Valerie Adair

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Valerie Adair
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Current Court Information:
Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court
Title:   Judge
Position:   Dept. 21
Service:
Active:   2003-2021
Past position:   Prosecuting attorney, Clark County District Attorney’s Office
Past term:   1990-2002
Past position 2:   Attorney in private practice
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Harvard University
Law School:   Georgetown University Law Center
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Eighth District Court
Position:  Dept. 21
State:  Nevada
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  6/10/2014
Primary vote:  100%ApprovedA

Valerie Adair is a judge for Department 21 of the Eighth Judicial District Court in Nevada.[1] She was first elected to the court in November 2002 and was most recently re-elected in 2014. Her current term expires in 2021.[2][3]

Elections

2014

See also: Nevada judicial elections, 2014
Adair ran for re-election to the Eighth Judicial District Court (Dept. 21).
Primary: She was elected without opposition in the primary on June 10, 2014.
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2002

In 2002, Adair was challenged by Ron Israel for Department 21 on the Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court. Adair won, receiving 59.22% of the vote.[5]

2013 judicial performance evaluation

In 2013, the Las Vegas Review-Journal sponsored a survey of 902 lawyers who rated Nevada Supreme Court justices and judges located in Clark County. 78% of respondents voted in favor of keeping Adair on the bench. The average vote in favor of retention for all 88 judges evaluated was 71%.[6]

Education

Adair received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her J.D. degree from the Georgetown University Law Center.[2]

Career

Before she became a judge, Adair worked in the Clark County District Attorney’s Office from 1990 until her election to the Eighth Judicial District Court in 2002. She served early on in the criminal division of the District Attorney's Office and then became the chief deputy district attorney for the Fraud Unit. She also previously worked as an attorney in civil litigation in Los Angeles, California.[2]

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