775.323.1321 (Reno) [email protected]

Owner | Reno
Tel. 775.323.1321 RNO
[email protected]

David C. O’Mara’s practice is concentrated in appellate advocacy, bankruptcy, family law, personal injury, civil litigation, and securities and shareholder disputes.

As a native Nevadan, with over a decade of experience practicing in the state, David has developed a comprehensive understanding of the nuances of Nevada law and practice.   David has been involved in numerous securities and shareholder actions which have resulted in the recovery of millions of dollars to the shareholders.  In addition, David has successfully represented his clients at all state and federal courts in Nevada, including bench trials, jury trials and appellate arguments in the Nevada Supreme Court.


  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 2003)
    • Certificate in Government Affairs
  • University of Nevada, Reno (B.A., Political Science, 1999)
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Nevada Alpha President (1999)

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Nevada State Bar Association
    • State Bar of Nevada, Young Lawyers Section, Board Member
  • Nevada Supreme Court Bench Bar, Lawyer Representative
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Nevada Justice Association, Board of Directors
  • Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Washoe County Probate Bar Association
  • Republican National Lawyers Association Advisory Committee
  • United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association
  • Bruce R. Thompson Chapter, American Inns of Court, Barrister
  • St Thomas More Society Red Mass Executive Committee

Representative Presentations & Publications

  • “coming soon”

Professional Recognition & Awards

  • Legal Elite – Top Northern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2011-2015)
  • American Bar Foundation Fellow (2015)

Community Involvement

  • Down Syndrome Network of Northern Nevada, Board Member (2010-2015)
  • University of Nevada, Reno Young Alumni Chapter, Board Member
  • American Legion Nevada Boys’ State, Counselor (1994-1995, 2006-current)

Other Professional Experience

  • Federal Court of Claims, Law Clerk (2005-2006)
  • Nevada Election Day Coordinator and Legal Counsel, Nevada Republican Party (2004)
  • Second Judicial District of Nevada, Law Clerk to Hon. Steven Kosach (2001, 2003-2004)
  • Washoe County Public Defender Office, Legal Extern (2002)
  • Congressman Jim Gibbons, Legislative Correspondent (1999-2000)

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims