Jeff Spencer has focused his practice on helping his clients reach the best bottom-line result. A clear and honest discussion of the risks and rewards allows contractors, homeowners, and businesses make sense of the confusing legal world. Asking the difficult questions and putting the clients needs first is a priority. Jeff focuses on all aspects of construction law including mechanic’s liens, contract drafting and review, tenant improvements, easements, and all legal issues concerning real property. Jeff regularly practices before the Nevada State Contractors Board for licensing and discipline hearings and has successfully resolved disputes and legal problems in a variety of areas including business contract review and negotiating, NDOT Bond Claims, public works disputes and bidding challenges, parking structure delay and cost overruns, dorms, high end home remodels, contract disputes, construction defect claims for homeowners, developers, and subcontractors, and nonpayment resolution of all types. Additional areas include forming LLC and corporations, buy-sell agreements, Contractor’s Board licensing issues, and other corporate licensing needs for construction companies and small businesses.
Jeff grew up in Las Vegas before moving to Reno. He graduated from UNR with dual degrees in Economics and International Affairs. Leaving Reno to attend the University of San Diego School of Law, Jeff returned to Northern Nevada to develop his career in construction law. Silver State Law practices throughout Northern Nevada including Reno, Elko, Carson City, and the Lake Tahoe area.
Mr. Spencer is admitted to the Nevada State Bar, California State Bar (inactive), the Federal District of Nevada, the Eastern District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Spencer is a member of the Nevada State Bar and the Washoe County Bar, and is currently the Chair of the Construction Law Section for the State of Nevada.
Jeff is a guest lecturer at UNR’s Construction Management class, a founding member of the Association of General Contractors (“AGC”) Construction Leadership Counsel, an HOA Board Member, and an active parent of three amazing kids. Jeff enjoys all of Nevada’s outdoor opportunities including skiing, hiking, exploring ghost towns, and camping. Jeff also enjoys international travel with his family.