Robert M. Draskovich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Turco & Draskovich, LLP
 | The Draskovich Building, 815 South Casino Center Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-474-4222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a partner with Turco & Draskovich, LLP, Robert M. Draskovich is dedicated to serving clients in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, generally handling cases that involve high-end charges, such as sex crimes, DUI, domestic violence, drug offenses, theft, white collar crimes and federal offenses. Mr. Draskovich speaks English and Spanish.

Before earning a Juris Doctor and graduating with honors in 1997, from the BYU Law School, Mr. Draskovich attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. From there, he graduated with honors in 1994, with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Draskovich has tried over 100 cases to verdict. His experience includes representing a wide range of clients against serious criminal charges, as well as minor offenses. A tireless crusader for his clients, Mr. Draskovich strives to protect their rights and secure justice on their behalf. In recognition of his achievements, he has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. Additionally, Mr. Draskovich has been named in the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Draskovich is active in the legal community. He is a member of the Clark County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Nevada Justice Association and the State Bar of Nevada. Mr. Draskovich also shares his knowledge with others, frequently lecturing on subjects relating to criminal defense and trial advocacy, and he enjoys serving as a legal analyst for NBC Nightly News and FOX5 News.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (90%): Criminal Law, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General (10%): Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General: Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 10 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2016

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About Robert Draskovich

Admitted 1997, Nevada

Professional Webpage: http://www.draskovich.com/Attorneys/Robert-M-Draskovich.shtm...

Honors and Awards:

  • Martindale Hubbell AV rated Preeminent Attorney
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2007 - 2012
  • Nominated Super Lawyer for Nevada, 2007 - 2011
  • Las Vegas Life Magazine's Top Attorneys in Nevada, 2007 - 2012
  • Brigham Young University, Staff Member, 1996 - 1997
  • Brigham Young University Law School Board of Advocates, 1995-1997

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Criminal Justice Act panel for the Federal District of Nevada
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member
  • Nevada Pattern Criminal Jury, Panel Member, Instruction Committee
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1997
  • Nevada

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Frequent Lecturer, Various Criminal Defense and Trial Advocacy Subjects

Educational Background:

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, B.A. in Spanish, With Honors
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Office Location for Robert M. Draskovich

The Draskovich Building
815 South Casino Center Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Phone: 702-474-4222

 

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Last Updated: 12/15/2015

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