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Justin L. Carley

Justin L. Carley

Partner| Las Vegas


Justin Carley's practice is concentrated in commercial litigation with an emphasis on contract disputes that are typically related to property ownership/tenancy, entity control, business conflicts and a variety of other topics. His practice is diverse, but frequently involves litigating over real property sales and leases, other business asset transfers of various types and investments gone wrong. This often involves hostile take-overs and internal shareholder or other ownership disputes. Justin is experienced in federal and state litigation, AAA and other private arbitration and a variety of forms of mediation and alternative dispute resolution. His experience includes prosecuting and defending actions seeking monetary damages, injunctive relief, declaratory relief, appointment of receivers, deficiency judgments and other remedies, both before and after judgment and including appeal.

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Representative Clients: Condominium and Condominium/Hotel Properties
  • Nevada Property 1, LLC - The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
  • Trump Ruffin Tower I, LLC - The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas
Representative Litigation
  • Represented Buyers and Sellers in real property broker's commission disputes
  • Represented Developers in condominium and condo/hotel purchase agreement disputes
  • Secured appointment of Receivers pending trustee's sales of commercial property on multiple occasions
  • Obtained judgments against commercial loan Borrowers and Guarantors on multiple occasions
  • Represented court-appointed Receivers; prosecuted action to protect related collateral
  • University of Nevada - Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2006)
    • Member, Nevada Law Journal
    • Dean's Award Recipient
    • Cali Award Winner: Contracts I, Contracts II, Property I, Trial Advocacy, and Special Topics: Nevada Civil Practice
  • Rhode Island College (B.A., Justice Studies, minor in Sociology, summa cum laude, 2001)
  • Hawaii Pacific University (Justice Administration Major)
  • American Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Legal Elite, Top Southern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2010, 2012-2015)
    • Best Up and Coming Attorneys (2010-2013)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation (2013-2015)
    • Rising Stars Edition, Business Litigation (2011-2012)
  • State Bar of Nevada, Young Lawyers Section Law Suits Clothing Drive, Chair (2012)
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada, Extern to Hon. James C. Mahan (Fall 2005)
  • University of Nevada - Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Research Assistant to Prof. K. Rowley (2004)
  • Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit