Douglass A. Mitchell
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Area of Practice
J. Rueben Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1989
Brigham Young University, B.A., cum laude, International Relations, 1986
Hon. Lloyd D. George, United States District Court for the District of Nevada, 1989-1990
United States Supreme Court
United States Courts of Appeals: Ninth Circuit
United States District Courts: District of Nevada and Eastern District of Wisconsin
After finishing his clerkship, he joined Dickerson, Dickerson, Consul & Pocker, where he served as attorney-shareholder until 2005.
Mr. Mitchell serves as a mentor, a position Nevada Federal District Court Judges appointed him to in 1995. In his capacity as a mentor, he trains and prepares defense attorneys to practice criminal law in the Federal District Court for the District of Nevada. He has served as Chairman of the Attorney Advisory Committee on Implementation of CM/ECF electronic case filing system for the Federal District Court for the District of Nevada since 2004. Mr. Mitchell is also a member of the Local Working Group on Electronic Technology in the Criminal Justice System for the Federal District Court for the District of Nevada.
Mr. Mitchell has spoken on numerous panels regarding issues ranging from Year 2000 Computer Issues to the Admissibility of Prior Bad Acts Under Federal Rule of Evidence 404(b) and Related Rules.
Selected Professional Awards and AssociationsNevada Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
BSF Seeks Damages for Colombian Terrorism Victims (Firm Newsletter Spring 2011)
BS&F Elects Three New Partners at Annual Firm Meeting (Winter 2010)