Attorney Eric Dobberstein Reelected to the State Bar of Nevada's Board of Governors

June 12, 2015
Dickinson Wright PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Eric Dobberstein has been reelected to the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors. His next two-year term will begin on July 1, 2015.

Mr. Dobberstein is a Member in Dickinson Wright’s Las Vegas office. He has been a licensed attorney in the state of Nevada since 1989, and in that time, he has filed over 600 lawsuits. He has represented and litigated cases with juries as well as judges before Municipal, Justice, District and Supreme Courts of the State of Nevada as well as Nevada Federal District Court, United States Bankruptcy Court, United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Besides the Board of Governors, Mr. Dobberstein serves on the following State Bar of Nevada committees: Southern Nevada Disciplinary Committee, Fee Dispute Committee, and the Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices. He is also a member of the Nevada Justice Association, the Clark County Bar Association, and the Howard D. McKibben Chapter of the American Inns of Court and is an Order of Justitia Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. He was also the Former Chairman of the Henderson Planning Commission. Mr. Dobberstein received his B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his J.D. from Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

The Board of Governors is comprised of 15 members representing the four state districts defined in Supreme Court Rule 81. Elections for the board are held annually and governors are selected by the members of their districts to serve two-year terms. Also serving on the board is the immediate past president and two ex-officio members representing the William S. Boyd School of Law and the Board of Bar Examiners.

Together, the Board of Governors carry out the state bar's administrative functions, set policies and procedures, affect rule changes, take legislative positions relative to the administration of justice and oversee the bar's fiduciary responsibilities.
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