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Cliff W. Marcek

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Mr. Marcek grew up in Las Vegas, NV and received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas in 1986. He attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge College of Law graduating in 1989. Mr. Marcek was admitted to the California bar in 1990 where he practiced for four (4) years, primarily practicing insurance defense. Mr. Marcek returned to Nevada in 1994 and passed the Nevada exam that same year. He opened his practice in 1997 and practices primarily personal injury law. In January 2023, he merged his practice with Bertoldo, Carter, Smith and Cullen.

Mr. Marcek has tried more than thirty (35) jury trials to verdict, has tried over fifty (50) bench trials to a decision. In addition, he has argued appeals before the Nevada Supreme Court, the Nevada State Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Marcek was a Board member of the Nevada Justice Association from 2006-2018, and he was the President in 2014. He was in the Summerlin Rotary Club from 1997-2015, was on the Board for six (6) years and served as its President from 2006-2007. The Rotary Club is a service organization that contributes money to many non-profit and charitable organizations in Southern Nevada. He also works part-time for the William S. Boyd School of Law as the Coordinator of Community Service. He takes 1 to 2 pro bono cases a year. He was recently appointed to the Attorney General’s Commission on Military-Veterans Pro Bono Legal Services.

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California

Professional Memberships

  • Nevada Justice Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Past President of the Nevada Justice Association (2013-2014)
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers (2008, 2014)
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates

Publications and Presentations

  • Justice in America and the Right to Trial by Jury, Presentation at the Oshir
  • Lifelong Learning Institute, (October 20, 2015)
  • Intentional Torts and Nevada Revised Statute 41.745, Advocate (June 2014)
  • Federal Tort Claims, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Advocate (March 2014)
  • Justice in the Courtroom . . .and in the Voting Booth, Advocate, (December 2013)
  • Filing the Complaint, Nevada Justice Association, Presenter (January 23, 2013)
  • What To Do When You Have Been in a Accident – and What No One Ever Told You, 2012, Presentation at the People’s Law School (July 2012)
  • Emerging Toxic Tort Cases, Benzene – Benzene Induced Leukemia, Advocate, Co-Authored with Justin Shrader and Keith Patton (May 2012)
  • People’s Law School, 2012, Nevada Justice Association, Presenter, (August 25, 2010)
  • Nevada Supreme Court Update, 2010, Nevada Justice Association, Presenter, (August 25, 2010)
  • Revisiting Hallmark, Advocate, (July 2010)
  • Opening Statements, the Winning Edge, a featured speaker for the CLE event sponsored by the Nevada Justice Association, (May 2010)
  • Debate on Tort Reform, featured speaker for the Nevada Justice Association against Ted Frank of the Federalist Society at William S. Boyd School of Law (November 2009)
  • Change or Clarification in Admissibility of Experts, Advocate (November 2009)
  • How to Cross Examine the Defense Expert, Nevada Justice Association Convention (October 2009)
  • Creating a Video Settlement Documentary, Moderator for the Nevada Justice Association, put on by Juris Publications (September 2009)
  • Overview of Loan Modification, Rules and Mediation Procedures, Moderator for the Nevada Justice Association (August 2009)
  • Tips Techniques and Strategies for Direct and Cross Examination, Presenter at the William S. Boyd School of Law (April 2007)

Appellate Opinions

  • Keolis Transit Services, LLC v. The Eighth Judicial District Court, (Court of Appeals, State of Nevada), 138 Nev. Adv. Op. 8 (2021)
  • Tait v. Whittacre, No. 74960, Nev. Sup. Ct. (2019)
  • Miscimarra v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. No. 04-17021, 2006 WL 3486995
  • (9th Circuit Dec. 4, 2006) (Unpublished)
  • Oh v. Wilson, 112 Nev. 38 (1996)

Cliff W. Marcek's Videos

  • Scottie's Testimonial
  • About Bertoldo, Baker, Carter & Smith
  • Many Backgrounds - One Focus
  • John Bertoldo - Are Insurance Companies Lying To You?
  • Que Hacer si se Lesiona en el Trabajo
  • Case Evaluation
  • How Soon to File a Lawsuit
  • What Sets Us Apart
  • Preparing for Trial
  • Airplane and Helicopter Accidents

Our Promise to You

Why You Can Count on Our Firm
  • Experience You Can Trust

    Our attorneys, paralegals and support staff leverage decades of experience across a diverse range of backgrounds on behalf of our clients.

  • Legacy of Client Satisfaction

    Word-of-mouth referrals and repeat clients account for more than 85% of our business, which is a testament to the level of service we provide.

  • Client-Centered Approach

    We strive to treat our clients with integrity, compassion, and respect and provide them with clear communication every step of the way.

  • Proven Record of Results

    We have recovered millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients throughout the state of Nevada.

  • Committed to the Community

    We are proud to support a number of charitable organizations as a way to give back to the community we are honored to serve.

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