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John P. Aldrich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd.
7866 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89117
Phone: 702-829-7721
Fax: 702-227-1975
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Licensed in Nevada Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
Languages Spoken: English, Italian
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Attorney Profile

Attorney John P. Aldrich is the founder and owner of Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd., in Las Vegas, Nevada. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 21 years of total legal experience, Mr. Aldrich focuses his practice primarily on plaintiff personal injury litigation, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Clark County and the surrounding areas who have suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing. 

Mr. Aldrich has extensive experience with commercial litigation as well as with insurance defense litigation, criminal defense and appeals. No matter the issues his clients are facing or how complex their needs, he delivers highly personalized counsel to help them make the best-informed decisions as he works tirelessly to ensure they achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Along with his extensive trial experience, Mr. Aldrich has written over 30 briefs to appellate courts in Nevada and Idaho, and he has successfully argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Idaho Court of Appeals. Additionally, he has handled dozens of arbitrations along with many post-trial motions. 

A 1995 graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in economics, Mr. Aldrich attended the University of Idaho College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1999. The State Bar of Nevada admitted him to practice that same year, and he also holds his license to practice in Idaho and Utah. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the District of Idaho as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Mr. Aldrich currently sits on the board of the Clark County Bar Association, where he has also served as president as well as secretary/treasurer. He has also served as chair of the organization's CLE Committee, and he has published articles and conducted many lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Appellate
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Other
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Appeals, Class Actions, Employment Law - Employee, Unions


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022

About John P. Aldrich

First Admitted: 1999, Nevada

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Supreme Court Rules Pro Bono Counsel Is Entitled To Fees, Clark County Bar Association’s Communique’ magazine, December 2005
  • The Self-Critical Analysis Privilege, Clark County Bar Association’s Communique’ magazine, August 2006
  • Starting and Surviving Your Own Law Practice, Clark County Bar Association CLE (with Richard Harris, Esq., et al.), 2005
  • Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine, Clark County Bar Association CLE (with Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla), 2009
  • Avoiding Solo/Small Firm Ethical Traps, Clark County Bar Association CLE (with Dennis Kennedy, Esq. and Bill Kapalka, Esq.), 2010

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Boy Scouts of America (Assistant Scout Master, Cub Scout Den Leader, etc.), 1995 - Present


  • Starks v. State of Nevada (Nevada Supreme Court)
  • Wade v. Stratosphere Gaming Corp., Nevada Supreme Court Case
  • State v. Peterson, 981 P.2d 1154 (Idaho Ct. App. 1999)
  • Thomas v. State of Nevada (Nevada Supreme Court)
  • Pavao v. Allstate Insurance Co., 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (9th Circuit Court of Appeals)


  • Idaho Law Review, Member and Notes & Comments Editor, 1998 - 1999

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Member and Notes & Comments Editor, Idaho Law Review, 1998-1999
  • Listed in the prestigious Vegas Inc.’s Top Lawyers 2013 for litigation
  • Formerly panel counsel for AIG, Lexington, Lincoln National, and other related companies, Excess Panel (exposure in excess of $1,000,000), 2002-2004
  • Formerly panel counsel for CNA Insurance, Major Case Unit (exposure in excess of $150,000), 2005-2006

Educational Background

  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, Bachelor of Arts, Major: Economics , 1995

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Nevada, 1999
  • Idaho State Bar, 2002
  • United States Supreme Court, 2006
  • American Bar Association, Past Member, Trial Evidence Committee
  • Utah State Bar, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2005
  • Clark County Bar Association, CLE Committee, 2002-2010
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada, 1999
  • United States District Court, District of Idaho, 2002
  • Clark County Bar Association, Board Member, 2010-2019 (President 2018, Secretary/Treasurer 2016)

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Harvard Mediation Training, Harvard University Law School, 2012
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Office Location for John P. Aldrich

7866 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Phone: 702-829-7721

Fax: 702-227-1975

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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