Representative Cases

Defamation Case Being Settled

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are settling a federal defamation case in Las Vegas, clearing a key hurdle to a long-awaited bout between two top fighters who've traded verbal jabs for years but have never met in the ring. Read More...

Simpson Lawyer – Conflict of Interest

A lawyer who represented O.J. Simpson during the appeal of his armed robbery conviction to the Nevada Supreme Court testified Thursday that he's convinced that Simpson's lead trial lawyer made decisions in the case based on his own conflict of interest. Read more..

Acuna v. Chavannes, Case No. 07EH232

Acuna v. Chavannes, Case No. 07EH232, Justice Court, Henderson Township, Clark County, Nevada: Attorney Malcolm LaVergne in this landlord-tenant dispute fought exceptionally hard over a six-month period and four trial settings to secure the property back for his client the tenant. Mr. LaVergne also had the landlord held liable and sanctioned for misconduct related to unlawful eviction and subsequent conversion of his client's property.

Top Rank, Inc. v. Yuriorkis Gamboa, Case No. 12-cv-00414

Top Rank, Inc. v. Yuriorkis Gamboa, Case No. 12-cv-00414, United States District Court, District of Nevada: Attorney Malcolm LaVergne represents the legal interests of a professional boxing champion in his contractual dispute with a promoter.

White v. White, Case No. D-07-376072-D

White v. White, Case No. D-07-376072-D, Eighth Judicial District Court, Family Division; In re Dale White, G-07-031517-A, Eighth Judicial District Court, Family Division: Attorney Malcolm LaVergne - representing the wife - successfully alleged undue influence and control by the husband's children in alleging that the kids were forcing the husband to obtain a divorce. Mr. LaVergne then successfully obtained a court order to have the husband submit to a mental exam. Consequently, Mr. LaVergne successfully had the husband declared incompetent and obtained a temporary guardianship over the husband with Mr. LaVergne's client as a co-guardian, which prevented an unfavorable divorce action to proceed. Mr. LaVergne's client ultimately obtained a favorable settlement in probate court upon the husband's death.