Michael Smiley Rowe, Managing Partner, was born in Reno, Nevada, October 4, 1948.
Admitted: 1976, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1981, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.
Education: University of Nevada, Reno (B.A., 1971); Georgetown University (J.D., 1974).
Experience: Law Clerk, Chief Justice Thompson, Nevada Supreme Court, 1974-1976. District Attorney, Douglas County, Nevada, 1979-1983.
Member: State Bar of Nevada (Member: Probate Section; Fee Dispute Committee Rural Panel, 1987-2000; Vice-Chairman, Moral Character and Fitness Committee, 1993-2001; Chairman, Moral Character and Fitness Committee, 2001 -); Douglas County Bar Association; Washoe County Bar Association; Nevada Judicial Historical Society (former member); Boys Scouts of America (Pinenut District Eagle Scout Board Chairman, 1985-2004).
Practice Areas: Utility Law; Administrative Law; Business Law; Civil Litigation; Real Estate; Zoning, Planning and Land Use; Trusts and Estates; Estate Administration; Probate; Probate Litigation; Contract Litigation; Commercial Litigation.