Firm Overview

Smith Larsen & Wixom, Chartered is a general practice law firm dedicated to serving clients for more than two decades in all major areas of civil litigation and commercial transactions. Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, we are skilled at presenting your case in state and federal courts as well as in Alternative Dispute Resolution proceedings, such as arbitration and mediation. We are also experienced in structuring transactions and advising businesses so they can function efficiently without being overwhelmed by the complexities of the legal process. Our team approach formulates and implements cost-effective solutions to your legal problems.

If you are facing litigation involving a banking or commercial transaction, or a personal injury claim relating to your business, give us a call to see what solutions we can provide. We can also suggest ways of complying with banking laws and commercial regulations in ways that might head off litigation in the future.

A Quality Legal Representation Team and Cost-Effective Solutions

The attorneys of Smith Larsen & Wixom, Chartered have earned the respect of clients and other lawyers. The firm is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. We have earned the highest ratings from our peers for ethical standards and legal ability, as shown in the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell directory of legal counsel.

Our attorneys are licensed to practice law in Nevada, California, and Arizona. We represent clients in District, Supreme, and Appellate Courts. Additionally, our attorneys are experienced in representing clients during the arbitration or mediation process. Meet the members and associate attorneys of our firm.

The firm’s clients include some of the largest and best known banks and commercial enterprises in the country.

Smith Larsen & Wixom, Chartered is a Nevada Law Firm that has represented many of the largest businesses and financial institutions in the country. Our firm is dedicated to providing  hands-on professional yet personal and cost-effective legal solutions.  Our attorneys have received some of the highest possible ratings from our peers in the legal profession.

The firm’s clients have included some of the largest and best known banks and commercial enterprises in the country, such as:

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • JP Morgan Chase, N.A.
  • The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A.
  • U.S. Bank, N.A.
  • Nevada State Bank
  • Bank of Nevada
  • Capital One Bank
  • Northern Trust
  • Mutual of Omaha Bank
  • American Fidelity Assurance Company
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Zions First National Bank
  • Colony Capital
  • Meadows Bank
  • American First National Bank
  • Reverse Mortgage Solutions
  • Bank of George

  • Realty Services Corp.
  • Washington Federal Savings
  • Nevada System of Higher Education
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Nevada State College
  • Itria Ventures, LLC
  • CitiBank, N.A.
  • Umpqua Bank
  • Plus Credit Union
  • Torrey Pines Bank

A Reputable Firm

Smith Larsen & Wixom (SLW) was founded in August 1996 by Jay Earl Smith (1953-2012), Kent F. Larsen, and Michael B. Wixom. The three founding partners established the highest standards of quality and trustworthiness, which continues to the present time. We moved to our current Summerlin location in 2003. Karl L. Nielson joined SLW “of counsel” to the firm. SLW is pleased to have Katie Weber as an associate with the firm.

Attorneys with Smith Larsen & Wixom have distinguished themselves in the private and public sector, and both academically and professionally. Among the attorney’s at our firm are now, or have been in the past, members of the following organizations:

  • The Clark County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • The Board of Regents for the Nevada System of Higher Education (former)

  • Springs Preserve Board of Trustees (former)
  • Education Commission of the States
  • Advisory Education Board and School of Life Foundation