Recognizing the value of quality recruitment, OCGA&S concentrates on a continual nationwide search for attorneys who have achieved academic distinction from some of the nation’s most distinguished undergraduate universities and law schools to staff the Firm’s growing practice. The Firm further emphasizes the selection of individuals who will adopt the Firm’s mission of providing professional and responsive legal services to our clients in an efficient, timely and cost-effective manner. OCGA&S also maintains a continuing legal education program for new and experienced attorneys and legal assistants.The Firm, in its ongoing commitment to maintain its cost-effective practice, relies on knowledgeable legal assistants who maintain their excellence through continuing education courses. Our team concept allows the legal assistants to accept greater responsibility with the understanding that the supervising attorney at the helm is always available for instruction, guidance, and clarification. OCGA&S’s legal assistants have extensive backgrounds in civil defense litigation and are utilized where appropriate to minimize fees.
The Firm is overseen by the board of directors, which consists of five shareholders. Day to day management is directed by the managing shareholder, with the assistance of the Finance and Administration department.
Supervised by a Staff Controller, the Finance and Administration department prides itself on being responsive to our clients’ financial and administrative inquiries. In addition, this department greatly assists our attorneys in administrative matters, conflict checks, library updates and day to day matters which permit our attorneys to more readily focus on serving our clients’ legal needs.
In recognition of the Firm’s excellence, experience and results, Martindale-Hubbell, a national rating publication, consistently rates the Firm “AV,” the highest rating that Martindale-Hubbell affords any attorney or law firm. The Firm is listed in Best’s Recommended Insurance Defense Firms and is a member of The Harmonie Group, the Western Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute, a national organization of insurance defense firms. Additionally, some of our attorneys are members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the National Board of Trial Advocacy, the National Trial Lawyers Association, as well as the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Furthermore, our attorneys continue to serve on Nevada’s procedural and rules committees, as well as committees for the Nevada State Bar Association.