Nevada Mediator Judge Jerry Carr Whitehead
He had an active trial practice for more than twenty-two years, trying over 100 jury trials, primarily in the State of Nevada. He co-authored the Nevada Civil Jury Instructions, and during this time was also the Chief Tribal Judge for the Paiute Tribe.
He was then elected to the Second Judicial Court bench and served as its chief judge, presiding over 300 jury trial across the state of Nevada. Judge Whitehead was also appointed on numerous occasions to sit on the Nevada Supreme Court for an absent Justice.
In 1996, he opened his Reno office for mediation and arbitration. In the last twenty six years Judge Whitehead has conducted over 3,7000 mediations, and many other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) matters. His cases have involved settlements in excess of $100,000,000.
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Former President and Advocate, Northern Nevada Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates
Former President and Master, American Inns of Court, Bruce R. Thompson Chapter
Former President, Northern Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
Former President, Washoe County Bar Association
Co-founder of the area Legal Aid Society
HONORS & AWARDS
Judge Whitehead received the National Herbert Harley Award… Read More