Maliq I. Kendricks

Maliq I. Kendricks



A native Nevadan, Maliq Kendricks brings a thoughtful and thorough approach to his complex commercial litigation practice, working with a wide variety of clients and industries.

He also has an emerging expertise in real estate litigation, representing clients in both state and federal court as well as in mediation and arbitration and other arenas for alternative dispute resolution. His work in this area includes commercial and residential lease disputes, construction contracts disputes, boundary disputes, evictions, lien and foreclosure issues. He also has significant experience facilitating collection and enforcing judgments.

Maliq came to Brownstein from a Nevada-based law firm, specializing in business and commercial disputes related to partnerships, merchandise sales, licensing, construction and real estate. He clerked with Judge Cristina D. Silva and was a summer law clerk with Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez, both at the Eighth Judicial District.

Also an educator, he currently teaches business law at the College of Southern Nevada. He previously served as a founding teacher at Democracy Prep Public Schools while finishing his law degree and has mentored aspiring teachers for years.

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  • J.D., 2019, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • M.Ed., 2019, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • B.S., 2016, Tuskegee University




U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

U.S. District Court, Central District of California

American Inns of Court


Board of Directors, Las Vegas National Bar Association

Board of Directors, State Bar of Nevada, Construction Law Section

Community Involvement


Board of Directors, Democracy Preparatory Academy, Agassi Campus




Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, 2023-2024

Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Stars, 2024

National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2021