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 a director on the board of Sky Tavern, the oldest non-profit ski and snowboard teaching and training facility in the U.S., which has a mission to provide youth access to recreation programs in Washoe County, Nevada regardless of income, race or creed.

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

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California
  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada


  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D.
  • Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado
    • B.A.
  • 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), Former Member of the 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