Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow

Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow

Law Firm in Las Vegas, NV LJSG's common interest community practice includes corporate representation, litigation matters involving associations, protection of the association's rights in bankruptcy, and lien filing and foreclosure proceedings.

Firm Overview

Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow is an AV rated firm focused on providing the highest level legal service to its clients. The LJSG family prides itself on a team atmosphere that fosters personal and professional relationships and development both within the firm and with its clients. LJSG's attorneys regularly speak at seminars and educational classes, contribute back to the community, and actively support charitable organizations.
Main Office
Main Office
8945 W. Russell Road, Suite 330
Las Vegas  NV  89148
Phone
  • (702) 538-9074
Fax
  • (702) 538-9113
Websites
Real Estate
Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow will represent your Real Estate legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Real Property Development
-Homeowners Association Law
-Condominium Association Law
-Creditor Rights in Bankruptcy.
-Commercial Law
-Construction and Environmental Law
-Eminent Domain

John E. Leach

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Phi Delta Phi. Member, Brigham Young University Law Review, 1985. Author: Note, "Religion in Public Schoolrooms-Striking a Balance Between Freedom of Speech and Establishment of Religion: Bender v. Williamsport Area School District," B.Y.U. Law Review 671, 1984. Co-Author: "Foreclosure and Repossession in Nevada," National Business Institute, 1989; "Legal Aspects of Condominium Development and Homeowner's Associations in Nevada," National Business Institute, 2003.

Areas of Law:
-Real Property Development
-Homeowners Association Law
-Condominium Association Law
-Commercial Law
-Construction Law
-Trial Practice

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1985, Nevada

Law School Attended:
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Class of 1985
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
Brigham Young University
Class of 1982
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1958
Berkeley, California, December 16, 1958

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of Nevada; American Bar Association; Nevada Trial Lawyers Association; Community Associations Institute of Southern Nevada (Member: 1990; Board of Directors, 1990-1995 and 2006-2008; President, 1995; Legislative Action Committee, 1996-2005).
Education
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1985

David G. Johnson

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Co-author: "Foreclosure and Repossession In Nevada," National Business Institute, Inc., 1994. Henderson Municipal Judge Protem, 1996-.

Areas of Law:
-Homeowners Association Law
-Condominium Association Law
-Construction Law
-Real Property
-Commercial Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1990, Nevada

Law School Attended:
J. Reuben Clark Law School
Class of 1990
J.D.

University Attended:
Brigham Young University
Class of 1987
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1963
Overton, Nevada, February 11, 1963

Languages:
Mandarin (Chinese)

Associations & Memberships:
Clark County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Nevada; Nevada Trial Lawyers Association; Community Associations Institute (Member, 1990-; Board of Directors, 1990; President, 1997); ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law (Chair, State of Nevada, 1999).
Education
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 1990

Edward J. Song

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Edward J. Song, Esq. is a shareholder with Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow. Mr. Song practices exclusively in the area of common-interest community association law, providing general corporate counsel and advice to community associations.

Mr. Song frequently lectures on topics relevant to common-interest communities and is certified, through the Nevada Division of Real Estate, to teach classes on community association law to community managers, association board members and homeowners. In addition, Mr. Song currently teaches a course on Construction Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

Mr. Song's opinions regarding issues facing community associations have been solicited and featured in both the Las Vegas Review Journal and the Las Vegas Sun along with national media outlets, including the Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal.

Areas of Law:
-Construction Defects
-Homeowners Association Law
-Real Estate
-Products Liability
-Civil Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2001, Nevada

Law School Attended:
University of Southern California
Class of 2000
J.D.

University Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles
Class of 1995
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1971
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 30, 1971
Education
  • University of Southern California
    Juris Doctorate , 2000

Kirby C. Gruchow, Jr.

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV
Associate Editor, Drake Law Review.

Areas of Law:
-Eminent Domain
-Commercial Litigation
-Bankruptcy
-Homeowners Association Law
-Condominium Association Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1998, Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

Law School Attended:
Drake University Law School
Class of 1998
J.D.
with honors

University Attended:
University of Northern Iowa
Class of 1995
B.A.
Accounting and Economics, with honors

Birth Information:
Born in 1972
Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, September 7, 1972

Associations & Memberships:
Clark County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Nevada; Bankruptcy Bar of Southern Nevada; American Bankruptcy Institute.
Education
  • Drake University Law School
    Juris Doctorate, with honors , 1998

Sean L. Anderson

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV
Alpha Sigma Nu.

Areas of Law:
-Homeowners Association Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Condominium Association Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1997, Washington

Birth Information:
Born in 1968
Provo, Utah, October 6, 1968

Associations & Memberships:
Clark County and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Nevada.

Nicole Guralny

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Areas of Law:
-Real Estate
-Condominium Association Law
-Homeowners Association Law
-Real Estate Litigation
-Commercial Litigation
-Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2001, Nevada

Law School Attended:
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Class of 1999
J.D.

University Attended:
State University of New York College at Buffalo
Class of 1996
B.A.
Political Science and Psychology

Birth Information:
Born in 1969
Brooklyn, New York, June 15, 1969

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of Nevada.
Education
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1999

Michael W. McKelleb

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Michael W. McKelleb, Esq. is an associate with Leach Johnson Song & Gruchow. Mr. McKelleb's practice includes civil and commercial litigation in eminent domain, general real estate, common-interest community law, and creditor rights in bankruptcy. Mr. McKelleb regularly makes appearances before the Nevada Supreme Court, Eighth Judicial District Court, U.S. Federal District Court, and U.S. Federal Bankruptcy Court.

Mr. McKelleb has significant experience representing secured creditor interests in litigation and bankruptcy. In addition, Mr. McKelleb speaks regularly at seminars, instructing real estate professionals on priority of liens and deeds, including how they affect real estate transactions often prohibiting the sale of real property.

Mr. McKelleb received his Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law (cum laude) in 2010. During law school Mr. McKelleb worked as a legal extern for the Honorable Kathleen Delaney in the business court of the 8th Judicial District Court. Additionally, Mr. McKelleb was inducted into the Society of Advocates and served as its Saltman Center Liaison. Throughout his time in law school, Mr. McKelleb provided advocacy to children in need as either a Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) or Educational Surrogate. Mr. McKelleb continues to provide much needed legal services to children-in-need through his pro bono activities, generally in guardianship matters

Areas of Law:
-Bankruptcy
-Civil and Commercial Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Attorney

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2010, Nevada
-U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
-U.S. Tax Court

Law School Attended:
William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Class of 2010
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
Southern Utah University
Class of 2000
B.S.

Associations & Memberships:
State Bar of Nevada; American Bar Association

Bar Fellowship:
J. Reuben Clark Law Society; William S. Boyd Alumni Association
Education
  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 2010

Ryan W. Reed

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Areas of Law:
-Homeowners Association Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Condominium Association Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2009, Nevada

Law School Attended:
Texas Tech University School of Law
Class of 2009
J.D.
magna cum laude

University Attended:
University of Utah
Class of 2006
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1979
Rexburg, Idaho, November 22, 1979

Languages:
French

Associations & Memberships:
Clark County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada; American Bar Association.

Hobbies & Interests:
Baseball, fly fishing & rock climbing
Education
  • Texas Tech University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude , 2009

Ryan D. Hastings

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Areas of Law:
-Homeowners Association Law
-Commercial Litigation
-Condominium Association Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2011, Nevada

Law School Attended:
William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada
Class of 2011
J.D.

University Attended:
Brigham Young University
Class of 2006
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1982
Provo, Utah, July 1, 1982

Languages:
Czech

Associations & Memberships:
Clark County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada.
Education
  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada
    Juris Doctorate , 2011
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