Philip Tacason


Philip J. Tacason is an associate attorney in the Reno/Tahoe office of Lewis Brisbois.

Originally from San Diego, California, Mr. Tacason received his undergraduate degree from the American International University in London, United Kingdom. In 2018, Mr. Tacason graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. At Hastings, Mr. Tacason served as an editor of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly — the oldest law journal in the nation focused exclusively on constitutional law. After graduation, Mr. Tacason relocated to Elko, Nevada, where he served as the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Alvin R. (Al) Kacin, III, District Judge, Fourth Judicial District Court.

In his free time, Mr. Tacason enjoys composing songs on piano and acoustic guitar. He has performed at folk music festivals in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability

Additional Experience


  • Elko County Bar Association
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Filipino Lawyers' Association

Awards & Honors

Witkin/CALI Awards for Highest Grade — Trial Advocacy, Spring 2017


University of California, Hastings College of the Law


American International University in London, UK