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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.
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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.  
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Karen Nielsen

Karen grew up in Reno and graduated from Reno High School and the University of Nevada.  She later earned a graduate degree in Spanish from Yale University. Karen has over 20 years’ experience working as a legal assistant/paralegal in personal injury, business, and litigation firms. Karen enjoys reading, movies, art, music, and swimming.

Maria Gutierrez

Hello, my name is Maria Gutierrez, I am the Director of First Impression at the firm. I have been in customer service for over 10 years and am also glad to inform you that I will be your primary point of contact at the company, and I encourage you to contact me at any time with your questions, comments, concerns and feedback. On my free days I help manage a youth soccer organization, I work part time at a Hispanic Newspaper and Futsal Sports Arena in town, I also do a couple hundred hours of community service a year coaching an all-girls soccer team.

Cassandra Salmonson

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 four years. Graduated from Sierra College with an Associates in Art and Business Degree. After living in Maui, HI for three years, I decided to move home and attended Paralegal School at Oak Brook College of Law. In my spare time I choose to advocate for animals, especially dogs, by helping them get adopted through rescues and volunteering at the local SPCA walking them.

Joseph Roskelley

Joseph Roskelley is a Nevada licensed attorney who graduated from Brigham Young University’s law school in 2019. Mr. Roskelley has been involved in numerous litigations, advocating for individuals and helping them understand and navigate the legal process. Mr. Roskelley received a B.A. in Philosophy and Ancient Languages from Brigham Young University Idaho. His hobbies include writing, snowboarding, and rock climbing.