JP Hendricks

Of Counsel

JP Hendricks is a senior litigation attorney with a background in commercial litigation, including business litigation, real estate, discrimination, intellectual property, and administrative law work. He has experience both on the plaintiff and defense side, at a law firm and as in-house corporate counsel. He joined the Maier Gutierrez & Associates team because of the firm’s reputation for bringing clients top-shelf legal work in a small-firm environment.

JP grew up in Utah, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications at Southern Utah University and an MBA from Utah State University. He then came to Nevada, where he graduated from the William S. Boyd School of Law. After completing law school, he remained in Las Vegas—which JP has called home for over 25 years.

He started his legal career as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. James C. Mahan in the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada. JP gained experience assisting Judge Mahan with all facets of civil and criminal docket management, legal research, and trial. Next, he joined Morris Law Group, where he practiced complex commercial litigation in a variety of areas including real estate law, discrimination, administrative law, and intellectual property. Most recently, JP served as corporate counsel for the Siegel Group, where he managed all aspects of in-house litigation from initial case filing through arbitration or trial.

JP is also a licensed Nevada real estate broker with a property management. When he is not working, he enjoys traveling with his family and loves deep-sea fishing in Mexico.

Education

  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas – Juris Doctor
  • Utah State University – Master of Business Administration
  • Southern Utah University – Bachelor of Science in Communications

Awards and Recognitions

  • Super Lawyers Mountain States Rising Star – 2015
  • CALI award, Legal Drafting Class – Summer 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Nevada Justice Association