Adam Vander Heyden is originally from Eagle, Wisconsin. After graduating from Thomas Cooley Law School in Michigan, he has dedicated himself and his career to helping people through a difficult time in their lives as a criminal defense attorney.
Over the past 6 years, Adam has handled over 1600 DUI cases, resolved over 60,000 traffic tickets, and made thousands of court appearances for his clients. Every day Adam’s focus is on protecting the constitutional rights of Nevada citizens, preventing abuses by the state, and ensuring that one mistake does not cost someone their life, career, or future.
Adam’s passion for criminal law carries over to the rest of his life as well. When he’s not in the courtroom Adam enjoys hiking, reading, playing hockey, and competing in NPC Mens’ Physique competitions. Adam believes firmly that you only get back what you put into something, which is why he puts everything he has into everything he does.
If you’re looking for an attorney who will treat your case, your life, with the respect and dedication it deserves then give Adam Vander Heyden a call today at 702.701.7800.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 09/19/2018
Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 10 Under 40||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2017|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Top 10 Under 40||National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2016|
|Nationally Ranked Top 10 Under 40 Attorney Award||Natonal Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys||2015|
|Top 10 Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2015|
|Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Top 50 DUI Attorneys - State of Nevada||National Advocacy for DUI Defense||2015|
|Book Award (Top Score)||Western Michigan Law School||2005|
|Attorney / Lawyer||DUI Doctor||2012 - Present|
|Small Claims Judge||Las Vegas Justice Court||2015 - 2016|
|Traffic Judge||Las Vegas Justice Court||2013 - 2014|
|Attorney / Lawyer||Criminal Defense Firm||2009 - 2012|
|Attorney / Lawyer||Civil Defense Firm||2007 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||Member||2015 - Present|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|National Advocacy for DUI Defense||Member||2015 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2015 - Present|
|DUI Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada Disciplinary Board||Member||2015 - Present|
|State Bar of Nevada||Member||2007 - Present|
|Western Michigan Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2002|
|Trial Victory||Case dismissed after trial victory|
|DUI Felony - 13F00259X||Dismissed|
|DUI Trial - 12M21283X||Not guilty verdict|
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