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Janet L Chubb

  • 50 W. Liberty Street, Suite 700
  • Reno, Nevada 89501
  • Office Phone: 775-398-4740
  • Office Fax: 775-327-2011
  • Place of Birth: Bremerton, Washington


Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 3/5/97
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 101
  • Current As Of: 1/3/22

     Areas of Practice:

  • Insolvency and Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1974)
  • California (1968)
  • Federal/Central District (1968)
  • Federal/U.S. District Court Northern District CA (1980)
  • Federal/U.S. District Court Eastern District CA (1983)
  • United States Supreme Court (1996)
Name Location Start End Type Degree
Loma Linda University La Sierra, California 1960 1964 -- B.A. History (1964)

Law Schools
Name Location Start End Degree
Loyola University Los Angeles, California 1964 1967 J.D. (1967)

Professional Experience
Name Location Description Start End
State of California California Deputy Attorney General 1971 1974
City of Winnemucca Winnemucca, Nevada City Attorney 1974 1975
Chubb & Silverman Reno -- -- 1982
Chubb & Feinstein Reno -- -- 1984
Law Offices of Janet L. Chubb & Associates Reno -- -- 1989
Jones Vargas Reno Insolvency partner. Represents clients in major business & real estate bankruptcy & reorganization matters. 1989 2010
Armstrong Teasdale Reno Partner 2010


Kaempfer Crowell Reno Of Counsel 2014 Present

Mediation and Other ADR Training
Name Location Description Date
Harvard Massachusetts Harvard Program of Instruction for Lawyers in Negotiation, Advanced Negotiation (critical to settlement) and the Mediation (3 week-long workshops over 10 years, completed in 2002) --
Pepperdine California Maximizing Mediation Workshop --
Center for Mediation in Law Marin County, California Overcoming the Conflict Trap (Advanced Mediation Training Program-24 hours)

Nevada Supreme Court Reno

Advanced Appellate Mediation Training

Nevada Supreme Court Reno

Advanced Appellate Mediation Training

Nevada Supreme Court/AOC Reno

Foreclosure Mediation Training

Nevada Supreme Court Reno

Roundtable/Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges

State Bar of Nevada Reno

Hot Topics in Mediation and Judicial Settlement

Association for Conflict Resolution Reno                      
2015 Annual Conference - Multiple Mediation Sessions

Nevada Dispute Resolution Coalition Reno

Mediation Renovation:  Retooling Your Skills

Nevada Supreme Court


The Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges.


Nevada Supreme Court Reno

Impasse and Ethics:   A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges.


Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Impasse is a Fallacy: An Advanced Mediator's Forum 2019
Crowley Mediation, L.L.C. Reno The Neuroscience of Conflict:  How to Keep Everyone Calm, Cool, & Collected 2019
Nevada Supreme Court   Appellate Mediation: Tips, Tactics & Techniques 2020
Nevada Supreme Court   Using An Online Platform to Conduct Mediation 2020
Nevada Supreme Court   Do Virtual Settlement Conferences Work? Mediating in the Times of Coronavirus 2020
Nevada Supreme Court   Tips & Techniques for Successful Results in Custody & Other Relationship-Based Settlement Conferences (Part 1) 2020
Nevada Supreme Court   Tips & Techniques for Successful Results in Custody & Other Relationship-Based Settlement Conferences (Part 2) 2020
Nevada Supreme Court   Sanctions 101 2021
Nevada Supreme Court   The Inside Scoop on Settlement Mediation Strategies - Part 1 2021

Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Name Location Description Start End
Mediator Reno Reno-Sparks Board of Realtors Mediator for several years, resolving buy-sell problems -- --
Supreme Court Settlement Judge Reno Mediation of appellate cases 1997 Present

Professional Organizations

  • Member, Board of Governors, Nevada State Bar (1979-1990)
  • Chair, State Bar of Nevada-Bankruptcy Section (1995-1997)
  • Trustee, Nevada Law Foundation (1982-1900)
  • President, N. Nevada Women Lawyers (1982-1983)
  • Vice Chair, Law Advisory Committee, Old College (1981-1986)
  • Life Member, American Bar Foundation and Fellow
  • President, Sparks YMCA (1979-1980)
  • Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy (2000-Present)
  • Lawyer Representative, 9th Circuit Conference (1990-1993) (2000-2003)
  • Member, 9th Circuit Advisory Committee on Rules of Court & Internal Operating Procedures (1995-2000)
  • Member, U.S. Trustee Guidelines Committee
  • Director, American Board of Certification (1994-2000)
  • Certified in Business & Consumer Bankruptcy (1992-Present)
  • Member, 9th Circuit Local Bankruptcy Rules Committee
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • President, N. Nevada Bankruptcy Bar (1994-1999)
  • Member, S. Nevada Bankruptcy Bar
  • 9th Circuit Advisory Board (October 2010-Present)


  • Outstanding Service Award, State Bar of Nevada (1991)
  • N. Nevada Women Lawyers Association - Woman of the Year (1990)
  • N. Nevada Womens' Fund - Woman of Achievement (1998)
  • Pro Bono Award (Volunteer Lawyers of Washoe County) to Nevada Bankruptcy Bar Association during my Presidency
  • Selected for at least 25 years in The Best Lawyers in America for her work in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy.
  • Listed in Who's Who in American Law  (1992)
  • Loyola Law School Alumni of the Year (2013)