Eva Garcia Mendoza Esq.
Eva Garcia Mendoza was born and raised in McAllen, Texas and moved to Las Vegas after high school. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and obtained her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of San Diego in 1981. She has 28 years of experience as a litigator handling over 8,000 civil and immigration cases to date.
She is admitted to practice in the State of Nevada, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Some of her notable clients are the Government of Mexico, Celine Dion, Franco Dragone, Tony Orlando, the Boston Red Sox, and various artists performing with the Cirque du Soleil. The firm also represents Clark County, the Clark County Water Reclamation District, the Clark County Water District, and the Clark County School District.
Eva has served on the boards of the Clark County Housing Authority, (appointed by the Clark County Board of Commissioners) Nevada State Public Works Board (appointed by Governor Richard Bryan), and the Task Force for Tax Policy (appointed by Governor Kenny Guinn). She has also been appointed to serve as Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore, Alternate Municipal Court Judge for the cities of Las Vegas and Boulder City, Arbitrator for the 8th Judicial District Court, and Supreme Court Settlement Judge. She also was a founding member and board member of the Business Bank of Nevada which was sold to City National Bank after 12 years of operation.
Eva was honored by Senator Harry Reid by his nominating her to serve as federal district court judge for Nevada in late 1999.
Eva also founded the Nevada Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and served as chapter president on two occasions. She also served on the Board of Governors of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association and has been a speaker at several lawyers’ conferences concerning such topics as record keeping in the workplace, employer sanctions, and immigration benefits for battered women and children, private bills and deferred action for aliens, amnesty, and overview of the immigration law.