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The Law Offices of Jerry Carter, P.C., is pleased to announce the creation of a FREE in-depth report:  FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW TO REDUCE RISK IN YOUR BUSINESS. Jerry wrote the report to answer your important questions about how to minimize your business risks when owning your own business and increasing your chances of NOT losing sleep worrying about all the what if's. These questions include:
  • Have you incorporated your business?
  • Where are the business assets?
  • Do you have separate bank accounts?
  • Are your employees "1099 employees" or "employees?"
  • When was the last time you looked over your business's customer agreement?
  • Has your written business plan been created or updated recently?
  • Does your business plan have S.M.A.R.T goals?
  • What kind of financial controls do you have in place?
To obtain your FREE copy of FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW TO REDUCE RISK IN YOUR BUSINESS download here or call 775-448-6070.  
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Jerry C. Carter

Jerry Carter is a Reno Business Lawyer who has practiced law for over twenty-one years. He focuses his practice on helping individuals and companies resolve business disputes and implement agreements and procedures that minimize or avoid future disputes.

Mr. Carter graduated in 1992 from the University of Chicago Law School, where he served as a Comment Editor for the University of Chicago Law Review. Mr. Carter received a B.A. in philosophy from Brigham Young University in 1988.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Carter served as a clerk to federal Court of Appeals Judge W. Eugene Davis. He then began his business litigation career at Mayer, Brown & Platt, in Chicago, Illinois. In 1996, Mr. Carter located his practice in Nevada, where he has represented individuals and businesses for the past 18 years as a Reno Business Attorney.

Mr. Carter resides in Reno, Nevada with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys cycling, backpacking, and barbecuing.

Rita Greggio Esq.

Rita Greggio has nearly a decade of litigation experience in various areas of law.  Ms. Greggio's passion for litigation began in law school, where, as student licensee, she cross-examined witnesses in attorney misconduct trials.

After graduating cum laude from the Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2013, she continued working as a litigator in the field of professional responsibility for three years before relocating to Reno to serve as a Reno Business Attorney.  During the last five years, Ms. Greggio has represented hundreds of clients in cases involving business contracts, consumer transactions, and landlord/tenant disputes.

Ms. Greggio is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish and holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Religious Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her hobbies include exploring the spectacular natural wonders of our region on foot, skis, or snowshoes.

Karen Nielsen

I grew up in Reno and graduated from Reno High School and the University of Nevada. I obtained my B.A. from the University of Nevada, Reno and later earned a graduate degree in Spanish from Yale University. I have worked as a legal assistant / paralegal at personal injury, business, and litigation firms for over […]

Maria Gutierrez

I was born in Modesto, California, but grew up in Winnemucca, Nevada with 6 siblings. Growing up in a small town allowed me to explore nature and become a social butterfly. I moved to Reno, Nevada when I was 13 years old. Here I participated in pageants, sports and everything in between. I went to […]

Cassandra Salmonson

I was born in Corvallis, Oregon and lived there till I six years old when the family moved to Auburn, California where we grew up. Transplant to Nevada and have been living here for six years. Graduated from Sierra College with an Associates in Art and Business Degree. After living in Maui, HI for years, […]

Bianka Dodov

I am a Senior Attorney at Sierra Crest Business Law Group. My practice focuses on corporate and business transactional matters, but I also think of myself as a legal counselor and advisor. From startups to established corporations, I help companies and investors identify, focus, and maximize the technologies, processes, products, and brands that will create […]

Katlyn Mathy

I am an Associate Attorney at Sierra Crest Business Law Group. My passion for advocacy and litigation began during my studies at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where I competed as a captain on Loyola’s Civil Mock Trial Team, served as Finance Director on Loyola’s Mock Trial Board, and tutored Legal Writing. During law […]

Paola Gutierrez

I have been a resident of Winnemucca, Nevada for the past 30 years. In my previous job, I worked as a Victim Advocate and Housing Coordinator. I provided victims with resources, I conducted community outreach and coordinated community events as well as translated for victims during court hearings. I became a board member of Nevada […]

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