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For Immediate Release

Cohen & Padda Law Firm Sponsors The Inaugural ‘Meet Your District Court Judges’ Event

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (June 5, 2013) – Endeavor Media Group, a full-service Las Vegas public relations agency announced today that Cohen & Padda, LLP. has sponsored the Inaugural ‘Meet Your District Court Judges’ event on Saturday – August 17, 2013 from 9am-1pm PT at Canyon Springs High School. The purpose of this event is to promote voter education about the Clark County 2014 General Election and is crucial in training future leaders, improving access to justice, and promoting transparency of Clark County’s judicial system.

In acknowledging their sponsorship, attorney Paul Padda remarked, “We are pleased to lend our support to this historic event and are very excited that our efforts will help provide a once in a lifetime opportunity to students from Canyon Springs High School desiring to enter the legal profession.”

Students from Canyon Springs High School will be presented with the opportunity to participate in the ‘Shadow a Judge for a Day Program’. This program enables students to spend a day with a judge and develop a better understanding of how courtrooms function. Participating judges represent Civil/Criminal and Family departments. Students are encouraged to share their experiences at the event. Canyon Springs High School is located at 350 East Alexander Road, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89032.

Confirmed participating moderators include: Clark County District Attorney, Steve Wolfson and Clark County Public Defender, Philip J. Kohn, Esq.

The Eighth Judicial District Court is served by 52 elected judges. There are 32 civil/criminal judicial departments and 20 family/juvenile judicial departments. Currently 35 District Court Judges have confirmed their attendance including 24 civil/criminal judges and 11 family/juvenile judges.

Civil/Criminal Judges

I Kenneth C. Cory

II Valorie J. Vega

IV Kerry Earley

V Carolyn Ellsworth

VI Elissa Cadish

VIII Douglas E. Smith

XII Michelle Leavitt

XIII Mark R. Denton

XIV Adriana Escobar

XV Abbi Silver

XVI Timothy Williams

XVII Michael Villani

XVIII David Barker

XX Jerome T. Tao

XXI Valerie Adair

XXII Susan Johnson

XXIII Stefany A. Miley

XXVI Gloria J. Sturman

XXVII Nancy L. Allf

XXVIII Ronald J. Israel

XXIX Susan W. Scann

XXX Jerry A. Wiese

XXXI Joanna S. Kishner

XXXII Rob Bare

Family Judges

G Cynthia Dianne Steel

H T. Arthur Ritchie, Jr.

I Cheryl B. Moss

J Kenneth E. Pollock

K Cynthia N. Giuliani

L Jennifer Elliott

M Bill Potter

O Frank P. Sullivan

Q Bryce C. Duckworth

R Bill Henderson

S Vincent Ochoa

Additional Judges will be announced as their participation is confirmed.

Cohen & Padda, LLP:

Cohen & Padda, LLP. is a law firm dedicated to protecting your legal rights. With a combined total of more than 45 years litigation experience, 100 jury trials and admission to several state bars and courts, Ruth L. Cohen and Paul S. Padda provide their clients with creative and aggressive advocacy. Our firm focuses on representing plaintiffs in the areas of personal injury, employment matters, sexual harassment, civil rights and immigration. The firm also represents businesses wishing to sue other business due to contract issues, fraud or deceitful practices. In the criminal arena, Ms. Cohen and Mr. Padda, both former federal prosecutors, have significant experience and represent individuals and businesses in white-collar criminal cases instigated by local and federal authorities.

Cohen & Padda, LLP is located at 4240 West Flamingo Road, Suite 220, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103. For information call (702) 366-1888 or visit

Canyon Springs High School and the Leadership and Law Preparatory Academy:

The mission of Canyon Springs High School and the Leadership and Law Preparatory Academy is to prepare students for success beyond graduation. This will be realized by providing a varied learning environment that prepares students to lead, participate, and contribute in a rapidly changing global society.

For student registration in the ‘Shadow a Judge for a Day’ program contact Nancy West, Magnet Theme Coordinator by calling (702) 799-1870.

Veterans In Politics International:

This mission of Veterans In Politics International, Inc. is to educate, organize, and awaken our veterans and their families to select, support and intelligently vote for those candidates whom would help create a better world, to protect ourselves from our own government(s) in a culture of corruption, and to be the political voice for those in other groups who do not have one.

For Judge registration in the ‘Shadow a Judge for a Day’ program or event participation contact Steve Sanson, President by calling (702) 283-8088 or writing to

Endeavor Media Group:

Endeavor Media Group is a full-service Las Vegas public relations agency. Services include brand development, crisis management, media relations and more. Areas of expertise include arts and entertainment, politics and sports. Since 2011 Endeavor Media Group has connected its clients with customers nationwide through movies, television, radio, publications, blogs, mobile, events, signage and placements.

For sponsorship and media opportunities contact Andre’ Haynes from Endeavor Media Group by visiting or calling (702) 305-0973.

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PR Contact:

Endeavor Media Group

Andre’ Haynes, (702) 305-0973

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