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Curriculum Vitae of Herb Santos, Jr. [AV-Rated]

Employment

  • 1999 – present, The Law Firm of Herb Santos, Jr., Reno, Nevada.
  • 1991 – 1999, The Law Offices of Terry A. Friedman, Reno, Nevada.
  • 1987 – 1991, County Counsel Office of Sacramento County, Sacramento, California.

Education

  • Juris Doctorate 1991: McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific Sacramento, California;
    • American Jurisprudence Award – Conflict of Laws; Moot Court Oral Advocate Award.
  • Bachelor of Arts 1985: University of Nevada – Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada.

Admissions

  • Nevada Supreme Court and all other state courts in Nevada, since 1991.
  • California Supreme Court and all other state courts in California, since 1992.
  • United States District Court – District of Nevada, since 1992.
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, since 2005.
  • United States Supreme Court, since 1999.

Membership

  • Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist, State of Nevada
  • State Bar of Nevada 1991 – present:
    • Member, licensed to appear before all state courts.
    • Young Lawyers Section, 1993 – 99.
    • Executive Council, 1993 – 99.
    • President, 1995 – 96.
    • Law Office Management Committee, 1995 – 96.
    • Access to Justice Committee, 1998 – 2007.
    • Temporary Appointment, Judicial Selection Committee, 1998.
    • State Bar of Nevada, Pro Bono Award, presented June 1997.
    • Access to Justice Statewide, Small Firm Pro Bono Award, 2002.
  • State Bar of California 1992 – present:
    • Member, licensed to appear before all state courts.
  • Washoe County Bar Association 1991 – present:
    • Executive Counsel, 1997 – present.
    • Sergeant-at-Arms, 1997 – 98.
    • Editor of The Writ magazine, 1997 – 98.
    • Treasurer, 1998 – 99.
    • Secretary, 1999 – 00.
    • Vice President, 2000 – 01.
    • President Elect, 2001 – 02.
    • President, 2002 – 2003.
    • Bar Leadership Award presented on November 13, 1998.
  • American Bar Association 1996 – present:
    • Young Lawyers Division, 1996 – 99.
    • Delegate for the State of Nevada, 1996 – 99.
    • Special App. Alternative Dispute Resolution Sec. – Long Range Planning, 1998 – 99.
  • American Association for Justice 1992, – present:
    • Republican Trial Lawyers Caucus.
    • Chair Nevada; recipient of the Weidemann and Wysocki Award, 2004.
  • Nevada Association for Justice 1991 – present:
    • 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year.
    • Chair: Republican Lawyers Caucus.
    • Co-Chair: Workers’ Compensation Committee.
    • Chair: Trial Lawyer’s Care.
    • Sustaining Member, Board of Governors – 2004 to present.
    • President 2014 – 15.
  • State of Nevada, Tourism Commission, Commissioner, 2012 – present, appointed by Governor Brian Sandoval.
  • Citizen’s for Justice, 2017 – present, Trustee.
  • The National Trial Lawyer, 2017 – present, Member.
  • Lawyers of Distinction, 2017 – present, Member.
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2018 – present, Member.

Herb Santos, Jr.

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