Stephanie A. Barker
Ms. Barker received her B.S. in Business/Accounting from the University of Colorado in 1984, and her J.D. in 1987 from the University of Denver. A member of the Nevada Bar since 1987, she is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, District of Nevada; the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; and the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Barker has over 25 years of experience in both federal and state court trial and appellate practice, representing governmental entities in Title VII and diversity matters, civil rights, tort defense, eminent domain, and public records. Of counsel with the firm, she continues to practice in these areas.
Ms. Barker previously served as in-house civil litigation counsel with the Clark County School District and Clark County, and was the Clark County District Attorney’s Office Chief of Civil Litigation for 12 years. Immediately prior to coming to the firm, Ms. Barker prosecuted attorney discipline matters with the Nevada State Bar Office of Bar Counsel.
Ms. Barker is a member of the Nevada State Bar Standing Committee on Ethics and works with the Nevada High School Mock Trial Program. She received the Nevada Public Lawyers Section Distinguished Public Lawyer Award in 2017 and holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating.