Contact:  (775) 688-3013, sadams@woodburnandwedge.com

Seth J. Adams is an associate attorney practicing primarily in the areas of Bankruptcy Law and Business Law. Mr. Adams previously worked for several large financial institutions and has represented creditors of all sizes in various proceedings throughout Nevada since first being licensed to practice. Additionally, Mr. Adams has participated in over 900 mediations and settlement conferences.

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, Gonzaga University, 2008
    • Moot Court Honors Council
    • Phi Alpha Delta, Law Fraternity, International
    • ABA Client Counseling Competition, University Representative, 2007
    • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
  • Masters of Business Administration, Gonzaga University, 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in American Political Studies, Northern Arizona University, 2001
    • National Student Exchange – University of Washington, 1999-2000

ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of Nevada, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 2009

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Inns of Court
  • Co-President for the Northern Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Mr. Adams is currently a part-time instructor with Truckee Meadows Community College’s Paralegal Program and also has served as a Volunteer Coach for the Reno Bighorns Youth Basketball League. Additionally, Mr. Adams has participated in numerous pro-bono legal clinics throughout Northern Nevada, and in 2015, he was named Pro Bono Clinic Attorney of the Year by Nevada Legal Services.

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  • "HOA Foreclosure Bombshell from Nevada Supreme Court," Northern Nevada Business Weekly, Oct. 20, 2014
  • "Foreclosed Borrowers Not Out of the Woods Yet," Northern Nevada Business Weekly, Dec. 15, 2014

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Bankruptcy

  • Business Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Bankruptcy

Litigation

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation