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Nevada Justice Association (NJA)

About the NJA


  • Founded: 1966
  • Location: Carson City, Nevada

Mission and History

The Nevada Justice Association (NJA) is a statewide nonprofit professional organization of attorneys focused on civil practice in plaintiff representation. Founded in 1966, NJA strives to strengthen the civil justice system and preserve the rights of the individual in an adversarial system. The organization is an affiliate of the American Association for Justice.

The NJA consists of Nevada personal injury lawyers and other attorneys seeking to improve their practice and the legal system. The organization also lobbies the Nevada legislature on justice issues, including access to courts and the right to a jury.



Board of Governors

Brett A Carter
Las Vegas, NV
Kimberly M Surratt-Tierney
Reno, NV
David D Boehrer
Vice President
Henderson, NV
Patrick R Leverty
Immediate Past President
Reno, NV
Michael D Haight
Las Vegas, NV
Jason D Mills
Las Vegas, NV
Jamie S Cogburn
Henderson, NV
George T Bochanis
Las Vegas, NV

NJA Members Active on Lawyer Legion

Joseph L Benson II
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
Las Vegas, NV
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Ross C. Goodman
Goodman Law Group
Las Vegas, NV
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Dana P. Oswalt
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
Las Vegas, NV
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Ben J Bingham
Benson & Bingham Accident Injury Lawyers, LLC
Reno, NV
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Adam Williams
LV Personal Injury Lawyers
Las Vegas, NV
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Eric A Stovall
Eric A. Stovall, Ltd.
Reno, NV
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Contact the NJA

Nevada Justice Association (NJA)
810 East Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Office: (775) 883-3577

Directory of Personal Injury Lawyers in Nevada

Lawyer Legion maintains a statewide directory of personal injury lawyers in Nevada which includes both NJA members and non-members. To help the public find the best choices when searching for a personal injury attorney, Lawyer Legion recognizes attorneys for their involvement and leadership within the NJA and other professional associations. This includes recognition for NJA members who have updated their Lawyer Legion profile to include information about their involvement with the NJA. This information is provided within a larger directory of attorneys in Nevada and throughout the U.S.

Use this directory to find a Nevada personal injury lawyer in your local area. Start by choosing your county from the list below.

More About the NJA

Benefits of Membership

The benefits of joining the Nevada Justice Association (NJA) include:

  • Discounts to many of the top Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminars hosted by NJA;
  • Access to list servers including the Member Forum and the more exclusive Workers' Compensation Claimants Only, Medical Malpractice Litigation Group, and Plaintiff Lawyer Only;
  • Daily email called Eclips which covers relevant news stories; and
  • Discounts from various vendors.

Types of Membership

The NJA offers different types of membership including:

  • Regular Membership is available to attorneys who spend the majority of their civil practice in plaintiff representation.
  • Associate Membership is available to attorneys who spend the majority of their civil practice in defense work.
  • Membership as a public sector attorney is available to lawyers who are employed by the federal, state or local government.


Members of NJA can get involved by joining various association services committees including one of the following:

  • Young Lawyer Outreach (Club X)
  • Womens Roundtable
  • Black Lawyer Outreach
  • Hispanic Outreach
  • CLE (Continuing Legal Education)
  • Bill Review Committee
  • Legislative Steering Committee
  • Law School
  • Membership Recruitment
  • Convention
  • Construction Defect
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers Compensation

The NJA also has several administration committees including Advocate, Amicus Curiae, Building the Future, Communications, and Ethics and Discipline.

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