Resume of:


Nevada Bar, 1974
Arizona Bar, 1980
United States District Court, District of Nevada, 1974
United States District Court, Northern District of California, 1988
United States District Court, District of Arizona, 1987
United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1974


Arizona Western College, Associate of Science, 1966
Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science, Sociology, 1968
University of Tulsa College of Law, Juris Doctorate (With Honors), 1972


Mr. Van Walraven, after serving as Law Clerk to the Honorable James J. Guinan, Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County, State of Nevada, 1973 through 1974, engaged in the general pratice of law with an emphasis on civil trial litigation including insurance defense litigation and products liability litigation from 1974 through 1985.

1986 through April 1990 - Beckley, Singleton, DeLenoy, Jemison & List, Chtd.: Engaged in civil trial litigation with primary emphasis in insurance defense litigation, products liability litigation, medical malpractice defense, first party insurance bad faith litigation, and commercial litigation.

April 1990 to present - Van Walraven & Harris, Chtd.: Specializes in civil trial litigation and insurance defense matters, products liability, first party insurance bad faith, automobile liability, premises liability, medical malpractice defense, and medical device litigation.


Was appointed to the University of Tulsa College of Law, Law Review with two published articles in the Tulsa Law Journal.


State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of Arizona
Washoe County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Association of Defense Counsel of Nevada
Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California


Born in New York, New York, March 24, 1947