assists us with our cases and are available to take phone
calls to answer non-legal questions. The more work our staff
can do in your case, the less your fees and costs. We keep
our clients informed of the status of their cases by sending
each client a copy of each document that comes into the
office concerning his or her case. This "team approach"
enables the lawyers to help meet the extra needs of the
client undergoing the difficult process of a domestic relations
Mary Anne Decaria
is a regular columnist for the Washoe County Bar Journal
and has published articles on nearly every family law subject.
She has served on the Executive Council of the Family Law
Section of the State Bar and was the Chair of the Northern
Nevada Disciplinary Board of the State Bar of Nevada. She
also served as President of Volunteer Lawyers of Washoe
County, which provided Pro Bono legal services to indigent
Silverman is an author of the Bounds of Advocacy
(a book on ethics in divorce cases for the American Academy
of Matrimonial Lawyers), the Academy's Client Relations
Handbook. He has published an article on evidence in the
American Bar Association's family law publication. He was
President of the Washoe County Bar Association and Chair
of the Family Law Section of the State Bar. He was a Pro
Bono Lawyer of the Year. In 1996, 1997 and 2005, the firm
was the Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year.
started his family law practice after serving as a law clerk
for the Family Court of the Second Judicial District Court
of Nevada. Mike has served on the Executive Council of the
Family Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada, and as Vice
President of the Court Appointed Special Advocate Foundation
(CASA) in Washoe County. He is a member of the Nevada Trial
Lawyers Legislative Steering Committee; the Washoe County
Family Law Bench Bar Committee; and the Committee of Family
Law Certification Requirements. Mike is a lecturer on child
custody jurisdiction; family law legislative issues; and
has published family law articles in The Writ.
Dixie R. Grossman
limits her practice to family law. Ms. Grossman is a member
of the Nevada Bar Association, Family Law Section, serves
on the board of directors for the Washoe County Court Appointed
Special Advocates for Children (CASA) and secretary of the
Family Court Bench Bar Committee. Ms. Grossman worked with
other Nevada Attorneys on the Amicus brief submitted by
the Nevada Family Law Section in Rivero v. Rivero, regularly
volunteers for the Family Law Lawyer in the Library program,
and contributes her time to other family law issues.
Morey focuses his practice on family law, adoption
law, child custody, child support, divorce, separation,
domestic partnerships. He was admitted to the Nevada Bar
in 2008. Mr. Morey is a member of the Washoe County Bar
Association, State Bar of Nevada and the American Bar Association.
Robert G. Berry
has practiced law in Nevada since 1963. Mr. Berry is an
experienced business owner, gaming entrepreneur, land use
developer and litigator. Mr. Berry’s expertise in
complex business matters, negotiation, mediation and alternative
dispute resolution are an asset to the firm.