Aviva Y. Gordon graduated from Boston University in 1990, and with distinction from California Western School of Law in 1993. She is a member of both the Nevada and California Bars.
Aviva has successfully argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and has several reported cases. In 2011, she obtained a multimillion dollar judgment for a local general contractor.
Aviva has been repeatedly named a “Legal Elite” by Nevada Business Magazine. She was included in The Distinguished Women in Nevada book, and designated by Martindale-Hubble as a Member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Aviva Gordon is also a Super Lawyer designee for 2017, recognizing her as a Top Rated Las Vegas Business Litigation Attorney who has met the stringent Super Lawyers selection criteria. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
In addition to her private practice, Aviva was General Counsel for the Nevada State Democratic Party from 1998 – 2002 and served on the Nevada Judicial Conduct Commission. She has been a featured speaker on Nevada Receiverships, both for attorneys and for the judges of the Eighth Judicial District Court. Aviva has provided seminars for the Nevada Legal Aid Center’s Small Business Project Seminar, SCORE, and the Nevada Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
She is a graduate of Leadership Henderson, as well as a member of the Board of Directors of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce and all three of its government advocacy committees: the IMPAC Committee, the Legislative Committee and the Issues Committee. On Oct. 6, 2016, Aviva was named chair of the 2016-2017 Henderson Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee. Aviva’s relationship with the Henderson Chamber of Commerce business community has proven to be of value for those clients who retain her services. The connections she has in the business community, as well as the information acquired, increase her effectiveness as an attorney for her clients.
In addition, Aviva is a board member of the Josh Stevens Foundation, chairwoman of the Community Advisory Panel of the Nathan Adelson Hospice, and a board member of Midbar Kodesh Temple.