FAMILY LAW & Personal Injury

Guiding Families Through Every Chapter

Family Law

Divorce, Child Custody, Custody Modification, Alimony, Guardianships, Termination of Parental Rights, & more..

Personal Injury

Car Accidents, Trucking/Commercial Accidents, Slip/Trip & Falls, Dog Bites, Excessive Force, & more..

Divorce

Asset and Debt division as well as alimony. Divorces with children also determine child custody and support.  

Custody

Initial custody and post-decree custody modification. Including relocation of minor child cases. 

Premarital Agreements

Drafting pre-marital agreements to allow parties to determine their own respective rights as to asset & debt division and opt out of Nevada divorce laws.

Car Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents resulting in jury. Helping clients get just compensation for their injuries. 

About Us

Welcome to Burton & Vazquez Attorneys at Law, a premier legal practice founded in 2023 by Michael Burton, Esq. and Ashlee Vazquez, Esq. With a combined 24 years of experience in family law, our dynamic team of attorneys is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation to clients in Las Vegas, Nevada.

At Burton & Vazquez, we understand that family law and personal injury cases can be emotionally charged and complex. Our mission is to guide our clients through these challenging times with compassion, integrity, and unwavering commitment. We prioritize the well-being and best interests of our clients, and we strive to achieve favorable outcomes tailored to their unique circumstances.

Our Attorneys

ASHLEE VAZQUEZ, ESQ.
Partner

Ashlee Vazquez was born and raised in Alamogordo, NM, where she grew to love the desert and the outdoors. After determining she wanted to become a lawyer at eight years old, Ashlee started her first job at fifteen as a secretary for a criminal defense attorney. In 2012, Ashlee graduated Cum Laude from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX with a Bachelor’s in Sociology.

Ashlee attended the UNLV Boyd School of Law part-time evening program while working full-time at a law firm and volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), helping foster children in the courts. During her time at Boyd, Ashlee was also selected to be a student attorney with the Mediation Clinic providing free mediation services to small claim litigants and family court litigants who cannot afford to pay for mediation services. Ashlee also received mediation training from the renowned Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution.

During law school, Ashlee first worked for Clear Counsel Law Group, a probate and estate planning firm. In 2014, Ashlee began as a legal assistant at a prestigious family law firm, moved up to law clerk and then associate attorney. Her experience in each aspect of working in a law firm gives her keen insight into the procedural methods for obtaining the best results for her clients.

In 2016, Ashlee obtained her Juris Doctor from Boyd School of Law, where she received a CALI award as the top student in her legal writing class and Highest Pro Bono Honors. In 2017, Ashlee was licensed to practice law in Nevada and the U.S. District Court of Nevada. In 2018, she was awarded the Outstanding Service Award for her work as a CASA.

Ashlee focuses her practice on contested divorce and child custody cases and family law appeals. Ashlee’s extensive knowledge of family law in Nevada extends to numerous cases she’s briefed for the Nevada Supreme Court and Nevada Court of Appeals. Ashlee’s appellate experience includes the areas of legal separation, guardianship, custody, attorney’s fees, child support, and legal custody issues.

In her spare time, Ashlee enjoys traveling, concerts, and comedy shows. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as running, hiking, and snowboarding.

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MICHAEL BURTON, ESQ.
Partner

Michael grew up in Wisconsin, moving to Las Vegas in 2003. An avid Packer fan, Michael enjoys sports. Michael also enjoys spending time with his dogs (English and French Bulldog).

Michael has been an attorney since 2017 and worked in family law since 2008 for a prestigious family law firm. During that time, prior to being an attorney, he assumed numerous managerial roles and acted as the initial point of contact for new clients. In this role, Michael has reviewed over 8,000 family law cases.

Michael has a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Management from UNLV. Michael owns a commercial LED lighting business with customers worldwide and many notable, high-profile projects.

Michael earned his Juris Doctor from Boyd School of Law at UNLV. While at Boyd, Michael was selected as Outstanding Community Service Volunteer and also received an academic scholarship. While in law school, Michael focused on classes taught by adjunct professors who are active practitioners in the community—with an emphasis on legal writing and trial advocacy. This includes classes taught by District Attorney Steve Wolfson and esteemed retired Federal Judge Philip Pro.

Michael’s style is considered aggressive but reasonable. With a focus on high-conflict contested divorce and custody matters, Michael has significant courtroom and trial experience. But, Michael also has the ability to settle cases outside of court, when the terms are right.

Michael has exceptional client satisfaction as his clients know he is looking out for their best interest, and they appreciate Michael’s candid advice.

 

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BRIAN REARDON ESQ.

PARTNER

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Brian’s dedication to service led him to join the United States Marine Corps after high school. Following his service, he returned to Las Vegas, thriving in a career dedicated to public service with the City of Henderson.

After passing both the Nevada and California bar exams, Brian became a prosecutor in 2017. After he retired from public service, he joined a prestigious family law firm bringing his advocacy skills and courtroom experience to the forefront for his clients.

His courtroom experience allowed him to successfully advocate for clients seeking help with complex legal issues (custody, jurisdiction, and guardianship), and to seek protection for victims of violent crimes requesting help with Temporary Protective Orders. Brian also represents clients seeking to dissolve unnecessary Protective Orders.

Brian earned both his Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from UNLV. During Law School, his studies included externships with the United States Attorney’s Office and the Clark County District Attorney’s Office, earning him valuable courtroom and legal writing experience.

Brian also received meditation training from the Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution. And focused additional studies on classes that were taught by prominent local attorneys. Brian’s commitment to advocacy extended beyond the classroom and into a National Moot Trial Competition, where he competed to further refine his trial skills.

As needed, he also serves as a part-time judge for the City of Henderson Municipal Court.

Beyond his legal pursuits, Brian finds joy in outdoor activities like mountain biking, road cycling, snowboarding, and golf. An avid sports fan, he passionately supports local Las Vegas teams

Experience You Can Trust

With a combined experience of over 24 years, our attorneys, Michael Burton and Ashlee Vazquez, bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every case they handle. They have built a strong reputation in the community for their exceptional legal skills and their unwavering commitment to their clients.

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Our Firm Will Fight for You

Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced family law attorneys. Let us navigate the legal complexities while you focus on rebuilding your life and protecting what matters most—your family.

Call now for a Free Consultation

(702) 213-0303

Client Reviews

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” Thank you so much for your help I really appreciated it. I highly recommended him to all people going through divorce and child custody.”
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“Michael is very knowledgeable about family law. He listens and assesses every case and is honest about the law and what the probably outcomes are.”
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“He listened to me, answered all my questions and concerns extremely thoroughly. Listening to him, he knew exactly how to handle my case. Immediately, I knew I was in perfect hands.”