Mr. Friedman's wealth of professional, political and legal experience enable him to bring a unique perspective to the practice of law and make him a valuable member of Dawson, Ford & Friedman. Mr. Friedman was born in New York City but relocated with his family to Henderson, Nevada shortly after beginning grade school. After graduating from high school, Mr. Friedman enrolled at the University of Nevada, Reno where he earned a bachelor of arts degree with dual majors in Public Relations and Philosophy.
While attending the University of Nevada, Mr. Friedman served as an intern to former Governor of Nevada, Kenny C. Guinn. Upon graduation he returned home to Las Vegas and accepted a full time position within Governor Guinn's administration as a public affairs liaison and speechwriter. While serving Governor Guinn, Mr. Friedman enrolled in the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he earned his Juris Doctorate. Upon the conclusion of the Governor's term in office, Mr. Friedman transitioned into the private sector, working as a commercial and residential mortgage lender. In his final year of law school, Mr. Friedman worked as a law clerk within a local family law firm.
Mr. Friedman is a licensed member of the Nevada Bar and is also admitted to practice before the Federal Court of the Southern District of Nevada. Prior to joining Dawson Ford & Friedman, Mr. Friedman was a member a Las Vegas Family Law and Civil Litigation Boutique, where he was named a Junior Partner within his first year of practice.
Mr. Friedman , his wife Jennifer and son Dylan are proud to call Las Vegas home. When not zealously representing his clients, Mr. Friedman enjoys spending time with family and friends, exercising, camping, listening to live music and watching sporting events.
Licensed since 2010
Hourly ($350-400/hour), Contingent (33-50%), Fixed (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I endorse Mr. Friedman as a Family Law Attorney he is not only well versed in his field, but always an example of professionalism. I always appreciate the level of advocacy he provides his clients when I have the opportunity to litigate a case with him.
Jason Naimi Divorce & Separation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Top 10 Attorneys Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|Southern Nevada Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2014|
|Southern Nevada Top 100 Attorney||Nevada Business Magazine||2013|
|Clients' Choice Award||www.Avvo.com||2013|
|Avvo Rated Attorney||www.Avvo.com||2013|
|Legal Elite||Nevada Business Magazine||2013|
|Dean's List Honors||William S. Boyd School of Law||2007|
|Excellence for the Future Award - Gaming Law||CALI||2007|
|Excellence for the Future Award - Pretrial Litigation||CALI||2007|
|Dean's List Honors||William S. Boyd School of Law||2006|
|Excellence for the Future Award - Civil Procedure||CALI||2005|
|Dean's List Honors||William S. Boyd School of Law||2005|
|Partner||Ford & Friedman||2012 - Present|
|Partner||Dawson Ford & Friedman||2011 - 2012|
|Junior Partner||Family Law Firm||2009 - 2011|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Anti-Defamation League (ADL)||Member||2013 - Present|
|ADL - Glass Leadership Institute||Member||2013 - Present|
|Cardozo Society of Las Vegas||Member||2011 - Present|
|Clark County Bar Association||Member||2010 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of Nevada-Reno||Public Relations & Philosophy||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|