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Big Firm Experience. Small Firm Value. Since 1966

Albright, Stoddard, Warnick & Albright is one of the oldest and most well respected law firms in Southern Nevada. We are Nevada lawyers who know and understand how to practice law here. Our lawyers have decades of experience practicing law in Nevada. While our experience rivals that of any of the big firms in Southern Nevada, our smaller size allows us to offer far better rates and service to our clients. In fact, new clients tired of paying large fees to huge law firms, only to have their important legal matters handled by junior associates, can take comfort that our youngest attorney has been practicing law for over a decade.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Personal Injury

  • Car & Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Slip-and-Fall
  • Work Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Business Law

  • Business Organizations
  • Contracts
  • Litigation & Appeal

Estate Planning

  • Trust Litigation
  • Wills
  • Probate Administration

Call Albright, Stoddard, Warnick & Albright today at 702-623-8272 to arrange your free initial consultation.

Attorney William H. Stoddard

Mr. Stoddard has practiced law in Southern Nevada since 1976, with a strong emphasis on business, corporate and real estate law, including litigation and transactions. He regularly litigates matters in State and Federal Courts and also handles private mediations and arbitrations.

Mr. Stoddard handles business transactions of various types, including stock and asset-based business sales and acquisitions, real estate and lease matters (including work-outs) and secured financing. His clients range from start-ups to major international businesses. He also regularly handles licensing and entitlement issues before local and federal government agencies.

Mr. Stoddard represents clients in a range of industries, including health care, mining, construction, finance, insurance, retail and hospitality.

Mr. Stoddard enjoys the highest A-V rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which rating evidences his preeminence in the legal profession.

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada, 1976
  • U.S. District Court
  • District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • 9th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Attorney G. Mark Albright

Mark supervises the litigation department and has published widely on a variety of legal topics, including articles in the BYU Law Review, Nevada Lawyer Magazine, Nevada Civil Practice Manual, Clark County Bar Communiqué Magazine, Construction Company Strategist magazine, and has published dozens of other legal articles on his firm blog. He also publishes a weekly article in Meridian Magazine. Mark has been awarded Martindale-Hubble’s highest AV rating, AVVOs highest Superb rating, Super Lawyers Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, recognized as Top Attorneys in the Mountain States and has been recognized by Who’s Who in American Law and America’s Top 100 in Personal Injury & Civil Defense, and this year was granted a Fellowship as one of top one-half percent of attorneys by Litigation Counsel of America.

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada


  • Brigham Young University, B.A., cum laude, 1978
  • Brigham Young University, J.D., 1981, Editor and Author, BYU Law Review, 1980-81
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1984
  • Law Clerk to Federal Judge Lloyd D. George, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1981

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Clark County Bar Association (Member, Publications Committee, 1997)
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Member Federal Bar Association
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Top Lawyer, The American Lawyer Magazine

Attorney Whitney B. Warnick

Representation of Personal Representatives, Trustees and Beneficiaries in complicated Will/Trust/Probate litigation, including cases setting new legal precedent and development of laws in the State of Nevada.

Representation of persons in the preparation of estate planning documents, including Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Healthcare Directives.

Representation of Creditors in Bankruptcy matters; representation of parties in paternity actions; and representation of major Las Vegas Timeshare Resort HOA in one of the largest real estate exchange transactions in U.S. history

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada


  • J. D. U. of Utah College of Law, 1973
  • B.A. Cum Laude Brigham Young U. 1970

Languages Spoken:

  • French 
  • English

Attorney D. Chris Albright

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, 1994
  • District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1997

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Mountain States Super Lawyers 2020
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2018, Real Estate Law
  • Judge Sally Loehrer Pro Bono Service Award 2009, for outstanding services in civil litigation for a pro bono client. Legal
  • Aid Center of Southern Nevada Pro Bono Project.

Attorney William (“Bud”) H. Stoddard, Jr.

Bud represents clients primarily located in Nevada and California in various industries, including real estate, construction, mining, health care, finance, retail and hospitality, primarily in commercial business and real estate transactions, including purchases and sales of real estate, asset and stock-based business sales and purchases, business mergers and acquisitions, secured financing transactions (including drafting loan opinion letters), land use transactions, and business licensing (including working with regulators on Nevada gaming licenses and a variety of other local licenses).

Bud also practices in the highly critical, yet specialized area of Nevada water law. He represents employers in a variety of employment and labor related matters, including in defending actions pending before federal and state government agencies. In addition to transactional and business advisory matters, Bud handles business and commercial litigation matters in State and Federal courts.

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 2002
  • Nevada, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2006


  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Juris Doctorate, 2001
  • Brigham Young University, B.A. English, 1998

Languages Spoken:

  • English 
  • Spanish

Attorney Jorge L. Alvarez

Bar Admissions:

  • Bar Name, Year Admitted One
  • Bar Name, Year Admitted Two


  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • Juris Doctor, April 2017
    • Dean’s List
    • Moot Court Board Member: Traveling Team Committee Chair
    • Woolley Top Scholar Scholarship Recipient
  • Brigham Young University- Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho
    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Minor in French, April 2013
    • Academic Merit Scholarship Recipient

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish -native speaker
  • French (reasonably fluent in speaking, reading, and writing)

Attorney Daniel R. Ormsby

Daniel comes to Albright, Stoddard, Warnick & Stoddard with experience in estate and trust litigation as well as civil litigation. Daniel is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Economics before seeking a Juris Doctor at University of Nevada – Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. During his time in law school, Daniel served as a staff member of the Nevada Law Journal. He was the recipient of the CALI Award in Employment Discrimination.

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2018

Attorney Hayden Smith

Hayden graduated with his Juris Doctor and Master of Public Administration degrees from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School and Marriott School of Business. Hayden gained significant practical experience as a legal extern for the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah, the Utah State Court of Appeals, and the Office of the Utah Attorney General. Hayden is passionate about public service and while in law school assisted Spanish-speaking clients as part of the BYU’s free legal clinic. Hayden also served as a research assistant to two BYU law professors and was recently published in the BYU Education and Law Journal.

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada


  • Brigham Young University, Marriott School of Business, Provo, Utah
  • Master of Public Administration, Finance Emphasis, April 2019

Since 1997, the "Lead Counsel Verified" status has been granted to attorneys who possess:

  • The Right Professional Experience
  • A Spotless Record

The following attorneys at this firm are Lead Counsel Verified:

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Business Law Since 2021
Appellate Since 2021
Litigation and Appeals Since 2021
Personal Injury Since 2021
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Litigation and Appeals Since 2021
Personal Injury Since 2021
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