Michael P. Villani
Office - (702) 671-4469
Fax - (702) 671-4468
Law Clerk - (702) 671-4466
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Location - RJC Courtroom 11A
Regional Justice Center
200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155
Michael P. Villani
Eighth Judicial District Court
Term of Office 2007 - present
Judge Michael P. Villani was appointed to the Eighth Judicial District Court in Nevada in April 2007. Judge Villani received a B.A. in Psychology, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1979. Thereafter, he attended California Western School of Law and graduated in 1982. Following law school Judge Villani was a Deputy District Attorney and upon leaving the District Attorney’s office he entered into private practice handling both civil and criminal cases. While in private practice Judge Villani was appointed to be an Alternate Municipal Court Judge, Justice of the Peace Pro Tem, Small Claims Court Judge and Certified Court Arbitrator. Also, while in private practice he was appointed by the State Bar of Nevada to the Fee Dispute Committee and Disciplinary Board. Upon taking the Bench Judge Villani has twice served as a Group Facilitator/Leader for the National Judicial College General Jurisdiction course for new judges. He has served in the same position for their courses in Advanced Ethics For Judges and Advanced Search and Seizure Law. Judge Villani has been on the Court’s Executive Committee for the last three years. Presently, Judge Villani is the Criminal Presiding Judge. Judge Villani lives in Las Vegas, Nevada with his wife, children and grandchildren.
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.