legal representation.

2014 Turkey Award

August 8, 2014

photoFor the third year in a row, the prestigious Turkey Award has been awarded to an attorney at Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg.  Alice Campos Mercado, who is a Master with the Bruce R Thompson Inn – American Inns of Court, led a group of lawyers and judges in a competitive education program designed to elevate trial advocacy skills and professionalism in the courtroom. Their group competed against six other groups and was voted the Program of the Year by the Inn Members, earning the coveted Phillip W. Bartlett Trophy "Turkey" Award.  Congratulations, Alice!

2014 Best Lawyers in America – Medical Malpractice Defense

August 4, 2014

Congratulations to Ed Lemons for once again being selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, 20th edition for his work in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense. Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.  The annual Best Lawyers publication has been described by The American Lawyer as "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers in wholly merit based and considered a singular honor.  Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible and targeted peer review publications in the legal profession.  Best Lawyers partners with the highest circulated newspapers and magazines in the world including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report and over 85 regional magazines and international newspapers.  No-one is more worthy of this honor in our humble opinion.

Meet Our New Associate

January 16, 2014

 

cstCaryn Tijsseling joined Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg in October of 2013.  Prior to joining Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg, Caryn was a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Lewis Roca Rothgerber, LLP.  Caryn graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  Thereafter, she attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, California where she earned her Juris Doctorate in 1997.  Caryn worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Connie J. Steinheimer of the Second Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada from 1997-1999. 

Caryn is a member of various professional organizations including the Washoe County Bar Association, the Association of Defense Counsel and is a founder of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada.  Caryn also actively serves on the Board of Directors of the March of Dimes and Care Chest of Northern Nevada. 

At Lemons, Grundy & Eisenberg Caryn practices primarily in the areas of construction and commercial litigation.  She defends the interest of banks and other financial institutions in state and federal court, including bankruptcy court.  Caryn has handled creditor collection actions, repossessions and loan defaults on behalf of various financial institutions.  In addition, she has significant experience in mechanic’s lien rights, construction defect, green building and construction contract negotiation.  She frequently lectures on construction issues at continuing education seminars addressing issues such as construction damages, risks and benefits of green building and mechanic’s lien laws.  Caryn has also frequently represented banking and construction clients in bankruptcy related matters and has advised on employment related issues unique to those industries.

Caryn frequently takes on pro bono cases involving domestic violence, child advocacy and international human rights, including holocaust reparation matters.  

 

2013 Inns of Court “Turkey” Award

November 16, 2013

photoChristian Moore and Alice Campos Mercado, who are both Masters with the Bruce R. Thompson Inn – American Inns of Court, teamed up to lead a group of a dozen lawyers and judges in a competitive education program designed to elevate trial advocacy skills and professionalism in the courtroom. Their group competed against six other groups and was voted the Program of the Year by the Inn Members, earning the coveted Phillip W. Bartlett Trophy "Turkey" Award for the second year in a row. 

2013 Best Lawyers in America – Medical Malpractice Defense

September 7, 2012

Congratulations to Ed Lemons for being selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, 19th edition for his work in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense. Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.  The annual Best Lawyers publication has been described by The American Lawyer as "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers in wholly merit based and considered a singular honor.  Best Lawyers in America is one of the most visible and targeted peer review publications in the legal profession.  Best Lawyers partners with the highest circulated newspapers and magazines in the world including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report and over 85 regional magazines and international newspapers.  No-one is more worthy of this honor in our humble opinion.  Congratulations again Ed. 

“Turkey” Award

July 5, 2012

Christian Moore and Alice Campos Mercado, who are both Masters with the Bruce R. Thompson Inn – American Inns of Court, teamed up to lead a group of a dozen lawyers and judges in a competitive education program designed to elevate trial advocacy skills and professionalism in the courtroom. Their group competed against six other groups and was voted the Program of the Year by the Inn Members, earning the coveted Phillip W. Bartlett Trophy "Turkey" Award.

Tee It Forward

July 5, 2012

LGE attorneys Bob Eisenberg, Todd Alexander and Chris Rusby recently participated in the Nevada Rural Hospital Partners Foundation annual golf tournament. Proceeds from the tournament help fund educational programs for member rural hospitals in Nevada. In addition to the firm being proud gold sponsors of this event, we are impressed our team shot 6 under par (even though it was a scramble).

Super Lawyers

June 30, 2012

Edward Lemons, David Grundy and Robert Eisenberg have been honored by being selected for inclusion in the 2012 Mountain States Super Lawyers annual list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 50 practice areas who have attained a remarkable degree of professional achievement and peer recognition. Being nominated and selected as a Super Lawyer involves a multi-faceted process which includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Congratulations, Ed, Bob and Dave.