EDUCATION
University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA
LL.M. Taxation – December, 1988

Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA
Juris Doctor – May, 1987
Nevada Bar – Passed 1987

University of Nevada Reno, Reno, NV
Bachelor of Science in Accounting – May, 1983

PROFESSIONAL
Norman J. Azevedo, Attorney at Law
(December, 2002 through present)
Specializing in the following areas of law:  Taxation, estates, probates, wills and trusts, corporate and business, open meeting law matters as well as land use.

Office of the Attorney General, Capital Complex, Carson City, NV 89710
(September, 1993 – June, 1996 and February, 1997 – December, 2002)
Regional Chief Deputy Attorney General (July, 2001 – December, 2002)
– Counsel to the Nevada Tax Commission
– Counsel to the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency
– Administer staff of 72 employees including 42 attorneys
Chief Deputy Attorney General/Civil Division (June, 2000 – June, 2001)
– Counsel to the Nevada Tax Commission
– Administer staff of 72 employees including 42 attorneys
Senior Deputy Attorney General/Taxation (March, 1999 – May, 2000)
– Counsel to the Nevada Tax Commission
– Administer staff of 7 employees including 5 attorneys
Deputy Attorney General/Taxation (September, 1993 – June, 1996 and February, 1997 – February, 1999)
– Counsel to the Nevada Tax Commission
– Counsel to the State Industrial Insurance System

KPMG Peat Marwick, 2300 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89102
Senior Manager (July, 1996 – January, 1997)
Geographic leader for State of Nevada
– Administer staff of 7 employees

Haney & McBride, 301 E. Clark Avenue, Suite 700, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Tax Attorney (January, 1989 – August, 1993)
– Senior Tax Attorney

Coopers & Lybrand, 1000 West Sixth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Tax Associate (August, 1987 – January, 1989)
– Tax consulting and research

Touche, Ross & Company, 3700 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90010
Tax Consultant (June, 1986 – December, 1986)
– Tax compliance and research


Halstead, Nichols & Company, 162 Hubbard Way, Suite C, Reno, NV 89502

Accountant (March, 1984 – July, 1984)
– Participated in audit of financial institutions

COURSE/SEMINAR INSTRUCTION
National Business Institute Courses Instructed:
Limited Liability Companies: The Entity of Choice (1994)
State and Local Taxation (1995)
Property Tax (1996)
Property Tax Law in Nevada (1997)

Lorman Education Services Courses Instructed:
Sales & Use Tax (1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
Nevada Sales & Use Tax and Property Tax for Manufacturers (1999)
Tax-Exempt Organizations (1999 & 2001)
Nevada Property Tax (2000 & 2003)
Advanced Sales & Use Tax (2003)
Public Records & Open Meetings (2002, 2003 & 2004)

ACTIVITIES
American Bar Association Member (Tax Section)
Beta Alpha Psi Honor Accounting Fraternity
Estate Planning Counsel Member
Phi Alpha Delta Treasurer 1987
Admitted to practice Nevada State Bar 1987
Admitted to practice United States Tax Court 1988
Admitted to practice Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 1989

INTERESTS
Fly fishing, ranching, hiking and camping

REFERENCES
Available upon request