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John Henry Wright

John Henry Wright


Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes Lawyer
The Wright Law Group, P.C.
Las Vegas, NV
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In Nevada, almost every drug crime from simple possession to drug trafficking is a felony, with the only exception being possession of less than one ounce of Marijuana. All drug offenses are serious offenses that should not be taken lightly! Some drug charges are even considered Class A felonies in Nevada, and can come with mandatory prison time if convicted.

If you have been charged with a drug crime in Las Vegas, do not wait to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney. The attorneys at The Wright Law Group, P.C. have more than 25 years of experience with complex drug crimes. More than a third of our criminal defense practice is dedicated to defending drug crimes including drug possession and drug trafficking. We understand the ins and out of medical and recreational cannabis, and we have the experience to give you the best possible defense. Take a look at some of our case results below - many of our cases involve large quantities of marijuana.

In addition to drug crimes, The Wright Law Group, P.C. is a full-service criminal defense law firm handling everything from misdemeanor offenses such as DUI and Domestic Violence, to more serious offenses such as Arson, Burglary, and Sex Crimes. We also handle financial (white collar) crimes such as Bribery, Embezzlement, Fraud, Forgery, and Money Laundering.

Whether you are local to us in Las Vegas, across the state in Nevada, or from across the country, we can help. Many of our former clients have been residents of other states; and in some cases, we have been able to resolve their cases without them even having to come back and appear in court.

In addition to handling drug crimes, we also represent clients involved in the commercial cannabis industry. We assist our business clients who need representation and assistance navigating the new and complex laws and regulations surrounding the legal marijuana industry in Nevada.

If you have been arrested in Nevada, or if you are involved in a commercial cannabis business and need legal assistance, call The Wright Law Group, P.C. today at (702) 405-0001. Our consultations are always free and confidential.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (30%)
 
Drug Crimes (25%)
 
Marijuana Law (25%)
 
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record (10%)
 
Firearm and Weapon Charges (10%)

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Bar Licenses

Nevada State Bar
Nevada
Member in Good Standing
1996

Hawaii State Bar
Hawaii
Inactive Member
1991

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Work Experience

The Wright Law Group, P.C.
The Wright Law Group, P.C.
Founder/Managing Attorney
2013Present

Wright & Weiner, Ltd.
Shareholder/Managing Partner
20042012

Dempsey, Roberts & Smith, Ltd.
Senior Litigation Associate
19972003

John H. Wright & Associates
Partner
19941997

Law Office of Stephen K. Yamada
Associate Attorney
19931995

Kidani-Crudele
Associate Attorney
1993

Judge Simeon R. Acoba, Jr., First Circuit Court, State of Hawaii
Judicial Clerkship
19911992

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Education

West Virginia University
West Virginia University
Juris Doctor
1991

University of Hawaii, Manoa
University of Hawaii, Manoa
B.A.
1988

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Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2019

Member
Martindale-Hubbell
2013

Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2023

Case Results - John Henry Wright

Criminal Case: Unlawfully Produce/Process Marijuana, Child Abuse/Neglect
Feb 2019
SWAT team executed a search warrant on ‘suspected grow operation’ (client’s home) and took possession of over 70 plants; 11 ounces of usable marijuana, 15 grams of wax as well as various grow ap...

Criminal Case: Trafficking in Controlled Substance (Class A Felony); Felony Possession of Controlled Substance
Feb 2018
Police conducting a “knock and talk” arrival at client’ home to investigate alleged complaint of overwhelming marijuana smell emitting from house. Police entered client's home and seized 492 gra...

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John Henry Wright
The Wright Law Group, P.C.
2340 Paseo Del Prado Suite D-305
Las Vegas, NV 89102
wrightlawgroupnv.com
Office: 702-405-0001
Fax: 702-405-8454

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


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