Snell & Wilmer Attorney V.R. Bohman Joins United Way's Board of Directors

United Way of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce that V.R. Bohman, an attorney in Snell & Wilmer’s Las Vegas office, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of United Way of Southern Nevada. Bohman began serving his three-year term on July 1, 2018.

“We are proud of our long-standing partnership with Snell & Wilmer and the appointment of Bohman to our board,” said Scott Emerson, United Way President and CEO. “His deep legal professional background and passionate commitment to Southern Nevada’s youth and adults will help us accomplish our mission of uniting our community to improve people’s lives.”

 “I am honored to join the Board of Directors of United Way of Southern Nevada,” said Bohman, “Having previously worked with the United Way in Utah as a community relations fellow, and as a native Nevadan, I am excited to be a part of United Way’s efforts in Southern Nevada and to help this great organization continue to create positive change here in our valley.”

Snell and Wilmer has been involved with United Way of Southern Nevada since 2013. Last year marked Snell & Wilmer’s fifth Annual Campaign in the Nevada offices. During the past five years, Snell & Wilmer attorneys and staff have contributed a total of $67,000 to United Way. In addition, Snell & Wilmer donated $20,000 to the Neighborhood Network program as part of a three-year grant to provide quality early education to children and workforce development opportunities to caregivers. Previously, Snell & Wilmer received two awards from the United Way of Southern Nevada -- the Live United 20 Award (2014-2015) and the Campaign Pacesetter Award (2015-2016).

At Snell and Wilmer, Bohman practices in the commercial litigation group. His practice is concentrated in helping companies and individuals navigate litigation. A former judicial clerk to Judge Dawson in the District of Nevada’s U.S. District Court, his experience enables him to craft and present precisely targeted arguments. He received his J.D., magnum cum laude, from the J. Reuben Clark Law School, and both his B.A. and M.P.A. from Brigham Young University.

In addition to his work with United Way, Bohman works closely with various adult and youth groups in his local congregation. Bohman has been named to Mountain States Super Lawyers for Civil Litigation Defense (2017), Mountain States Super Lawyers for Civil Litigation Defense as a Rising Star (2018) and to Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite (2017).

To learn more, contact Laurie Mann, United Way Senior Marketing Director at 702-892-2362 or LaurieM@uwsn.org.

About United Way of Southern Nevada

United Way of Southern Nevada unites our community to improve people’s lives. We bring donors, volunteers, nonprofits, and businesses together to help children enter school ready to learn, help high school students reach graduation day, and support individuals working to earn a degree or certification, all while creating stability for their families. Together, we step into the ring and invite others to stand with us as a united front against social injustices and forces keeping our community's most vulnerable residents from a good life. We are bold and innovative to solve our toughest problems. Together, we fight for the future of our community – and we will win. Join us at uwsn.org.

About Snell & Wilmer

Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Denver, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com.

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