Las Vegas, NV:

Chesnoff & Schonfeld A Professional Corporation

Chesnoff & Schonfeld A Professional Corporation
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 520 South Fourth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101-6520
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, White Collar Crimes, Trial Practice, Civil Trials, Wrongful Death
  • Peer Reviews
    4.8/5.0 (7)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (3)
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About our Las Vegas, NV: office

The conscientious spirit of the law is alive and well in the offices of Chesnoff & Schonfeld. The genesis of the firm was the partnership between the Honorable Mayor Oscar B. Goodman, the Mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, and David Z. Chesnoff which began in 1987. David Z. Chesnoff joined Goodman as a partner and expanded the scope of representation. Chesnoff paired with Goodman to share responsibility for the firm's criminal defense efforts. Although based in Las Vegas, the firm members often argue cases throughout the nation.

The two attorneys considered themselves as interlocking pieces of a puzzle, forming a complete picture. Lawyers in the firm all intermittently assist each other, and regularly work together on significant civil litigation matters on a case-by-case basis. The firm's golden rule is to zealously advocate for their clients.

After Mr. Goodman was elected Mayor of Las Vegas he remained a partner until 2001. Since he devoted 100% of his time to the citizens of Las Vegas, Nevada he decided to retire from the firm. Upon that occurrence, the firm changed its name to Chesnoff & Schonfeld, and Richard A. Schonfeld became a named partner. Mr. Schonfeld brings the same reputation for zealous advocacy as required by the firm's reputation. The firm continues in the tradition of Mr. Goodman and Mr. Chesnoff in always putting the client's needs first and willingness to go to court and uphold the solemnity of the attorney's oath.

Preferring to maintain a boutique firm structure, the attorneys spurned the notion of delegating tasks to an army of assistants. They handle each and every matter personally.

Chesnoff & Schonfeld have taken the most difficult of cases, developed new law and have set precedents in the fields of constitutional, criminal and forfeiture law.

"A major distinction between our firm and other law firms is we take cases with the understanding that we're taking it to trial," said Chesnoff.

Chesnoff & Schonfeld earned national recognition for their legal expertise. Chesnoff travels the country lecturing on cross-examination and other trial techniques, and have often been called upon to represent his peers, as a "lawyers's lawyer."

The firm is listed as one of the country's top criminal law firms in several directories, including The National Directory of Criminal Lawyers. David Chesnoff has been featured on "48 Hours," "Nancy Grace," "ABC's Nightly News," "Charley Rose Show," A&E's "American Justice" and City Confidential.

The firm carries the highest legal ability rating in Martindale-Hubbell.

Office Details

Contact Information:
702-577-3997  Phone
702-384-5563  Phone
702-598-1425  Fax
Mailing Address:
520 South Fourth Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101-6520
Office Size:
2
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Office Hours:
    Monday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Tuesday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Wednesday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Thursday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Friday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Areas of Practice (10)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our Las Vegas office:

    • Criminal Law
    • Drug Crimes
    • White Collar Crime
    • State Government Law
    • Federal Trials
    • Appellate Practice
    • Divorce
    • Family Law
    • Entertainment Law
    • Civil Litigation

    People (2)

    Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (7)
    • Legal Knowledge

      4.8/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.8/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.8/5.0
    • Communication

      4.8/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.8/5.0

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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (3)
    • 100% (3)
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0
    • Richard is the best! After "interviewing" several other attorneys about my case, I was most comfortable with Richard. He was not cheap but w...

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      Richard is the best! After "interviewing" several other attorneys about my case, I was most comfortable with Richard. He was not cheap but when your freedom is on the line do you really want cheap? I got what I paid for. Richard was able to get me a very favorable disposition. NO JAIL TIME & NO FINE! No one wants to face criminal prosecution but if you find yourself in that position, do yourself a favor and hire Richard Schonfeld.

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        5.0/5.0
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      • Quality of Service

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    • David Chesnoff is by far the most dillegent and iltelligent attorney on this planet. If you ever get in trouble and need an attorney don't even think twice if you can af...

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      David Chesnoff is by far the most dillegent and iltelligent attorney on this planet. If you ever get in trouble and need an attorney don't even think twice if you can afford him. He will return phone calls and texts 24/7 and will make miracles happen. He the elite of the elite, the Navy SEAL of lawyers. It's not even up for debate. This man is the one and only you want to represent you. He has been there for me 2x and saved my life.

      • Communication

        5.0/5.0
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    • Civil Trial Practice

    • Constitutional Law

    • Criminal Trial Practice

    • Family Law

    • Personal Injury

    • White Collar Crime

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    • Las Vegas, NV
      520 South Fourth Street
      Las Vegas, NV 89101-6520

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