||Cheryl B. Moss
U.S. (SUPERIOR COURTS/TRIAL-LEVEL/COUNTY LEVEL/)
Judge Cheryl B. Moss is a Superior Court Judge in Nevada
Judge Cheryl Moss was elected to the District Court, Family
Division in November 2000. Judge Cheryl Moss graduated from the George
Washington University, Washington D.C. with a Bachelor of
Arts degree in Political Science. Judge Moss then attended
the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of
America, Washington, D.C. where she graduated in the top
25% of her class and was a National Team Leader in the law
school’s Moot Court Team for the Spong National
After law school, Judge Cheryl Moss served as judicial law clerk to the
Honorable John H. Bayly, Jr., Superior Court of the District
of Columbia. Judge Cheryl Moss also served as an intern in the United
States Attorney’s Office, Misdemeanors Branch, Washington,
D.C. Her legal career between 1986 and 2000 included
working in law firms in Washington, D.C. and Las Vegas, as
well as her own law office, Cheryl B. Moss, Chartered. Judge
Moss was admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 1997. In 1999,
while in solo private practice, she received the Shining Star
Award from the Clark County Pro Bono Project for her
representation of low-income clients.
Judge Moss is a member of the Nevada District Judges
Association, the National Council of Juvenile and Family
Court Judges, the Nevada State Bar, and the Clark County
Bar Association. She is licensed to practice law in Nevada,
Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Judge Moss also
serves on the Board of Trustees of the Clark County Library.
Judge Moss is also a member of a Civil Order Enforcement
Task Committee working on procedures in helping parents
enforce their custodial or visitation rights with the assistance
of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and
helping and guiding parents to obtaining emergency court
hearing dates before a Family Court Judge.
Judge Moss was the first judge to initiate a pilot program on
problem gambling assessments for parents in child custody
cases. Judge Cheryl Moss has extensive knowledge in problem gambling,
including working with the Nevada Council on Problem
Gambling. Her dedication to the Clark County community is
exceptional. Judge Moss volunteers her time on Night Court
and volunteers several weeks each year for 24-hour
Temporary Protection Order fax duty.
Judge Moss also volunteers her time judging in local and
statewide competitions such as the UNLV Law School Moot
Court Competition, the High School Mock Trial
Competition, and the Trial By Peers Program.
Watch video of Judge Cheryl B. Moss in action in her courtroom when a man brawls with court officers during a hearing.
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