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Cal Potter Lawyer

Cal Johnson Potter
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Criminal, Accident & Injury, Potter Law Offices

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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.

Position Organization Location Duration
Tribal Judge Las Vegas Paiute Las Vegas Nevada 2010-Present
School Degree Major Graduation
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer College Ranch Hand Trial Work 2009
Hastings College of Law College of Advocacy 1980 1980
State / Court Date
United States District Court-Brooklyn, NY 2009
United States District Court-San Francisco 2008
United States District Court-Arizona 2007
United States Supreme Court 1990
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals 1982
United States District Court-Los Angeles 1982
Nevada 1978
United States District Court-Nevada 1978
  • 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
  • NACJ; President's Award
    NTLA; Badger Award
  • Godinez v. Moran, U.S. Supreme Court
    U.S. v. Curtin, Ninth Circuit, En Banc
  • 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.
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1125 Shadow Lane
Potter Law Offices
Las Vegas, NV 89102

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  • Of Counsel with the Scarlett Law Group, San Francisco, California


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