Meet our Certified Personal Injury Specialists
ADAM GANZ ~ ATTORNEY AT LAW
Adam has lived in Nevada his entire life. Adam graduated from Bonanza High School before receiving his undergraduate degree in Political Science from the California State Polytechnic University at Pomona. He then attended the University of San Diego School of Law, where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in a class focusing on the United States Supreme Court. Adam has been involved in the successful resolution of numerous personal injury settlements in excess of one hundred million dollars, and jury verdicts in excess of fifty million dollars for over 17 years.
Adam is a member of:
Adam is also proud to be certified as a child advocate by the Children’s Advocacy Program sponsored by the Clark County Legal Services Pro-Bono Project. Family Court Judges have appointed him to represent abused and neglected children.
Adam is licensed to practice in Nevada, New Mexico, Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
MARJORIE HAUF~ ATTORNEY AT LAW
Marjorie Hauf is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney with many years experience protecting injured people.
Marjorie obtained her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (cum laude), and law degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law, charter class (2002), where she received the CALI Award for Law Practice Management. Prior to her admission to the Nevada Bar she worked in hotel-casino management in the Las Vegas, most recently as a risk management representative, investigating claims and negotiating settlements.
Marjorie has been involved in the successful resolution of millions of dollars in personal injury, Insurance Bad Faith, wrongful death, and medical malpractice settlements and jury verdicts.
Marjorie is a member of:
Clark County Bar Association
Arizona Bar Association
Nevada Justice Association
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
Nevada State Bar Association
Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys
Washoe County Bar Association
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Lawyers
Marjorie is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Arizona.
Elizabeth Do~ ATTORNEY AT LAW
Elizabeth grew up in South Korea and received a Bachelor of Arts in English and Secondary Education from EWHA Woman’s University in Seoul, Korea. Elizabeth went on to attend law school at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV and received her Juris Doctor in 2015. While attending law school, Elizabeth completed a judicial externship for the Honorable Judge Bell in Nevada’s Eighth Judicial District Court. She received CALI Awards (the highest grade in class) for Entertainment Law and Advanced Intellectual Property Seminar. Elizabeth also received the Outstanding Student Instructor Award in Community Service for Divorce Class in 2013 and the second place for 16th Annual Saltman Center In-House Client Counseling competition.
Elizabeth is licensed to practice law in Nevada.
Cara Xidis~ ATTORNEY AT LAW
Cara Xidis grew up near Seattle, Washington, and has slowly been making her way to drier and drier climates. While she misses the lush green of the northwest, she loves Las Vegas.
After high school, Cara attended Kansas State University (go Cats!), where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education. It was here that she came to love college football. During her last year at KSU, she spent three months abroad, studying the Japanese language in Tokyo, Japan, followed by a semester student teaching at Topeka West High School, in Topeka, Kansas. She then attended law school at Brigham Young University, where she had the opportunity to volunteer with the Rocky Mountain Innocence Project. She moved to Las Vegas after she graduated, and has made it her home.
Cara is a member of the Nevada Bar Association.
Cara is licensed to practice law in Nevada.
Melanie Thomas~ ATTORNEY AT LAW
Ms. Thomas was born and raised in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan. She attended undergrad at Hillsdale College, in Hillsdale, Michigan, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Political Science.
Afterwards, she attended and graduated from the Western Michigan University—Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Ms. Thomas is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Nevada. She practiced complex, insurance defense litigation with a focus in medical malpractice. In Fall 2016, she crossed over into plaintiff personal injury litigation. Ms. Thomas joined Ganz & Hauf in June 2018. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her son Patton (named after General George Patton).
Melanie is a member of the Clark County Bar Association.
Melanie is licensed to practice law in Nevada.
Jolene Manke~ ATTORNEY AT LAW
Jolene grew up in a small farming community in Utah. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Utah. Jolene worked as a stockbroker before attending California Western School of Law in San Diego. She has been practicing law for twenty years. Jolene speaks Spanish and enjoys getting to work with Spanish-speaking clients. Jolene practiced in California for two years before moving to Nevada where she has practiced law for the past 18 years.
Jolene is licensed to practice law in both Nevada and California.