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At Mace Yampolsky & Associates, we recognize how much is at stake when a client has been accused of a crime or the victim of a devastating accident. In these cases, turning to our firm to gain the support of a seasoned legal team with proven credentials can make a tremendous difference in the resolution of your case. Mr. Yampolsky and his associates thoroughly understand civil and criminal defense law and the prosecution system in Nevada. We will aggressively defend your rights, thoroughly investigate evidence, and expertly advocate on your behalf.

When you hire a criminal defense attorney, you want to know that he or she has the experience and knowledge needed to properly handle your case. You want somebody who has a comprehensive understanding of the law and the ability to protect your rights, above all else. There is a lot at stake in criminal cases, so be sure you have a strong ally in your corner.

Mr. Yampolsky has an extensive record of achieving successful outcomes for his clients, including arguing a death penalty murder case all the way to the United States Supreme Court, and attaining “not guilty” verdicts for all 13 defendants in a fraud case. A certified criminal specialist, Mr. Yampolsky is confident and persuasive in pre-trial negotiations as well as in the courtroom defending clients before a judge and jury on cases involving:

Since 1986,  the law firm of Mace Yampolsky & Associates has been defending the rights of clients throughout southern Nevada.  From my offices in Las Vegas, I handle all types of criminal law cases, from DUI litigation and drug crimes to violent crimes and criminal appeals.  I believe that there is nothing more important than your rights, and I will fight vigorously to see that they are protected.

I earned my bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Boston University and went on to law school at the University of San Diego School of Law, where I received my law degree in 1980. In 1995, I received my master’s degree in applied psychology from the University of Santa Monica. I am a regular contributor to the Las Vegas Tribune and the Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice quarterly newsletter.

I have been recognized by the State Bar of Nevada as a Certified Criminal Specialist and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Certified Criminal Trial Advocate. I have also received an AV Preeminent peer rating under the Martindale-Hubbell peer review system. This is the highest possible rating available.

I am a skilled litigator and I am proud of my track record in cases that have gone to trial.

I have considerable experience in criminal appeals and have successfully argued a death penalty case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

I am admitted to practice in Nevada State and Federal courts, as well as other jurisdictions, including California, Colorado, and the District of Columbia.

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