Persi J. Mishel

  • 10161 Park Run Dr., Suite 150
  • Las Vegas, Nevada 89145
  • Office Phone: 702-981-3043
  • Place of Birth: Abadan, Iran

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 2/8/99
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 335
  • Current As Of: 1/3/23
Areas of Practice:  
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1984)
  • Oklahoma (1983)
  • Federal/N. District of California (1990)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas----1980UndergraduateB.S. - Business Administration (1980)
Law Schools
Oklahoma City UniversityOklahoma19801983J.D. (1983)
Professional Experience
Self-employed--Private Practice - commercial litigation, bankruptcy & general civil litigation19841989
State of Nevada Attorney for Injured WorkersCarson CityDeputy NAIW. Representing injured workers in workers' compensation cases19901992
Self-employedSan Jose, CaliforniaPrivate Practice. Bankruptcy Law. Chapters 7, 11, 13. Representing debtors and creditors.19921995
State of Nevada Attorney for Injured WorkersLas VegasDeputy NAIW.  Representing injured workers in workers' compensation cases19961998
Lisowski Law FirmLas VegasAssociate Attorney. Commercial litigation, personal injury, general civil litigation.Feb.
Employers Insurance Company of NevadaLas VegasAssociate General Counsel. Insurance defense19982001
Dempsey, Robert & SmithLas VegasAssociate Attorney - civil cases19992002
Beckett & Yott Ltd.Las VegasAssociate Attorney-Workers' compensation defense & subrogation20012003
CNA Insurance CompanyLas VegasIn-house litigation attorney Defense work20032004
National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)Las VegasArbitrator in business and employment20032006
Dept. of Business and Industry, Real Estate DivisionLas VegasArbitrator and mediator. Disputes between Homeowners and Homeowner's Associations20052011
State of Nevada Attorney for Injured WorkersLas VegasDeputy NAIW. Representing claimants at appeal hearings before appeal officers, client interviews, drafting motions, briefs, discovery, district court & supreme court appeals.20042016
Clark CountyLas VegasDistrict Court Arbitrator - civil matters2002present
Nevada Supreme CourtCarson CitySettlement Judge - conduct settlement conferences in civil matters.1999present
Independent ContractorLas VegasIndependent contractor for law firms in the areas of personal injury, premises liability, business litigation, transactional work, and administrative law2019present
Mediation and Other ADR Training
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasNew Settlement Judge Training1999
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasSettlement Judge Roundtables and Advanced Training1999 to Present
8th Judicial District CourtLas VegasArbitration Training2001
National Association of Securities DealersLas VegasArbitration Training2003
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training2007
Nevada Supreme CourtLas VegasAdvanced Appellate Mediation Training


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 VegasProcedural & Ethical Issues in Mediation for Settlement Judges2013
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 Using an Online Platform to Conduct Mediation2020
Nevada Supreme Court Do Virtual Settlement Conferences Work? Mediating in the Times of Coronavirus2020
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
State Bar of Nevada Arbitrator Training2023
Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Supreme Court Settlement JudgeLas VegasMediation of appellate cases1999Present
ArbitratorLas Vegas & RenoArbitration for 8th Judicial District Court2002Present
ArbitratorLas VegasArbitration for NASD (2 per year)20032006
Arbitrator & Mediator
Las Vegas
For Department of Business & Industry/Real Estate Division. Arbitrate and Mediate disputes between owners and homeowners association concerning interpretation, application & enforcement of Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions or any bylaws, rules or regulations adopted by an association or procedures used for increasing , decreasing or imposing additional assessments upon residential property.2004-December2011

Professional Organizations

  • Oklahoma State Bar (1983)
  • Nevada State Bar (1984)