Jason J. Bach

Jason J. Bach

Principal
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone:
702-706-1030
800-483-7194
Fax:
702-925-8788
Email:

Jason was born in Peoria, Illinois and was raised in the Chicago suburbs. After graduating high school, he attended Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. In college, he founded and was President of the Johnson & Wales University Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, and also sat on the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island ACLU and Rhode Island Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Upon graduation from JWU, he was honored as Civil Libertarian of the Year by the ACLU chapter he founded, and was awarded the university's Senior Service Award, given to the graduating senior who contributed the most to student life during their tenure at the university. In 2009 Jason was honored as an Alumni Leader by the university.

After college, Jason enrolled as part of the Charter Class of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Boyd School of Law. He once again founded a chapter of the ACLU, at the Boyd School of Law, and served as its President for three years. For three consecutive years Jason received a Community Service Scholarship, awarded by the Boyd School of Law. He graduated from UNLV with his Juris Doctorate in May 2002, and was also awarded the Dean's Award for Outstanding Service. Jason also studied abroad in 2001 at Oxford University, New College, in Oxford, England.

Jason has been admitted to practice law in the State of Texas, the State of Nevada, the District of Columbia, the United States District Court, District of Nevada, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He has also sat on the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Nevada, and is currently a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the Student Press Law Center. In August 2008 the Board of Governors of the State Bar appointed Jason to the Fee Dispute Arbitration Committee. Jason has also been an instructor in Education Law at the University of Texas School of Law and Austin Bar Association's People's Law School.

Published articles written by Jason include: An LRIS Success Story, 15-Mar Nev. Law. 40 (March 2007) (Nevada Lawyer, State Bar of Nevada); Educating the Educators, Communique (Clark County Bar Assoc.), September 2004; Students Have Rights Too: The Drafting of Student Conduct Codes, 2003 BYU Educ. & L.J., 1 (Winter 2003); Student Without Rights: The Elimination of Constitutional and Civil Rights, As They Apply to Minors, 8-Jan Nev. Law. 19 (Jan. 2000) (Nevada Lawyer, State Bar of Nevada); and Cracking the Code, Nevada Journal, July 1999.

When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends and watching baseball, in particular the Chicago White Sox.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Nevada
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Education

  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • J.D. - May, 2002
  • Oxford University, New College, Oxford
  • Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.S. - 1996

Representative Cases

  • An LRIS Success Story, Nevada Lawyer, State Bar of Nevada, 15-Mar Nev. Law. 40, March, 2007
  • Educating the Educators, Communique (Clark County Bar Assoc.), September, 2004
  • Students Have Rights Too: The Drafting of Student Conduct Codes, 2003 BYU Educ. & L.J., 1, Winter, 2003
  • Student Without Rights: The Elimination of Constitutional and Civil Rights, As They Apply to Minors, Nevada Lawyer, State Bar of Nevada, 8-Jan Nev. Law. 19, 2000
  • Cracking the Code, Nevada Journal, 1999

Honors and Awards

  • Civil Libertarian of the Year by the ACLU
  • Awarded the University's Senior Service Award
  • Honored as an Alumni Leader by the University, 2009
  • Three Consecutive Years Jason Received a Community Service Scholarship, Awarded by the Boyd School of Law
  • Dean's Award for Outstanding Service
  • Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Member
  • Student Press Law Center, Member