Practice areas

  • Appellate practice
  • Banks and banking
  • Business law
  • Contracts
  • Criminal law
  • Debtor and creditor
  • Mortgage law
  • Real estate
  • White collar crime


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Nevada, 2008
  • Nevada and U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2007


  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, J.D., 2006
  • University of North Dakota, B.B.A., 2002, magna cum laude

Memberships & associations

  • State Bar of Nevada

Biographical details

  • Pro Bono Attorney, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, April 2012-Present
  • Mediator, United States District Court Inmate Civil Rights Cases, November 2010-Present
  • Member/Vice Chair, State Bar of Nevada Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, October 2008-May 2012
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada Disciplinary Board, Southern Division, April 2008-March 2011

Cory Reade Dows and Shafer serves clients in Las Vegas, in Clark County and throughout Nevada.

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