The Legacy

Allison MacKenzie is a traditional, business-oriented practice, with substantial involvement in both local and state government. We represent clients in contested and uncontested court proceedings and administrative hearings throughout Nevada, and in both state and federal legal and administrative systems. We offer a diverse set of legal skills capable of meeting a wide range of client needs. With more than 150 years of combined legal experience, we confidently serve clients, standing proudly on the shoulders of the firm’s founders. We are deeply committed to our rich tradition of excellence and integrity.

Thank you for visiting the Allison MacKenzie website and for your interest in joining our team. If your future legal goals include providing unparalleled client service while incorporating the highest ethical standards and practices, a career at Allison MacKenzie may very well be for you. To inquire about current openings, please contact [email protected]


Seeking Associate Attorney 

Allison MacKenzie is on the lookout for an exceptional Associate Attorney with 1 – 4 years of hands-on experience in practicing law or a judicial clerkship. If you’re ready to advance your legal career, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Why Join Us

Nevada Lifestyle: Carson City, nestled in the picturesque landscape of western Nevada, is a charming community that beckons with its unique blend of small-town warmth and modern amenities. Boasting a rich history, Carson City offers a captivating tapestry of cultural heritage, embodied in its historic landmarks, museums, and vibrant arts scene. The city’s proximity to the stunning Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains provides residents with unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation, from hiking and skiing to water sports. Carson City also stands out for its close-knit community spirit, where neighbors become friends, and a sense of belonging thrives. The city’s commitment to education, with quality schools and educational programs, adds to its allure for families. Moreover, Carson City embraces a diverse array of dining options, local businesses, and community events, fostering a lively and inclusive atmosphere. Choosing Carson City means embracing a lifestyle that seamlessly blends the tranquility of nature with the vibrancy of community, making it an appealing destination for those seeking a welcoming and fulfilling place to call home.

Diverse Practice Areas: As an Associate Attorney at Allison MacKenzie, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in various practice areas, including, estate planning, civil litigation, real property, natural resources law, employment law, and business law. Your work will be varied, challenging, and rewarding.

Rich History: Our roots trace back over 50 years, originating from the esteemed firm Laxalt, Berry & Allison. We have played a fundamental role in shaping business and government in the state of Nevada. Our legacy includes influential figures like United States Senator Paul Laxalt, Senior United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Melvin Brunetti, and former Interstate Commerce Commission Chairman Reese Taylor.

Clientele: Join a team that serves a diverse clientele, including substantial corporate firms, insurance companies, gaming establishments, major project developers, public utilities, regulatory agencies, and individuals. Your work will have a broad impact on local, statewide, and national levels.

Professional Growth: We are committed to the development of our attorneys. Work alongside a team of 14 attorneys, each with specific areas of legal expertise. You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills and contribute to our collective success.

Community Commitment: At Allison MacKenzie, we don’t just practice law – we contribute to the betterment of the State of Nevada and its residents. Our team holds key positions on various state committees, demonstrating our dedication to the legal profession and our community.

Competitive Compensation: Your experience is valuable, and we recognize that. Enjoy a salary commensurate with your expertise, coupled with a rich benefits package.


  • 1-4 years of experience practicing law or a judicial clerkship
  • Nevada bar license is required

If you’re ready to be part of a firm with a rich history, a commitment to excellence, and a passion for making a difference, we want to hear from you, send your resume and writing samples to Shelley Martin  at [email protected].