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Carolyn Tanner

Carolyn Tanner

Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD
  • Agricultural Law, Appeals & Appellate, Energy, Oil & Gas Law ...
  • Nevada
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The Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD. is a law and government relations office that offers exemplary service to businesses, government agencies, and individuals regarding natural resources, energy, and land use matters.

Carolyn “Lina” Tanner is the managing member of the firm. Before opening the firm, Lina spent much of her career in public service, representing Nevada agencies such as the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Resources, and as General Counsel to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. In addition, Lina served as Senior Research Analyst for the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau.

The Tanner Law & Strategy Group opened in 2016 to help guide clients through regulatory compliance and other legal hurdles, as well as public policy projects and outreach. We provide representation and facilitation before federal, state, and local commissions in Nevada, and with the Nevada State Legislature. We guide companies through permitting processes such as the Utility Environmental Protection Act, and other land use and environmental permits.

Practice Areas
Agricultural Law
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Environmental Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Additional Practice Areas
  • Water Law
  • Natural Resources
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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9th Circuit
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Professional Experience
General Counsel
Public Utilities Commission of Nevada
Senior Deputy Attorney General
Nevada Attorney General
Senior Research Analyst
Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau
Director of Land Protection
The Nature Conservancy
Managing Member
Law Office of Carolyn Tanner Jensen
Deputy Public Defender
Washoe County Public Defender
University of Denver
J.D. (1994)
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Occidental College
B.A. (1990) | History
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Professional Associations
Nevada State Bar  # 5520
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Tanner Law & Strategy Group, LTD
Social Media
Contact & Map
216 E. Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501
Telephone: (775) 323-4657