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Jill I. Greiner

  • 2915 Sagittarius Drive
  • Reno, Nevada 89509
  • Office Phone: 775-322-8443 
  • Place of Birth: Los Gatos, California

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: January 2008
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 56
  • Current As Of: 1/3/22

 Areas of Practice:

  •  Court-Annexed and Private ADR, Administrative Law, Appellate Law, Tribal Law, and Business Litigation/Employment Law.

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1991)
  • California (1990)
  • Federal Courts (1995)
Name Location Start End Type Degree
University of California, Santa Barbara Goleta, California 9/81 6/82 Undergraduate --
University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, California 9/82 12/85 Undergraduate B.A. (1985)

Law Schools
Name Location Start End Degree
Santa Clara University School of Law Santa Clara, California 9/86 6/89 J.D. (1989)

Professional Experience
Name Location Description Start End
Nevada Supreme Court Carson City Judicial Clerk: Conducted legal research/drafted legal memorandum. 1988 1989
Washoe County Reno, Nevada Judicial Clerk: Conducted legal research/drafted legal memorandum. 1/91 12/91
Washoe County Reno, Nevada Deputy District Attorney: Civil litigation in district court. 1991 1992
City of Reno Reno, Nevada Deputy City Attorney: Civil litigation and prosecution of misdemeanor offenses. 1992 1996
Private Practice Reno, Nevada Representation in criminal and civil matters in state and federal courts. 1996 2004
City of Reno Reno, Nevada Appellate Legal Defender: representation of indigents in criminal appeals to Washoe County District Court. 1996 2002
Nevada Department of Education Carson City, Nevada Hearing Officer: presided over administrative hearings pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act, and NAC Chapter 388. 1998 2007
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Reno, Nevada Associate Tribal Judge: presided over criminal and civil proceedings 2002 2006
Inter-Tribal Court of Appeals, Sparks, Nevada Sparks, Nevada Appellate Court Justice: presided over criminal and civil appeals from tribal courts in Nevada, California and Idaho





Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners Reno, Nevada Hearing Officer; Preside over administrative hearings; draft synopsis, findings and conclusions following hearings 2007 Present
Washoe County Reno, Nevada Administrative Enforcement Code Hearing Officer 2010 2014
Nevada Dept. of Administration, Division of Human Resource Management Reno, Nevada Hearing Officer 2012 2014
Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine Reno Independent Contract Hearing Officer 2013 Present
City of Reno      Reno, Nevada Administrative Hearing Officer 2015 Present
Dotson Law Reno Litigation Associate 2016 2021
Washoe County Human Services Agency Reno Administrative Hearing Officer 2016 2020
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony      Reno Arbitrator for Employment Cases 2019 Present
Nevada State Contractor's Board Reno Administrative Hearing Office 2019 Present
Grill Concepts, Inc.   In House Counsel 2019 Present
Sparks Municipal Court Sparks, Nevada Pro Tempore Judge 2021 Present

Mediation and Other ADR Training
Name Location Description Date
State Bar of Nevada Reno, Nevada Arbitration Training - 6-Hours 2005
Harvard Law School, Program on Negotiation Cambridge, Massachusetts Mediation Workshop - 1-week course 2006
National Judicial College Reno, Nevada Civil Mediation Seminar - 1-week course 2006
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2008
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Foreclosure Mediator Training 2009
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Advanced Appellate Mediation Training - Preventing and Breaking Impasse 2010
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Roundtable/Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges


ABA Section of Dispute Resolution San Diego, CA Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills 2011
Nevada Dispute Resolution Coalition Reno Advanced Mediation Skills Training 2012
Washoe Family Court Reno Adult Guardianship Mediation 2013
Nevada Dispute Resolution Coalition Reno Advanced Mediation Skills Training 2013
State Bar of Nevada: Panelist for CLE Reno Hot Topics In Mediation and Judicial Settlement 2014
ABA Web General Overview of Ethical Issues 2014
State Bar of Nevada Reno Hot Topics in Mediation and Judicial Settlement 2014
Association for Conflict Resolution Reno Annual Conference with Expert Panelists and Group Sessions 2015
Association for Conflict Resolution Reno 2015 Annual Conference 2015
Nevada Supreme Court Reno Techniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level 2016

Nevada Supreme Court Reno The Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges 2018

Nevada Supreme Court Reno Impasse and Ethics:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges 2018
National Business Institute -- Mediation:  Start to Finish 2018
Nevada Supreme Court Reno 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   The Inside Scoop on Settlement Mediation Strategies - Part 2 2021
Nevada Supreme Court   Making the Most of the Pre-Mediation Process 2021

Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Name Location Description Start End
Arbitrator and Mediator Reno, Nevada Arbitrator for the 2nd Judicial District Court Annexed Program 2005 2018
Mediator Nevada State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program 2009 2011
United States Equal Employment Opportunity     Commission Northern Nevada Mediator 2009 2018
Arbitrator Reno Arbitrator for employment cases - Reno Sparks Indian Colony 2019 Present

Professional Organizations

  • ABA Section on Dispute Resolution (2006-Present)
  • Northern Nevada Disciplinary Board-Primary Attorney Member (2006-2019)
  • Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association (1996-Present)
  • Commissioner, Nevada Indian Commission (2013-2015)
  • Nevada State Board of Post-Secondary Education (2015-2017)
  • Washoe Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Foundation (2015-2019)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, State Bar of Nevada (2020-Present)


  • Publication of articles on alternative dispute resolution in the Writ and Northern Nevada Women Lawyers newsletter (2007)
  • Publication of Article on the Inter-Tribal Court of Appeals in Nevada Lawyer (2011)