Judges appointed by Brian Sandoval

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Governor Brian Sandoval

Brian Sandoval is the Governor of Nevada. A former federal district court judge, he was elected to the governorship in 2010 and is a Republican. For an extensive profile, visit: Brian Sandoval on Ballotpedia.

Appointment process

In Nevada, the governor makes a judicial appointment after candidates are recommended by a judicial nominating commission. After the governor appoints a judge, she or he must run for the seat in the next general election.

Appointed judges

The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.

Supreme Court

The governor has not appointed any judges to this level of the courts.

Court of Appeals

NameCourtActivePrevious position
GibbonsMichael P. GibbonsNevada Court of Appeals1/5/2015-2017Judge, Ninth Judicial District Court
TaoJerome TaoNevada Court of Appeals1/5/2015-2017Judge, Eighth District Court
SilverAbbi SilverNevada Court of Appeals1/5/2015-2017Judge, Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court

District Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
KacinAlvin R. KacinNevada Fourth Judicial District Court2012-2021Judge, Elko Township Justice Court
TaoJerome TaoNevada Court of Appeals1/5/2015-2017Judge, Eighth District Court
WalkerEgan WalkerNevada Second Judicial District Court2011-2021Family court master
WankerKimberly WankerNevada Fifth Judicial District Court2011-2021Attorney in private practice
EllsworthCarolyn EllsworthNevada Eighth Judicial District Court2011-2021Securities division administrator, Secretary of State’s Office
PorterNancy PorterNevada Fourth Judicial District Court2012-2021Solo practitioner
FreemanScott N. FreemanNevada Second Judicial District Court2012-2021Attorney, Freeman & Riggs, L.L.P.
EarleyKerry Louise EarleyNevada Eighth Judicial District Court2012-2021Lead litigation attorney, Richard Harris Law Firm
EscobarAdriana EscobarNevada Eighth Judicial District Court2012-2021Deputy Nevada attorney general
StockardThomas L. StockardNevada Tenth Judicial District Court2012-2021Chief deputy district attorney, Churchill County
StiglichLidia StiglichNevada Second Judicial District Court2012-2021
YoungNathan YoungNevada Ninth Judicial District Court2013-2021Attorney in private practice
FairmanGary FairmanNevada Seventh Judicial District Court2013-2021Attorney in private practice
SattlerElliott A. SattlerNevada Second Judicial District Court2013-2021Prosecutor, Washoe County District Attorney’s Office
GregoryThomas GregoryNevada Ninth Judicial District Court2015-2016Deputy district attorney, Douglas County
Hardy, Jr.Joseph Hardy, Jr.Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court2015-2016Partner, Gordon & Rees, LLP
JohnsonLouis Eric JohnsonNevada Eighth Judicial District Court2015-2016Assistant United States attorney

Justice Courts

The governor has not appointed any judges to this level of the courts.

See also

External links

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