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James Dorsey, PLS

Land Surveyor at James Dorsey, PLS
Reno, Nevada
Mr. Dorsey is the Owner of James Dorsey, PLS, land and boundary consultant where the firm specializes in complex boundary matters and title conflicts. He has more than 50 years of experience in boundary and title matters. Mr. Dorsey serves as an expert witness in both state and federal courts. He also is frequent speaker on boundary, titles matters and land descriptions throughout the U.S.. Mr. Dorsey wrote, “Insuring Wetlands” and co-wrote, “A Study of Title Problems on Swamp and Overflowed Problems," both copyrighted by SAFECO Title Insurance Co.. Mr. Dorsey served as Deputy County Surveyor for Clark County, NV, where he headed the Development Revue Section where it was a combined group of Land Surveyors, Planners and Land Agents where he managed a one shop program to process subdivision mapping. Mr. Dorsey is named in Who’s Who in California and World Wide.

Mr. Dorsey has taught "Contemporary Boundary Retracement and Un-Written Property Rights" for the University of California, Riverside, "Legal Aspects of Land Surveying" and "The Fundamentals of Land Surveying" for the Surveying Degree Program at the Community College of Southern Nevada.
He was the Land Surveyor Member of the California Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors where he became the Land Surveyor to be elected President of the Board.

About Me

How does your service stand out?
Author of Insuring Wetlands and a coauthor of A Study of Title Problems on Swamp and Overflowed Lands, both copyrighted and published by SAFECO Title Insurance Company.
What honors or awards have you been presented?
Named in Who’s Who in California and World Wide


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Association Position
Western Federation of Professional Land Surveyors Member
National Society of Professional Surveyors member of the Board of Governors
California Land Surveyors Association Life Member & former President
ULCA Alumni Association Member
Nevada Association of Land Surveyors-where he was named "Surveyor of the Year"-2004- Director of the Southern Chapter
California Board of Directors Member


School Degree Graduation Year
UCLA Surverying

Contact Information

James Dorsey, PLS

9755 Silver Sky Pkwy Ste 3708
Land & Boundary Consultant

Reno, NV 89506