Hector J. Carbajal II is a co-founder of Smith Carbajal. Prior to the formation of Smith Carbajal in September of 2017, Mr. Carbajal was a partner in the law firm of Carbajal & McNutt LLP from February of 2006 until August of 2017. Prior to forming Carbjal & McNutt LLP, Mr. Carbajal was a shareholder in the preeminent law firm of Lionel Sawyer Collins in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Carbajal started as an associate attorney at Lionel Sawyer Collins in September of 1997.
Mr. Carbajal has a diverse practice focused on complex civil and business litigation, including product liability, commercial leasing and landlord/tenant law, health care, entertainment, commercial speech, real estate, corporate law, business torts, contract and corporate governance/shareholder disputes, and covenants not to compete.
Mr. Carbajal is a highly skilled litigator who has prosecuted and defended large and complex cases as well as smaller civil matters. His advocacy is well known both in and outside of the courtroom and he has earned the respect of his peers. Mr. Carbajal’s knowledge, understanding, and experience enables him to guide clients through all aspects of civil litigation and the judicial process in a manner focused on the specific needs of the client. Mr. Carbajal has experience in handling all aspects of litigation in the state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate level, including case assessment, motion practice, hearings, discovery, depositions, trial, settlement conferences, mediation and appeals. His experience allows him to represent clients from the beginning to end of any civil litigation matter while focusing on obtaining the best possible result for the client.
1997 Harvard Law School, J.D.
1994 University of Utah, B.S., Political Science, cum laude, with University Honors
1994 University of Utah, B.S., Sociology, cum laude, with University Honors and a Certificate in
Bar Court Admissions
State of Nevada
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Professional and Civic Affiliations
Member, State Bar of Nevada Fee Dispute Arbitration Committee Member, Clark County Bar Association
Former State Bar of Nevada Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board Member for a lifetime term of 12 years.
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