Lee Thomas Hotchkin Jr

Lee Thomas Hotchkin Jr is one of the most experienced lawyers in Reno area. With over thirty-three years of experience, he is among the regions most seasoned lawyers, with an array of experience across a wide spectrum of practice areas.

Lee attended both the University of California at Davis and The University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, where he earned his J D. (Juris Doctor) degree in 1980. He is an active member of both the Nevada and California State Bar Associations. His legal experience includes acting as the former Senior Chief Trial Deputy of Washoe County Public Defender’s Office.

Lee has earned an enviable reputation in the legal community by effectively representing clients across all of Northern Nevada. Additionally, Lee has been praised by clients for his ability to get the job done.

Lee has a passion for helping people, and he is very successful at what he does. He brings knowledge, experience, commitment, professionalism and patience to the process. Lee’s goal is to make your legal experience run as smoothly as possible. His only allegiance is to you, the client.

Lee knows how to be aggressive in court. He is adept in the skills of negotiating and will make your lawsuit or defense less painful. His analytical mind picks up details of which he uses to your advantage.

Fees: Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types: Cash, Check

Contact info
Lee Thomas Hotchkin Jr3
Hotchkin Law100 West Liberty St Ste 820
Reno, NV, 89501


Office (775) 624-5324








State Status Acquired Updated
NV Active 1981 06/11/2016
CA Active 1981 05/24/2016

Award name Grantor Date granted
Peer Review Rated Martindale-Hubbell 2015
BV Distinguished 4.4 out of 5 Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings 2014

Work experience
Title Company name Duration
Owner Hotchkin Law 1989 – 2014
Senior Chief Trial Deputy Washoe County Public Defender 1981 – 1989

School name Major Degree Graduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific Law JD – Juris Doctor 1980
University of California at Davis School of Law History BA – Bachelor of Arts 1977

Speaking engagements
Conference name Title Date
Continuing Legal Education Demonstrative Evidence 2008
Divorce Center Divorce Settlement Stategies 2006


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