John P. Aldrich

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada

Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd.
John P. Aldrich
Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Nevada since: 1999

Education: University of Idaho College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Italian

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024
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Aldrich Law Firm, Ltd.

7866 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89117 Visit website


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

Business Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Appellate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee

Focus areas

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

  • 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

First Admitted: 1999, Nevada

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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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • 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

Office location for John P. Aldrich

7866 W Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Phone: 702-853-5490


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2024

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