Reno, NV 89519

Carolyn K. Renner


Practice Areas: Business & Civil Litigation, Construction Law & Litigation, Mining Law & Litigation, Education Law, Family Law

As a shareholder with the firm, Ms. Renner has represented clients in a wide array of complex civil matters in both state and federal courts, including  contract disputes, business fraud, and construction litigation, among  others. She has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, as well as in all aspects of litigation from the initial complaint through discovery, motion practice, trial and appellate work.  In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Renner also practices in the areas of education, family and construction law.


  • Santa Clara University School of Law: J.D., 2004
  • Judicial Extern, United States District Court, Honorable Larry Hicks, 2004
  • Santa Clara Law Review: Articles Editor, 2003-2004
  • Washington State University: B.S., Psychology, cum laude, 1988

Bar and Court Admissions

  • All Nevada state courts
  • United States Supreme Court 
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada

Professional Affiliations

  • Washoe County and American Bar Associations: Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Construction Law Section: Board Member 2013-2017
  • Nevada Civil Practice Manual, Sixth Edition: Author, Charpter 5, Complaints (Release 20, November 2016)

Community Involvement

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation, Northeastern California and Northen Nevada: Regional Council Member 2014-2016

Reported Cases

  • Sparks v. Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Inc., et al., P. 3d 238, 127 Nev. 287 (Nev. 2011).


  • Phi Beta Kappa


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