Isn't it time you equalize the playing field? I am here to help you and your family.
If you need legal representation in southern or northern Nevada, Attorney Santos is Board certified in Workers' Compensation by the State Bar of Nevada and handles cases throughout Nevada in the areas of Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Entertainment Law, Immigration, Criminal and Civil Law, Wills, General Consulting. Trust that help and personal attention is only a phone call away.
Atty. Santos is a licensed attorney in good standing in Nevada, Utah, the United States Supreme Court, United States Circuit Court (9th and 10th Circuit Courts of Appeals), and the United States District Courts for Nevada and Utah. An active member of the Nevada Justice Association, he has testified in the Nevada Legislature regarding worker's compensation law and been published in legal literature regarding workplace injuries. He also is a member of the Federalist Society and the American Association for Justice.
Atty. Santos has handled small to large injury cases against the largest insurance companies ranging from motor vehicle accidents and premises liability cases to complex industrial work accident injuries under Nevada law, NRS 616C (including but not limited to cervical spinal injuries, thoracic spinal injuries, lumbar spinal injuries, head and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) (Concussion), knee, hip, elbow and shoulder injuries; NRS 617 diseases such as Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), otherwise known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, repetitive motion disease, lung disease and heart disease claims.) He also represents people injured due to adverse affects from vaccinations. He successfully represented a client injured in the nationally covered Mizpah Hotel fire in Reno, Nevada. His legal career is highlighted by the significant precedent setting case: Flamingo Hilton v. Gilbert,122 Nev. 1279, 148 P.3rd. 738 (2006).
Atty. Santos has also advised businesses, corporations, entertainers, and politicians.
Let Attorney Santos pursue your legal rights. Call for a consultation or go to his website:
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2018 Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2018|
|2017 Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2017|
|2016 Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2016|
|2015 Client's Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|2000/2001 Boyd School of Law Community Service Scholarship||University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law||2000|
|1999/2000 Nevada Trial Lawyers Association Sholarship||Nevada Justice Association||1999|
|Owner-Attorney||Santos Law, PLLC.||2018 - Present|
|Legal Counsel||Nevada Republican Party||2010 - 2011|
|Associate Attorney||The Law Firm of Joel A. Santos||2008 - 2018|
|Deputy Attorney||State of Nevada, Nevada Attorney for Injured Workers (NAIW)||2002 - 2008|
|Law Clerk||The Law Offices of Cindy Follis||1999 - 2002|
|Law Clerk||Albright Stoddard Warnick & Albright||1999 - 1999|
|Law Clerk||Herbert J. Santos, Sr., Esq., Ltd.||1996 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State of Utah, Pete Suazo Utah Athletic Commission||Boxing Judge||2012 - Present|
|World Boxing Council||Boxing Judge||2011 - Present|
|Nevada Justice Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Washoe County Bar Association||N/A||2002 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2002 - Present|
|Nevada State Bar||Member||2002 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||Member||2002 - Present|
|Republican National Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Association for Justice, Nevada Minority Caucus||Chair||2006 - 2016|
|The Advocate (Nevada Justice Association)||Stop stressing! Injured Workers' rights under Nevada law for stress claims.||2014|
|University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law||Juris Doctorate (J.D.)||2001|
|University of Nevada||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|
|Robert McQueen High School||Diploma||1993|
|University of Nevada-Las Vegas||Graduate studies in History 1999||N/A|
|University of Nevada||Discussion on the Legal Aspects of the JFK Assassination, Lee Harvey Oswald, and the Investigation of the Assassination.||2016|
|Washoe County Republican Convention||State of Republican Politics||1996|
|Clark County School District v. Eric Marshall, Supreme Court No.: 41374 (2005)||Won unpublished decision.|
|Flamingo Hilton v. Gilbert,122 Nev. 1279, 148 P.3rd. 738 (2006)||Decision for the Injured Worker|
|Valdez v. Employers Ins. Co. of NV, 123 Nev. 170, 162 P.3rd. 148 (2007)|
|Henriquez v. A NLV Cab Co., Young Lee, et. Al., 2013||Settled for $500,000.|
Posted by Cody
Sat Feb 23 2019
Posted by IREENA LAWSON
Fri Jul 27 2018
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