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Patrick Neil Chapin

  • 129 Cassia Way
  • Henderson, Nevada 89014
  • Office Phone: 702-433-7295
  • Office Fax: 702-403-1919
  • Place of Birth: Hammond, IN

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 1/2/19
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 
  • Current As Of: 1/2/19

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment Law; Federal and State General Civil & Commercial Litigation; Commercial Real Estate/Landlord Tenant; and Neutral Arbitration/Mediation

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1993)
  • Utah (1993)
  • Indiana (1990)
  • United States Supreme Court (1995)
  • U.S. District Court - Nevada and Utah (1993)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit (1992)
  • Indiana Federal Courts - North and South Districts (1990)
Name Location Start End Type Degree
Purdue University Indiana, UT 1981 1984 -- B.A. (1984)
Blue Mtn. Lotus Society Seminary Harrisburg, PA 2007 2012 -- MDiv

Law Schools
Name Location Start End Degree
Capital University Columbus, OH 1985 1988 J.D. (1988)

Professional Experience
Name Location Description Start End
UNLV Boyd School of Law Nevada Adjunct Professor of Law 2019 Present
Clark County District Court Nevada Judge Pro Tempore - Hearing Master for Discovery Cases, Family Division 2019 Present
Las Vegas Township Justice Court Nevada Judge Pro Tempore - Civil Cases 2017 Present
Clark County District Court Nevada Judge Pro Tempore - Short Trial Program 2010 Present

Mediation and Other ADR Training
Name Location Description Date
Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution - Boyd School of Law Las Vegas Mediation Essentials Training 2016
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution - Pepperdine School of Law Malibu, CA Mediating the Litigated Case 2016
Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution - Boyd School of Law Las Vegas Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2016
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Impasse is a Fallacy: An Advanced Mediator's Forum 2019

Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Name Location Description Start End
Arbitrator  Las Vegas Neutral Arbitrator for Labor Disputes in Clark County 2016 Present
Mediator Las Vegas Private Mediator 2010 Present
Arbitrator Las Vegas Nevada State Court Arbitrator Panel 2007 Present

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section (2018-Present)
  • Southern Utah Bar Association (2015-Present)
  • Utah State Bar Dispute Resolution Section (2015-Present)
  • Chairperson, Nevada State Bar - ADR Section (2015-2017)
  • Nevada State Bar ADR and Labor Employment Sections (2013-Present)
  • Clark County Bar Association (2012-Present)


  • AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell & Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (2008-Present)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum (2002-Present)
  • Fellow in the Society for Litigation Counsel of America (2016)
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel - Top 1% (2015)
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition, Employment Law (2012-2014)
  • Mountain State's Super Lawyer in Employment Law (2007-2015)
  • Las Vegas Life Magazine, Super Lawyer in Employment Law for Nevada (2007-2008)
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers Nevada (2007)
  • Outstanding Lawyers in America (2003)
  • Nevada Business Journal's Most Outstanding Labor & Employment Lawyer (2002)