Lester A. Berman, Esq.

Lester A. BermanE: lesberman@leedrizin.com

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Attorney Lester A. Berman is a skillful arbiter with years of litigation experience. He is also a small claims referee before the Las Vegas Justice Court. Lester A. Berman is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney, signifying a pre-eminent legal ability rating and a very high general recommendation rating from others in his field.

 

He has experience in the following courts:

  • The Nevada Supreme Court
  • The United States District Court
  • The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • The Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada
  • Various other courts of Clark County, Nevada

Les has assisted in writing and publishing articles for the legal education course, “Successful Judgment Collections in Nevada”, as well as other seminars on Collection Law.

Bar Admissions and Memberships:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1983
  • State Bar of Nevada, 1980
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada, 1980
  • Supreme Court of the State of Nevada, 1980
  • Supreme Court of the State of Arizona, 1979
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona, 1979
  • State Bar of Arizona, 1979 (presently inactive)
  • Clark County Bar Association, 1980
  • Commercial Law League of America, 1990-2003

Education Information:

  • J.D., University of Arizona, 1979
  • B.A., Arizona State University, 1976

Awards:

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award, 1979

Lecturer:

  • “Successful Judgment Collections in Nevada,” National Business Institute, 1993 and 1996

Alternate Dispute Resolution Background:

  • Arbitrator: Court Annexed Arbitration Program, 2000-present
  • Referee: Las Vegas Township Justice Court, 2004-2005, 2007-present
  • Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore: Las Vegas Township Justice Court, 2005-2006