Jill M. Chase

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Jill M. Chase


Ms. Chase has been practicing Insurance Defense Litigation in Las Vegas since 1994. She joined the Las Vegas office of McCormick Barstow LLP in 2016. For more than 20 years, Ms. Chase has defended physicians, nurses, hospitals, and other health care providers in litigation and administrative matters in Southern and Northern Nevada.


She is experienced in handling all aspects of defending high exposure claims involving Professional Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Construction Defects, Personal Injury, and Premises Liability. Ms. Chase has successfully tried numerous jury trials in Nevada state courts, and has handled hundreds of matters involving Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as administrative matters before the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Nevada State Board of Nursing. She has also handled appeals and argued before the Nevada Supreme Court.

Ms. Chase is admitted to practice in all Nevada state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Juris Doctor, 1994
California Western School of Law
Staff Editor, California Western Law Review
Staff Editor, International Law Journal

Bachelor of Arts, 1986
Middlebury College

Concentrating in Civil Litigation, primarily Professional Liability Defense, with an emphasis on defending providers of health care in Professional Negligence matters.

Ms. Chase is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, the Clark County Bar Association, and the Western Trial Lawyers Association.

Honors & Awards

Ms. Chase is AV® Preeminent  Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell and was selected for inclusion in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers in 2014.  She qualified for the Worldwide Registry of Executives, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs in 2014, and  was honored as the Top One Percent of America’s Most Honored Professionals by the American Registry in 2016 and 2017.  She was also included as a “Top Lawyer” for Medical Malpractice in the 2013 editions of Vegas, Inc. and Desert Companion Magazine

Community Involvement

Ms. Chase is actively involved in her son’s local Boy Scout Troop and serves on the Board of Review. She volunteers for a local food bank and contributes to numerous animal, wildlife and environmental protection organizations.

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