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Mortenson & Rafie, LLP

Business, Criminal, Divorce & Family Law, Accident & Injury, Real Estate

  • Fax: 702-363-4107
  • Firm Year: 2001
  • Office Hour: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Darius F. Rafie

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Accident & Injury, Business, Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Insurance

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1967; admitted to Nevada Bar 1997; admitted to Utah Bar 1996; admitted to practice in the United States District Court. Ed... (more)

Peter B. Mortenson

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Accident & Injury, Business, Real Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Litigation

Born in American Fork, Utah, 1967; admitted to Nevada Bar 1995; admitted to practice in the United States District Court. Education: Brigham Young Un... (more)

Formed in 2001, Mortenson and Rafie, LLP was established by two Las Vegas attorneys, Peter Mortenson and Darius Rafie. The Firm now has over 35 years of combined legal experience in handling a wide variety of business and personal cases. In 2007 the firm relocated to its new building which is conveniently located directly off the 1-215 exit at Town Center Drive in Las Vegas, Nevada. Partners Darius Rafie and Peter Mortenson each spent years practicing at larger firms before joining together to provide a big firm experience in a small firm setting. Both Mr. Mortenson and Mr. Rafie have been given an "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale Hubbell which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary. We apply our extensive experience in providing excellent legal service, while paying close, personal attention to every one of our cases. We have a sound understanding of the struggles businesses and individuals face in navigating a legal system that is fraught with dangers and traps for the unwary. We pride ourselves in providing sound, practical solutions to guide our clients through the legal landscape in an aggressive, efficient and yet cost effective manner.

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  • NV v. Christian P. 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: NOT GUILTY FELONY BATTERY WITH SERIOUS INJURY 
    -Description: Defendant went up to security guard at a casino to ask why he was told to leave the casino floor. The security guard assaulted defendant who then hit a coffee pot over the security guard's head, resulting in severe lacerations and burns. Defendant claimed self-defense. 
    
    NV v. Leopolod G. 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: NOT GUILTY LUDE AND LASCIVIOUS- HUNG JURY ON SEXUAL ASSAULT 
    -Description: Defendant was charged with sexually abusing his minor-aged niece. 
    
    NV v. Daryal T. 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: NOT GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS 
    -Description: Defendant was a Nye County Sheriff Deputy when he was charged with sexually assaulting a female inmate. 
    
    NV v. John R. 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: NOT GUILTY KIDNAPPING 
    -Description: Defendant charged with conspiring to kidnap. 
    
    NV v. Jennifer M 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: DISMISSED SOLICITATION OF PROSTITUTION 
    -Description: Defendant's prostitution charge was dismissed after she completed an AIDS awareness class. 
    
    NV v. Jenyfer P. 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: DISMISSED PETIT LARCENY 
    -Description: Defendant's Petit Larceny charge dropped after she paid $250 fine. 
    
    NV v. Barth S. 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: DISMISSED PETIT LARCENY 
    -Description: Defendant's petit larceny charge was dismissed after he completed a petit larceny class and paid a $500 fine. 
    
    NV v. Aaron H 
    -Practice Area: Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: NOT GUILTY VERDICT FOR RAPE 
    -Description: Client was arrested for rape. Las Vegas Defense Group presented evidence that any sexual conduct was consensual. 
    
    NV v. Barral 
    -Practice Area: 
    -Criminal defense 
    -Outcome: RAPE CONVICTIONS REVERSED; NEW TRIAL ORDERED 
    -Description: Clark County District Court convicted our client of 2 counts of sexual assault with a minor under 14. On appeal, we argued that the Clark County District Court committed a "structural error" by failing to administer the oath to the jury panel prior to "voir dire." The Nevada Supreme Court agreed and reversed the convictions and ordered a new trial.
Mortenson & Rafie, LLP
10781 W. Twain Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89135
36.123726,-115.326978

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