Paola M. Armeni: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Paola M. Armeni

Shareholder
Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone(702) 796-5555

Peer Rating
 4.9/5.0
AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Government Investigations & Business Crimes
 
University Arizona State University, B.S.
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, J.D.
 
Admitted2003, Nevada; 2003, U.S. Federal Court, Nevada; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
 
Biography

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.

Distinctions

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.

Affiliations

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

 
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Paola M. Armeni

3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor
Las VegasNV 89169-5978




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