JESSICA C. PRUNTY
Jessica C. Prunty is a partner with Dyer, Lawrence LLP, where she has a broad-based civil practice, with a focus on the practice areas set forth below. Over the course of her 20 year legal career, Ms. Prunty has represented clients before various administrative agencies, including the Nevada State Engineer, the Nevada Public Utilities Commission and the Nevada Department of Taxation. Ms. Prunty has handled complex litigation matters in Nevada’s district courts and the Nevada Supreme Court. Since 2009, she has served as general counsel for Noble Studios, Inc., a digital marketing agency with offices in Nevada, California and the United Kingdom. Since 2016, she has served as co-counsel for the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency. Ms. Prunty is also a Judge Pro Tem with the Carson City Municipal and Justice Court. She is a member of State Bar of Nevada and the First Judicial District Bar Association.
Ms. Prunty earned her Bachelor of Science from University of Nevada, Reno, graduating with honors, and her Juris Doctorate from Willamette College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in law school, Ms. Prunty was a note editor on the Willamette Law Review and worked as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice, Special Litigation Unit. Prior to joining her firm in 2000, Ms. Prunty clerked for the Honorable Michael R. Griffin in the First Judicial District Court in Carson City, Nevada.
Business Transactions and Litigation
Regional Land Use Planning
State and Local Taxation
Willamette University (J.D. 1999)
Note Editor, Willamette University Law Review
University of Nevada, Reno (B.S. 1995)
Ms. Prunty is a Native Nevadan who grew up ranching in Elko County. She and her husband moved to Carson City in 1999, where they still reside and raise their two children. In their spare time, they enjoy skiing, hiking, camping and traveling.
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
Contributing Editor for Nevada, Western Water Law & Policy Reporter (2005-2014)
Correspondent for Nevada, ABA Water Resources Year in Review (2004-2014)
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Judge Pro Tem, Carson City Municipal and Justice Court, (2014 to present)
Pro Bono work for Volunteer Attorney’s for Rural Nevadans
Law Clerk, Oregon Department of Justice, Special Litigation Unit (1997-1999)
Law Clerk to Judge Michael R. Griffin, First Judicial District Court of Nevada (1999-2000)
Water Law Basics, NALS Region 7 & 8 Conference, June 13, 2009, Las Vegas, Nevada