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Jerry J. Kaufman;Jerry J Kaufman;Settlement Program

Jerry J Kaufman

  • 5536 S. Fort Apache Rd.
  • Las Vegas, Nevada 89148
  • Office Phone: 702-592-5368
  • Office Fax: 702- 791-5297
  • Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio

Supreme Court Mediation History:

  • Date Appointed: 12/10/98
  • Number of Cases Mediated: 102
  • Current As Of: 1/2/14
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Real Estate, Business, Contracts

Bar Memberships:

  • Nevada (1966)
  • Utah (1978)
  • Federal/Nevada
  • Federal/Utah
  • Federal/9th Circuit
  • Federal/3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Colleges
Name Location Start End Type Degree
 
University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona 1955 1958 Undergraduate B.S. - Engineering (1958)
Westminster Salt Lake City, Utah 1983 1984 Graduate M.M. (Masters of Management). (1984)


Law Schools
Name Location Start End Degree
 
California Western School of Law San Diego, California 1963 1965 J.D. (1965)


Professional Experience
Name Location Description Start End
 
Clark County Las Vegas Deputy District Attorney 1967 1968
Close, Bilbray & Kaufman Las Vegas Close, Bilbray & Kaufman 1968 1969
Jones, Jones, Close, Bilbray & Kaufman Las Vegas Founding Partner 1969 1974
Las Vegas Municipal Court -- Municipal Judge (Alternate) 1973 1977
-- Utah Real Estate Broker 1979 Present
-- Salt Lake City, Utah Chief Deputy District Attorney 1982 1985
-- Nevada Real Estate Broker 1988 Present
Nevada State Industrial Insurance Las Vegas Chief & Acting General Counsel 1991 1995
8th Judicial District Court Las Vegas Judge Pro Tempore-Presiding Short Trial Judge 2008 2010


Mediation and Other ADR Training
Name Location Description Date
 
-- -- Advanced Mediation 1996
Nevada Arbitration -- CLE on Mediation - Various 1997
-- -- Ethical Pitfalls - Arbitration and Mediation 1998
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Intermediate/Advanced Training for Settlement Judges 2001
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Annual Seminars for Settlement Judges

1998-2004

Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Advanced Appellate Mediation Training 2007
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Foreclosure Mediator Training 2009
Nevada Supreme Court Las Vegas Advanced Appellate Mediation Training - Preventing & Breaking Impasse 2010


Mediation and Other ADR Experience
Name Location Description Start End
 
Arbitrator Las Vegas 8th Judicial District Court Annexed Program 1996 Present
-- -- National Arbitration Forum Panel 1996 2004
Supreme Court Settlement Judge Las Vegas Mediation of appellate cases 1998 Present


Professional Organizations

  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, President (1965)

Awards

  • Nevada State Chairman - March of Dimes (1976)
  • Nevada State President - Easter Seals (1972-1973)
  • Las Vegas Art Museum, Hon. Board Member (1999-Present)
  • Boy Scouts-Boulder Dam Council Board (1975-1976)
  • Board of Council of Visitors at California Western School of Law.  Advisory to the Dean from 2003 to present.
  • Inducted into the Entertainers Hall of Fame as an attorney in 2013.