A Resource for your Practice

Through many years of experience and a real commitment to this sector, we understand the unique banking and finance needs of individual attorneys and law practices. Whether your focus is on transactional work or litigation, our experts can help you determine which banking strategies and products are best for you and your firm.



First Independent Bank has everything you need to grow your legal practice and manage variable cash-flow cycles, as well as specialized financing options and deposit services to meet both your professional and personal financial requirements – and those of your partners and clients. Our customer-focused approach means you get a dedicated, experienced relationship manager to help grow your margins and optimize working capital.  

Loans and leases are subject to credit approval.

Checking and Savings

  • Simplify banking fees for checking
  • Optimize more transactions for better cash management
  • Leverage technology for easy deposits

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Business Loans and Credit

  • Streamlined access to secured loans and revolving lines of credit, including case-cost lines
  • Access partner buy-in or acquisition financing
  • Facilitate SBA 504 and commercial real estate loans
  • Obtain equipment financing for technology and IT security upgrades
  • Leverage sophisticated commercial credit card options for better cash flow

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Treasury Management

  • Simplify your day-to-day banking
  • Accelerate receivables
  • Improve payment practices
  • Monitor and manage cash flow
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Facilitate Legal Community Support

  • Easily manage IOLTA, settlement and escrow accounts, and court-ordered conservatorships

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Just as our firm helps navigate clients through the legal process, the bank helped us obtain the right financing to build our new downtown headquarters.
Robert Eglet, Private Practice Attorney, Eglet Law Group
About Us

First Independent Bank is a division of Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, the go-to bank for business in its growing markets. Founded in 1999, First Independent Bank offers a full spectrum of deposit, lending, treasury management, international banking and online banking products and services, plus superior service to meet the needs of local businesses. With six offices in Reno, Sparks, Carson City and Fallon, along with Western Alliance Bank’s robust national platform of specialized financial services, the banking division is a valued resource for Northern Nevada’s business, real estate, professional, municipal and nonprofit communities. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation. One of the country’s top-performing banking companies, Western Alliance ranks #2 on the Forbes 2018 “Best Banks in America” list.