Strategies, Challenges, and Answers

TIDA Volunteers Assist NPHY

      On the morning of October 25, 2017 BLWM attorney Mike Mills and a dedicated group of volunteers descended upon the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) drop in shelter to lend a hand. The volunteers were in Las Vegas for the 25th annual seminar of the Transportation Industry Defense Association (TIDA).  Whenever […]

The Nevada Court of Appeals Follows a Push-Down Model

At the time that the Nevada Law Blogs last treated the Nevada Court System, there was no Nevada Court of Appeals. Since then, things have changed. So how about an update regarding appeals in Nevada. In 2014, the Nevada voters approved the creation of the Nevada Court of Appeals. The Nevada Court of Appeals is […]

Las Vegas…Thoughts and Prayers

All of us at BLWM appreciate those around the country who are praying for us in Las Vegas.  We are grateful for all the support and concern. The caring emails, texts, and phone calls are too numerous to count. I am thankful that my family was not directly affected by the events in town on […]

BLWM attends LVDL Summer Event at TopGolf Las Vegas

Aileen Cohen and Mike Mills of BLWM attended the Las Vegas Defense Lawyer’s Summer Event at TopGolf Las Vegas. Many of the judges and justices from across the state attended. The Event was successful in big part based because of the contributions of many great LVDL’s sponsors but also because of the all of the […]

What Is A Commercial Motor Vehicle Anyway?

In order to understand many of the laws surrounding commercial driving, you have to know the definition of a commercial motor vehicle.  Let’s use my pickup truck to discuss what is a commercial motor vehicle. Nevada law adopts the federal definition of a “commercial motor vehicle” as its own.  See NRS 706.675   Federal regulations […]