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Ann Bersi


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Dr. Ann Bersi has been a Nevada resident since 1981. She was educated at the California State Universities and Colleges (B.A. and M.A. degrees) and graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut, College of Higher Education. In Nevada she served as staff executive officer for personnel for Governor Robert List, and then was appointed to be executive director of the State Bar of Nevada. Dr. Bersi earned her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law and for 10 years was bankruptcy counsel to Clark County, Nevada, and related entities. As such her practice focused on contract, statutory lien, and ad valorem tax issues in cases ranging from the individual taxpayer to complex cases involving hotels and casinos. In addition, she served as legal counsel to the Clark County School Board and the Clark County Board of Equalization, and represented the County before the Public Service Commission. From 1991-1995 she represented private corporate/commercial and individual clients with the law firms of Lionel, Sawyer & Collins and Morris, Brignone & Pickering. Bersi was appointed to the Nevada State Tax Commission in 2005. She is admitted to practice law in the states of Nevada and California, and before the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the city, state, and federal courts in California and Nevada. She served on the State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors for six years and was president of the State Bar in 1999/2000. Currently she is active on a number of philanthropic boards and committees, and has been a member of the Nevada International Women’s Forum since 2008. Ann’s hobbies include reading and her animals.

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