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Osvaldo E. Fumo

Criminal defense Attorney at Las Vegas, NV

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Ozzie Fumo

  • Licensed for 27 years
    State NV
    Acquired 1996
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Osvaldo

Learn Osvaldo’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    I am a Criminal Defense Trial Attorney. If you are suspected of a crime, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney. Different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney with EXPERIENCE!. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what to do to defend you

    29 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Personal injury
    Injuries suffered at the hands of another are nothing to ignore. Medical bills, pain and suffering should be compensated. Hire an attorney with trial experience to deal with the insurance companies so that you can concentrate on healing.

    29 years, 1,000 cases

I have been practicing law in Las Vegas since 1996.  I have argued everything from traffic citations to Capital Murder cases.  I practice in both State and Federal Court.  I have been a mentor in the Southern District of Nevada for over 15 years to young attorneys who desire to join the CJA Panel for federal court in Nevada.  I also have argued before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  


Additionally, I sit as a Judge (Referee) for Traffic Matters in Justice Court for Las Vegas.

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Pitaro & Fumo, Chtd
601 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV, 89101

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Posted by Richard | July 13, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Legal Royalty
I cannot express enough gratitude for the exceptional legal services provided by Ozzie Fumo. His brilliance, experience, and unwavering dedication were instrumental in turning my life around during a challenging legal battle. From the moment I met him, I was immediately struck by his professionalism and genuine compassion. He took the time to listen attentively to my situation, demonstrating a deep understanding of the complexities of the law and an unparalleled commitment to his clients. Throughout the entire process, Ozzie Fumo exhibited an unmatched level of intelligence and expertise in the courtroom. His thorough knowledge of the legal system, combined with his sharp analytical skills, allowed him to navigate the intricate details of my case with precision and confidence. It was truly a masterclass in legal representation. What truly sets Ozzie apart is his genuine care for his clients' well-being. Hey consistently made themselves available, promptly addressing any concerns or questions I had. His compassionate approach helped alleviate my anxieties and provided me with a sense of comfort during an otherwise distressing time. Ultimately, his expertise and tenacity saved my life. He fought tooth and nail, leaving no avenue unexplored, to secure the best possible outcome for me. I was truly amazed by his ability to strategize and adapt in the face of adversity, ultimately prevailing against all odds. In summary, Ozzie Fumo is legal royalty. His intelligence, experience, and unwavering dedication to their clients sets him apart. If you find yourself in need of exceptional legal representation, do not hesitate to seek his services. He is the epitome of excellence, and I am forever grateful for his tireless efforts on my behalf. Thank you, Ozzie Fumo for your extraordinary legal prowess and for giving me a second chance at life! Definitely worth every penny.
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Posted by Bo | May 2, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
District Case
Ozzie for me, did a Great job on my case. With his experience and knowledge of his team, he gave me the outcome we were looking for.
Posted by Adriano | April 22, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
The best of the best
Ozzie handled many legal matters for me and my friends. He has and always will have my trust in his abilities.


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Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Pitaro & Fumo, Chtd
  • 2013 - Present


  • Whittier College School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • University of San Diego
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 1987


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Lifetime Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • The National Italian American Bar Association
  • 2003 - Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • 2003 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit
  • 2002 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 1996 - Present
  • Nevada Society of Italian American Lawyers
  • 1996 - Present
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • 1996 - Present
  • United States of America District of Nevada
  • District Court
  • 1996 - Present
  • Nevada Society of Italian American Lawyers
  • President
  • 1999 - 2001
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
  • 1996 - 2012
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • 1996 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Adjunct Professor of the Year
  • Boyd Law School
  • 2021
  • Consumer Advocate of the Year
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • 2019
  • Defender of the Year
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • 2019
  • Education Hero
  • Black Caucus of Nevada
  • 2017
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2016
  • 2006 Access to Justice Outstanding Service Award
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • Boyd School of Law White Paper
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • 2020
  • Boyd School of Law Alumni Monthly Luncheon
  • Trial Ethics in Criminal Cases
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (1)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Ozzie is a deeply passionate attorney who truly cares about his clients. He is exactly the kind of person I would want in my corner if I was in trouble. He has been a great mentor and friend to me over the years and I've seen first-hand how much he cares about his clients. I cannot endorse him enough."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Reknown as one of the best criminal defense attorneys in Las Vegas. I highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly recommend Mr. Fumo. Without a doubt, Mr. Fumo is one of Nevada's most experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ozzie Fumo is inarguably one of the best and most respected criminal defense attorneys in Las Vegas."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Ozzie is one of the most highly regarded and well respected criminal defense lawyers in Las Vegas. I have had the pleasure of knowing him for several years, and I have been enormously impressed by his skill in defending his clients. His reputation is impeccable, and his talent and high ethical standards have won him the respect of his peers. Ozzie richly deserves the AV rating that he received last year."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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