Jeffrey Jaeger is a Las Vegas criminal defense attorney who is dedicated to protecting the rights of those facing criminal charges throughout Las Vegas and the surrounding areas of Clark County. He uses his knowledge and grasp of the criminal process to help Nevada residents and out-of-state visitors fight for favorable results in their cases.
Before becoming an attorney, Jeffrey demonstrated his passion for helping people who have been accused of a crime while he served as the Director of Litigation Support for the Clark County Public Defender's Office. As the Director of Litigation Support, he assisted defense attorneys with creating a solid and effective presentation of their case.
Jeffrey also initiated several technology changes while serving as Director of Litigation Support. He integrated PowerPoint into the office, which allowed attorneys to present concise material in a straightforward manner. Now as an attorney, Jeffrey continues to research how technological advances can benefit criminal defense cases.
Additionally, Jeffrey is co-author of Westlaw's Courtroom Handbook of Nevada Evidence, a book written with Soonhee Bailey. This guide is used by several Nevada judges and attorneys as a comprehensive guide on evidence in Nevada cases. The book is updated each year to keep it current.
Jeffrey also co-authored a paper presented at the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation Annual Conference in 2009. The paper analyzed recent court decisions regarding the admissibility of electronically stored information.
Jeffery's interest in law began at a young age, but his dream of becoming an attorney was postponed because of his professional obligations and career path within Clark County government. Although he was originally was unable to fully commit to higher education, his passion for law remained.
He earned his juris doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego in 2013. As a student, he was on the Dean's List for one semester and received five Academic Achievement Awards (Amjur), including one for Law Office Technology and another for his work in Forensic Evidence.
Prior to law school, Jeffrey attended American InterContinental University where he graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA in 2008. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in visual communication.
Jeffrey remains up-to-date on issues in the legal community as a member of several state and national organizations and associations. He has been involved with the American Bar Association for more than a decade and served as co-chair of the association's Trial Practice and Courtroom Technology Committee from 2006 to 2010.
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