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Matthew Pfau

"Change your mind about personal injury attorneys and change your life. Matthew listens to your story and he'll let you know what can be done to make you whole again. Matt’s firm puts that personal touch into personal injury." Dale C. .

Matt represents clients that have been injured by negligent and reckless corporations and individuals. Matt combines irrefutable arguments, charisma and client dedication to win his cases and get the best result for his injury clients. As a persuasive and successful trial lawyer, Matt earns the respect of clients and jurors alike.

Work Experience

Matthew began working in the field of Estate Planning immediately out of law school because he knew that this field was going to allow him help people in a way that would positively impact the remainder of their lives. As his practice in Estate Planning grew, so did his love for the area of law and his expertise in the field. He has now assisted countless individuals and families of all financial backgrounds protect their hard-earned assets through estate planning techniques.
After a few years of practice, Matthew discovered his passion for the field of Personal Injury. Matthew realized that practicing Personal Injury combined his passion for helping individuals and for client advocacy. When individuals and corporations will not do what it right, Matthew steps in to protect the rights of individuals who stand to lose everything. He is a zealous advocate for his clients in court and has completed numerous successful jury trials.
 
Matthew is a graduate from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Whittier Law School.
Matt is a member in good standing with the State Bar of Nevada and the California State Bar Association. Matt is admitted to practice before all District Courts in the State of Nevada, the U.S. Federal District Court for the District of Nevada, the District Courts in the State of California, the U.S. Federal District Court for the District of California, and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Matt is married and has three kids. His family is everything to him and the motivation for what he does. He volunteers with his kids’ youth groups and is very active in their lives. To keep up with family life and work, Matt wakes up at 4:15 every morning to get a fast start to his day. He is not afraid of anything including strange and exotic foods. The strangest thing that Matt has tried is an Italian delicacy called “Formaggio Marcia” (which is literally translated into “Rotten Cheese”). This very special cheese is made when a wheel of cheese is left out so that larvae can get into it and eat all of the insides. The larvae then leave behind a smooth and pungent spreadable “cheese” that can then be spread onto bread. Yes, it’s a real thing. Matt tried is once but has not tried it again since.

Stella Taylor

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“I was able to work with Stella recently. She was so helpful and knowledgeable.”

Katie T.

Stella graduated with honors from Utah Valley University with a bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science. Her concentration was family studies and early childhood development. Her studies led to an internship with Strengthening Families, a nonprofit organization founded on supporting family units in need. In completing her degree, she was certified as a family life educator and found a passion for serving her community. Her degree presented experience in psychological research, writing curriculum and teaching adults and children in stressful situations.

Stella’s background bridged a gap into the legal field. After completing certification at UNLV, she found that her drive to support those around her easily translated to clients in personal injury. Stella’s experience in research and professional writing has helped her greatly in her legal career. Her compassion and natural capacity to feel for those seeking assistance has been a valuable asset in client communications.

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Stella is first and foremost a mother to her wonderful five-year-old son. She loves spending time with her family and is happiest when she is outdoors. Stella is an avid runner and has completed several races with her sisters. She loves to quote movies, is quick to learn music lyrics and loves to travel with friends. She has lived in several places around the country, moved over 15 times in the past 10 years, but is happy to have finally made Nevada her home. Stella is looking forward to marrying her fiancé at the end of the year.

Cait Ahern

“Cait was such a huge help and supporter throughout my case. Very smart young lady.” 

Jessica D.

Cait graduated from University of Nevada Las Vegas with a degree in English. Her studies concentrated on American literature­­, such as Revolutionary-era satirists, Antebellum poets, and Modernist novelists. Her focus on literary political criticism prompted an invitation to the Institute for Humane Studies 2017 Colloquium, “Tocqueville in Liberty,” which discussed Alexis de Tocqueville’s classic text analyzing the American political structure in the mid-1800s.

While at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Cait was admitted into multiple honor societies—including Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, and the National Society of Leadership and Success. Her academic achievements were attained while working fulltime as a bartender at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

Cait’s experience in with both literary analysis and customer service adequately prepared her for a successful career in the legal field. Cait’s education provides extensive writing practice and a unique way of analyzing legal issues. Her background in restaurant services aids in gaining a rapport with our clients; in her short time at our firm, Cait is already a favorite among clients.

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An avid animal lover, Cait volunteers her time as a foster parent for abandoned, pregnant cats and their nursing kittens through the Animal Foundation. She promotes spay and neuter programs and acts as an ambassador to the shelter for cat and kitten adoptions. As a Pescatarian, Cait only eats fish, not red or white meat. Cait also owns two cats of her own, Stella and Finn, and her Golden Retriever, Alfred (pictured). These three make up her “fur family” and she could not imagine her life without them. Oh yeah, and she is also engaged to the man of her dreams.