Born Los Angeles, California; admitted to bar, 1976, Nevada, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Education: University of California at Los Angeles, (B.A., 1971); Loyola Marymount University; Southwestern University (J.D., 1976). Washoe County Deputy District Attorney (1976-1980), Washoe County Chief Deputy District Attorney (1981-1982).
Member: State Bar of Nevada; Washoe County Bar Association; Nevada District Attorneys Association; National District Attorneys Association; Master, American Inns of Court; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA); Best Lawyers in America: Personal Injury Litigation (2002-present). Rated “AV” by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
Mr. Nomura joined the northern Nevada office of Beckley, Singleton, Delanoy and Jemison in 1982, after serving as Chief Trial Deputy with the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office, and was named a partner in that firm. While practicing with the Beckley firm, Mr. Nomura represented clients in matters involving civil and business litigation, including product liability, medical malpractice, and professional malpractice. Since founding Laxalt & Nomura in 1986, he has continued to represent clients in both these and other fields of law. He has tried more than 70 trials to jury verdict, including many high profile cases, with a high rate of success.