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R. Duane Frizell

Of Counsel

*Not licensed in Tennessee

Education

J.D., University of Maryland

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New Mexico
Texas
Nevada
Districts of New Mexico
Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districs of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Tenth Circuits
U.S. District Court of Nevada
U.S. Tax Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of Nevada

State Bar of New Mexico

State Bar of Texas

Public-Sector Experience

Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Pamela B. Minzner, Supreme Court of New Mexico (Santa Fe, NM, 1998-1999)

Private Sector-Experience

Frizell Law Firm, PLLC (Las Vegas, NV 2017 – present); Callister & Frizell, partner/managing attorney (Las Vegas, NV, 2009-2017); Bolick & Boyer, attorney (Las Vegas, NV 2008-2009); Callister & Reynolds, attorney (Las Vegas, NV, 2005-2008); Scott & Hulse, attorney (El Paso, TX, 2002-2005); Hicks & Lucky (El Paso, TX 1999-2002).”

Publications
  • Executive Articles Editor, Maryland Law Review, 1997-1998. Note, Gilchrist v. State: Extending to White Potential Jurors the Equal Protection Right to a Racially Neutral Jury Selection Process, 56 MD. L. Rev.674 (1997);
  • Book Summary, 1996-1997 Chinese Y.B. Int'l L. & Aff. 223 (reviewing Ralph H. Folsom & W. Davis Folsom, Understanding NAFTA and Its International Business Implications (1996));
  • Historical Development of Law in Chinese Politics, J. Int'l and Area Stud., Winter 1993, at 35
Reported Cases
  • Bahena v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., 126 Nev. Adv. Op. 57, 245 P.3d 1182 (2010) (Co-Counsel);
  • Mannos v. Moss, 143 Idaho 927, 155 P.3d 1166, Blue Sky L. Rep. P 74,621 (2007) (Lead Counsel);
  • In re Recalls of Gadsden Independent Public Schools Board Members,2005-NMSC-037, 138 N.M. 575, 124 P.3d 210 (2005) (Lead Counsel);
  • Cronin v. Sierra Med. Ctr., 2000-NMCA-082, 129 N.M. 521, 10 P.3d 845 (2000) (Co-Counsel);
  • Thompson v. Pate, 69 S.W.3d 743 (Tex. App.-El Paso 2001, no pet.) (Co-Counsel).
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