Office - (702) 671-4338
Fax - (702) 671-4337
Law Clerk - (702) 671-4335
Email - email@example.com
Location - Phoenix Building Courtroom 11th FL
330 S. 3rd St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Douglas E. Smith
Eighth Judicial District Court
Term of Office 2009 - present
Doug Smith received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California.
Judge Smith was elected to the Eighth Judicial District Court in November 2008. He was elected to serve as a Justice of the Peace in 1995. Prior to that he was employed by the Clark County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor and before that as a Public Defender in Clark County. Except for a short period of time while he was in private practice, his entire career has been public service oriented.
Doug Smith married Las Vegas native Kelly Brown and they have 3 sons ranging in age from 3-12. He is active in church, scouting, and coaching little league.
No weapons are allowed. There is no eating, drinking, smoking or chewing gum in any courtroom.
Proper courtroom attire is required. No shorts or tank tops are allowed in the courtroom, shoes are required. T-shirts, which show offensive slogans or pictures, are not allowed. Hats should be removed before entering the courtroom.
While in the courtroom, sit quietly when court is in session. Do not talk or whisper. The court proceedings are being recorded by a court recorder and noise can interfere with the preparation of this important record.
All beepers, cellular telephones, and electronic devices must be turned off before entering the courtroom. Avoid reading newspapers, or books in the courtrooms, particularly if your use of such material may be a distraction to others.
Attorneys are expected to maintain the highest ethical standards at all times, and to strictly adhere to the opportunities, requirements, limitations, and deadlines set by the judge. All counsel are to be punctual for all conferences, hearings and trials. They are to be civil to one another as well as to all parties, witnesses, and court personnel - whether in front of a jury or the court.