About La Donna J. Childress
La Donna J. Childress is a member of the California and Nevada State Bar Associations.
While in law school, Ms. Childress participated in the Summer Honors Program as a Law Clerk in the California Attorney Generalís Office, Criminal Division. She was also a teaching and research assistant for multiple professors, and made the Deanís List for two consecutive years. She received many honors, scholarships, and distinctions while attending law school, including serving as Managing Editor on law review, participating in the Moot Court Honors Program, and receiving the Paul W. Wildman scholarship.
Ms. Childress also served as a legal extern to the Honorable Dale S. Fischer in the United States District Court, Central District of California in Los Angeles, California. There she performed legal research and prepared for pretrial issues and orders.
After graduating cum laude from law school, Ms. Childress clerked for Chief Justice Robert E. Rose of the Nevada Supreme Court. In Justice Rose's chambers, she performed legal research, prepared bench memoranda, and assisted the court in drafting orders and opinions in both civil and criminal law matters.
Ms. Childress was an associate attorney for Bennett & Erdman in Los Angeles, California. She represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of civil and family law litigation matters.
Ms. Childress returned to her home state of Nevada, where she could root for her alma mater, the University of Nevada at Reno (Go Wolf Pack!), and rejoined the Nevada Supreme Court as a staff attorney in the stateís capital at Carson City.
In her spare time, Ms. Childress loves to attend art exhibitions by local artists, work out at the gym, and hike in the mountains with her dog Shep. She also volunteers her time to various political and social causes close to her heart. Ms. Childress understands the need for a work-life balance, and she will work hard to help get your life back in balance.