Jessica C. Prunty

JESSICA C. PRUNTY

Partner
Email: jprunty@dyerlawrence.com
Phone: 775-885-1896

Ms. Prunty, a Native Nevadan who grew up ranching in Elko County, has been practicing law since 2000.  She has assisted and represented clients in a variety of civil matters.

She attended the University of Nevada, Reno, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. From there, she attended Willamette College of Law in Oregon. While in law school, she served as a note editor for the school’s law review and clerked at the Department of Justice. Following her graduation, she returned to Nevada to clerk for the distinguished district court judge Michael Griffin. Ms. Prunty joined the firm in 2000 and became a partner in 2009.

Ms. Prunty has a broad-based civil practice, with a focus on the practice areas below.  She also works closely with Norman Azevedo on all his client matters, including tax and estate planning.

PRACTICE AREAS

Administrative LawWater Law
Civil Litigation
Labor and Employment Law
Real Property
Business Transactions and Litigation

EDUCATION

Willamette University (J.D. 1999)
Note Editor, Willamette University Law Review
University of Nevada, Reno (B.S. 1995)

PERSONAL

Born Elko, Nevada, 1972

COURT ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of Nevada, 2000
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2000

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

State Bar of Nevada
First Judicial District Bar Association

PUBLICATIONS

Contributing Editor for Nevada, Western Water Law & Policy Reporter (2005-2013)
Law Clerk, Oregon Department of Justice, Special Litigation Unit (1997-1999)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Judge Pro Tem, Carson City Municipal and Justice Court, (2014 to present)
Law Clerk to Judge Michael R. Griffin, First Judicial District Court of Nevada (1999-2000)
Pro Bono work for Volunteer Attorney’s for Rural Nevadans