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Herbert Joseph Santos

Herbert Joseph Santos, American lawyer. Bar: Nevada 1991, California 1992, United States District Court Nevada 1992, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1999. Recipient American Jurisprudence award, 1991.


  • Santos, Herbert Joseph was born on February 17, 1963 in Reno. Son of Herbert Joseph Senior and Jeanette Dorothy (Olivera) Santos.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Sociology, University Nevada, Las Vegas, 1985. Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific, 1991.


    • Head social worker Community Welfare, Inc., Reno, 1986-1987. Inspector Nevada Athletic Commission, 1986-1987. Senior legal research assistant County Sacramento, California, 1987-1991.

      Associate Law Offices of Terry A. Friedman, Ltd., Reno, 1991-1998. Owner The Law Firm of Herb Santos Junior, since 1999. Member State Bar Law Office Management and Procedures Committee, 1996-1998.

      Chair election canvassing committee Nevada Board Govs, access to justice committee, 1998, temporary appointed judicial selection committee.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Nevada 1991, California 1992, United States District Court Nevada 1992, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1999.


    • Author (instruction manual) ORR, County of Sacramento Bankruptcy Forms and Procedures Manual with Practice Pointers, 1990. Editor: The Writ, 1997-1998. Appeared in: (films) Kingpin, Father's Day, (television miniseries) The Last Don, The Cheater's Partner in Mafia!, Body and Soul, Diamonds.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member Community Coalition, Reno, 1986-1987. Mentor University Nevada, Reno, since 1993. Member American Bar Association (young lawyers division, delegate for State of Nevada 1996, 97, 98, 99), Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, State Bar Nevada (executive council member young lawyers section since 1993, president young lawyers section 1996-1997, committee chair Ask-a-Lawyer young lawyers section since 1994. chair public committee 1996-1997, Pro-Bono award 1997, appointed alternate dispute resolution section-long range planning 1998), Washoe County Bar Association (executive council, sergeant-at-arms 1997-1998, treasurer 1998-1999, secretary since 1999, Bar Leader award 1998), American Inns of Court (Honorary Bruce Thompson chapter 1995-1997).



    Boxing, basketball, golf.


    • Married Kimberly Ellen Saylors, March 8, 1986. Children: Herbert Joseph III, Jarred Adam, Hannah McKenzie.
    • father: Herbert Joseph Senior Santos
    • mother: Jeanette Dorothy (Olivera) Santos
    • spouse: Kimberly Ellen Saylors
    • children: Herbert Joseph III Santos
    • Jarred Adam Santos
    • Hannah McKenzie Santos
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    Born February 17, 1963
    (age 54)