CANDIDATE PROFILE: Jacqueline M. Bluth, Esq.


Judge Jacqueline M. Bluth was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Nevada, Reno. After graduating from UNR, Judge Bluth moved to Las Vegas to attend the William S. Boyd School of Law where, in her third year, she became President of the Law School’s Student Bar Association.

 

After law school, Judge Bluth was hired as a District Attorney at the Clark County District Attorney’s Office.  Judge Bluth fought for the most vulnerable individuals in our society, children.  Judge Bluth was the second youngest female to ever be promoted to Special Victims Unit where her caseload focused primarily on the prosecution of cases involving physical and sexual abuse of children, 10 and under. In 2015, Judge Bluth was the youngest female to ever be promoted to the Homicide Division.  While there, Judge Bluth prosecuted all types of homicides, but specialized in the homicides of children, 4 and under.

 

Also, during her tenure as Chief Deputy District Attorney, Judge Bluth worked very closely with doctors, social workers, and law enforcement personnel as a member of the Clark County Child Death Review (CDR) team. The purpose of this review board is prevention, education, and case analysis to determine needed policy protocol and statute changes in our community. CDR findings have influenced both policy changes and the direction for public awareness campaigns. Judge Bluth also served on a committee with local county commissioners that wrote policy to protect children involved in foster care.

 

Additionally, Judge Bluth provided training to officers throughout Las Vegas in identifying and combatting child abuse with the goal of lowering the rate of child homicide in our community. Judge Bluth also provided educational courses to members of the Department of Family Services, Child Protective Services.

 

Judge Bluth was appointed to the bench by Governor Steve Sisolak in April of 2019. Judge Bluth handles both civil and criminal matters.  Recently, Judge Bluth was appointed to the Advisory Committee on the Administration of Justice.  She works hard to ensure that all citizens who come before her are treated with kindness, dignity, and respect. 

 

To learn more about Jacqueline, please visit https://www.bluth4judge.com.

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