McConnell Law

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Comprehensive Legal Support

Often, more than one area of expertise is required. With us, there’s no need to hire a multitude of attorneys. We can advocate for you in many areas of law.


Diverse Experience

We serve a wide range of clientele, and every client relationship is valued greatly. Each engagement benefits from the depth and breadth of our expertise.

Knowledge of Current Law

We are at the forefront of ever-changing laws and work closely with our clients in dedicated teams that are fully committed to exceeding client expectations.


Advantage of Repeat Clients

We are proud that so many of our clients have repeatedly turned to us for counsel and representation, and we work hard to earn their loyalty every day.

The firm was founded in 1992 by James M. Copenhaver.  In 2008, Katie Howe McConnell joined the firm.  Upon Mr. Copenhaver’s retirement, Copenhaver & McConnell became McConnell Law. McConnell Law  handles civil law matters throughout rural Nevada.

We’re committed to providing you with top notch legal support. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding.

Our team has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective legal and business solutions for our clients.

Katie Howe McConnell is a native of Elko, Nevada and a graduate of Elko High School.  Ms. McConnell received a Bachelor of Arts in Print Journalism from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where she was a Loyola Scholar.

Mrs. McConnell has been a member of the State Bar of Nevada since 2005, and is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court for the State of Nevada.

Mrs. McConnell is a past president of the Elko County Bar Association, on the Board of Directors for Northeastern Nevada CASA, volunteer for The Boys and Girls Club of Elko, a State of Nevada Bar Exam grader and serves as an attorney coach to the Elko High School mock trial team.  Ms. McConnell is the President and Founder of Northeastern Nevada SAFE ( Special Advocates for the Elderly), a non-profit providing advocates for elders in Guardianship Cases.  


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