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James Ohrenschall

Assemblyman James OrenschallAssemblyman Ohrenschall was first elected in 2006, and has served in four special and three regular sessions. James represents Assembly District 12, located in Clark County. He is an attorney.

AFFILIATIONS: Nevada State Bar; United States District Court for the District of Nevada; United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; UNLV Alumni Association.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS: Autism Advocate Award, Grant a Gift Autism Foundation; Graduate, Western Legislative Academy, The Council of State Governments–WEST; Appointee, Law and Criminal Justice Standing Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures; Ralph J. Roske Award for Outstanding Work in Introductory History, UNLV Department of History; Founding Member, Pi Mu Epsilon, National Mathematics Honor Society, UNLV Chapter; Semifinalist, Clark County Bar Association Client Counseling Competition, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV; Dean’s Honor List, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV; Academic Merit Scholarship, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV; Former Member, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local Union No. 631, Las Vegas, Nevada; Delegate representing Nevada, Young Democrats of America National Convention; Delegate representing Nevada and the United States., World Hellenic Inter-Parliamentary Association Bi-Annual Meeting; Meritorious Public Service Award, American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association; Outstanding Grass-Roots Democrat of the Year Award, Paradise Democratic Club of Clark County.


Occupation: Attorney at Law
Born: 1972, Las Vegas, Nevada
Educated: Chaparral High School, Sunset High School, Las Vegas; College of
Southern Nevada; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), B.A., Economics; William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLV, J.D.
Recreation: Hiking, climbing, skiing
Children: Rhen


  •     Assembly Commerce and Labor (Member)
  •     Assembly Judiciary (Vice Chair)
  •     Assembly Legislative Operations and Elections (Chair)Contact

P.O. Box 97741
Las Vegas, NV 89193-7741
Cell: 702-523-4766

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