Office - (702) 671-4452
Fax - (702) 671-4451
Law Clerk - (702) 671-4446
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Location - RJC Courtroom 11C
Regional Justice Center
200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155
Eighth Judicial District Court
Term of Office 2002 - present
Valerie Adair grew up in Las Vegas graduating as Valedictorian of Clark High School in 1981. She then obtained her bachelor of arts degree from Harvard University and her juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center where she served as editor of the law review.
She first practiced civil litigation in Los Angeles, California but found that she wanted to return to Las Vegas, where she began working in the criminal division in the District Attorney’s office in 1990. After several years in the criminal division, Valerie was made Chief Deputy District Attorney of the Fraud Unit, where she specialized in prosecuting complex white collar fraud and the financial exploitation of the elderly.
She has served on various task forces and committees relating to the legal representation of the elderly, the abuse and exploitation of the elderly, and high tech crimes. She was elected to the District Court bench in November, 2002.
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.