Kathleen J. England

  • 610 South Ninth Street
    Las Vegas, Nevada  89101
  • Office Phone: 702-529-2311
  • Office Fax: 301-608-0881

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 6/23/97
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 73
  • Current As Of:  1/3/23

Areas of Practice:

  • Employment litigation, civil rights, civil litigation

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1979)
  • Massachusetts (1979)
  • Federal/Nevada District Court (1980)
  • Federal/9th Circuit (1980)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (1997)
Michigan State University -- -- -- Undergraduate B.A. (cum laude) (1975)
University of Exeter England 1977   Summer Law Program --
Law Schools
Suffolk University Law School -- -- -- J.D. (1978)
Professional Experience
Suffolk University Legal Assistance Bureau -- Student Practice Program 1977 1978
Middlesex County District Attorney Cambridge, Massachusetts Intern 1978 --
City of Las Vegas Nevada Deputy City Attorney 1979 1982
Vargas & Bartlett Las Vegas Associate & Member. General civil practice emphasizing litigation, with primary emphasis in insurance defense work. 1982 1989
Combs & England Las Vegas General civil practice emphasizing litigation 1989 1993
England & Associates Las Vegas General civil practice emphasizing litigation on behalf of discrimination victims 1994 1999
Kummer Kaempfer Bonner & Renshaw Las Vegas Litigation Partner. General civil practice emphasizing employment litigation in federal court 1999 2001
Brenske & Christensen Law Firm Las Vegas Of Counsel. General civil practice emphasizing litigation & trial work 2001 2007
Gilbert & England Law Firm Las Vegas General Civil Practice, emphasizing employment discrimination, tort and contractual disputes   
Mediation and Other ADR Training
-- -- Miscellaneous courses over the last ten years including those offered by ABA at annual meetings, Inns of Court, and National Employment Lawyers Association 1995-Present
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 Supreme Court Las Vegas Techniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level 2016
JAMS Las Vegas Beyond Mediation Basics:  Advanced Strategies 2016
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas The Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges 2018
Crowley Mediation Reno The Neuroscience of Conflict: How to Keep Everyone Calm, Cool & Collected 2019
Mediate.com by Michael Lang -- The Ethics of Dispute Resolution 2019
Mediate.com by Nina Meierding -- The Ethics of Culture and Gender Training 2019
Nevada Supreme Court   Appellate Mediation: Tips, Tactics & Techniques 2020
Nevada Supreme Court   Sanctions 101 2021
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
Nevada Supreme Court   Joint Sessions vs. Caucuses 2022
Nevada Supreme Court   Overview of Common Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges 2022
Nevada Supreme Court   Online or In-Person, Psychological Insights for Supreme Court Settlement Judges 2022
Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Supreme Court Settlement Judge Las Vegas Mediation of appellate cases 1997 Present
Strickland v. Saks, 9th Circuit Mediation -- (Plaintiff's Advocate) 2004 --
Private Mediation -- Employment Dispute (Mediator) 2004 --
Private Mediation -- Multi-party, multi-suit personal injury matter (Mediator) 2005 --
Cox and Keenan v. Toys R Us,   9th Circuit Mediation, Plaintiffs' Advocate 2008  
Roark v. Coca-Cola  Arbitration Proceeding in lieu of federal litigation 2008  
Numerous Early Evaluation Conferences US District Court, Nevada   2003 Present
Numerous Settlement Conferences US District Court, Nevada   2001 Present

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association
  • S. Nevada Association of Women Attorneys (1979-Present)
  • State Bar of Nevada (Bd. Of Governors, 2001-Present; Vice-President 2007-2008; President-Elect 2008-2009; President 2009-2010)
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (1992-Present)
  • Nevada Inns of Court (1989-Present)
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association (1990-Present)
Listed In:
  • Who's Who Among Rising Young Americans (1992)
  • Distinguished Women of Nevada (1992 & 1995)
  • Who's Who in American Law (1994-Present)
  • Who's Who in America (1994, 1999, 2000)
  • Who's Who of American Women (1995 and 1996)
  • Who's Who in the World (1999, 2000, 2001)
  • Desert Sands Business & Professional Women's Club, Woman of the Year Award (1993)
  • Woman of Achievement, Legal Category, Women's Council, LV Chamber of Commerce (1994)
  • Soroptimist International of Greater Las Vegas, Woman Helping Women Award (1995) S. Nevada Women's Political Caucus, Good Gal Award (1997)
  • In Business, Special Report, The LV Valley's 40 Most Influential Women (2000)
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers: Legislative Olympian (2001)
  • Planned Parenthood of S. Nevada: Champion of Choice (2004)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006-2010