Mr. May started out his professional career as a Civil Engineer and after he obtained his professional engineering licenses in the states of California and Nevada, Mr. May put his professional career on hold while he went back to law school. Mr. May is one of only a handful of attorneys in the United States that has achieved the distinction of dual licensure as both a professional engineer (i.e., in the State of California) and as an attorney licensed to practice law in both Nevada and California. Mr. May’s legal practice areas include Administrative Law (i.e., including representing contractors and owners with regard to license dispute and board complaints), Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Construction Defect Litigation, Professional Design Liability, Mechanic’s Liens, Bond Claims, Business Collections and general civil litigation. During Mr. May’s career as an attorney, he has represented all facets of the construction industry, including owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, material suppliers, equipment suppliers and even manpower companies.
Mr. May has spent most of his life in Southern Nevada. One of his early notable accomplishments was achieving the distinction as one of four valedictorians in his high school graduating class. Mr. May attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (“UNLV”) and, while attending, was regularly included on the Dean’s Honor list. Mr. May was also recognized by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Certificate of Excellence for his academic achievements. In May of 1994, Mr. May obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, graduating with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude. Another of Mr. May’s notable accomplishments was his selection by the faculty of the College of Civil and Environmental Engineering as the student speaker for the graduation ceremony.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. May worked as a Civil Engineer in Southern Nevada where he obtained his Professional Engineering Licenses for both the States of California and Nevada.
While working as a civil engineer, Mr. May performed a variety of engineering design duties, including the preparation of improvement plans for subdivisions, master planned communities, major street improvements, a major potable water line, and storm drain channels. Mr. May also prepared various technical reports evaluating potable water demand and design criteria, hydraulic design criteria, hydrologic quantity and design criteria, as well as Conditional/Final Letters of Map Revisions to remove land from the 100-year Flood Plain for development. More...