Department Z

Michele Mercer

Office - (702) 455-0085

Fax - (702) 474-0194

Law Clerk - (702) 455-0087

Email -

Location - FAMILY Courtroom 22

Family Court House
601 North Pecos RD, Las Vegas, NV. 89155

Prior to her election to department Z of the Family Division, Michele ‘Shell’ Mercer served as a pro-tem hearing master for the District Court and a hearing master for the Department of Family Services. She served as a consumer member of the Chiropractic Physicians' Board of Nevada and volunteered to help community youth as a truancy diversion judge. She has been an instructor for the UNLV paralegal program and for the community college. She has also been recognized on the Pro Bono Honor Roll for her volunteer work. She has been in private practice, primarily in family law, for over 22 years. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her juris doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law.