Herb Santos Jr. received his law degree from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific in 1991. Mr. Santos is admitted to practice law in both Nevada (1991) and California (1992).
Mr. Santos has received an AV peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating given. Mr. Santos has been listed in Who’s Who in American Law, a sustaining member of the Nevada Justice Association, and a member of the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association. He currently sits on the Board of Governors of the Nevada Association for Justice. Mr. Santos is also the Nevada Chair of the Republican Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice.
Mr. Santos has been invited to lecture on various legal issues by the State Bar of Nevada, the National Judicial College, the Nevada Association for Justice and the Washoe County Bar Association.
Mr. Santos has practiced in the area of personal injury and workers’ compensation since being admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1991. He has tried thousands of workers’ compensation hearings and appeals. Mr. Santos has also tried numerous arbitration, jury and bench trials.
Mr. Santos has also met with members of the US Senate and Congress regarding issues affecting Nevadans. A person’s right to a jury trial is something which is protected by the United States Constitution. Anytime that right is threatened, Mr. Santos has met with key members of Congress to work towards ensuring our rights and protections afforded in the United States Constitution are not eroded or compromised.
Mr. Santos is admitted to appear in all state courts in Nevada and California, US District Court, District of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Santos, born and raised in Reno, is married to the former Kimberly Saylors of Las Vegas, and they have three children, Joey, Jarred and Hannah. Mr. Santos is member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church and is a former School Board member of Our Lady of the Snows Parochial School. Mr. Santos is involved in the community, whether it is coaching CYO girl’s basketball or assisting with fund-raising for local charities. Mr. Santos is a firm believer in giving back to the community.