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Robert M. Draskovich

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

The Draskovich Law Group
815 S Casino Center Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-703-5964
Fax: 702-474-1320
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021
Licensed in Nevada Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded criminal defense attorney, Robert M. Draskovich is the founder of The Draskovich Law Group. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, he represents clients throughout the state and across the country. Admitted to practice in Nevada since 1997, Mr. Draskovich 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 has additionally been allowed to appear pro hac vice in several other jurisdictions, including California, New York and Florida.

Mr. Draskovich represents people who have been charged by the state or federal government with having committed felony or misdemeanor offenses. These have included homicide, domestic violence, sex crimes, and drug possession and distribution. Many of those he has defended have carried high profiles, including an Olympic gold medalist, corporate executives and members of the Hells Angels motorcycle club. Mr. Draskovich has been able to obtain a high rate of acquittal in the more than 100 cases that he has tried to verdict, and he has been certified by the Nevada Supreme Court to handle death penalty cases.

Mr. Draskovich has received a great deal of acclaim from his fellow attorneys for his successful track record, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, and he has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 every year since 2007.

Majoring in Spanish, in which he is now fluent, Mr. Draskovich attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1994. He then pursued his legal education at Brigham Young University Law School, and he served on the Brigham Young University Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 1997.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2021

About Robert M. Draskovich

First Admitted: 1997, Nevada

Professional Webpage: https://www.draskovich.com/attorneys/robert-m-draskovich/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Frequent Lecturer, Various Criminal Defense, and Trial Advocacy Subjects
  • Law Review: Brigham Young University, Staff Member, 1996 - 1997

Honors/Awards

  • Legal Commentator For Various National News Outlets
  • Brigham Young University Law School Board of Advocates, 1995-1997
  • Las Vegas Life Magazine's Top Attorneys in Nevada, 2007 - present
  • Nevada Business Legal Elite, 2020
  • Super Lawyers for Nevada, 2007 - Present
  • Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • US News Best Lawyers of America, US News Best Lawyers of America, https://lawyers.usnews.com/lawyers/robert-m-draskovich/90158802
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2007 - Present
  • Las Vegas Life Magazine's Top Attorneys in Nevada, 2007 - Present
  • Martindale Hubbell AV rated Preeminent Attorney

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Educational Background

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

815 S Casino Center Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Phone: 702-703-5964

Fax: 702-474-1320

Last Updated: 5/24/2021

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