Brian K. Harris is the Managing Partner of Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers. Having been admitted to practice law in front of the United States Supreme Court, Brian is the right partner to represent you and help recover the compensation that you deserve. Brian practices law in Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. He can even help you if you were injured while on vacation in Las Vegas, but you live somewhere else.
Brian has more than 16 years of experience litigating and negotiating cases and has received the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell AV Pre-eminent Rating. This rating is a recognition by other attorneys that Brian Harris has excellent legal ability and upholds the highest ethical standards.
Brian was born and raised in Southern California and graduated from Irvine High School. In 1998, he received his Bachelor’s Degree Cum Laude in political science from Utah State University. Brian graduated near the top of his class from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 2000. During law school, he was actively engaged in the Student Bar Association and was a member of the distinguished Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity.
Three months after Brian’s admittance to the Utah State Bar, he was appointed Washington County Public Defender, in St. George, Utah. During this time, he learned to manage a significant caseload and sharpened his skills as a litigator. Within two years of his admittance to the Bar, Brian had successfully tried several cases to verdict.
In 2002, Brian joined one of Nevada’s premier personal injury law firms, Mainor Harris, where he gained invaluable knowledge and experience representing accident victims against major insurance companies. In his early years of practicing injury law, Brian earned his reputation as a tenacious litigator and negotiator.
In 2004, Brian formed Harris Schwartz, a personal injury law firm in Las Vegas. Brian gained invaluable experience as a managing partner and leader of this law firm.
Brian founded his current firm, Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, in Las Vegas in 2008, with partner and personal injury lawyer Heather E. Harris. It is here that Brian has truly shown his passion for helping victims of injury accidents. In recent years, Brian has recovered more than $30,000,000 to help his clients recover from their injuries.
Brian is a sustaining member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, awarded to individuals who have achieved verdicts and settlements in excess of 2 million dollars, which recognizes outstanding achievements of trial lawyers throughout the nation. Brian is an active member of the Utah State Bar, Nevada State Bar, American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, Utah Trial Lawyers Association, Nevada Justice Association (Pillar of Justice and Board of Governors from 2005 to 2009), and Clark County Bar Association. Brian has won several awards and has been recognized for his professional accomplishments, some of these include: MyVegas Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, American Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Vegas, Inc. Top Lawyers “The Best of the Best in Southern Nevada”, Verdicts Club (Platinum Member) measured by the achievement of significant settlements and verdicts, and Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers.
Brian Harris is admitted in Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.
Mr. Harris enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with his family. Brian is the proud father of two boys, William and Thomas.