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Attorney Shea A. Backus is 2011 Rising Star
PR Log - Oct 04, 2011 - July 12, 2011 – BACKUS, CARRANZA & BURDEN, a Las Vegas, Nevada-based litigation law firm, proudly announced that one of its senior associates, Shea A. Backus, has been named a Rising Star for the third year in a row. The publishers of Super Lawyers produces the Rising Stars list annually to recognize the nation’s top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for ten years or less.

“It’s an honor to once again receive this recognition, in view of its stringent requirements,” said Backus. Backus is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (where she earned High Pro Bono Distinction and the Dean’s Award and received a Certificate in Indian Law).

Ms. Backus' primary practice areas include construction litigation, products liability, Native American law and family law. Contributing to her receiving recognition as a Rising Star was her work with groups such as contractors, business owners, subcontractors and providers of sureties.
About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers magazine, publishers of the Rising Star list, features articles about attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list, is distributed to all attorneys in the state or region, the lead corporate counsel of Russell 3000 companies and the ABA-approved law school libraries.


BACKUS, CARRANZA & BURDEN handles construction, professional liability, employment, product liability, insurance and health care litigation and transactional matters. The firm is particularly adept at dealing with complex matters and represents hotels, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, design professionals, lawyers, physicians, hospitals, medical device manufacturers, product manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies. For more information, call (702) 872-5555, visit, email Shea Backus at or write to 3050 S. Durango Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89117.
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