Ms. Armeni is a shareholder in the firm's Government Investigations & Business Crimes Department. She focuses her practice in areas of litigation, specifically criminal law and civil rights.
Ms. Armeni gained great insight in legal court proceedings while serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph T. Bonaventure of the Eighth Judicial District Court in Las Vegas, Nevada. As an attorney, she has participated in the only impeachment hearing of a Nevada public official, assisted in several high profile criminal cases tried in both the United States District Court and Eighth Judicial District Court. She has also been successful in civil rights actions against the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, most recently receiving a jury award of approximately 2.1 million dollars.
Ms. Armeni received the "40 Under 40" Award from the Las Vegas Business Press for 2012. She received the inaugural Young Lawyer of the Year Award from the State Bar of Nevada in 2011 and has been recognized by Super Lawyers® Magazine as Mountain States Rising Star for years 2009-13. This tremendous distinction is shared by only 2.5% of the state's total attorneys. In 2009, she received the inaugural William S. Boyd School of Law 2008 College Alumni of the Year.
Ms. Armeni was selected by her peers as one of the top attorneys in Nevada and recognized in the Nevada Business Journal as a Legal Elite. She is among only 1% of Nevada attorneys to be named as such in 2012 - 2013. She was also selected as one of Nevada Business Magazine's, Top 50 Up & Coming Attorneys for 2012 as well as a VEGAS INC. Top Lawyer.
Ms. Armeni has been rated as an "AV/Preeminent Attorney®" by Martindale-Hubbell®. She is also a member of the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada "50 Hours Club" for her donated service.
American Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Nevada's Young Lawyer's Section, Chair
Clark County Bar Association, Member
William S. Boyd School of Law Alumni Association, Past President
Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Past President
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
William S. Boyd School of Law Mentor Program, Mentor
Transitioning into Practice Committee, a program the State Bar of Nevada has put into place to assist individuals who pass the bar, Member
Las Vegas Business Academy, a program that offers scholarships and mentorships to students obtaining their master's degrees, Chief Legal Officer
Nevada High School Mock Trial Competition, Judge
Trial by Peers Program, Volunteer
Muscular Dystrophy Association, Volunteer
Board of Governors for State Bar of Nevada