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NevadaCriminal Defense Lawyers in Nevada

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Nevada, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Nevada should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Ross C. Goodman

Ross C. Goodman
Ross C. Goodman
Goodman Criminal Defense Attorney
520 S 4th St STE #200
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Ross C. Goodman is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Tulsa... read more >
nbta
nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Ross C. Goodman
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Craig S Denney

Craig S Denney
Craig S Denney
Snell & Wilmer LLP
6100 Neil Road Suite 555
Reno, NV 89501
Craig S Denney is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law... read more >
nbta
nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Craig S Denney
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Mace J Yampolsky

Mace J Yampolsky
Mace J Yampolsky
Yampolsky & Associates Attorneys at Law
625 South Sixth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 36 years, Mace J Yampolsky is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >
nbta
nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Mace J Yampolsky
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

John Basil Routsis

John Basil Routsis
John Basil Routsis
Routsis Hardy-Cooper
571 California Avenue
Reno, NV 89509
Licensed for 33 years, John Basil Routsis is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Pepperdine University School of Law... read more >
nlc-lt
nlc-lt
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
John Basil Routsis
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

John Patrick Calvert

John Patrick Calvert
John Patrick Calvert
Law Office of Calvert & Hubach, LLC
435 Court St
Reno, NV 89501
Licensed for 31 years, John Patrick Calvert is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >
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nlc-lt
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
John Patrick Calvert
Lifetime Member

Michael D Pariente

Michael D Pariente
Michael D Pariente
The Pariente Law Firm, P.C.
3960 Howard Hughes Parkway Suite 615
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Michael D Pariente is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Michael D Pariente
Life Member

John Henry Wright

John Henry Wright
John Henry Wright
The Wright Law Group, P.C.
2340 Paseo Del Prado Suite D-305
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Licensed for 24 years, John Henry Wright is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended West Virginia University... read more >
nlc
nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
John Henry Wright
Member

David Fischer

David Fischer
David Fischer
Law Office of David R. Fischer
400 S 4th St. Suite 500
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 13 years, David Fischer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Parviz Aaron Heshmati

Parviz Aaron Heshmati
Parviz Aaron Heshmati
Heshmati and Associates Law Offices
515 S. 7th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 11 years, Parviz Aaron Heshmati is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Parviz Aaron Heshmati
member

Martin H Wiener

Martin H Wiener
Martin H Wiener
Law Offices of Martin H. Wiener
316 South Arlington Avenue
Reno, NV 89501
Martin H Wiener is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended New York U.... read more >
nbta
nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Martin H Wiener
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Lee Thomas Hotchkin

Lee Thomas Hotchkin
Lee Thomas Hotchkin
Hotchkin Law
100 West Liberty Street Suite 820
Reno, NV 89501
Licensed for 39 years, Lee Thomas Hotchkin is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of the Pacific Mc Georg... read more >

Nick Wooldridge

Nick Wooldridge
Nick Wooldridge
LV Criminal Defense
400 S 7th St #401
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 16 years, Nick Wooldridge is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Nevada-Las Vegas... read more >
nlc
nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Nick Wooldridge
Member

Joel M Mann

Joel M Mann
Joel M Mann
Law Office of Joel M. Mann, Chtd.
601 S 7th St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 18 years, Joel M Mann is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended William S. Boyd School of Law - University ... read more >
ncdd
ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Joel M Mann
General Member

Stephen Bruce Krimel

Stephen Bruce Krimel
Stephen Bruce Krimel
774 Mays Blvd Suite 10-258
Incline Village, NV 89451
Stephen Bruce Krimel is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School of Law... read more >
cbls
cbls
State Bar of California
Stephen Bruce Krimel
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law

James A Oronoz

James A Oronoz
James A Oronoz
Oronoz Ericsson & Gaffney LLC
700 S. Third Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 23 years, James A Oronoz is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Cla... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
James A Oronoz
Member

Neil Bryan Shouse

Neil Bryan Shouse
Neil Bryan Shouse
Shouse Law Group
2970 West Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Licensed for 23 years, Neil Bryan Shouse is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >

Joshua L Tomsheck

Joshua L Tomsheck
Joshua L Tomsheck
Hofland & Tomsheck
228 South 4th St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 15 years, Joshua L Tomsheck is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Drake University Law School... read more >
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sbon
State Bar of Nevada
Joshua L Tomsheck
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Parish D. Heshmati

Parish D. Heshmati
Parish D. Heshmati
Heshmati & Associates Law Offices
515 S. 7th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 8 years, Parish D. Heshmati is a Police Misconduct and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Nevada... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Parish D. Heshmati
member

Robert M Draskovich Jr

Robert M Draskovich Jr
Robert M Draskovich Jr
The Law Office of Turco & Draskovich
815 South Casino Center
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Robert M Draskovich Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of North Carolina School of Law... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Robert M Draskovich Jr
Life Member

David Zeltner Chesnoff

David Zeltner Chesnoff
David Zeltner Chesnoff
Chesnoff & Schonfeld
520 S. Fourth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
David Zeltner Chesnoff is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
abcl
abcl
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
David Zeltner Chesnoff
Fellow

Karen Ann Connolly

Karen Ann Connolly
Karen Ann Connolly
Law Offices of Karen A. Connolly, Ltd.
6600 W Charleston Blvd #124
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Karen Ann Connolly is a Criminal Defense and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer... read more >
nacdl
nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Karen Ann Connolly
Member

Bret O Whipple

Bret O Whipple
Bret O Whipple
Bret O. Whipple Attorney at Law
1100 S. Tenth Street
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Licensed for 24 years, Bret O Whipple is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University ... read more >
nbta
nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Bret O Whipple
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Philip Brown

Philip Brown
Philip Brown
Brown Law Offices
200 Hoover Avenue Suite 130
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 23 years, Philip Brown is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Steven Altig

Steven Altig
Steven Altig
Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys Adras & Altig
601 S. 7th Street 1st Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Steven Altig is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey Jaeger

Jeffrey Jaeger
Jeffrey Jaeger
The Law Offices of Jeffrey Jaeger, CHTD
410 S Rampart Blvd Ste 390
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Licensed for 8 years, Jeffrey Jaeger is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

James C. Gallo

James C. Gallo
James C. Gallo
Gallo Law Firm
818 S Casino Center Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 24 years, James C. Gallo is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Kelley K Blatnik

Kelley K Blatnik
Kelley K Blatnik
Blatnik Law, LLC
7996 Fringetree Ct Ste 101
Las Vegas, NV 89123
Licensed for 11 years, Kelley K Blatnik is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law... read more >

Benjamin C Durham

Benjamin C Durham
Benjamin C Durham
Benjamin Durham Law Firm
601 S. Tenth St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Benjamin C Durham is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended BYU Law School... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Benjamin C Durham
Life Member

Ben Nadig

Ben Nadig
Ben Nadig
Law Office of Benjamin Nadig, Chtd.
228 S. 4th St., Third Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 14 years, Ben Nadig is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Jason R Margolis

Jason R Margolis
Jason R Margolis
Yampolsky & Margolis
625 S. 6th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 9 years, Jason R Margolis is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended William S. Boyd School of Law - University o... read more >

Rebecca Jane Carlson

Rebecca Jane Carlson
Rebecca Jane Carlson
Work Law
2995 Skyline Boulevard Suite 201
Reno, NV 89509
Licensed for 3 years, Rebecca Jane Carlson is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman Universi... read more >

Gabriel L Grasso

Gabriel L Grasso
Gabriel L Grasso
Gabriel L. Grasso
9525 Hillwood Dr #190
Las Vegas, NV 89134
Gabriel L Grasso is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >

Dominic P Gentile

Dominic P Gentile
Dominic P Gentile
Gordon & Silver, Ltd
3960 Howard Hughes Pkwy. 9th Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Dominic P Gentile is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Dominic P Gentile
Life Member

George G Trachtman

George G Trachtman
George G Trachtman
Trachtman & Almase, LLC
520 S. Ninth St.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
George G Trachtman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
George G Trachtman
Life Member

John Bayer 978613

John Bayer 978613
John Bayer 978613
The Las Vegas DUI Specialists
601 S 7th St,
Las Vegas, NV 89101
John Bayer 978613 is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Richard A Wright

Richard A Wright
Richard A Wright
300 S. 4th St. Ste. 701
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Richard A Wright is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
cacj
cacj
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Richard A Wright
Member

Cliff Young

Cliff Young
Cliff Young
Law Offices of Cliff Young
650 S. Rock Blvd. Ste. 21-A
Reno, NV 89502
Licensed for 37 years, Cliff Young is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended University of Pacific, McGeorge School of La... read more >

Jon Martin

Jon Martin
Jon Martin
Sin City Law Firm
1810 E. Sahara, #1322
Las vegas, NV 89104
Licensed for 14 years, Jon Martin is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Mathew Adam Work

Mathew Adam Work
Mathew Adam Work
Mathew Work Law
2995 Skyline Boulevard Suite 201
Reno, NV 89509
Licensed for 6 years, Mathew Adam Work is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

Michael L Becker

Michael L Becker
Michael L Becker
Las Vegas Defense Group, L.L.C.
2300 W Sahara Ave Ste 450
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Michael L Becker is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended USC Gould School of Law... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Michael L Becker
Life Member

Paul R. Wolfe

Paul R. Wolfe
Paul R. Wolfe
Wolfe Law
432 Court Street
Reno, NV 89501
Licensed for 6 years, Paul R. Wolfe is a Personal Injury and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacif... read more >
nja
nja
Nevada Justice Association
Paul R. Wolfe
Member

Nathan Tod Young

Nathan Tod Young
Nathan Tod Young
Law Offices of Nathan Tod Young
1701 County Rd. Suite M
Minden, NV 89423
Nathan Tod Young is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Nathan Tod Young
Life Member

Carl E.G Arnold

Carl E.G Arnold
Carl E.G Arnold
Cega Law Inc.
1428 S. Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Licensed for 31 years, Carl E.G Arnold is a Criminal Defense and Motorcycle Accidents lawyer... read more >

Mitchell L Posin

Mitchell L Posin
Mitchell L Posin
Law Office Mitchell Posin Chtd
410 S Rampart Blvd #390
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Licensed for 34 years, Mitchell L Posin is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian J Smith

Brian J Smith
Brian J Smith
Law Office of Brian J. Smith, Ltd.
520 South 4th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Brian J Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joey Gilbert

Joey Gilbert
Joey Gilbert
Joey Gilbert Law
201 W. Liberty St. Suite 210
Reno, NV 89501
Licensed for 16 years, Joey Gilbert is a Marijuana Law and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >
nlc
nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Joey Gilbert
Member,
Legal Committee

Garrett T Ogata

Garrett T Ogata
Garrett T Ogata
The Law Offices of Garrett T. Ogata
3841 W Charleston Blvd Suite 205
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Licensed for 20 years, Garrett T Ogata is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
ncdd
ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Garrett T Ogata
General Member

Kevin Kampschror

Kevin Kampschror
Kevin Kampschror
Shook & Stone
710 South 4th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 7 years, Kevin Kampschror is a Workers Compensation and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law... read more >

Douglas Crawford

Douglas Crawford
Douglas Crawford
Douglas Crawford Law
1404 S Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Licensed for 35 years, Douglas Crawford is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Nick Oberheiden

Nick Oberheiden
Nick Oberheiden
Oberheiden, P.C.
411 E Bonneville Ave #400
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Licensed for 11 years, Nick Oberheiden is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


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The NACJ was established in 1989 to protect federal and state constitutional rights and to improve the quality and administration of justice for those accused of crimes. NACJ serves as the voice of Nevada criminal defense attorneys to the state legislature. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Nevada, practicing in both the state and federal courts, belong to this non-profit organization.



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