LAS VEGAS, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This is being released by SCM: Construction will begin in June 2012 on the 46,000sq' 4-story ROBERT T. EGLET ADVOCACY CENTER at 400 S. 7th Street in Las Vegas with a completion date of December 2013. 100 Las Vegas residents will be employed in its construction over the next 18 months. The project is financed by Bank of Nevada.
Judge David Wall, Ret., & John Valery White, Dean William S. Boyd School of Law will introduce the first Eglet Wall Law Scholarship recipient at the ceremony.
"My partners and myself envision The Courtroom at the Advocacy Center to be utilized by the law students at Boyd School of Law allowing us to directly participate in their education and continue to attract the best and brightest to choose Las Vegas both for their education and law career. We are pleased to announce the Eglet Wall Law Scholarship For Outstanding Academic Achievement," said Eglet.
May 2012 marks the 107th anniversary that Las Vegas was founded. Charles Squires - who built the city's first bank, hotel, lumberyard and real estate firm, helped bring electricity to the city and write the city charter - will be honored with a historic marker from the State Historic Preservation Office that will be on permanent display at the Advocacy Center.
Robert Eglet received the largest verdict in Nevada history and one of the largest in U.S. history, $500 million.
Eglet Wall Law Firm is located at 400 S. 4th Street, 6th floor Las Vegas, Nevada, 89101. www.egletwall.com.