Note: Judgepedia will be read-only from 9pm CST on February 25-March 2 while Judgepedia is merged into Ballotpedia.
Starting on March 2, all Judgepedia content will be contained on For status updates, visit

Peggy Leen

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Peggy Leen
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Title:   Magistrate Judge
Active:   1/16/2001-Present
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1976
Law School:   University of San Diego Law School, J.D., 1979

Peggy A. Leen is a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. She was appointed to this position on January 16, 2001.[1]


Judge Leen earned a degree in political science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1976 and a J.D. degree from the University of San Diego Law School in 1979. During law school, she practiced as an intern with the Clark County Public Defender’s Office.[1]


Judge Leen began her career as a Deputy Public Defender. She later joined the law firm Thorndal, Backus, Maupin & Armstrong, where she became a partner in 1983. In 1995, she joined the Clark County District Attorney’s Office. She was then appointed magistrate judge in 2001.[1]

External links

See also


NevadaNevada Supreme CourtNevada District CourtsNevada Justice CourtsNevada Municipal CourtsClark County Family Court, NevadaUnited States District Court for the District of NevadaUnited States bankruptcy court, District of NevadaUnited States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitNevada countiesNevada judicial newsNevada judicial electionsJudicial selection in NevadaNevadaTemplate.jpg