NAPSO Plan Counsel
I. NAPSO is proud to introduce the law firm of Morris Polich & Purdy (www.mpplaw.com) as NAPSO's backup support to our current legal defense plan by handling selected civil and administrative cases involving our members and Associations. Many of our members have already met attorneys Nick Wieczorek, John Hunt, Jeremy Thompson and Bert Wuester as their counsel during IAB/OPR interviews, critical incidents and court appearances.
Morris Polich & Purdy merged with the law offices of Raleigh & Hunt, bringing even more experience to NAPSO's coveted team of lawyers. Attorney John Hunt practices extensively in the administrative law arena, making him well suited for our members who require expert legal representation before arbitrators, mediators and District Court. He is also the former Chairman of the Clark County Democratic Party and a candidate for Nevada Attorney General and Clark County District Attorney.
The firm of Morris Polich & Purdy offers public sector administrative and employment-related expertise throughout Nevada, employing nearly 100 attorneys in its five offices in Nevada and California.
Morris Polich & Purdy is also the national counsel for federal public safety officers, including nearly 2,000 Federal Air Marshals.
Michael and his staff previously obtained a jury aquittal for one of our members who was criminally charged with on-duty offenses in Nye County and they successfully represented members in southern Nevada regarding possible federal grand jury proceedings arising from alleged on-duty misconduct.
III. In addition to those fine law firms, NAPSO is honored to be repesented in northern Nevada by the firm of Ristenpart Law (www.ristenpartlaw.com), handling cases for members in Reno, Sparks, Carson City and other parts of northern Nevada. Theresa Ristenpart is an experienced trial attorney with over a decade of litigation in both civil and criminal matters. She is known for her aggressive and innovative trial strategies and winning difficult cases. In addition to her trial work, Theresa is a senior adviser to the U.S. State Department for international projects, teaching judges, lawyers, and law enforcement officials from all over the world. She is an adjunct professor at University of Reno, Nevada where she teaches legal writing and trial advocacy. Theresa also serves as a pro tem judge in the Northern Nevada justice courts.
IV. In the Elko area, NAPSO works with the law firm of Lockie & Macfarlan to provide our members with outstanding criminal, civil and administrative defense. They are widely repected by all members of the local law enforcement community. ? When it comes to northern and northeastern Nevada, Dave Lockie and Sherb MacFarlan know the legal environment better than anyone.
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