About

about_michael_troianoLas Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Troiano, has been recognized by Super Lawyers, as a “Mountain States Rising Star”, by The National Trial Lawyers, as a “Top 40 under 40 Nevada Trial Lawyer”, and has received the “10 Best DUI Attorney Client Satisfaction Award” by The American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys. Mr. Troiano was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

After college, Michael chased his dream of becoming a lawyer and moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  After receiving his law degree from Duquesne University, he moved back home to help others in the Las Vegas Valley as a criminal defense attorney.  Michael practices exclusively in the area of criminal defense, and represents clients in a wide variety of criminal matters, including those charged with misdemeanors, gross-misdemeanors and felonies.  He also places special emphasis on Driving Under the Influence “DUI” defense, and has personally defended over 800 DUI cases, ranging from DUI 1st Misdemeanor to the more serious DUI with Substantial Bodily Harm and DUI with Death.

Michael is extremely passionate about his work; he knows his work leaves an impact on his client’s lives and their families.  In his spare time, Michael and his wife Becca enjoy cheering on their hometown UNLV Runnin’ Rebels men’s basketball team, spending time with family and friends, and hiking with their dog, Juneau.

AWARDS
“Mountain States Rising Star”-Super Lawyers-2015-2017
“AV Preeminent-5.0/5.0-Peer Review”-Martindale-Hubbell-2017
“Top 100 Lawyers”-2017-MYVEGAS Magazine-2016
“Client’s Choice Award”-AVVO-2016-2017
“10.0 Rating”-AVVO
“Top 40 under 40 Nevada Trial Lawyer”-The National Trial Lawyers-2014
“10 Best DUI Attorney Client Satisfaction Award 2014”-The American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys

EDUCATION
Duquesne University School of Law-Juris Doctor-08′
University of Nevada Las Vegas-Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice-05′

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Nevada-2008
United States District Court, District of Nevada

MEMBERSHIPS
Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
American Bar Association

PUBLISHED
Thesis Paper –  Examining/Exploring Judicial Interpretations and Reactions to DUI Laws