FOR NEVADA SUPREME COURT, SEAT B
LEFT TO RIGHT: Clark County Public Defender Tracy Ip, Candidate for Clark County District Court Adam Ganz, and Candidate for Nevada Supreme Court Esther Rodriguez.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Candidate for Nevada Supreme Court Esther Rodriguez accompanied by Executive Director of the Hispanic Museum of Nevada, Mrs. Lynette Sawyer.
Esther is a graduate of Princeton University, where she obtained a bachelors degree in politics, as well as certifications in American Studies and in Latin American Studies. She received a Masters Degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. She has served as a Judge Pro-Tem in Las Vegas Justice Court, as well as a court appointed Arbitrator for the Washoe County and Clark County courts. She has also served as a Mediator and Arbitrator for the State Bar of Nevada fee dispute committee for over 15 years. She is well-versed in all aspects of civil procedure and the court system and is licensed to practice in the federal and state courts of Nevada, as well as before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. She is of Hispanic descent and is the first person in her family to attend college.
Esther’s practice includes advocating on behalf of corporations, small business owners, local organizations, and individual persons. She has extensive litigation experience and has represented clients before numerous Federal and State regulatory agencies including the Nevada Transportation Authority; Nevada Taxicab Authority; Employee Management Relations Board; Nevada Public Employees Retirement System Board; National Labor Relations Board; United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Nevada Equal Rights Commission; and Workers Compensation Hearing and Appeals Divisions.
Esther has been repeatedly recognized as a legal leader including Women Leaders in the Law; America’s Most Honored Professionals, Top 1%; Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award, and Top-Rated Lawyer in Litigation. She is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, The Top Trial Lawyers in America, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members. Her firm has received the A+ Rating annually from the Better Business Bureau since 2006. She is a graduate of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada.
In her free time, Esther enjoys attending music festivals and sporting events with her family and friends, as well as taking advantage of the beautiful recreation areas of our great state.