Mar 9, 2023
Las Vegas Justice Court Investiture Ceremony
Las Vegas, March 09, 2023 – Judge Amy Wilson was officially invested as Justice of the Peace of Las Vegas Township Department 7 on Thursday. The Honorable Justice Douglas Herndon presided over the ceremony, and other notable participants included the Honorable Justice Ann Zimmerman, Kevin R. Hansen, Esq., as well as Judge Wilson’s family and friends. Among them were entrepreneur Antonio Accornero and his business partner, Executive Chef Giancarlo Bomparola.
In a display of his ongoing support, Mr. Accornero said, “Judge Wilson is an asset to our community, and I’ve had the honor of being a part of her journey to becoming Justice of the Peace for Department 7. I will always be here to lend my support.” In turn, Judge Wilson shared her gratitude: “It’s truly my great honor and opportunity to serve my community in this capacity, and the friendships that have been forged on the campaign trail will be cherished for a lifetime.”
Wilson graduated from the Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University in 1998. In 2000, she had a private criminal defense practice in Redwood City, California. She also worked as a prosecutor in Arizona and California before moving to Nevada. She was admitted to the state bar in 2014, and has presided over criminal and civil trials in Las Vegas Justice Court since December 2020, when she was appointed as judge pro tem.
With the diverse experiences Judge Wilson’s legal career has provided, she is well prepared to serve the people of Las Vegas as Judge in Las Vegas Justice Court, Department 7. Dedicated to preserving the principles of justice and the rule of law, she has great respect for the judicial office and understands it is a public trust. To Wilson, those who are elected to the judiciary are responsible to uphold the dignity of the office and maintain public confidence in the legal system.