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Michael S. Alires

Michael S. Alires

Associate| Las Vegas


Michael S. Alires assists clients in real estate matters. Primarily, he aids real estate developers in establishing homeowner associations for new communities and maintaining compliance throughout the community’s build-out. Additionally, Michael helps clients navigate commercial lease review, real estate acquisitions, and other real estate negotiations. 

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., 2015)
    • Graduate and Professional Student Association, Vice President (2014-2015)
    • Staff Member, UNLV Gaming Law Journal (2013-2015)
    • Student Bar Association, Vice President, Day Division (2013-2014)
  • Lincoln Christian University (M.A., Organizational Leadership, 2011)
  • Lincoln Christian University (B.A., General Ministry, cum laude, 2009)
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
      • Non-Profit Committee
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • "Antitrust for Trade Associations," Presenter, Presented to a Private Trade Association (March 2017)
  • "SMART Partnerships: Legal Issues for Nonprofit Partnerships," Presenter, 2014 Connecting for Change Conference, Hosted by American Society for Public Administration and Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Southern Nevada (November 2014)
  • "Introduction to Social Gaming — Gambling in Substance, but Not Form," Author, 5 UNLV Gaming Law J. 335 (Fall 2014)
  • "Nevada's Boom and Bust," Co-Author, Am. Bankr. Inst. J. (July 2014)
  • Ballard Rawson, Chartered, Attorney (2015-2017), Law Clerk (2014-2015)
  • Boyd School of Law, Small Business and Nonprofit Clinic, Student Attorney (2014-2015)
  • The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Summer Associate (2014)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada, Judicial Extern to the Honorable Bruce T. Beesley (2013)
  • Clark County School District, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst (2008-2012)
  • South Hills Church Community, College & Young Adults Pastor (2006-2008)
  • Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada