James A. Kohl

  • 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 1000 
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89169
  • Office Phone: 702-257-1483
  • Office Fax:  702-567-1568
  • Place of Birth: Philadelphia, PA

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 1/4/16
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 83
  • Current As Of: 1/2/24

Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Memberships:

    Nevada (1995); U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit; U.S. District Court of Nevada (1995); U.S. Tax Court (1995); Western District of Michigan (2016); and Southern District of Iowa (2016)
Guilford CollegeGreensboro, NC19841988UndergraduateB.A.
Law Schools
Villanova University Law SchoolVillanova, PA19921995J.D. 
Professional Experience
Howard & HowardLas Vegas, NVAttorney2007present
Rawlings, Olson, Cannon, Gormley & DesruisseauxLas Vegas, NVAttorney20022007
Goold PattersonLas Vegas, NVAttorney19992002
Mediation and Other ADR Training
Northwestern UniversityChicago, ILMediation Skills Training2012
Clark County Neighborhood Justice CenterLas Vegas, NVCivil Mediation Training2013
Association of Attorney MediatorsHouston, TXAdvanced Attorney-Mediator Training2013
UNLV Williams S. Boyd School of LawLas Vegas, NVAdvanced Mediation Training2016
Nevada Supreme CourtLas Vegas, NVTechniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level2016
Association of Attorney-MediatorsDallas, TXAdvanced Attorney-Mediator Training - The Good, The Bad, and the Uninformed2017
Nevada Supreme CourtLas Vegas, NVImpasse and Ethics:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges2018
Association of Attorney-MediatorsIndianapolis, IndianaThe Race for Excellence2018
Nevada Supreme Court Appellate Mediation: Tips, Tactics & Techniques2020
Nevada Supreme Court Eviction Mediator Training2020
Association of Attorney-Mediators Advanced Mediation Training - Remote but Together2020
Association of Attorney-Mediators Advanced Attorney-Mediation Training2021
Nevada Supreme Court Sanctions 1012021
Nevada Supreme Court Nevada Settlement Judge & Senior Judge 2023 Workshop2023
Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Nevada State Bar Fee Dispute CommitteeNevadaMediator20132020
Nevada State Bar Fee Dispute CommitteeNevadaArbitrator20032020

Clark County District Court

Las Vegas, NVArbitrator2008Present
Clark County Neighborhood Justice CenterLas Vegas, NVMediator2013Present
Association of Attorney-MediatorsLas Vegas, NVMediator2013     Present
U.S. District Court, District of NevadaNevadaMediator2015Present
Nevada Supreme Court Residential Eviction MediatorNevadaMediator2020Present
Nevada State Bar Client Security Fund CommitteeNevadaInvestigator2023--

Professional Organizations

  • Rotary Club of Las Vegas, Main Club
  • Las Vegas Rotary Foundation, Inc.