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------UndergraduateB.A. (cum laude) (1975)
University of ExeterEngland1977 Summer Law Program--
Law Schools
Suffolk University Law School------J.D. (1978)
Professional Experience
Suffolk University Legal Assistance Bureau--Student Practice Program19771978
Middlesex County District AttorneyCambridge, MassachusettsIntern1978--
City of Las VegasNevadaDeputy City Attorney19791982
Vargas & BartlettLas VegasAssociate & Member. General civil practice emphasizing litigation, with primary emphasis in insurance defense work.19821989
Combs & EnglandLas VegasGeneral civil practice emphasizing litigation19891993
England & AssociatesLas VegasGeneral civil practice emphasizing litigation on behalf of discrimination victims19941999
Kummer Kaempfer Bonner & RenshawLas VegasLitigation Partner. General civil practice emphasizing employment litigation in federal court19992001
Brenske & Christensen Law FirmLas VegasOf Counsel. General civil practice emphasizing litigation & trial work20012007
Gilbert & England Law FirmLas VegasGeneral 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 Association1995-Present
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training2007
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training2008
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasForeclosure Mediator Training2009
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training - Preventing & Breaking Impasse2010
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasRoundtable/Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges2011
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasImplicit Bias Issues in Mediation2012
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasTechniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level2016
JAMSLas VegasBeyond Mediation Basics:  Advanced Strategies2016
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasThe Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges2018
Crowley MediationRenoThe Neuroscience of Conflict: How to Keep Everyone Calm, Cool & Collected2019
Mediate.com by Michael Lang--The Ethics of Dispute Resolution2019
Mediate.com by Nina Meierding--The Ethics of Culture and Gender Training2019
Nevada Supreme Court Appellate Mediation: Tips, Tactics & Techniques2020
Nevada Supreme Court Sanctions 1012021
Nevada Supreme Court The Inside Scoop on Settlement Mediation Strategies - Part 22021
Nevada Supreme Court Making the Most of the Pre-Mediation Process2021
Nevada Supreme Court Joint Sessions vs. Caucuses2022
Nevada Supreme Court Overview of Common Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges2022
Nevada Supreme Court Online or In-Person, Psychological Insights for Supreme Court Settlement Judges2022
Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Supreme Court Settlement JudgeLas VegasMediation of appellate cases1997Present
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' Advocate2008 
Roark v. Coca-Cola Arbitration Proceeding in lieu of federal litigation2008 
Numerous Early Evaluation ConferencesUS District Court, Nevada 2003Present
Numerous Settlement ConferencesUS District Court, Nevada 2001Present

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