With over twenty years on the job, Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Michael Becker knows how to negotiate with prosecutors to reduce or dismiss your charges and minimize your penalties. If your case does go to trial, he has the experience of having defended over eighty jury trials, most of which resulted in full acquittals or hung juries.
Nevada criminal defense attorney Michael Becker is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law and the University of Southern California. He belongs to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mike Castillo practices in all areas of criminal defense including DUI, solicitation for prostitution, trespass, battery domestic violence, casino markers, theft crimes, white-collar crimes, fraud crimes, and sexual assault. He's worked on numerous cases at the trial and appellate level.
Nevada criminal defense attorney Mike Castillo graduated magna cum laude from UNLV Law School. Prior to joining Las Vegas Defense Group, he was an extern in the Clark County D.A's office and clerked in the Henderson firm of Rands, South & Gardner.
Lester M. Paredes III
A graduate of Georgetown Law School, Lester Paredes cut his teeth at the Clark County Public Defender's Office for three years before entering private practice. A fluent Spanish-speaker, Lester Paredes is a contributor to Univision. He received his undergraduate degree from USC, where he majored in International Relations. He also authored an article in the Criminal Law Bulletin. He is licensed to practice law in both Nevada and California.
Daria's first job was with legendary criminal defense attorney (and "mob lawyer") John Momot in Las Vegas, Nevada, who acquainted her with the criminal justice system in Clark County. A graduate of UNLV Law School, Daria won a Dean's Award and served on law review. Daria was awarded the Carl W. Tobias "Excellence in Writing" Award for her law review note on prostitution laws in Nevada. She also holds a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in film studies from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
The best defense is a good offense. A Harvard Law School alum, Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer Neil Shouse used to work as a deputy district attorney, so he knows firsthand the tactics and tricks the state uses to convict citizens of crimes. Mr. Shouse now takes advantage of his five-years of experience as a prosecutor to ensure that he gives his clients the most strategic and thorough defense achievable.
As a prosecutor, Neil Shouse handled over sixty jury trials, and he won ninety-six percent of them. He also has over three thousand DUI cases under his belt. An expert in criminal defense, Neil Shouse has been called upon to appear on Good Morning America, Court TV, FOX News, CNN and PBS.
Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Shouse graduated Harvard Law with honors, was an editor for a prominent law journal and had his thesis published in the National Quarterly on State and Local Government Law. He spent his undergraduate years at UC Berkeley, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with highest distinction.
Prior to his career in criminal law, Mr. Shouse was an associate at the civil law firm of Sidley Austin. While at Sidley, he litigated matters for some of the world's most prominent corporations, including Western Union, Metropolitan Life, AT&T and Microsoft.
Nevada criminal defense attorney Neil Shouse belongs to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.