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Michael D Pariente

Michael D Pariente

Criminal Defense Lawyer
The Pariente Law Firm, P.C.
Las Vegas, NV
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Attorney Biography

With more than a decade of experience as a Nevada criminal defense lawyer, Michael Pariente knows how to tackle the tough cases his clients are facing. He emphasizes a tough approach to every case and a determination to aggressively fight each charge in order to protect his clients' futures. In order to minimize the stress of facing the overwhelming criminal justice system, he also works to maintain open communication in every situation and help his client to understand the options at all times. With a wide range of experience handling every area of criminal defense, from traffic violations to violent offenses, Michael Pariente is ready to proactively take on any issue, no matter how challenging.

This determination is evident in Michael Pariente's educational background as well. He studied Business Administration at the University of New Mexico and then pursued his Master's Degree in Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin. He then turned his focus to law and earned his Juris Doctor at Baylor School of Law. He is currently licensed to represent clients in both Nevada and Texas courts, in addition to the U.S. District Courts of Nevada and the Northern and Western Districts of Texas. As a practicing attorney, he gained hands-on experience while working as an Assistant Federal Public Defender. In this capacity, he witnessed the difficulties faced by those charged with a criminal offense and resolved to devote his knowledge of the legal system to aid those in these tough situations.

In addition to representing clients in the Las Vegas area, Michael Pariente also stays up to date on current legal issues as an active member of organizations such as the Nevada Association of Criminal Justice and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He continues to increase his knowledge of Nevada's criminal justice system and applies his experiences toward helping his clients.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (15%)
DUI / DWI (8%)
Drug Crimes (8%)
Marijuana Law (8%)
Juvenile Defense (8%)
Domestic Violence (8%)
Criminal Appellate Law (8%)
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record (8%)
Firearm and Weapon Charges (8%)
White Collar Crime (7%)
Probation Violations (7%)
Sex Crimes (7%)
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Bar Licenses

Nevada State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

The Pariente Law Firm, P.C.
Attorney and founder at Pariente Law Firm, P.C.

Assistant Federal Public Defender


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Baylor Law School
Baylor Law School

University of Texas at Austin

University of New Mexico

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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Nevada Association of Criminal Justice
Nevada Association of Criminal Justice

Commercial Recognitions

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Recognized for Community Leadership
Lawyer Legion

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Recognized for Professional Involvement
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Michael D Pariente
The Pariente Law Firm, P.C.
3960 Howard Hughes Parkway Suite 615
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Office: 702-966-5310
Fax: 702-953-7055

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.

Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice -

The NACJ was established in 1989 to protect federal and state constitutional rights and to improve the quality and administration of justice for those accused of crimes. NACJ serves as the voice of Nevada criminal defense attorneys to the state legislature. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Nevada, practicing in both the state and federal courts, belong to this non-profit organization.