James J. Jimmerson

  • 415 South Sixth Street Suite 100
  • Las Vegas, Nevada 89101
  • Office Phone: 702-388-7171
  • Office Fax: 702-387-1167
  • Place of Birth: Las Vegas, Nevada

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 12/10/98
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 76
  • Current As Of: 1/3/23

Areas of Practice:

  • General, Civil & Trial Practice in all State & Federal Courts, Appellate Practice, Real Estate, Corporation, Business, Entertainment, Probate, Construction, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Malpractice & Professional Liability Law, Administrative & Gaming Law, Family Law

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1976)
  • California (1977)
  • Federal/U.S. District Court of Nevada (1976)
  • Federal/9th Circuit Court of Appeals (1978)
  • Federal/District Court, Central District of CA (1981)
  • United States Supreme Court (1982)
American College in Paris - George Washington University--------B.A. with a distinction (1973)
Law Schools
Columbia UniversityNew York----J.D. (1976)
Professional Experience
Glane & Jimmerson, P.C.Las VegasJunior Shareholder, Practice of Law19761983
Jimmerson Hansen, P.C.Las VegasSenior Shareholder, Practice of Law1983Present
Mediation and Other ADR Training
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasSettlement Judges Roundtables and Advanced Training






American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers--Arbitration and Mediation2000-2001
American Arbitration Association--Advanced Arbitration2002
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasForeclosure Mediator Training2009
Nevada Business Institute--Professional Liability Dispute Resolution2014
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasTechniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level2016
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasImpasse and Ethics:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges2018
National Business Institute--Mediation:  Start to Finish2018
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasImpasse is a Fallacy: An Advanced Mediator's Forum2019
Nevada Supreme Court The Inside Scoop on Settlement Mediation Strategies - Part 12021
Nevada Supreme Court The Inside Scoop on Settlement Mediation Strategies - Part 22021
Nevada Supreme Court Tips & Techniques for Successful Results in Custody & Other Relationship-Based Settlement Conferences (Part 1)2021
Nevada Supreme Court Tips & Techniques for Successful Results in Custody & Other Relationship-Based Settlement Conferences (Part 2)2021
Nevada Supreme Court Sanctions 101 - A Facilitated Discussion of Rule 16(g)2021
Nevada Supreme Court Safety Awareness2021
Nevada Supreme Court Online or In-Person, Psychological Insights for Supreme Court Settlement Judges2022
Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Arbitrator/Mediator, American Arbitration Ass.--Substantial Multiple Commercial & Contention Disputes1994Present
Arbitrator/Mediator--American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers1994Present
Supreme Court Settlement JudgeLas VegasMediation of appellate cases1998Present

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1995)
  • Employee Management Relations Advisory Committee (1979-1981)
  • Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference (1987-1990)
  • Nevada Inns of Court (1987)
  • Chairman,Nev Taxicab Authority (1995-2001)
  • State Chairman, American Bar Foundation (1993-1999)
  • Chair, National Conference of Christians and Jews (1993-1999)
  • Director, Greater Las Vegas Inner-City Games (1996-Present)
  • Nevada Senior Olympics (1994)
  • Director, Kids Charities Organization (1999-2000)
  • Member, State Delegate to the House of Delegates (1991-1994)
  • Board of Governors (1994)
  • Sections on Litigation, General Practice, Family Law, Executive Council (1980-1982)
  • Long Range Planning Committee (1982-1984)
  • Young Lawyers Division Bar Association, State Bar of Nevada (Member: Administrative  Committee) (1978-1981)
  • Chair, Membership Services Committee (1993-1996)
  • State Board of Bar Governors (1983-1991)
  • Nevada U.S. Constitution Bicentennial Committee, President, Family Law Section (1978-1989)
  • State Bar of California, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Diplomat), International Associations of Gaming Attorneys
  • Fellow, Nevada Law Foundation
  • Fellow, The American College of Family Trial Lawyers


  • Martindale-Hubbell-Jimmerson Hansen, P.C. - AV Rating (1978-Present)
  • Martindale-Hubbell-Jimmerson Hansen, P.C. - Pre-Eminent Law Firm (1992-Present)
  • Naifeh's Best Lawyer in America (1978-Present)
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (1994-Present)
  • American College/Family Trial Lawyers (2000-Present)
  • Medium Size Firm-State Bar of Nevada Access to Justice Award (2001)