Liane Wakayama and Jack Juan Honored as Southern Nevada Top Attorneys

Liane Wakayama and Jack Juan Honored as Southern Nevada Top Attorneys

Liane Wakayama and Jack Juan have both been named Southern Nevada Top Attorneys by Nevada Business Magazine, the only state-wide publication in Nevada to honor attorneys with an annual, highly respected, peer-based accolade. As partners of HAYES WAKAYAMA JUAN, Liane Wakayama and Jack Juan are proud that their dedication to clients and the law firm is recognized by other lawyers as going above and beyond.

What is the Top Rank Attorneys list?

Formerly known as the Legal Elite list, those included in Nevada Business Magazine’s Top Ranked Attorneys are the most respected lawyers in Nevada and are recognized by fellow attorneys for their contributions to their field. The list is based on peer votes, which are carefully collected from other Nevada attorneys who are in good standing with the State Bar of Nevada and are actively practicing in the state.

How does the voting system work?

To be eligible to vote, an attorney must:

  • Be licensed to practice in Nevada.
  • Be an active attorney in the state.

When a vote was verifiably submitted by a qualifying attorney, that vote was then scored on a point system. If that attorney voted for somebody within their firm, it was counted as one point. If the vote came from somebody outside of the candidate’s firm, it was counted as three points. The top attorneys with the most points made the Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, and Best Up and Coming lists.

Who qualifies to make the Top Rank Attorneys list?

To qualify as a Top Rank Attorney, the eligibility process is rigorous, with multiple layers of verification done by the editorial team. In order to make the list, attorneys needed to make the cut with the most points from attorneys within their own firm and peers from other firms in the region. Additionally, eligible attorneys need:

  • A license to practice law in the State of Nevada.
  • Good standing with the State Bar of Nevada, with no disciplinary actions on record.
  • Active status with the bar and a verifiable Nevada State Bar number.

According to the magazine’s editorial team, only the top 3 percent of Nevada’s attorneys are included in this exclusive list.

Liane Wakayama – Honored Practice Areas

Each lawyer who is honored as a Top Ranked Attorney is also recognized for their practice emphasis and their contributions to that particular field of law. Attorney Liane Wakayama is listed as a leader in the practice areas of:

1. Personal Injury

Ms. Wakayama can help accident victims get justice through a personal injury claim. She pursues the maximum value to compensate her clients for all their losses caused by the accident and the responsible party’s negligence.

2. Civil Litigation

As a successful litigator and aggressive advocate for her clients, Ms. Wakayama is prepared to take her client’s civil cases to trial when necessary. If a favorable settlement cannot be reached, her strong courtroom presence and skills mean her clients are always in good hands.

3. Probate & Trusts

If you need a skilled attorney to guide you through the probate process, Ms. Wakayama has more than a decade of experience with estate planning, trust litigation, and probate and guardianship proceedings.

As a specialist in these fields in Southern Nevada, Liane Wakayama provides exceptional representation to clients with compassionate support and expert advocacy throughout the legal process.

Jack Juan – Honored Practice Areas

Attorney Jack Juan has been practicing law in Nevada for 25 years and is recognized as a leader in these practice areas by Nevada Business Magazine’s Top Rank Attorneys:

1. Business Litigation

Mr. Juan has successfully represented business venture clients and local government agencies with complex cases involving multi-million-dollar claims.

2. Construction

The legalities of construction in Southern Nevada can be complicated and overwhelming for those who do not have legal experience in this field. Mr. Juan effectively advises and represents construction clients through disputes and large-scale claims with decades of experience.

3. Personal Injury

Mr. Juan also helps accident victims and their families recover damages through personal injury claims. He uses expert negotiation skills to reach a settlement or takes the case before a judge and jury to fight for maximum compensation for his clients.

Jack Juan also volunteers as a pro-bono attorney to help vulnerable groups in Las Vegas, including serving as counsel for the Holocaust Survivors Justice Network and Helping Hand of Vegas Valley.


If you need an experienced attorney in Las Vegas who you can trust, schedule a case evaluation with HAYES WAKAYAMA JUAN. Our civil litigation, probate, personal injury, and Las Vegas dui lawyers can answer your questions, walk you through the process, and share how we can help you reach a successful case outcome. Contact our team to learn more.