Robert E. Gaston

  • 3620 N. Rancho Drive, Suite 115
  • Las Vegas, NV 89130
  • Office Phone: 702-395-7890
  • Office Fax: 702-395-8217
  • Place of Birth: Sacramento, California

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 1/2/07
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 238
  • Current As Of: 1/2/18

Areas of Practice:

  • General Practice, Family Court Judge

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1982)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Colleges
Name Location Start End Type Degree
 
Baylor University -- -- -- -- B.A.
California Western University -- -- -- -- M.A.
University of Nevada Las Vegas -- -- -- Doctorate of Education


Law Schools
Name Location Start End Degree
 
California Western School of Law -- -- -- J.D. (1982)


Professional Experience
Name Location Description Start End
 
John O'Reilly Las Vegas General civil litigation 1982 1983
Robert E. Gaston, A Professional Corporation Las Vegas Sole practitioner engaged in general practice of law including civil & corporate litigation & domestic law. 1984 1993
Clark County Las Vegas District Court Judge. Presided over the following courts: Guardianship, domestic, Juvenile, Abuse & Neglect, Drug Court, Truancy Court, and Adoptions. Initiated a very successful mediation program wherein over 85% of cases were mediated to settlement early in litigation process. 1993 2005
Gaston Resolution Las Vegas Upon retirement from the bench, Judge Gaston established a service to the legal community dedicated entirely to early dispute resolution to civil and domestic court cases. 2005 Present


Mediation and Other ADR Training
Name Location Description Date
 
Atlanta Mediation -- One Week Training 2004
Conflict Resolution Association -- Advanced Mediation Training 2004
CLE -- Advanced Mediation 2005-2007
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2007
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2008
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Foreclosure Mediator Training 2009
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Advanced Appellate Mediation Training - Preventing & Breaking Impasse 2010
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Roundtable/Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges 2011
Nevada Supreme Court  Las Vegas Implicit Bias Issues in Mediation 2012
Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education Las Vegas Advanced Mediation 2016
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas The Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges 2018




Professional Organizations

  • Clark County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
  • Served on Board of Directors of the following:
    Nevada State PTA
    Pastoral Counseling Center
    Safe House (shelter for domestic violence
    victims)
    AG's Task Force for Prevention of 
    Domestice Violence
    Nevada Association for the Handicapped
    Boulder Dam Counsel for Boy Scouts
    Green Valley Rotary Club (past president)

Awards

  • Peacemaker of the Year - Mediators of Southern Nevada (1997)
  • Man of the Year for Community Service - Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
  • Outstanding Person of the Year - Temporary Assistance for Domestic Violence
  • White Hat Award for Authoring the Outstanding Law of 1987 in the Nevada Legislature
  • Selected as Presiding Judge for Family Court