Israel "Ishi" Kunin

  • 10161 Park Run Dr., Suite 150
  • Las Vegas, Nevada 89145
  • Office Phone: 702-438-8060
  • Office Fax: 702-438-8077
  • Cell Phone: 702-496-4412
  • Place of Birth: Hollywood, California

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 6/23/97
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 315
  • Current As Of: 1/3/23

Areas of Practice:

  • Domestic Relations, Probate, Guardianships, Adoption

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1980)
  • California (1980)
  • Federal/Nevada (1980)
  • Federal/Southern District of California (1980)
University of California at San DiegoLa Jolla, California19731976UndergraduateB.A. Economics (1976)
Law Schools
California Western School of LawSan Diego, California19761979J.D. (1979)
Professional Experience
Juvenile CourtLas VegasReferee/Master1987Present
--Las VegasMember of Local Rules & Procedures Committee19901992
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasMember of Executive Council of Family Law Section19901996
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasChairperson of Family Law Section19911993
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasMember of Bench/Bar Committee1994--
--Las VegasMember of Founding Committee on Children Cope with Divorce1994--
--Las VegasMember, Child Support Guidelines Review Committee1996--
--Las VegasMember, Guardianship Task Force1996Present
Advance Resolution ManagementLas VegasMediator2018Present
Mediation and Other ADR Training
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasNew Settlement Judge Training1998
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasSettlement Program: Ethics1999
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasNuts and Bolts of Mediation Training2000
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasSettlement Program Roundtables & Advanced Training Sessions2000
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training2007
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training2008
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasForeclosure Mediator Training2009
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasRoundtable/Procedural Issues for Settlement Judges2011
American Institute of MediationLos AngelesImpasse is a Fallacy:  An Advanced Mediator's Forum2012
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasImplicit Bias Issues in Mediation2012
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasProcedural and Ethical Issues in Mediation for Settlement Judges2013
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasHot Topics in Mediation and Judicial Settlement2014
American Bar AssociationLas VegasThe Ethics of Mediator Testimony2014
State Bar of ArizonaArizonaLive Action Mediation Training for Mediators and Litigators2015
Supreme Court Administrative Office of the CourtsLas VegasJuvenile Dependency Mediation Program2018
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasDomestic Violence in Dependency Mediation2018
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasThe Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges2018
Pepperdine University School of LawMalibu, CASTAR:  A Systematic Approach to Mediation Strategies2018
Crowley Mediation LLCLas VegasThe Neuroscience of Conflict: How to Keep Everyone Calm, Cool & Collected2020
The National Judicial CollegeRenoCivil Mediation in a Time of Social Distancing-A Mediator's Response to COVID-192020
Nevada Supreme Court Appellate Mediation: Tips, Tactics & Techniques2020
Nevada Supreme Court Tips & Techniques for Successful Results in Custody & Other Relationship-Based Settlement Conferences (Part 1)2020
Nevada Supreme Court Tips & Techniques for Successful Results in Custody & Other Relationship-Based Settlement Conferences (Part 2)2020
Nevada Supreme Court Sanctions 101 (Co-Instructor)2021
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersChicago, IL2022 Mediation2022
Nevada Supreme Court Joint Sessions vs. Caucuses (Co-Instructor)2022
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 cases1998Present
MediatorLas VegasCivil Litigation Matters1998Present

Professional Organizations

Continuing Membership in the Following:

  • American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • National Association of Counsel for Children


  • CASA