Legal research and analysis.
Brief writing for motions practice and appellate courts.
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Sheri has 8 years experience in consumer protection with a state Attorney General's Office's Bureau of Consumer Protection, where she investigated and prosecuted deceptive trade practices, focused on mortgage fraud. She represented the state as a member of the National Mortgage Executive Committee, comprised of Attorneys General Offices around the country. The NMC enforced mortgage servicers' compliance with the National Mortgage Settlement program and enforces and investigates deceptive trade practices complaints received from consumers. In 2014, Sheri was an integral part of the team that entered into a multimillion dollar settlement with a mortgage servicer vendor responsible for "robosigning" practices during the mortgage crisis.
Sheri has practiced law since 2000, having gained much of her experience with two of Nevada’s top law firms. Sheri has excellent writing and research skills and has handled legal matters in the areas of consumer protection, deceptive trade practices, mortgage fraud, fraudulent mortgage lending practices, complex construction law, UCC Article 9, ERISA law, commercial leases and domestication of foreign judgments.
Sheri received favorable decisions in appeals and briefs before the Nevada courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on a variety of procedural and substantive legal issues. In 2006, Sheri authored an 80-page arbitration brief for a high-profile, complex construction law arbitration case that aided in the recovery of an eight-figure dollar award in favor of her client. In law school, Sheri was an Articles Editor for the Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues. Upon graduating, she worked as a Staff Attorney with the Nevada Supreme Court where she reviewed appeals, performed research and legal analysis, wrote draft conference memos, drafted orders and made recommendations to the Justices for appropriate disposition of appeals.
Sheri has over 20 years experience practicing as an attorney. She has worked both in the public and private sectors and has extensive experience and demonstrable success in legal research and writing a variety of legal documents including complaints, memoranda of points and authorities, trial briefs, appellate briefs, and arbitration briefs.
As a public attorney, Sheri prosecuted civil deceptive trade practices laws and in private practice, she focused on business litigation and appellate law. Sheri successfully resolved business disputes and recovered or defended business assets totaling more than fifteen million dollars for clients in a variety of civil matters.
Sheri's exceptional research and writing skills facilitated receiving favorable appeals in cases in State District and Supreme Courts, and in Federal District and Courts of Appeal. In a high-profile arbitration case, Sheri authored an 80-page brief and second chaired the construction law case, which resulted in an eight-figure dollar award.in favor of her client.
Sheri published a blog from 2009-2014. She published articles that mostly covered legal topics of general interest, but also articles of opinion that are non legal.
Sheri has written several blog posts for clients on Writers Access.
In addition to her blog, Sheri has written articles for various publications, including the trade magazine for attorneys in the Las Vegas area.
Sheri has written and/or edited several newsletters. While attending UCLA and working as a peer counselor, Sheri was responsible for writing, editing and formatting a newsletter dedicated to highlighting academic rules and regulations, and issues pertinent to the undergraduate population. During her time working for a nonprofit educational clearinghouse, She edited and formatted a newsletter with a distribution of 5,000 copies worldwide. Most recently, Sheri was a regular contributor to "Focus," the monthly newsletter for the Nevada Camera Club.