Peter S. Christiansen

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada

Christiansen Trial Lawyers
Peter S. Christiansen
Christiansen Trial Lawyers

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Nevada since: 1994

Education: University of Wyoming College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023
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Christiansen Trial Lawyers

710 S 7th St
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89101 Visit website


Attorney Peter S. Christiansen of Christiansen Law Offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, focuses his practice on criminal defense and personal injury law. Mr. Christiansen serves clients within the state of Nevada as well as individuals outside of Nevada who experience legal problems while in Las Vegas. Over the course of his career, he has litigated many cases in both of these areas, representing individuals accused of a crime or who are injured.

Admitted to practice law since 1994, Mr. Christiansen is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, San Diego, and his law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law in Laramie, Wyoming, graduating with honors.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Christiansen has been death penalty-qualified under Nevada Supreme Court Rule 250 since 1998. He previously spoke on the topic of criminal defense for the National Business Institute and participated in the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers Program.

Mr. Christiansen is a member of several professional organizations, including a Fellowship with the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellowship with the American Bar Foundation, the Clark County Bar Association, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice and the Nevada Justice Association and the American Bar Association. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and belongs to Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Order of the Coif.

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Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Defense, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Birth Injury, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Informed Consent, Medical Malpractice, Misdemeanor, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sex Offenses, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Theft, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 60% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1994, Nevada

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Defending a Criminal Case, National Business Institute, 2000 - 2001
Educational Background:
  • University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, B.A., Major: Political Science, 1991
  • Honors: With Honors, University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming, 1994
  • , Trial Lawyer of the Year, Nevada Justice Association , 2021
  • Nevada Supreme Court Rule 250 (Death Penalty) Qualified, 1998 - Present
  • Honors: Order of the Coif, University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming, 1994
  • Martindale - Hubbell BV - (High to Very High Rating), 2000 - Present 
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • The American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2018
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
  • Clark County Bar Association, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1994
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 1997
  • Nevada, 1994
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1997
  • Nevada Justice Association, 1994

Office location for Peter S. Christiansen

710 S 7th St
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Phone: 702-240-7979


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  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2023

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