Justin Ramos Taruc

Justin Ramos Taruc

Associate
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone:
702-623-6614
Fax:
702-318-8801
Email:

Justin R. Taruc practices in the areas of complex civil litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, business law, immigration law, and commercial law.

Mr. Taruc graduated with honors from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Thereafter, in 2011, Mr. Taruc received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, where he graduated in the top one-third of his class.

While in law school, Mr. Taruc held several clerkships and externships at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. He also served as a judicial extern at the U.S. Immigration Court in Las Vegas and was a student attorney at the Thomas and Mack Immigration Clinic.

Prior to joining Hawkins Melendrez, Mr. Taruc was an associate attorney at a mid-size firm, and has held a position as a trust officer for a large national financial institution. In his spare time, Mr. Taruc enjoys traveling, watching foreign films, and spending time with his family.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury - Defense
  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Immigration

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2013

Education

  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • J.D. - 2011
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • B.A. cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Honors and Awards

  • UNLV - William S. Boyd School of Law Dean's Award
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award - Immigration Clinic
  • William S. Boyd School of Law - Dean's List
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Dean's List, 2005 - 2007
  • Governor Guinn Millenium Scholar, 2004 - 2007

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, 2009 - 2011
  • Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, 2008 - 2011

Past Employment Positions

  • Kring & Chung, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2013 - 2014
  • Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Trust Officer, 2012 - 2013
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Law Clerk, 2009 - 2011

Languages

  • Tagalog