“It was beneficial to have the experience that Mr. Gersten has on your side. I would highly recommend Mr. Gersten for your legal needs.” – R.D.

Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada Legal Services

Located in Las Vegas, The Gersten Law Firm provides experienced legal representation to Nevada residents and out-of-state visitors. Our practice focuses primarily on criminal defense, family law, and personal injury.

Experienced Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Joseph Gersten handles all state and federal charges, including drug charges, solicitation and prostitution, weapons and firearms charges, and domestic violence. He also assists clients in having their Nevada criminal records sealed. In family law, Attorney Gersten helps clients with a wide range of family matters, including divorce and child custody. His personal injury practice includes injuries from traffic and hotel accidents.

In addition to his primary practice areas, Attorney Gersten also helps clients with business-related matters, including business formation / choice of entity and contract drafting and review. He also provides general business counsel and advice to clients.

We also provide general legal services to clients: After their initial positive experience with our firm, clients often return when they encounter other legal problems. Attorney Gersten is always amenable to helping clients, no matter what type of legal issue they bring to him.

Criminal Defense

Whether you are a Nevada resident or an out-of-state visitor or tourist, being arrested in Las Vegas is a frightening—and complicated—experience. The Gersten Law Firm stands ready to defend you.

Las Vegas Arrests

If you are arrested in Las Vegas or elsewhere in Clark County, the most important step to take—at the earliest opportunity—is finding an experienced criminal defense attorney. While the environment seems to say “anything goes,” Nevada has str…

Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence charges are serious business in Nevada. A conviction can result in a substantial fine, prison time, community service, counseling, a restraining order, and more. It can also negatively impact family law matters like divorce and cust…

Drug Charges

If you are arrested on a drug charge in Nevada, the penalties can be severe, including stiff fines and prison time. A conviction leaves a permanent scar on your record that can affect employment opportunities and other vital aspects of your life. You…

Prostitution Charges

If you are arrested and charged with prostitution or solicitation in Las Vegas, Henderson, or elsewhere in Clark County, you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney to represent you. Even though most prostitution offenses are misdemeanors, they…

Sealing Nevada Criminal Records in Las Vegas

Nevada law allows criminal records to be sealed under specific circumstances. Sealing a record is not the same as expunging or removing it. In Nevada, it is not possible to expunge a criminal record, but it is possible to have the record sealed. When…

Firearms

Joseph Gersten is uniquely qualified to understand and defend against gun charges: He is an approved Concealed Firearm Instructor for Nevada and Utah and is certified by the National Rifle Association (NRA) in more than nine (9) disciplines.

Appeals and Post-Conviction Relief in Criminal Cases

If you are convicted in a criminal case in Nevada, you have right to appeal. You also may be able to file for other post-conviction relief. At The Gersten Law Firm, we have substantial experience in appealing criminal cases and pursuing post-convict…

Sexual Assault

The Nevada crime of sexual assault is a very serious crime. Depending on the circumstances, including the age of the victim, the penalty can be life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. A conviction can ruin a person’s life by making it…

DUI

Nevada laws on Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Prohibited Substance — referred to as DUI or DUID — are very strict. Even a first conviction can significantly impact your life in many ways. Retaining skilled legal counsel often helps…

Juvenile Offenses

In Nevada, the juvenile justice system is separate from Nevada’s criminal justice system, but juvenile charges are still a very serious matter. In some cases, a child under age eighteen (18) can be charged as an adult in district court instead of j…

Probation and Parole Violations

Violating the conditions of probation or parole is a very serious matter in Nevada. The consequences can be severe. In the case of a probation violation, you may be required to serve the original suspended sentence, including going to prison. For a p…

Theft

Any theft conviction or guilty plea — even for a misdemeanor — will negatively impact your life. A conviction on your public record can affect employment and housing opportunities, loan applications, and many other situations in which your record…

Assault and Battery

Assault and battery charges are extremely serious in Nevada and carry potentially severe penalties. Regardless of the type of assault and battery charges you face, it is essential to have an experienced criminal defense attorney defend vigorously aga…

Criminal Conspiracy

Under both federal and Nevada criminal statutes, when two or more people agree to commit a crime, each person can be charged with conspiracy, in addition to any other charges arising from the agreement. Conspiracy charges are serious and complex. Def…

Racketeering / RICO Charges

Criminal racketeering charges under the Nevada and federal RICO laws are extremely serious. Conviction can result in severe penalties. An aggressive defense is essential.

Family Law

Family law matters, including divorce and child custody, are emotionally difficult and sensitive. You want a compassionate, experienced family law attorney to guide you through the situation.

Termination of Parental Rights

An action for termination of parental rights is a very serious legal matter in Nevada, as it is in every state. The Nevada Supreme Court describes an order terminating a parent’s rights as “tantamount to imposition of a civil death penalty.” If…

Divorce

If you are filing for divorce in Las Vegas or your spouse has filed a divorce complaint in Clark County, you need to make sure that all your rights and interests are protected. While the legal process of ending a marriage is not complicated, other im…

Personal Injury

If you are injured in an accident or by a dangerous condition, and someone else is at fault, you may be entitled to recover damages for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.

Hotel and Casino Accidents

Statistical reports indicate that more than 40 million people visit Las Vegas each year. Most stay in one of the nearly 140,000 rooms in hotels, resorts, and casinos. Given those staggering numbers, it’s no surprise that some of those visitors are…

Practice Areas

Whether you are a Nevada resident or an out-of-state visitor or tourist, being arrested in Las Vegas is a frightening—and complicated—experience. The Gersten Law Firm stands ready to defend you.
Family law matters, including divorce and child custody, are emotionally difficult and sensitive. You want a compassionate, experienced family law attorney to guide you through the situation.
If you are injured in an accident or by a dangerous condition, and someone else is at fault, you may be entitled to recover damages for your medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.

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The Gersten Law Firm PLLC
9680 W Tropicana Avenue
Ste 120
Las Vegas, NV 89147
Phone: (702) 857-8777