Cheryl B. Moss
Office - (702) 455-1887
Fax - (702) 384-5129
Law Clerk - (702) 455-1889
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Location - FAMILY Courtroom 13
Family Court House
601 North Pecos RD, Las Vegas, NV. 89155
Eighth Judicial District Court
Term of Office 2001 - present
Judge Cheryl Moss was elected to the District Court, Family Division in November 2000. She graduated from the George Washington University, Washington D.C. with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Judge Moss then attended the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. where she graduated in the top 25% of her class and was a National Team Leader in the law school’s Moot Court Team for the Spong National Competition.
After law school, Cheryl served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable John H. Bayly, Jr., Superior Court of the District of Columbia. She also served as an intern in the United States Attorney’s Office, Misdemeanors Branch, Washington, D.C. Her legal career between 1986 and 2000 included working in law firms in Washington, D.C. and Las Vegas, as well as her own law office, Cheryl B. Moss, Chartered. Judge Moss was admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 1997. In 1999, while in solo private practice, she received the Shining Star Award from the Clark County Pro Bono Project for her representation of low-income clients.
Judge Moss is a member of the Nevada District Judges Association, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the Nevada State Bar, and the Clark County Bar Association. She is licensed to practice law in Nevada, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Judge Moss also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Clark County Library.
Judge Moss is also a member of a Civil Order Enforcement Task Committee working on procedures in helping parents enforce their custodial or visitation rights with the assistance of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and helping and guiding parents to obtaining emergency court hearing dates before a Family Court Judge.
Judge Moss was the first judge to initiate a pilot program on problem gambling assessments for parents in child custody cases. She has extensive knowledge in problem gambling, including working with the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling. Her dedication to the Clark County community is exceptional. Judge Moss volunteers her time on Night Court and volunteers several weeks each year for 24-hour Temporary Protection Order fax duty.
Judge Moss also volunteers her time judging in local and statewide competitions such as the UNLV Law School Moot Court Competition, the High School Mock Trial Competition, and the Trial By Peers Program.
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.