Retired Chief Justice William “Bill” Maupin talks legal climate in Las Vegas

Chief Justice William “Bill” Maupin, retired, has spent his entire 45-year career in the legal field. He is an attorney with Maupin Naylor Braster and his primary practice area involves appellate and trial consulting.william-maupin-las-vegas-business-press

Early in his career, Maupin engaged in a wide variety of criminal and civil litigation. This involved five years of criminal practice and 20 years of civil casualty litigation, including the MGM Grand fire disaster case in the early 1980s. His later career as a practicing lawyer primarily involved major casualty, insurance coverage and professional negligence matters.

In 1993, former Nevada Gov. Bob Miller appointed Maupin as a district court judge in Clark County. In 1996, Maupin was elected to the Nevada Supreme Court where he served for 12 years. He retired as Chief Justice in January of 2009.

During his career, Maupin spearheaded the Nevada Court Annexed Arbitration system, one of the most comprehensive alternative dispute resolution programs in the United States. He also worked with Nevada judges and lawyers in revamping the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure and helped to form commissions and committees to improve the quality of Nevada’s judicial system, including the Nevada Supreme Court’s Judicial Code Commission.  READ MORE.

Women’s Business Council Hosts Petluck Brunch May 22

The Women’s Business Council, founded by attorney Jennifer Braster and business coach Laura Hess, is hosting a “Petluck” Brunch this Sunday, May 22, to benefit Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a private residence in Southwest Las Vegas. To register and receive the event address, email jbraster@naylorandbrasterlaw.com.

 

Cost for the Petluck Brunch is $20 and includes brunch. Children over 10 years old are welcome and additional donations are welcome. A list of suggested donation items is here:               http://www.havlv.com/donate-wish-list-items.html

 

Hearts Alive Village Las Vegas is a non-profit organization that helps secure loving and stable homes for dogs and cats in the valley’s shelter system. Donations are accepted on their website at: http://www.havlv.com/donate.html

 

Industry veteran Arlys Spiker leads more than 300 real estate professionals

Industry veteran Arlys Spiker leads more than 300 real estate professionals

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties

New St. Rose Branch Manager

Industry veteran Arlys Spiker leads more than 300 real estate professionals

 

LAS VEGAS (April 29, 2106) Arlys Spiker is branch manager for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties’ St. Rose office. Located at 3185 St. Rose Parkway in Henderson, the company’s St. Rose office is one of its largest and most successful offices with more than 300 real estate sales executives. The building also houses the company’s corporate offices, property management team, its main training center with the highly praised Success Center and an Equity Title of Nevada office.

 

“Our St. Rose office is regularly recognized as one of the most successful Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offices in the country. It has been recognized as the number 1 or 2 offices in sales out of the entire Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Network for the past 8 years, along with our West Sahara office in Las Vegas,” said Mark Stark, CEO. “Arlys is a perfect fit to help these driven and successful sales executives build their businesses with her unique style of coaching.”

Arlys Spiker 2016

 

Spiker is originally from Tulsa, where she earned her real estate license in 1995 and her broker’s license in 2000. As branch manager of the St. Rose office, she is responsible for helping real estate sales executives build and develop their businesses. “Both our Nevada company and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offer valuable resources to help clients buy and sell homes,” she said. “Our industry is becoming highly sophisticated and I enjoy helping agents utilize technology to do business differently…which in turn will help them increase their opportunities for success.”

 

 

ABOUT BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES NEVADA PROPERTIES

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties is a part of Americana Holdings, which also includes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. The firms are leaders in their respective markets with 25 offices and 2,200 agents, comprising the largest independently owned Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise in the world. Combined, the companies sold $3.1 billion in real estate in 2015.

In 2014, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” by consumers in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study of the largest real estate networks. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has 54,000 agents in 1,600 offices around the world. For more information, visit www.bhhsnv.com or call 702-796-7777.

Click here for the full press release located at prlog.com.

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties Execs Honored

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties sales executives Leslie Carver, Delinda Crampton, Ellen Fahr and Melissa Machat have been named among the 2016 “Top 25 Women In Real Estate” by the Women’s Council of Realtors-Las Vegas.

Women’s Council of Realtors-Las Vegas will recognize Southern Nevada’s ‘Top 25 Women In Real Estate’ at its annual awards program on April 22 at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino. Tickets can be purchased online at http://wcrlv.org/top-25-women-in-real-estate-4/.

The program honors Southern Nevada’s top women in residential real estate based on their business success, community service, contribution to the real estate industry and professional association involvement.

“Women’s Council of Realtors started the ‘Top 25 Women in Real Estate’ program in 2014 in a response to a vacancy in the market place for the recognition of the industry’s top women and their dedication and hard work to our real estate field,” said Jillian Batchelor, immediate past president of Women’s Council of Realtors-Las Vegas. “Our mission is to advance women as professionals and leaders in business, the real estate industry and the communities in which they serve. The women honored mirror that mission and are the real leaders in real estate in the Las Vegas valley.”

“Leslie Carver, Delinda Crampton, Ellen Fahr and Melissa Machat are among the most successful real estate sales executives in our company, and we are thrilled that they are being recognized for their business and community efforts,” said Gordon Miles, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. “The ‘Top 25 Women In Real Estate’ program is a great opportunity to recognize these talented women and their success.”

The company recently recognized its individual sales executives and teams for their 2015 success. Melissa Machat was the #2 individual sales executive in the company and the Carver Team was the #9 team. Combined the four executives from Berkshire Hathway HomeServices Nevada Properties sold nearly $100 million in Southern Nevada real estate last year.

The entire list of the 2016 ‘Top 25 Women In Real Estate’ recipients are:

 

Nora Aguirre

Mary Baca

Dani Bald

Jillian Batchelor

Michelle Bush

Leslie Carver

Delinda Crampton

Ellen Fahr

Laura Harbison

Tamara Heidel

Valentina Herzog

Genesis Jameson

Trish Nash

Melissa Machat

Michelle Manley

Joanna Piette

Mary Preheim

Joyce Reed

Kristen Routh-Silberman

Shari Sanderson

Robin Smith

Iryna Sysenko

Cheryl Van Elsis

Diane Varney

Brandy White Elk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Started in 1938 nationally and 1968 locally, Women’s Council of Realtors has progressively moved women entrepreneurs forward in business. “When it comes to Realtors, our local members out-perform their counterparts both locally and nationally by an average of 500 percent,” said Batchelor.

 

ABOUT BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES NEVADA PROPERTIES

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties is a part of Americana Holdings, which also includes Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. The firms are leaders in their respective markets with 25 offices and 2,000 agents, comprising the largest independently owned Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchise in the world. Combined, the companies sold $3.1 billion in real estate in 2015.

In 2014, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” by consumers in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study of the largest real estate networks. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has 54,000 agents in 1,600 offices around the world. For more information, visit www.bhhsnv.com or call 702-796-7777.

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