William D. Schuller

William D. Schuller

Kolesar & Leatham
400 S. Rampart, Ste. 400
Las Vegas, NV 89145
(702) 362-7800
wschuller@klnevada.com

Mr. Schuller obtained his J.D. in 2008 from the UNLV, William S. Boyd School of Law and joined Kolesar & Leatham in 2011 as an attorney in the commercial litigation practice group.  He was named a shareholder in 2015.  Prior to joining K&L, Mr. Schuller clerked for and worked for a regional law firm, practicing in both commercial litigation and insurance coverage/defense.

His current practice primarily consists of defending local governmental entities in personal injury and construction law matters in both state and federal court, as well as through alternative dispute resolution.  Additionally, Mr. Schuller has filed over a dozen appeals/writs in the Supreme Court of Nevada, gaining invaluable experience in appellate law along the way.

Over the last five years, Mr. Schuller has volunteered his time to the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Children’s Advocacy Program (CAP), representing abused and neglected children in Clark County and appearing on their behalf in court proceedings in family court.

Affiliations
Member, Nevada State Bar
Member, New Jersey State Bar
Admitted to Practice, United States District Court, District of Nevada
Admitted to Practice, United States District Court, District of New Jersey
Admitted to Practice, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Practice Highlights
Levi J. Jones v. Montagne Marron Community Association, et al., Eighth Judicial District Court Case No. A-14-695063-C (tried wrongful foreclosure case to unanimous jury verdict in favor of plaintiff client).

Golden Chain, Inc. v. Mitchell W. Fanning, et al., Second Judicial District Court Case Nos. CV09-01904 and CV10-01015 (moved for and obtained first vexatious litigant determination in Nevada against a business entity and a non pro per individual).

Southern Nevada Health District v. Clark County, Nevada, et al., Supreme Court of Nevada Case No. 61320 (fully briefed the issue of whether the Health District has the express or inherent right to acquire and own real property).

Clark County. v. S. Nevada Health Dist., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 58, 289 P.3d 212 (2012) (fully briefed, on an issue of first impression, the level of discretion that a county has to determine how much to fund a regional health district under NRS 439.365).

Clark County School District v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, U.S. District of Nevada Case No. 2:13-CV-1100 JCM (PAL) (litigated case to an ultimate $5 million settlement in favor of the School District).

Awards • Honors • Recognitions
Mountain States Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in General Litigation – 2013-2016
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Pro Bono “Honor Roll” – 2012-2014
B.A. in criminal justice/history cum laude, University of Florida – 2000