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Gaming Practice

James Dean Leavitt, earned his Master of Laws (L.L.M.) in Gaming Law and Regulation, from the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV. The curriculum was developed and taught by world renowned gaming attorneys, and is the only program of its kind.

Criminal Defense
criminal defense

James Dean Leavitt, is highly regarded for his knowledge, and his relationships with prosecutors and judges.  His specialized training in rhetoric, communications, and public speaking, make him a powerful advocate for you, both in and out of court.

Nevada Board of Regents

Regent James Dean Leavitt, aided by many others, led the successful effort to establish and create the UNLV School of Medicine.  While Chairman, from 2009 to 2011, he was a fierce advocate for adequately funding Nevada higher education.

Why hire James Dean Leavitt for your criminal case?


His background, training, and experience, make him uniquely qualified to resolve your charges, without the stress and high cost of trial and without serving time in prison or jail. His knowledge, and relationships with prosecutors and judges, allow him to consistently negotiate and receive favorable outcomes for each client he represents. His specialized training in rhetoric, communications, and public speaking, give each of his clients a competitive advantage, both in and out of court.

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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 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.


Past results do not guarantee, warrant, or predict future cases.

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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