Sean is a proud graduate from the University of Las Vegas. In 2000, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Soon after, he graduated cum laude from UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law in 2003. During his time at the Boyd School of Law, he was a staff editor of the Nevada Law Journal as well as a member of the National Moot Court team. As a law student he won the Society of Advocates oral argument competition.
After graduating from Boyd School of Law, Sean was employed at a high-profile criminal defense law firm. After working for this firm for over two and a half years, Sean made the decision to start his own firm. On January 1, 2005, Sean opened his own law firm with a single client and one employee. Today Claggett & Sykes Law Firm has twenty-eight employees, including 9 attorneys, and has hundreds of active litigation and claims files.
In 2013, Sean became an adjunct professor at UNLV Boyd School of Law, where he currently teaches Law Practice Management. Sean spent several years as a dean and as a faculty member of one of the most prestigious trial colleges in the country.
In 2017, Sean was recognized as Nevada’s Trial Attorney of the Year.