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Gaming Practice

Gaming is rapidly changing. From daily fantasy sports betting, entity wagering, skill based gaming and E-sports, the future is here.  James Dean Leavitt is one of a select handful of attorneys in the world who has earned a Master of Laws in Gaming Law and Regulation.

Criminal Defense
criminal defense

James Dean Leavitt is highly regarded for his relationships with judges, prosecutors and clients. His superior communication skills allow him to consistently negotiate favorable outcomes for his clients that help them avoid serving time in jail or prison.

Nevada Board of Regents

Regent James Dean Leavitt led the successful effort on the Board to establish the UNLV School of Medicine.  As Chairman of the Board from 2009 – 2011 he was known as a fierce advocate for the necessary and adequate funding of higher education.

Why hire James Dean Leavitt?


By hiring an experienced attorney you can often have your criminal charges reduced or dismissed without the stress and high cost of trial and without having to serve time in jail or prison. It is imperative that your attorney has excellent relationships with prosecutors and judges and knows how to negotiate with the prosecution and argue before the court. Mr. Leavitt’s specialized training in public speaking, negotiation, persuasion and communications give all of his clients a competitive advantage in court.

My background, training and experience makes me uniquely qualified to resolve your charges without the stress and high cost of trial.

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About Me

untitled-2James Dean Leavitt has been practicing law in Las Vegas since 1992, after graduating from the University of Idaho College of Law. During law school he competed and earned a coveted spot on the National Moot Court team and worked as a law clerk at the prestigious United States Attorney’s office. Before opening his own practice in 1994, he clerked one year for Galatz, Earl, Catalano and Smith and worked one year as an attorney with Goodman and Chesnoff.


I was recently charged with Domestic Violence. After worrying myself sick I had a consultation with Mr. Leavitt, he was able to make me feel much better about my situation. He was very knowledgeable about the law and was able to get my case DISMISSED. I thank Mr. Leavitt for all of his hard work.
M. D.
Mr. Leavitt has went over and beyond to help me with my case and restored my freedom. He speaks with immense knowledge of the system and works with a great deal of passion. I live every day with gratitude for what he has done for me.

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