Real Property Law
Kent Law is a firm specializing in practical, efficient, goal oriented solutions to legal problems. Kent Law is owned and operated by Stephen S. Kent, a veteran Nevada trial lawyer with 35 years experience resolving lawsuits and when necessary successfully taking them to trial and handling real estate and other business transactions. Kent Law’s strength is its intimate knowledge of Nevada’s State and Federal legal systems and how to use them win lawsuits to achieve a client’s goals. For 35 years Stephen Kent has been handling the defense and prosecution of personal injury claims, premises liability claims, automobile, truck and bus claims, aviation claims, insurance bad faith and coverage disputes, business and corporate disputes including appointment of receivers and obtaining injunctions and temporary restraining orders, construction defect claims, debt collection, real estate disputes, products liability claims, securities litigation and marine claims.
Kent Law’s long time national and local clients and proven record of success are the best testament to their efficient practical, resolution of litigation and legal problems. These clients include the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, who Steve has represented for over 20 years, as well as West Coast grocer WinCo Foods LLC, rental vehicle operator Hertz Corporation, investment advisor Navellier & Associates Inc., aviation insurer Chartis/AIG Aviation, aviation insurer QBE the Americas, insurer Western World Insurance Co., aviation insurer U.S. Specialty Insurance Co., aviation insurer AVEMCO, marine and aviation insurer Old United Casualty Co., aviation insurer Travelers Aviation, aviation insurer Phoenix Aviation Managers Inc., and local realtors Renown Real Estate Services.
Stephen Kent was chosen for inclusion in Best Lawyers In America for 2014 and 2015. Stephen Kent was selected as Super lawyer-Business Litigation for 2014. In late 2013 and early 2014 Stephen Kent obtained appointment of a receiver for his client in a shareholder control dispute. Subsequently his client settled with the opposing shareholders such that Kent Law’s client took complete ownership and management of the company. In the fall of 2013 Stephen Kent obtained a Temporary Restraining Order against his client’s employee who was violating a covenant not to compete. In July of 2013 Stephen Kent successfully defended his client in a 7 day construction defect case jury trial obtaining a defense verdict. Subsequently his client was awarded significant costs against plaintiff by the court that were ultimately paid to our client by plaintiff.
In 2012 Kent Law again met with success with 2 jury trials, both resulting in defense verdicts for its clients Pella Corp., who had been sued for construction defects, and Wal-Mart who had been sued for premises liability. These are just our latest successes; to see more, including our $1,000,000. verdict, click on the verdicts tab. In addition Kent Law was selected as local counsel by the insurers for the Reno Air Racing Association to defend after the September 2011 air race crash that resulted in the death of 10 and injury of many.
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