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James “Mike” Walsh

Born in Hudson, New York in September of 1950. Walsh was admitted to bar in 1979, in Nevada and California and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California; U.S. Court of Appeals, and Ninth Circuit.


He has lectured on various topics including: the State Bar of Nevada, “Reservation of Rights in Title Insurance Claims”; Northern Nevada Escrow Officers Association, “Escrow Practices and Notary Liability”; Russian Academy of Juris Prudence, Moscow Russia; “Overview Real Estate Law” and “Homeowners Association Formation and Management”.

Mr. Walsh’s specialty is in real estate litigation. He has participated in Court Supervised Marketing and sale of properties such as: time share development (Lake Tahoe); single family residences (Washoe County); shopping centers (Reno); 10,000 acre ranch (Douglas County); business assets (Washoe County); valuation of these assets varied from $100,000 through $100,000,000, plus.

Practice Areas

Commercial litigation in areas of Business, Real Estate, Construction
Defects, Professional Liability, Corporate, Title Insurance, Escrow, Lender Representation, Employer Defense of Wrongful Termination,  Franchise Law and Discrimination Claims.


Graduate of California State University at Sacramento (B.S. 1974); University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D.1978).

Community Involvement

Member of State Bar of Nevada and State Bar of California. The past President and board member Ronald McDonald Charities of Northern Nevada and volunteer at Counsel Habitat for Humanity.

Representative Clients

Western Title Company, First Centennial Title Company, Westcore Title Insurance, Orange Coast Title Insurance, Port of Subs Inc., International Lining Technology, Advance Installations, Invacare.

Reported Cases

Abbott Bldg. Corp., Inc. v. U.S., 951 F.2d 191 (9th Cir.(Nev.), Dec 06, 1991)
American Title Ins. Co. v. Lacelaw Corp., 861 F.2d 224 (9th Cir.(Nev.), Nov 09, 1988)
Women’s Federal Sav. & Loan Ass’n v. Nevada Nat. Bank, 811 F.2d 1255 (9th Cir.(Nev.), Mar 02, 1987)
Brennan v. Gann, 1993 WL 248689 (N.D.Cal., Jun 29, 1993)

Mark Properties, Inc. v. National Title Co., 34 P.3d 587 (Nev., Nov 26, 2001)
Mark Properties, Inc. v. National Title Co., 116 Nev. 1158, 14 P.3d 507 (Nev., Dec 14, 2000)
Graber v. Comstock Bank, 111 Nev. 1421, 905 P.2d 1112 (Nev., Nov 30, 1995)
Gramanz v. T-Shirts and Souvenirs, Inc., 111 Nev. 478, 894 P.2d 342 (Nev., Apr 27, 1995)
Grappo v. Mauch, 110 Nev. 1396, 887 P.2d 740 (Nev., Dec 22, 1994)
Nevis v. Fidelity New York, F.A., 104 Nev. 576, 763 P.2d 345 (Nev., Oct 26, 1988)
Houston Exploration Inc. v. Meredith, 102 Nev. 510, 728 P.2d 437 (Nev., Dec 04, 1986)
Brunzell v. Lawyers Title Ins. Corp., 101 Nev. 395, 705 P.2d 642 (Nev., Aug 27, 1985)
Ward v. Ford Motor Co., 99 Nev. 47, 657 P.2d 95 (Nev., Jan 27, 1983)