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Leland Backus
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

3050 S Durango Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89117, USA


Leland Eugene Backus is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law and has been counsel in some of the largest complex cases in the country, including the MGM Grand Hotel fire litigation, DuPont Plaza Hotel Fire litigation, the PEPCON plant explosion, bone screw litigation, tobacco litigation, yellow brass fitting litigation, Venetian Resort construction litigation, and CityCenter Harmon Tower construction and lien master litigation. Mr. Backus is a Fellow in the trial lawyer honorary society of Litigation Counsel of America and the Order of Justitia honorary trial order. He is a founding member and Director of Eagle International Associates. Mr. Backus is a founding shareholder of Backus, Carranza & Burden rated by Martindale Hubbell as a Preeminent Law Firm with the highest rating of AV. He has been recognized as a Superlawyer, Top Lawyer, Best Civil Law Firm in Nevada and his firm as one of the Best Law Firms in Nevada by U. S. News & World Report.

Brian Bailey
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

326 West Main St,, Suite 204, Danville, KY 40422


Brian Bailey brings his years of experience in business, accrued before he became a lawyer, to help other business owners succeed. Kentucky does not certify legal practice specialties. McClure, McClure & Bailey, PLLC, offers a broad range of legal services. Brian is focused on Business Law, Business Formation Services and Tax Law. He dedicates himself and focuses his services to help entrepreneurs, small business owners, and medium-sized businesses.

Joseph A. Baker
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

500 W. Illinois, Suite 300, Midland, TX 79701


Stephen Ball
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

300 N Lake Ave, STE 1000, Pasadena, CA 91101


Stephen C. Ball has successfully represented victims and consumers for almost thirty years in California and federal courts. He has been able to assist in trial those who have had their legal rights compromised by legal negligence or breach of fiduciary duty. His legal malpractice clients have included heirs, corporate board members, injured minors, injured workers, homeowners, those injured in aviation accidents and trust beneficiaries. Mr. Ball received his undergraduate education in biological sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1979 and thereafter went into business as a licensed contractor. He earned his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 1985 was admitted to practice in California that same year. He has also been admitted to practice in federal court since 1987 and in the United States Court of Claims since 1991. Mr. Ball has been involved in a number of benchmark cases, including 43 Superior Court jury trials.

Alan Barbanel
Charter Member
Civil Litigation

1925 CENTURY PARK E, SUITE: 350, Los Angeles, CA 90067


Mr. Barbanel has a practice focusing on insurance coverage and bad faith on behalf of commercial insurers and reinsurers. He has specialized in insurance coverage for the past thirty-two (32) years. Mr. Barbanel?s clients include several foreign and domestic excess and surplus lines insurers and reinsurers for which he handles a wide variety of complex third-party and first-party coverage disputes arising out of professional liability, employment practices liability, directors and officers? liability, commercial general liability, specialty liability, commercial property, homeowners?, and a variety of specialty policies including contingent liability and product recall policies. Mr. Barbanel also has expertise in a wide variety of policy formation issues and insurance fraud. In addition, over the past fifteen (15) years Mr. Barbanel has acted as a claim administrator for a variety professional liability programs for the Lloyd?s, London insurance market. This includes programs for lawyers, insurance agents and brokers, real estate and mortgage brokers, architects and engineers, and miscellaneous professions. In the capacity of a claim administrator Mr. Barbanel has handled in excess of 1,300 professional liability claims in most states in the United States. He earned his B.S. from Northeastern University before attending the University of San Diego, where he earned his J.D.