Timothy R. O’Reilly


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Practice Summary 

Timothy R. O’Reilly practices in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, including complex business disputes and catastrophic personal injury matters, as well as various transactional matters including, but not limited to, business and real estate transactions, gaming law, and regulatory matters. With this broad range of experience, Tim is a strong and aggressive advocate for his clients, when necessary, through the litigation process. This experience has proven successful in extensive motions practice as well as the jury and bench trials in which Tim has been an active participant.

Tim provides legal advice and representation for selected criminal matters as well as for various administrative law proceedings throughout the State of Nevada including representation of professional athletes in various capacities.  In addition, he serves as a Mentor in the State Bar of Nevada’s Transitioning into Practice (TIP) Program, sharing his experience, wisdom and guidance with newly-admitted attorneys.

Prior to joining O’Reilly Law Group, Tim worked for the Clark County District Attorney Criminal Appeals Division where he provided responsive briefs pertaining to pending criminal appeals to Clark County District Court,  Nevada  Supreme  Court,  and United  States  Supreme  Court.   In addition, he worked for the Nevada Attorney General at the Department of Transportation (NDOT) where he assisted the Litigation Department in pending eminent domain and condemnation matters.

While attending law school, Tim completed a judicial externship for Chief Justice William A. Maupin of the Nevada Supreme Court in Carson City, Nevada, and a judicial externship for Chief Judge Lee Gates of the Clark County District Court in Las Vegas.  Prior to the judicial externships, Tim completed a clerkship in the DUI Division of the Clark County District Attorney’s Office where he assisted in preparation for and attendance at grand jury hearings.

Bar Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of California
  • Clark County Bar Association

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • The Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Nevada State and Local Courts
  • The Supreme Court of California
  • California State and Local Courts

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association

Professional Activities / Community Involvement

  • President, UNLV Rebel Football Foundation
  • Member, UNLVIP, UNLV Alumni Association
  • Member, Executive Committee, Las Vegas Bowl
  • Graduate, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Leadership Las Vegas
  • Former Member, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Vegas Young Professionals
  • Former Member, Henderson Chamber of Commerce, Henderson Development Association
  • Former State of Nevada Registered Athlete’s Agent (representing clients in the official Major League Baseball Draft)
  • Former Member of Board of Directors, Easter Seals of Southern Nevada
  • Coach, Youth Little League and Basketball

Legal Honors and Recognition

  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys
  • MyVegas Magazine Top 100 Lawyers of Las Vegas
  • Nevada Business Magazine Legal Elite (Southern Nevada’s Top Attorneys)
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Thomson Reuters SuperLawyers Mountain States Rising Star

Other Honors and Recognition

  • UNLV Football Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • UNLV Football Team Leading Scorer
  • Burger King National Scholar Athlete of the Week
  • Western Athletic Conference All Conference Academic Team

Educational Background

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, B.S. in Hotel Administration, 1999

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