APRIL 2016




MAC WELCOMES FOUR NEW ATTORNEYS TO OUR TEAM

Adele V. Karoum practices in the areas of litigation and appellate law. 
 
Adele V. Karoum
Ms. Karoum graduated magna cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she was a member of the San Diego Law Review and received the CALI Award in Corporations.  During law school, Ms. Karoum was an extern for Justice Alex C. McDonald of the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division One, and gained diverse experience clerking for a non-profit organization, a business law firm, and the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division.
Prior to joining Marquis Aurbach Coffing, Ms. Karoum practiced in the areas of civil litigation and real property, and was a law clerk at the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, Civil Division, where she focused on government agency law.
In her free time, Ms. Karoum enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and three daughters.
 
Michael D. Maupin practices general civil litigation.
Michael D. Maupin


Mr. Maupin grew up in Las Vegas and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Nevada Reno.  He earned his Juris Doctor from the Boyd School of Law at UNLV.
Before attending law school Mr. Maupin worked for fifteen years in Northern Nevada schools teaching History, Government, Geography, and Theater among other subjects.  He was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 2015.  Prior to coming to Marquis Aurbach Coffing, Mr. Maupin worked as a law clerk for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and for the Honorable Judge Lynne Simons in the Second Judicial District.
In his spare time Mr. Maupin enjoys participating in community theater, and is on the board of directors for the Good Luck Macbeth theater company.
Patrick C. McDonnell’s practice primarily includes general civil and commercial litigation in Nevada’s state and federal courts.
 
Patrick C. McDonnell
Formerly an award-winning investigative newspaper reporter and editor, Mr. McDonnell graduated cum laude from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. At Boyd, he was on the Dean’s Honor List and was the lead articles editor for the Nevada Law Journal. He was also honored with the Carl W. Tobias Award for Excellence in Writing, and he won CALI awards for earning the highest grades in his Pretrial Litigation, Criminal Procedure-Adjudication, and Settling Legal Disputes courses.
While still in law school Mr. McDonnell gained his initial experience in the field as a mediator and as a full-time summer extern for the Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Kenneth C. Cory where Mr. McDonnell provided assistance to the court for combined criminal and civil docket.  Mr. McDonnell also worked as a law clerk for a local personal injury firm, a national trial firm and a general civil practice firm.
Prior to joining Marquis Aurbach Coffing, Mr. McDonnell spent two years as a practicing attorney in the areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation, asset protection, bankruptcy, and family law.
He spends most of his spare time with wife, Jennifer, and their son and daughter. He also enjoys playing guitar, motorcycling, hunting, skiing, and just about any outdoor activity.
Bryan M. Viellion focuses his practice of law towards bankruptcy, debtor’s/creditor’s rights; estate planning, probate, and general and commercial litigation.
Bryan M. Viellion


Mr. Viellion holds a Bachelors of Science from Louisiana State University. He obtained his Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Nevada Las Vegas Lee Business School. Mr. Viellion went on to receive his Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Prior to joining Marquis Aurbach Coffing, Mr. Viellion was an attorney at a small boutique law firm in Nevada. As an attorney there, he handled a vast array of matters relating to bankruptcy, probate, family, and business law. In law school, he was an extern for the Honorable Bruce A. Markell in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada.

In his spare time, Mr. Viellion enjoys spending time with his wife Abbe and son Maxwell. He also enjoys playing golf, attending UNLV basketball games, and traveling.


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