Trevor L. Atkin was born and raised in Las Vegas. Trevor received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Arizona State University in 1984. He was awarded his law degree from McGeorge School of Law at the University of Pacific in 1987. He is admitted in all State and Federal courts in Nevada, in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and in the United States Supreme Court. He is a former adjunct legal instructor with the University of Nevada system. Trevor has extensive appellate experience before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Nevada Supreme Court on insurance matters, six of which are reported. He is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, the Defense Research Institute, served as a Trustee with the Nevada Law Foundation and served on the State Bar of Nevada Fee Dispute Panel. Trevor has broad experience in personal injury defense and commercial litigation, having litigated over 25 civil jury trials to verdict as lead trial counsel. Trevor’s legal experience extends to defense of insurance first party and bad faith cases and reviewing questionable insurance claims. Trevor received his AV rating as a preeminent attorney in 2003 from Martindale-Hubbell and was recently inducted by his peers into the American Board of Trial Advocates.


Trevor L. Atkin was appointed to the Eighth Judicial District, Department 8 by Governor Steve Sisolak in August 2019.


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