Mathew Harter

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Mathew Harter
Court Information:
Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court
Title:   Judge
Position:   Dept. N
Active:   2009-2021
Past position:   Sole practitioner
Past term:   1995-2008
Past position 2:   Arbitrator, 8th Judicial District
Past term 2:   2004-2008
Personal History
Born:   1966
Hometown:   Nevada
Undergraduate:   University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1988
Law School:   Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 1993
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Eighth District Court
Position:  Family Division, Dept. N
State:  Nevada
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  6/10/2014
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  64.2%ApprovedA

Mathew Harter is a judge for the Family Court Department N in Clark County, Nevada. He joined the court on January 5, 2009.[1][2][3] He ran for re-election in 2014, winning a new term that expires on January 3, 2021.[4][5]



See also: Nevada judicial elections, 2014
Harter ran for re-election to the Eighth Judicial District Court.
General: He defeated Monti Jordana Levy in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 64.2 percent of the vote.[6][7]


Harter was elected to the Family Court in November 2008, winning 53.22% of the vote.[8]


Harter received an undergraduate degree in 1988 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He earned his J.D. from the Thomas M. Cooley School of Law in 1993.[1]


2013 judicial performance evaluation

In 2013, the Las Vegas Review-Journal sponsored a survey of 902 lawyers who rated Nevada Supreme Court justices and judges located in Clark County. 71% of respondents voted in favor of keeping Harter on the bench. The average vote in favor of retention for all 88 judges evaluated was 71%.[10]

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