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Farhan Naqvi

Farhan Naqvi

Owner

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Farhan Naqvi has well over a decade of experience representing injured clients. Prior to that, he worked as an insurance defense lawyer, so he understands how the other side thinks. Farhan was voted Top Lawyer by both Vegas INC and Desert Companion magazines. He has successfully handled more than 4000 cases. Many of Farhan’s cases actually come from other lawyers who rely on his expertise. Farhan has published articles in the area of personal injury law and he frequently lectures on the topic.
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Elizabeth Coats

Elizabeth Coats

Attorney

Elizabeth Coats is an extremely gifted lawyer. She is a fierce settlement negotiator and excels in the areas of legal research, writing, and client relations. Elizabeth’s efforts litigating and arbitrating the firm’s cases has resulted in millions of dollars’ worth of settlements for Naqvi Injury Law clients.

Elizabeth is a graduate of the William S. Boyd School of Law, where she received the highest score of any student in her class in the areas of Pretrial Litigation and Trial Advocacy. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys exercising and attending music festivals.

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Paul Albright

Paul Albright

Attorney

Paul is an attorney at Naqvi Injury Law, and is licensed to represent clients in all of Nevada’s state and federal courts. He obtained his Juris Doctorate from William S. Boyd School of Law, where he scored in the top of his class in the areas of Negotiation, Pre-trial Litigation, Mediation Advocacy, and Legal Writing. Since joining the firm, Paul has fought tirelessly for our clients in cases involving complex products liability issues, catastrophic injury, insurance bad faith, premises liability, and motor vehicle accidents.

Prior to joining the firm, Paul attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he graduated with honors with a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice. In his spare time, Paul enjoys exercising, playing sports, and spending time with his family. Paul is a third-generation Las Vegas native who cares deeply about the Las Vegas community, its visitors, and residents.

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Meghan Reed

Meghan Reed

Attorney

Meghan Reed is a passionate and hardworking attorney at Naqvi Injury Law, licensed to practice in the state of Nevada and Colorado.

Meghan enjoys helping others and treats every client like family. She is an aggressive negotiator and excels in legal writing and client relations. Prior to joining Naqvi, Meghan worked in federal civil rights litigation for nearly a decade. She graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2006 where she zealously advocated on behalf of low-income clients in the Defender Aid Clinic. Meghan grew up on a cattle ranch in Wyoming and is a former college basketball player. When she isn’t in the office, you can find her cheering on her kids at their sporting events or on the golf course.

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Sarah Banda

Sarah Banda

Attorney

Drawing from a wealth of litigation experience, Sarah possesses comprehensive knowledge in the fields of personal injury law, insurance bad faith, and medical malpractice. Her forward-thinking and empathetic approach allows her to connect with friends and foes alike, while countless hours spent in the courtroom have sharpened her ruthless advocacy skills. Through a balance of strength and compassion, Sarah is able to provide thorough and effective legal representation to her clients.

Sarah is a Las Vegas native who graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Economics. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law in 2010. Away from the office, Sarah uses her leadership skills to keep her husband and three boys in line. She also enjoys running, playing indoor soccer, and traveling the world.

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Victoria Sedillo

Victoria Sedillo

Attorney

Victoria is a hardworking member of the team driven by her passion for helping people. She graduated cum laude from the William S. Boyd School of Law, where she scored in the top of her class in the areas of Legal Writing and Arbitration. Prior to becoming an attorney, Victoria worked at Naqvi Injury Law as a law clerk where she gained valuable experience working in the litigation department.

Although Victoria was born and raised in New Mexico, she now calls Las Vegas home. She returns to New Mexico often for family, friends, and the wonderful food. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys exploring the outdoors, rock climbing and crafting. But above all else, her favorite way to spend time is to simply relax and unwind with her adoring fiancé.

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Vladana Dervisevic

Vladana Dervisevic

Attorney

Vladana is an attorney at Naqvi Injury Law known for her fierce nature and tenacity in pursuing justice for our clients. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2014. Thereafter, she earned her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law in 2018. She primarily practices in the area of personal injury, specifically cases involving motor vehicle accidents, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, insurance bad faith, and premises liability.

Prior to joining the firm, Vladana served as an appellate law clerk at the Georgia Public Defender Council’s Appellate Division, as well as a law clerk at the San Diego Public Defender’s Office. Her desire to make a significant difference in the lives of others led her to the firm, where she continues to zealously advocate for those in need. Clients reap the benefit of her considerable knowledge, experience, and personal investment in every case.

In her free time, Vladana enjoys being in nature, reading, and traveling. She is fluent in Croatian, Bosnian, and Serbian.

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Ellie Naqvi

Ellie Naqvi

Legal Administrator

Ellie is the legal administrator at the firm. She has several years of managerial and human resource experience. She graduated from York University – Toronto, Canada, where she was an elected student Senator, was named to the Dean’s list, and served on prestigious executive committees. Ellie has worked in the personal injury field for many years and truly enjoys helping injured clients getting their lives back. She ensures the staff provides the highest level of customer service at all times, while maintaining a fun, and happy work environment for the employees.

When not at work, Ellie enjoys spending quality time with her husband and two boys. She also enjoys good food and exercising.

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Jenae Page

Jenae Page

Office Manager

In her capacity as the office manager, Jenae is responsible for all the day-to-day operations at the firm. She is a problem-solving virtuoso who always has the right answers thanks to her tremendous insight and impeccable judgment. She balances fierce determination with benevolent charm and is never too busy to offer a smile.

Aside from Farhan and Ellie, Jenae is the longest tenured employee at the firm. Through many years of working side by side, the Naqvis have become more like family than co-workers to Jenae. Her unshakable loyalty is a testament to both her character and the Naqvis’ generosity. Together, they have developed a cooperative and jovial atmosphere at Naqvi Injury Law where hard work and fun times go hand in hand.

When Jenae isn’t taking care of business at the office, you can typically find her traveling the world and exploring the great outdoors with her husband and two brilliant children.

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Michelle Carranza

Michelle Carranza

Human Resource Manager

Michelle provides essential guidance and leadership to the Naqvi team in her role as Human Resources Manager. As the firm continues to grow and reach for new heights, Michelle is working hard to develop and implement policies and services that promote cohesion and meet the needs of an ever-changing world. Michelle leads with integrity and kindness, and she understands the importance of fostering strong and trusted relationships, which she feels is best accomplished with open and honest communication.

Michelle was born and raised in Nevada and has strong ties to both Southern and Northern Nevada. After graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management/Human Resources, she relocated to Las Vegas and dedicated her professional life to a career in Human Resources.

Away from the office, Michelle’s life revolves around family. She especially enjoys traveling and watching her two kids play soccer.

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Elvira Molina

Elvira Molina

Team 2 Lead - Accounting & Distributions

Elvira is a serious multi-tasker and has many important duties within the firm, including client relations, distribution of cases and assisting the office manager with many different tasks. Elvira previously worked in the medical field and this experience allows Elvira to better serve the firm’s clients. She is a team player, and you can always count on her to get something done in a pinch.

Elvira enjoys spending quality time with her husband, and especially enjoys traveling. During her free time, she likes to do activities like dancing, cooking, volunteer work for church or just simply spending time with friends and family.

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Bonnie Lopez

Bonnie Lopez

Claims Team Manager

Bonnie Lopez is a claims team manager here at Naqvi Injury Law. She moved to Las Vegas from Phoenix, Arizona and joins the firm with 11 years of personal injury experience. In Arizona, Bonnie worked at one of the largest personal injury law firms and held various management positions. Not only is she proficient in client satisfaction, she is dedicated to ensuring that each and every client walks away with a positive Naqvi experience.

In her free time, you will find Bonnie spending time with her family be it traveling, shuffling kids to soccer games, gymnastics practice, football games, or just enjoying movie night at home. Her motto is “treat others the way you would like to be treated” and she carries that motto in the way interacts with every person that comes her way.

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Tracie Becker

Tracie Becker

Team 1 Lead - Accounting & Distributions

Tracie is a team lead in the Accounting & Distributions department at Naqvi Injury Law, leading the way with extreme integrity and a sincere desire to benefit our clients. Although you may not see her, she works behind the scenes meticulously analyzing each case and working closely with providers to ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of money in their pocket.

When Tracie isn’t crunching numbers at the office, she enjoys practicing Pilates, or going to music festivals and being a cat mom. Regardless of where she is or what she is doing, her conscientious and fun-loving attitude is always on display.

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Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter

Litigation Paralegal

Robert is a litigation paralegal at Naqvi Injury Law who excels at legal writing, performing research and maintaining positive client relations. He joined our team with more than ten years of paralegal experience under his belt, which equipped him with the knowledge he needs to provide invaluable support to our attorneys in the litigation process.

Robert is a Las Vegas native, although he did leave the area temporarily to earn his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. Family, sports and music occupy most of Robert’s free time, and he has been a regular practitioner of Bikram Yoga since 2007. His lovely wife and adorable son are essential to his understanding that meaningful joy is achieved through being fully present and invested in what you do in life, and he is thrilled to be surrounded by so many other vibrant, happy people here at Naqvi Injury Law.

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Maggie Martinelli

Maggie Martinelli

Case Manager

Maggie is a case manager at Naqvi Injury Law with over 6 years of personal injury experience. She has spent most of her life living in Las Vegas. Prior to beginning her career as a legal assistant she worked as a secretary at a law firm where her commitment and hard work allowed her to move up to several different positions at the firm.

Maggie is very family-oriented and prides herself on being surrounded by positive influences. Her husband, daughter, and son are the most important people in her life and she credits her happy demeanor to the joy they bring her every day. Maggie treats everyone that she meets as if they are family and her dedication to the law is what makes her an asset to Naqvi Injury Law.

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Randi Gomez

Randi Gomez

Assistant to Farhan Naqvi, ESQ.

Randi specializes in project coordination and resource management in her role as the assistant to Farhan Naqvi, the founder and owner of Naqvi Injury Law. Randi was promoted within the firm and achieved her position by impressing Farhan with her consistent dependability, high efficiency, and exemplary customer service. She seamlessly tailors her skills to meet a variety of demands from not only Farhan but also the staff and clients, making life at the office less stressful and more fun for everyone.

Away from the office, Randi relieves her own stress by participating in CrossFit competitions with her husband, Jonny. They’re also avid VGK fans. Go Knights, go!

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Bailey Weirauch

Bailey Weirauch

Team 3 Lead - Accounting & Distributions

Born and raised in sunny Las Vegas, Bailey Weirauch recently spent a few chilly semesters studying at Northern Arizona University. At NAU Bailey was an active member of Alpha Omicron Pi and was committed to paying it forward by serving charities such as Project Homeless and Health Active Research Team. Since she's been happily back home in Las Vegas, Bailey has been busy serving in customer service roles. Her youthful energy and helpful attitude makes her a great team player here at the firm.

Bailey is currently pursuing her business degree, and later has plans to attend law school. When work and school permits, Bailey enjoys exploring Nevada off the beaten path or spending time with friends and her large, extended family in the Valley.

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Tarah Ryan

Tarah Ryan

Case Manager

Tarah has been in the legal field since 2006. She started off as a file clerk and then transitioned into being a legal assistant at an insurance defense firm. She then received her paralegal certificate in 2012 from the University of Arizona and in 2016, she earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix. Tarah loves to help people, has great organization, research, customer service and multi-tasking skills.

Tarah has lived in Las Vegas for almost her entire life, but most of her family lives on the East Coast. In her spare time, Tarah enjoys spending time with her husband and her son, traveling, especially to Disneyland and Disneyworld, watching football (Go Eagles!), shopping and hiking.

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Rachel Bounds

Rachel Bounds

Litigation Paralegal

Rachel is a litigation paralegal at Naqvi Injury Law. She previously worked for an insurance defense firm as a paralegal with her main focus on general liability cases. She has assisted in multiple trials, has great customer service and organizational skills, and is a true go getter.

Rachel was born and raised in Las Vegas. She loves traveling, camping, going trail riding in their side by side with her husband and their three dogs. She also is a huge Pittsburg Steelers fan, loves shopping, and loves spending her Friday nights at the Speedway watching her husband race their vehicle up the track.

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Alejandra Alvarez

Alejandra Alvarez

Intake Specialist Supervisor

Alejandra’s youthful ambition and unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction make her an ideal fit for the firm. Fueled by a passion to help others, she works tirelessly to improve our clients’ lives. Her gregarious nature and unmistakable warmth allow her to bond with people from all walks of life, and she has a special ability to make acquaintances feel like lifelong friends.

When she is not brightening up our office, you might find her delighting in an afternoon at Disneyland or playing with her two adorable puppies.

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Ashley Ostrander

Ashley Ostrander

Intake Specialist

Ashley joins Naqvi Injury Law with over a decade of experience in high-end customer service. Prior to joining Naqvi Injury Law, Ashley worked as a manager at a five-star hotel & resort in Las Vegas. Ashley draws on her past experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients. She received her BA in Criminal Justice from California State University, Chico as well as her Paralegal certificate from University Las Vegas, Nevada.

During her spare time, Ashley enjoys taking hunter/jumper-riding lessons, shopping, traveling and spending time outdoors with her boyfriend and miniature pincher.

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Karizma Alvarado-Hernández

Karizma Alvarado-Hernández

Case Manager

Karizma, a case manager at Naqvi Injury Law, joined our team eager to help and build relationships with clients and colleagues. Karizma has lived in Las Vegas for over 21 years and graduated from Las Vegas High School. She loves being involved in the community and is an active volunteer at Three Square food bank.

When Karizma is away from the firm, she enjoys going on adventures with her daughter and spending quality time with her family and loved ones. She also takes a lot of pride in her Hispanic heritage and loves to express it by cooking authentic Mexican dishes.

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Nidia Mellin

Nidia Mellin

Receptionist

Nidia’s bright smile lights up the reception desk at Naqvi Injury Law. Prior to joining the firm, she mastered the art of maintaining poise under pressure while supervising a utility company’s customer service call center. She is always happy to help and meets every challenge with grace and unending patience.

Nidia is a California transplant who seizes every opportunity to return to the beach. Otherwise, away from the office she can typically be found at the gym or curled up in bed reading a good book. She is a devoted wife and loving mother of two handsome boys.

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Thais Sepulveda

Thais Sepulveda

Intake Specialist

Having grown up in New York City, Thais understands the value of having a strong work ethic and an open mind. But what really makes her shine is her outgoing, warm-hearted attitude. She always wears a smile on her face and knows just what to do to make her clients feel welcome and at ease.

Away from work, Thais enjoys spending her days with family out in the Vegas heat and her nights with friends under the Vegas lights.

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Tayler Flory

Tayler Flory

Legal Assistant

Tayler joined our team thanks to a love of the Las Vegas community and the desire to help serve the people of that community. Born in Wisconsin, she has lived in a variety of places around the world due to her time in the United States Air Force but the vibrancy, diversity, and wonderful weather of the valley is why she now calls it her “forever home”. Coming from several years in military and public education service, Tayler’s commitment to the public and experience with customer service will only enhance her ability to serve our clients and contribute to the five-star reputation of the firm.

When not at the firm, Tayler is hard at work studying for her Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics or spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys photography, hiking, learning new languages, reading, and traveling to anywhere and everywhere in the world.

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Dionna Calderon

Dionna Calderon

Intake Specialist

Dionna is from the small town of Needles, CA. She developed an interest in the law at a young age and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University in 2017. Dionna plans to continue her education in legal studies, and there is no limit to her potential. She takes great pride in the quality of her work and is always eager to lend a helping hand. She is willing to come in early, stay late, and do whatever is necessary to ensure that her job is done well.

Dionna loves to help people and is grateful to be a part of the Naqvi family, working for a firm that truly cares and does so much to give back to the community. In her spare time, Dionna enjoys traveling, attending music and sporting events, and spending time with her friends and family.

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Amoi Fong

Amoi Fong

Assistant-Accounting & Distributions

Amoi was raised in Coupeville, a town in the Pacific Northwest with a population of less than 2,000. Growing up in such a tight-knit community, Amoi has been instilled with the values of kindness, generosity and service, and she naturally treats everyone as family. Prior to joining the firm, Amoi managed the operations of a high-volume retail store for ten years, which taught her the importance of providing quality customer service. Amoi was happy to recognize those same core values and dedication to customer service at Naqvi Injury Law, and she continues to live up to that high standard each day.

Amoi is currently pursuing her Associate of Science degree with which she plans to one day embark on a career as an ultrasound technician. In her free time, she enjoys listening to Country music, shopping, and cooking.

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Camille Hendrix

Camille Hendrix

File Clerk

Camille is a File Clerk at Naqvi Injury Law. She joined the firm with over 10 years of Administrative Assistant experience working at a restaurant on the strip. She enjoys learning and is always happy to help. Camille was born and raised in Las Vegas. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, listening to music every chance she gets, and watching football. Go Rams!

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Cynthia Lindsay

Cynthia Lindsay

Case Manager

Cynthia’s diverse professional background includes working as a branch manager for a financial institution, managing her own fitness club franchise, and spending several years as an analyst for an investment group. She also attended Michigan State University, where she majored in Human Development Family Services. Since moving back home to Las Vegas, she has successfully applied her wide-ranging expertise and proven to be an integral part of the Naqvi family as evidenced by her swift promotion to the position of case manager.

During her time away from the office, Cynthia enjoys traveling, going to music festivals, and rooting on the MSU Spartans with her husband and their miniature yorkie named Sparty. Go Green!

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Alain Sainz

Alain Sainz

Accounting And Distributions

Alain’s determination, ambition and positive attitude have all attributed to his strong work ethic. At a young age, Alain established an interest in law and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. After graduating, Alain plans on attending law school to fulfill a career as a Personal Injury Attorney and hopes to one day run for public office. His friendly demeanor makes him a pleasure to be around and work with. Alain takes great pride in his work ethic and does everything within his capacity and more, to ensure the success of the firm.

Born and raised here in Las Vegas, Alain understands the importance of community involvement and volunteers at his local Boys and Girls Club. When away from the office, Alain enjoys spending time with his family and hanging out with his friends.

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Natasha Hopkins

Natasha Hopkins

Litigation Assistant

A native to Las Vegas, Natasha joins the Naqvi Injury Law family as an assistant in the litigation department. With over 8 years of personal injury experience, Natasha provides excellent service and is always willing to go the extra mile. She is detail-oriented, passionate, and her go-getter approach makes her a perfect fit at the firm.

When she is not diligently working at the office, Natasha is studying for her master’s degree in Psychology. Her family means the world to her, and in her spare time Natasha can be found shopping, traveling, watching football, and spending quality time with friends.

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Shirleen Peterson

Shirleen Peterson

Legal Assistant

Shirleen is an investigations legal assistant at the firm. She has several years of managerial, human resource and safety experience. Shirleen is another Las Vegas native on the Naqvi Injury Law team. She was born and raised in Las Vegas and graduated from Clark High School, where she was an elected student home room Representative, was named to the National Honor Society, and served on several other teams. When not at work, Shirleen truly enjoys spending quality time with her family – especially her adorable grandchildren.

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Brittany Orozco

Brittany Orozco

Intake Specialist

Brittany joined Naqvi Injury Law after working for 5 years in the medical field providing excellent patient care. She has a passion for helping others and her experience provides her a unique understanding of what clients go through during their treatment process. Her charming and caring personality makes our clients feel comfortable during their difficult situations. Always striving to succeed, Brittany is eager to learn all aspects of the personal injury process and move up within the firm.

When she is not working, Brittany spends her spare time with family and friends, eating good food, traveling, and going to sporting events.

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Kimberly Dunn

Kimberly Dunn

Case Manager Assistant

Kimmy joined Naqvi Injury Law after 6 years of providing high-end guest services on the Las Vegas Strip. With an extensive background in customer care, Kimmy's true calling in life is to help people. She possesses the natural ability to empathize with others and the drive to do what is right. Born and raised here in Las Vegas, Kimmy graduated from Palo Verde High School and she is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Psychology so that she may provide counseling for adults and youth groups.

When she is not passionately working to provide top notch client care at the office, Kimmy thoroughly enjoys expressing herself by creating art. She also loves baking for her friends and family in her down time. If she is not throwing paint on a canvas or “licking the spoon” you’ll find her spending time with her 4 younger siblings that she loves more than anything in the world!

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Jennifer Payan

Jennifer Payan

Legal Assistant

Jennifer is a previous client of Naqvi Injury Law, turned employee. Her scarring motor vehicle collision has given her a new form of empathy as well as a look into the world of personal injury. Thanks to the dedication and attention to detail that was applied to her case, Jennifer now encompasses the strong work ethic that is essential to the firm. Jennifer is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She was inspired by the due diligence of her care takers and is looking forward to providing the same care to patients in the hospital and in the office.

Jennifer is originally from Las Vegas and comes from a close-knit family. When she is away from the office, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and traveling to new places.

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Marisol Hernandez

Marisol Hernandez

Intake Specialist

Marisol joins Naqvi Injury Law with over a decade of compassionate customer service. Prior to joining Naqvi Injury Law, Marisol worked in the medical field as a surgery coordinator. This experience has given Marisol the tools to assist clients with care and compassion during difficult times. Marisol strives to treat others with delicacy and respect. Her everyday goal is to provide exceptional customer service.

When Marisol is not at the office, you can find her at her son’s sports activities or at her daughter’s cheer competitions. She also loves salsa dancing.

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Adria Robinson

Adria Robinson

Case Manager

Adria truly enjoys her role as a Case Manager. She is an intelligent, kind, and compassionate person which makes her a perfect fit for her role at the firm. The time, dedication, and care she provides to her clients makes Adria amazing at what she does. Not only does she brighten up the office with her big smile, but she is always a crucial source of knowledge for her colleagues.

Prior to joining the Naqvi team, Adria began her legal career as the receptionist at an out of state personal injury law firm; eventually transitioning into Legal Assistant and Paralegal roles. Adria’s genuine passion for the law is one of the reasons she is an asset to the firm.

Since relocating to Las Vegas, Adria has taken full advantage of exploring the city, trying new restaurants, and hiking as often as possible with her partner. Adria is happy to call Las Vegas her home and looks forward to making a positive impact in our community.

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Dania Batiste

Dania Batiste

Case Manager

As a Case Manager, Dania exhibits true passion and genuine care for all her clients and colleagues. She approaches each and every day with a positive attitude; and her friendly, fun personality is infectious.

Dania has an extensive, well-rounded legal background; starting as a Legal Secretary at a defense firm, then as a District Courtroom Clerk and Judicial Assistant handling high-profile criminal and civil cases. She also attended college in Fresno, CA, where she studied Stenography. Dania loves to help others, is a great multi-tasker, and takes pride in everything she does.

While away from the office, Dania enjoys spending time with her fiancée and fur baby, Mack. She and her fiancée are avid baseball fans (Let’s go, Mets!), with a goal of traveling to every baseball park in America. Dania also loves all things fashion, exploring Las Vegas, and going to the beach whenever possible.

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Cynthia Velasco

Cynthia Velasco

Legal Assistant

Cynthia is part of the investigations team at the firm. She is originally from Salinas, California, but moved to Las Vegas in 2005. Cynthia managed to work two jobs and hold a 4.0 GPA in college. After graduating, Cynthia worked as a doctor’s assistant for over seven years. Always eager to learn more, Cynthia decided to join the legal field. Cynthia’s hard working and friendly attitude was a perfect fit for our firm.

Outside of the office, Cynthia is a dedicated mother to her daughters. Cynthia and her husband love volunteering to coach their daughters’ soccer teams. She enjoys going to the gym with her husband, but she also loves trying different types of food. Cynthia loves to travel and has plans to visit more countries in the future.

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Ruth Palacios

Ruth Palacios

Intake Specialist

Ruth, a Guatemalan native, was raised and grew up in Las Vegas. Ruth’s positive and radiant attitude is felt by everyone who has the pleasure of working with and around her. Ruth has two older brothers and has the most fun while hanging out with her young niece, Lisa. Ruth is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in special education and plans to one day be a teacher in the Autism program.

Outside of work, Ruth enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching movies, and perfecting her Ceviche recipe.

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Stephanie Cisneros-Rojas

Stephanie Cisneros-Rojas

Legal Assistant

Stephanie was born in Los Angeles, CA, but has lived most of her life in the Las Vegas Valley. She joined Naqvi Injury Law after working in the real estate field. Her prior experience working with contracts and deadlines has allowed her to become a detail-oriented person which has greatly benefitted her as a legal assistant. She is a recent graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, having obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with an emphasis in Latin American Studies and Spanish. She plans to further her education by attending law school. Her prior work experience and diligent study habits motivate her to help all of our clients to the best of her abilities.

If Stephanie is not in the office, she is spending time with her family and pets. She enjoys being outdoors especially going on hikes with her dog Rocky to Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, or Zion National Park. She is a coffee fanatic and enjoys reading a good book.

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Isabella Munguia

Isabella Munguia

Intake Specialist

Isabella is a Las Vegas native who spent time living in Anchorage, Alaska. She joined Naqvi Injury Law shortly after graduating from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Her passion for law developed at a young age and is devoted to the legal field. Isabella plans to continue her legal studies and to advance in her legal career. After spending time managing the front desk at a local hotel, she developed a keen sense of service and strives to show compassion when assisting all clients. When she is not in the office, Isabella enjoys traveling with family and friends.

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Ashley Estrada

Ashley Estrada

Legal Assistant

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Ashley joined the Naqvi team with prior knowledge and experience in the medical field. She has learned first-hand the importance of care our clients need and deserve in such difficult times. Her experience allows her to provide a strong work ethic, an ability to empathize, and to deliver top-notch customer service. Ashley is currently training to one day join the police academy and is also continuing her education by pursuing a degree in forensic science.

Away from the office, you can find Ashley playing tourist in the city trying all the new hot spots, watching scary movies and shopping.

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Katrin Tuazon

Katrin Tuazon

File Clerk

Born and raised in Germany, Katrin moved to Las Vegas in 2012. Katrin’s career in the legal field started many years ago as a paralegal in her home country. Katrin’s strong work ethics and impeccable organizational skills make her a wonderful asset to the team as a File Clerk.

Away from the office, Katrin is a dedicated mother to her beautiful twins and a 100lb German Shepherd. Together they enjoy spending quality time with friends and family. Katrin loves to cook and has some serious sewing skills. The outdoor opportunities and exploring the southwestern states are her favorite part of living in Nevada.

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Alondra Velasco

Alondra Velasco

Case Manager Assistant

Before joining Naqvi Injury Law, Alondra worked for several years at a law firm that practiced in multiple areas of law. In this role, Alondra managed a high-volume call center and provided clients with courteous treatment along. Alondra believes there is no greater joy than ensuring excellent customer service which provided the perfect foundation to join a team that is customer-focused and empathetic.

When out of the office, Alondra enjoys weight training, experiencing new restaurants and breathing the air of new places with family and friends.

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Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Case Manager

Alex is a Wyoming native who learned hard work and dedication at a young age. She relocated to Las Vegas to further her career and continue to grow and excel in a field she loves. Alex has extensive knowledge in customer service, human resources, accounting, and the legal field. She takes pride in helping others and making sure all tasks are done diligently, efficiently, and correctly the first time. Alex was introduced to the legal field at a law firm in Wyoming where she began as a legal assistant. Due to her perseverance and grit, she was promoted into the business operations role where she was a true asset to the firm.

During her time away from the office, Alex enjoys spending quality-time with her two amazing children, two fur babies, and family. Other times you will find her playing softball, on a boat at the lake or simply enjoying quiet time at home.

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Leticia Clay

Leticia Clay

Case Manager

Leticia joined Naqvi Injury Law after 7 years of providing covert Customer Service and Integrity Evaluations through a locally owned Private Investigations Firm. With an extensive background in customer service, compliance and quality, Leticia’s passionate about the care that customers receive. She possesses the natural ability to empathize with others and the drive to do whatever it takes to ensure accuracy, quality and client satisfaction. Raised here in Las Vegas, Leticia graduated from Trinity High School and achieved a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Nevada – Las Vegas.

When not found at the office, Leticia is at home spending quality time with her husband. Leticia is a homebody who enjoys spending time reading, taste-testing her husband’s culinary creations, hosting game nights for her friends, and watching Hulu & Netflix while cuddling with her two fur-babies, Bubs and Sasha. Leticia is part of a close-knit family and spends time with her nieces and nephew going to concerts, food festivals and local wrestling events.

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Blanca Ordonez

Blanca Ordonez

Legal Assistant

Prior to joining the team at Naqvi Injury Law, Blanca worked in the Real Estate field for nearly 16 years before deciding to make a career change and venture into something new. Blanca prides herself on being helpful, respectful and kind to others. She truly believes that a smile goes a long way.

In her spare time Blanca loves to travel, enjoy yummy food, explore and take in nature – especially beautiful sunsets and big moons. You can also find her reading or listening to educational/self-improvement podcasts in her downtime.

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Dena Banning

Dena Banning

Case Manager

As a Case Manager, Dena has applied her expertise in communication and her passion for justice to advocate for the best possible client care. Prior to her transition into the legal field, she worked in local broadcast television and strategic marketing campaigns. As a graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Dena plans to continue her education with aspirations to attend law school. She has found her home in the legal field within injury law.

Dena does not believe in spare time – Instead, she believes in time well spent. She dedicates herself to her community as an active volunteer, to her family as a devoted daughter, and to herself as a lover of all animals.

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Maria Soto Ruiz

Maria Soto Ruiz

Case Manager

Originally from a coffee farm in the mountains of Puerto Rico, Maria moved to Las Vegas in 2017, after the hurricane that shares her name. She has a Bachelor in Political Science from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus and a Juris Doctor from Interamerican University, School of Law and has worked in the legal field for 16 years as a research assistant, attorney and administrative judge. She has experience with criminal affairs, child support, divorce, custody, personal injury, domestic violence, minors, housing and contracts, among others. Now a Vegas resident, she joined the Naqvi family as a case manager to provide our clients with a fresh perspective, exceptional service and creative solutions.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, decorating, volunteering at her church, planning her next recipe or crafting adventure on Pinterest and of course… a good cup of coffee.

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Austin Wood

Austin Wood

Law Clerk

Austin is a law clerk at Naqvi Injury Law. He is currently attending the William S. Boyd, School of Law at UNLV in pursuit of his Juris Doctor. He is a staffer on the Nevada Law Journal and member of the Moot Court Team. Prior to joining the Naqvi team, Austin worked at a personal injury firm, gaining valuable legal research and writing experience. Austin is proud to bring this experience to work with him.

Austin was born and raised in California. He came to Las Vegas to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to law school, Austin worked as an engineer but decided he wanted to explore his interest in law. In his spare time, Austin enjoys spending time attending concerts, playing sports, and traveling.

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Melissa Yeghiazarian

Melissa Yeghiazarian

Law Clerk

Melissa is a law clerk at Naqvi Injury Law. Born and raised in sunny California, she graduated magna cum laude from California State University, Northridge. After graduation, Melissa was hired by a local law firm and developed a passion for assisting people through personal injury law. As a case manager, Melissa worked with clients daily to inform them about the status of their cases and to ensure all their needs were being met by the firm. She is proud to bring this experience with her to work.

After a few years in the field, Melissa decided to go back to school to pursue her Juris Doctor at William S. Boyd, School of Law at UNLV. She is currently a staffer on the Nevada Law Journal and is a member of various on-campus organizations. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her friends and family, trying new restaurants, and exploring the new city she calls home.

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Nikia Lee

Nikia Lee

Case Manager

Nik has embraced Las Vegas as her home and is eager to explore all that the Vegas valley has to offer. Before joining the Naqvi team, she resided in California, where Nik exceled as an Accounting and Billing Specialist in the oil industry. Prior to that, she worked as a Case Manager for mentally ill individuals – it was there that Nika found her true passion for being an advocate for her clients and her strong desire to help others.

In her free time, Nik loves arts and crafts; particularly, crocheting scarves and painting. She also enjoys testing new recipes for her family and friends. Nikia is also a major New England Patriots fan and absolutely loves spoiling her fur-baby, Sophie.

Nik’s personality is an awesome fit to the Naqvi family. Her observant, kind-hearted, positive attitude is a great addition to the office. The passion and care she has for her clients and colleagues are bar none.

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Stephanie Carrillo

Stephanie Carrillo

Intake Specialist

Stephanie, an intake specialist at Naqvi Injury Law, always has a positive attitude and is constantly looking for ways to improve to better help clients. She has worked in personal injury since 2014 and previously worked in the medical field where she gained valuable knowledge that allows her to better understand what clients are going through. What drove Stephanie to seek a position at Naqvi Injury Law was our five-star reputation and how the entire team genuinely cares about our clients and treats everyone like family.

Stephanie was born and raised in Las Vegas and enjoys spending most of her time with her family. She and her family enjoy the outdoors and the beauty of nature. She is all about trying new things and lives her life day by day with positive energy.

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Grecia Mercado

Grecia Mercado

Intake Specialist

Grecia, also known as "Grace", joined Naqvi Injury Law after being in the Mental Health Field for over three years. Her background in customer service has given her the skills to provide remarkable service to our clients. She truly enjoys working with others and getting to know them. Her dedication to helping people coupled with her bilingual skills makes it easy for her to communicate effectively with many people.

When out of the office, Grecia is family oriented and loves spending time with her family and pets or catching concerts with her boyfriend and experiencing new restaurants.

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Ashley Figueroa

Ashley Figueroa

Intake Specialist

Ashley is an intake specialist with Naqvi Injury Law. With previous experience providing customer service at a financial institution, Ashley knows the different challenges that can come day by day and has the ability to provide exceptional service regardless of the situation. Ashley was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada and is pursuing a bachelor’s in criminal justice with the intention to move onto law school to help those in need. She is proud to be part of the first generation within her family to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

When not at work, Ashley enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends. When she has the chance to do so, Ashley also enjoys traveling.

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Cecilia Camacho

Cecilia Camacho

Accounting and Distributions

Cecilia was raised in Santa Ana, California and moved to Las Vegas in 2006. She has 26 years of experience in the Medical field as an office Manager, Human Resources, and a Medical Biller. Cecilia uses her experience to her advantage in her role at Naqvi Injury Law. Cecilia really enjoys her work and she truly cares for our clients.

Away from work, Cecilia enjoys spending quality time with her family. She and her Husband, Joe, love to travel, enjoy the outdoors, and attend sporting events. They love taking their furry baby, Julius, along with them everywhere they can. Cecilia and Joe visit their families in California often and love going to the beach.

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Susy Vargas

Susy Vargas

Case Manager

Susy joined Naqvi Injury Law after working in the medical field for 20 years. Originally from Southern California, Susy relocated to Las Vegas in 2002. She is passionate about helping others and is driven to always do what is right. Her natural ability to empathize with others has allowed for a seamless transition from the medical field to the legal field.

Susy is a dedicated wife and mother, who enjoys spending time with her family. Whether they are vacationing or just staying in for a movie, they always enjoy being together. She and her husband love going to concerts and on mini getaways. Susy is very proud of her 2 daughters and enjoys watching them grow and succeed.

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Katherine Mejia

Katherine Mejia

Case Manager

Prior to beginning her career in the legal field, Katherine worked for high-end fashion designers, where she developed trusting relationships with her customers. Katherine began her career in personal injury in 2017 and often utilizes the skills she developed from her past retail experience to ensure her clients are always met with the best customer service during the difficult times they are facing. As a case manager, Katherine has genuine compassion for each of and every one of the clients she has the pleasure of assisting.

Katherine is a California native, who enjoys traveling the world when she is not working. She is an active member of her church and serves as the church secretary. In her downtime, Katherine enjoys finding unique and trendy outfits to add to her closet.

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Fernanda Ortega

Fernanda Ortega

Case Manager

Commitment, passion, and integrity can be used to define Fernanda. Born in the sunny state of California, raised in the bright lights of Las Vegas, Fernanda’s passion for helping others started at a young age. It’s important to Fernanda that our clients feel at ease and know that she will help throughout the entire process with a bright smile on her face. As the oldest of three children, and the only girl, she knows what it takes to be a role model and help when needed. Fernanda takes great pride in everything that is within her capacity. Fernanda looks forward to pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with the intention to continue to grow and help those in need.

Aside from her passion for helping others and being there for her family, Fernanda loves to travel, create memories with her family and explore the wonders of Las Vegas through its many restaurants and entertainment.

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Jennifer Vela

Jennifer Vela

Litigation Paralegal

Jennifer is a litigation paralegal at Naqvi Injury Law. She previously worked as a paralegal at an insurance defense firm, focusing on Construction Defect and Personal Injury/General Liability cases for over ten years. Jennifer’s excellent organizational skills really shine in her daily work and has been a great asset when she has assisted with several trials over the years. She is always pleasant and willing to help.

Jennifer is originally from El Paso, Texas, but has called Las Vegas her home for more than fifteen years. She attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology before deciding to further her career and education, obtaining a degree in Paralegal Studies from the College of Southern Nevada. She loves traveling and spending quality time with her husband, family, and friends.

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Crystal Williams

Crystal Williams

Litigation Assistant

Crystal is a litigation assistant at Naqvi Injury Law. She previously worked at an insurance defense firm for nine years as a paralegal and legal secretary with her main focus on general liability cases. Crystal has worked on various high-volume cases which require strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail. She has also assisted with and attended various trials with the supervising partner. Crystal always has a positive attitude and enjoys making those around her smile. She is very dedicated and always willing to go the extra mile to assist not only clients, but her co-workers as well. These qualities make Crystal an excellent fit at the firm.

Crystal was born and raised in Las Vegas. When Crystal is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as her dog Roxie. She also enjoys watching/attending football games and is a huge Dallas Cowboys fan.

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Andy Leal

Andy Leal

Case Manager

Andy is originally from Guadalajara, Mexico but was raised in Las Vegas where she has lived since she was ten years old. Prior to her career in the legal field, Andy worked in the retail industry where she developed excellent customer service skills. Andy began her journey in the legal field in 2016 working as a receptionist. Because of her drive, dedication, and eagerness to learn Andy was quickly promoted to Case Manager and has helping injured people ever since. Andy enjoys helping clients and is passionate, understanding, and devoted to assisting in any way that she can.

Outside of work, Andy enjoys spending time with her daughters and husband.

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Abi Medina

Abi Medina

Case Manager

Abi believes every client poses a unique opportunity to prove his motto in life. “Ifyou don't wake up in the morning excited to pick up where you left your work yesterday, you haven't found your calling yet.” - Mike Wallace. Naqvi Injury Law is Abi’s second home. As such, he treats every person he interacts with like family. Abi takes pride in providing elite customer service and ensures each one of his client’s needs are met.

Abi is originally from California and has a beautiful wife and daughter. When Abi isn’t working hard to ensure his clients have the best possible experience, he enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his family.

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Bianca Gonzalez

Bianca Gonzalez

Case Manager

Bianca, a case manager at Naqvi Injury Law, understands that every case is unique and she excels at tailoring her support to fit her clients’ specific needs. Prior to joining the Naqvi team, Bianca obtained her Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She then began her career as a licensed insurance agent, before realizing that her positive attitude and friendly personality were perfectly suited for the field of personal injury. She made the jump in 2016, and hasn’t looked back, as she thrives on helping others through difficult times.

Bianca was born and raised in Las Vegas and is the witty middle child of three sisters. Outside of work, Bianca loves spending time with her daughter and her fiancé exploring new restaurants around the city and finding fun indoor playgrounds.

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