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Lesley E. CohenDEMDemocrat Government Official, District 29
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NVResidence (state)

Lesley Cohen (born December 22, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly, serving since 2016 (and previously from 2013 until 2014). The Clark County Commission appointed Cohen to the Assembly after the resignation of April Mastroluca following the 2012 general election. Republican Stephen Silberkraus defeated Cohen in the 2014 general election by more than 1,300 votes but she retook the seat in the 2016 election by 212 votes. Cohen is also a divorce attorney.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
DePaul University College of Law
JD
1993 - 1996
University of Nevada at Reno
Bachelors Political Science and Government
1989 - 1993
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Assembly Member
Nevada State Assembly
2017 - Current
Assembly Member
Nevada State Assembly
2012 - 2014
Member
United States District Court of Nevada
1998 - Current
Member
United States District Court District of Utah
1998 - Current
Attorney
Pecos Law Group
Other Experience1 - 12 of 12
Vice President
Greyhound Pet Adoption of Las Vegas
Current
Vounteer
Clark County Legal Services
Current
Member
State Bar of Nevada Member Benefits and Services Committee
2011 - Current
Member
Clark County Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee
2003 - Current
Member
State Bar of Nevada
1998 - Current
Member
State Bar of Utah
1998 - Current
Former Chair
Health and Human Services Committee, Nevada State Assembly
Former Member
Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining Committee, Nevada State Assembly
Former Member
Corrections, Parole, and Probation Committee, Nevada State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Taxation Committee, Nevada State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Judiciary Committee, Nevada State Assembly
Former Vice Chair
Natural Resources, Agriculture and Mining Committee, Nevada State Assembly