Ms. Hellman gained valuable "backroom" experience in criminal law through her clerkship with a Carson City judge and her externship with the Clark County Special Public Defenders Office's homicide division. She also volunteered at the prestigious Federal Public Defenders Office; there, she honed her appellate researching and writing skills and knowledge of Ninth Circuit procedures.
Ms. Hellman completed her undergraduate studies from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she minored in Criminal Justice and Criminology.
Sample Case Results
State v. J.S. (2018)
Description: Client, who is in the Air Force, faced misdemeanor battery domestic violence charges. A conviction would have cost him his military career. The case went to a bench trial.
Outcome: NOT GUILTY VERDICT FOR BATTERY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.