Las Vegas Real Estate Lawyer
Sandy Van, Esq., is the managing member of Van and Associates Law Firm. She has assisted many individuals in the Las Vegas and Henderson area with successfully short selling their home, negotiating and lowering the settlement amounts paid to the mortgage lender, obtaining deficiency waivers on behalf of her clients and in some cases obtaining relocation money for her clients. Van and Associates Law Firm is primarily a debt settlement law firm assisting individuals in Short Sales, Bankruptcy, Debt Settlement, and Loan Modifications. We have helped the community get rid of over 10 million dollars in debt. We also assist those who have been injured in personal injury auto accidents, slip and falls, and other types of personal injury accidents.
Ms. Van graduated from University of Nevada Las Vegas with a B.S. in Managerial Finance in 2001. She received her Juris Doctorate from William S. Boyd Law School in 2007. During law school she had the opportunity to extern with for Judge Nancy Saitta (currently Justice Nancy Saitta of the Nevada Supreme Court) in the Eight Judicial District Court of Nevada. While in law school, she volunteered at the William S. Boyd Small Claims Pro Bono Clinic to assist individuals in filing small claims actions.
After graduating from law school, she clerked for the Honorable David Barker, District Judge, Clark County, Nevada. After clerking and externing for two well respected judges, Ms. Van worked for Kung and Brown for several years in Bankruptcy, Collections, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury law.
Ms. Van has practiced in Bankruptcy Court and District Court in areas of civil litigation, business litigation matters, real estate matters, deficiency issues, foreclosures, contract matters, personal injury matters, collection matters, and bankruptcy. In the past she has practiced in Mortgage Banking Law. She also worked against many HOA firms and collection agencies in their collection activities. Ms. Van is also a licensed Realtor as well as being a licensed attorney. She uses the knowledge that she learned in bankruptcy law, collection law, HOA collection law, and foreclosures to assist homeowners in these difficult times. She has aided many homeowners in saving millions of dollars in negative equity and also assisted many homeowners in obtaining waivers of deficiency, and relocation assistance money. She has also aided some homeowners with saving their credit while short selling their home while current.
Sandy Van was admitted to the Nevada Bar and to practice in the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada 2007. She is also admitted to practice in Federal Court United States District Court, District of Nevada. She is a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, American Bankruptcy Insitute, Clark County Bar, State Bar of Nevada, Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors®, Southern Nevada Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys. Sandy was recently named one of the Top 40 Realtors under 40 in 2013. She was also named one of the Top 250 Realtors® for Third Quarter 2012. Ms. Van has a 5 Star Rating in Zillow, the highest rating a Realtor® can attain on Zillow.
Ms. Van is also a strong advocate for educating the youth. A portion of our law firm proceeds are donated to Clinics in Schools which provides free health care to children in Clark County schools so they can excel in their education rather than worrying about their health. She also believes in mentoring Nevada’s youth in business and the importance of completing their education. During her free time she enjoys relaxing at home, listening to music, playing poker, and spending time with family.