Cameron (Cam) Bordner received his B.A. from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, and conducted his post-graduate studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. During his time in Boulder, Cam was a professional ski patroller at Eldora Mountain Resort and competitive telemark skier, as well as a regular backcountry adventurer, rock climber and mountain biker. While a pro patroller at Eldora, Cam was the head of the mountain safety and accident investigation teams, and he later became a risk consultant to ski resorts and other recreation providers across the U.S. for a major insurance company. Eventually, Cam moved to Truckee, California, and accepted the position of Director of Risk Management at Heavenly Ski Resort. Cam earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and began practicing ski resort/sports and recreation defense in the Lake Tahoe region.
Now Cam’s practice is dedicated to all types of civil litigation, such as business, employment, property, and construction law, in addition to sports and recreation defense/risk management. Cam has, on some level, been involved in outdoor recreation his entire life and is passionate about defending recreation providers. Cam is licensed to practice law in California and Nevada, in the federal court system, and he handles select matters nationwide.
Cam is a member and past president of the Tahoe Truckee Bar Association and is a Trustee of the Sierra Avalanche Center. He is also a board member of the Association of Ski Defense Attorneys (ASDA), an international group of attorneys recognized for their expertise in ski resort/recreation defense. Cam is also on the board of directors of the American Institute of Avalance Research and Education (AIARE), a 501(c)(3) dedicated to preventing injuries and saving lives through research based avalance education, and Sky Tavern, America's oldest and largest 501(c)(3) ski and snowboard program.
Cam’s favorite charities are High Fives, Yogis for Good, and Disabled Sports USA. When he’s not in the office, Cam enjoys skiing, cycling, music, and travel. He also loves spending time and recreating with his family.
Cam is MOBO.
Areas of Practice
- Civil Litigation
- Ski Resort Defense
- Construction Law
- Family Law
- 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar & Court Admissions
- U.S. District Court District of Nevada
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado
University of Colorado at Boulder
- Postgraduate Studies
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Tahoe Truckee Bar Association, Member, Past President
- Association of Ski Defense Attorneys, Board of Directors
- American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE), Board of Directors
- Rotary Club of Reno, Member
- Sierra Avalanche Center, Trustee
- Sky Tavern, Board of Directors
- Washoe County Bar Association, Member
Pro Bono Activities
- Sierra Avalanche Center
- Disabled Sports USA
- Tahoe Junior Freeride Series
- Creekside Charter School
- High Fives
- MOBO Foundation, Board Member