When your freedom, reputation and livelihood are on the line, you should trust your case to someone with experience and a proven track record of courtroom success. With twenty-seven years in the courtroom, Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer Michael will work aggressively to get your case dismissed or reduced to a lesser offense.
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 deputy district attorney to help our clients get their clients reduced or dismissed.
A Super Lawyer’s Rising Star, Michael Castillo usually achieves favorable case resolutions (such as charge reductions or dismissals in criminal defense cases or hefty settlements in personal injury cases) without having to go to trial. But if trial is necessary, he is an experienced courtroom attorney with “not guilty” verdicts to his credit.
Se habla español. Alexander graduated from the University of Miami School of Law magna cum laude and earned entry into Order of the Coif. He gained vast experience in criminal defense and immigration law from his past employment with the Clark County District Attorney, the Broward County Public Defender, the University of Miami Immigration Clinic, and the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge with the U.S. Department of Justice. Skilled at both the appellate and trial levels, Alex is devoted to fighting for the best resolution possible for his clients.
Criminal defense attorney Evan Wozniak works to get our clients’ criminal DUI charges reduced to lesser charges or dismissed totally. And he can usually achieve beneficial resolutions without the time and expense of aggressive litigation and trials.
Evan earned his J.D. from UNLV’s Boyd School of Law.
Las Vegas Defense Group attorney Adam Solinger has a long track record of persuading prosecutors to dismiss or substantially reduce charges without a trial. Though if necessary, he is a seasoned courtroom litigator and is ready to argue for a full acquittal to a jury.
Adam has served as an assistant attorney with the Nevada Attorney General.
A graduate of Stanford University and William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer Justin Berkman devotes his practice to fighting for charge reductions and dismissals for our clients. He can typically win a favorable resolution through negotiations alone and no trials.
Daria received her J.D. from UNLV Law School, where she earned a Dean’s Award and served on Nevada Law Journal. Her article on Nevada’s prostitution laws won the law school’s Carl W. Tobias “Excellence in Writing” Award for best student note. An employee at Las Vegas Defense Group since 2009, Daria is also licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Washington, D.C.
Victor Vigna – Victor is a former cop with nearly three decades of experience as an investigator. Now he uses his firsthand account of how things go down “on the other side” to help our clients escape convictions.
Nancy Green – As a case manager to Las Vegas Defense Group, Nancy Green is dedicated to keeping each of our clients informed and comforted from the time they contact us up through their case’s final resolution. “I’m like the ‘front of the house’ because I manage client intake and relations,” Nancy explains.
Erik Trolson – Often the first Las Vegas Defense Group team member our clients meet, Erik keeps the front of the house in order so our attorneys can do what THEY do best. Erik hails to us from University of Nevada, Reno, where he recently earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Bettina Almaden – Las Vegas Defense Group paralegal Bettina Almaden focuses on helping our criminal defense attorneys manage their caseload. A college graduate, Bettina has exceptional communication skills and keeps our clients informed and empowered throughout the duration of their legal matters.
Candy Gaspar – Candy is an invaluable team member and helps keep operations running smoothly.
Christopher Joya – Christopher Joya is the paralegal in Las Vegas Defense Group’s personal injury department. Christopher is one of the first people our accident clients meet. And he helps to connect our clients with medical providers while keeping them informed about the status of their cases.
Dominic Velgos – Dominic assists our attorneys as we fight for charge reductions and dismissals for our clients.
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Danielle Hebert – Operations Manager Danielle Hebert is devoted to keeping the office running flawlessly while our attorneys are out fighting for the best resolution possible in our clients’ cases. Along with day-to-day operations, Danielle manages community outreach, internal documentation, process execution, and helps drive the business towards its executive goals.
Sam Shouse – Sam helps keep our clients up-to-date on their cases.