Las Vegas Criminal Attorney | Nevada
Cal Potter is an AV rated attorney who has practiced in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 30 years. He has successfully represented people charged with crimes in the State and Federal Courts in Nevada, California and Arizona. He argued a Death Penalty case in the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. and obtained a not guilty verdict on a self-defense affirmative defense for a man that shot an unarmed man. Mr. Potter has also obtained a not guilty verdict on a 20 kilo hand to hand sale of cocaine on an entrapment defense. He has also won
trials and dismissals on charges of Attempted Murder, Robbery, Burglary, Domestic Violence,Coercion, Distribution of Narcotics, DUI, Bad-Checks(Casino Markers)and Pandering.
Founding President of the Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice
President of Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
Presidnet of the Nevada Appellate and Post-Conviction Project
Lawyer's Representative to the Ninth Circuity Court of Appeals
Sustaining Member of the NACDL
Sustaining Member of NJA
Member of the Belli Society
Editor of the NTLA Newletter 2000-2002
"Who will answer the Call;" Nevada Lawyer
"Markers in Nevada" NACJ
People's Law School, 2002,2004,2006 &2008.
Godinez v. Moran, U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. v. Curtin, Ninth Circuit, En Banc
|Honors & Awards:|
NACJ; President's Award
NTLA; Badger Award
Of Counsel with the Scarlett Law Group, San Francisco, California
At Other Times By Appointment
|Las Vegas Criminal Lawyer|
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