CLAY R. TREESE
Clay grew up in the Las Vegas valley and learned the value of loyalty and hard work early, watching and later working for his dad’s pool construction business. An Eagle Scout and graduate of Green Valley High School, Clay went on to serve a two-year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in South America.
Upon returning to the states, he worked his way through college, earning a Bachelors Degree in Economics from UNLV’s Lee School of Business then went on to the William S. Boyd School of Law where he graduated in 2005 and was licensed to practice law in 2006.
Clay was awarded a highly competitive clerkship with the honorable District Court Judge Cynthia “Diane” Steel in 2006 after which he worked for an insurance defense firm for three years, utilizing his time to learn all the ins and outs of the insurance world. Today, he utilizes that very same knowledge to fight for the rights of his clients.
Clay is AV Preeminent® rated with Martindale Hubble. This prestigious honor was bestowed retively early in his legal career. The “A” portion indicates the highest possible rating for legal ability. The “V” portion indicates adherence to the highest standard of professional conduct. The ratings are based on confidential evaluations submitted by lawyers and judges throughout Nevada. AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
Clay has been married for 18 years to his wife, Amber, and they have six children. Family is the cornerstone of Clay’s life and although he and his wife have put a lot into the law practice, nothing comes before his family. Along with Amber, they spend at two weeks each summer with the kids on vacation whether it be fishing, camping, hiking or visiting different cities around the country.
Clay learned Portuguese on his mission in Brazil. He is fliuet in Portuguese and Spanish and enjoys visiting with his clients in their native languages. His Spanish isn’t perfect and it always gives his clients a chuckle to hear him work through the Spanish language. He hopes and trys to make his foreign languags clients feel more at home in what can be a scarey and overwhelming process.