CARSON CITY, NV - November 21, 2016
Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of David M. Jones to the Eighth
Judicial District Court, Department 29, effective January 2, 2017. This
vacancy was created as a result of the passing of Judge Susan W. Scann.
Jones has the temperament, work ethic, and intelligence to serve the southern
Nevada community as a member of the judiciary. In addition to his expansive
litigation portfolio he also presides as a Short Trial Judge and serves as a
court ordered mediator and arbitrator. His unique experience working with
at-risk youth as a judge in the Truancy Diversion Program through the Family
Court System provides him with an broad view of the impact of our legal system
on all of our citizens,” said Governor Brian Sandoval. “I am confident
that David brings a commitment to fairness in the judicial system and will be a
strong addition to the Eighth Judicial District Court.”
would like to thank the Commission on Judicial Selection for sending forward
three qualified and capable candidates. Esther Rodriguez serves as a Pro Tem
Judge in Clark County and currently has a very successful and diverse law
practice. Mark Gentile is one of the State’s most seasoned trial lawyers with
experience in rural and urban Nevada. They both have my sincere gratitude for
their time and efforts,” said Governor Brian Sandoval.
Jones is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of
the General Liability Practice. David Jones has been practicing in Nevada since
1992. He completed his undergraduate studies at Arizona State University,
graduating as the Distinguished Graduate in the College of Education. Following
graduation, he taught in the Clark County School District. Mr. Jones obtained
his Juris Doctorate degree from University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
David Jones is a native Nevadan and currently resides in Henderson, NV.
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