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About me

I started my legal career even before college when I worked as a runner for the Clark County Public Defender's Office.  I learned there that all people deserve a second chance.  As a criminal defense attorney, I try to defend my clients against oppressive law enforcement and prosecution so they get their second chance.


I accumulated vast experience in several different legal areas. At Gonzaga Law School I interned at the "Low Income Taxpayer Clinic," where I helped fight for my clients' rights before the IRS.  I also worked as a runner at the Clark County District Attorney's Office, which exposed me to prosecutorial practices and strategies that I can now use in my clients' favor when I defend them.  I've also worked as a contract attorney and an associate attorney at various law firms.  


My philosophy in representing clients is best summed up by a favorite quotation told to me by the Honorable Judge Lloyd George: "Be on time, be prepared, and be civil."


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
  3. Domestic Violence: 15%
  4. Juvenile: 10%

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Linden Cup Moot Court Competition Semi FinalistGonzaga University School of Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyLas Vegas Defense Group2011 - 2014
Associate AttorneyLincoln, Gustafson & Cercos2011 - 2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Nevada-Las VegasBusiness Administration, FinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2004