Eleissa Lavelle

  • 7160 Rafael Rivera Way, Suite 400
  • Las Vegas, Nevada 89113
  • Office Phone: 702-457-5267
  • Office Fax: 702-437-5367
  • Place of Birth:  Salt Lake City, UT

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 1/2/14
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 112
  • Current As Of:  1/3/23

Areas of Practice:

  • Construction; Business Disputes; Insurance; Real Property; Estate Planning

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1977)
  • Utah (1976)
University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT19691973 B.A.

Law Schools
University of UtahSalt Lake City, UT19731976


Pepperdine Univeristy, Law SchoolMalibu, CA20042012LLM

Professional Experience
Boyd Law SchoolLas VegasAdjunct Professor2013Present
National Institute of Trial AdvocacyLas VegasFaculty Present
Mediation and Other ADR Training

Pepperdine School of Law-

Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution

Malibu, CAVarious-LLM Degree2012
State Bar of NevadaLas VegasHot Topics in Mediation and Judicial Settlement2014
JAMSLas VegasMediation:  Successes, Challenges, Trends and the Next Generation2015
State Bar of Nevada Las VegasPsychology of Negotiation, Mediation Ethics and Appellate Court Practice Tips2015
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasTechniques & Best Practices in Civil Mediation at the Appellate Level2016
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasThe Premediation Process:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges2018
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasImpasse and Ethics:  A Facilitated Discussion for New and Experienced Settlement Judges2018
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasImpasse is a Fallacy: An Advanced Mediator's Forum2019
Nevada Supreme Court Appellate Mediation: Tips, Tactics & Techniques2020
Nevada Supreme Court Do Virtual Settlement Conferences Work? Mediating in the Times of Coronavirus (Instructor)2020
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

JAMS-the Resolution Experts

Las Vegas, NVMediator, ArbitratorJan 2012  Present

Professional Organizations



  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers