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Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney

The Law Office of John J. Graves is dedicated to providing Las Vegas residents prompt attention and trustworthy advice. Our goal is to help every client understand their charges and work with them to provide the best criminal defense possible. From there, we can create an effective legal strategy that protects our clients rights in court.

Experienced Las Vegas Criminal Lawyer

With years of experience fighting criminal charges in the Las Vegas court system, Attorney at Law John J. Graves understands the complexities of the Nevada criminal statutes. He is committed to studying current and past criminal cases while staying up-to-date on all new laws and other developments throughout the state.

You deserve nothing less than a passionate criminal attorney willing to do what it takes to present your case in the most effective manner, and that is exactly what you will get with Attorney Graves on your side. He has an impressive track record of winning cases against a variety of criminal charges, so you’re in good hands regardless of the circumstances surrounding your case.

Areas of Practice

Give the Law Office of John J. Graves a call if you need expert representation for any of the following areas of law.

  • Criminal DefenseFrom rape and solicitation to burglary and assault, there is no alleged crime off limits for our legal team.
  • Traffic Tickets and Warrants They may seem like no big deal at first, but traffic tickets can eventually become a serious problem. Get the law on your side to protect your license and your insurance rate.
  • DUIDrunk driving in Nevada comes with some serious penalties, especially with the passage of a new law requiring the use of ignition interlock devices. Team up with a talented lawyer to minimize your damages.
  • Domestic Violence – Disputes within your home can land you in serious trouble if you don’t have the legal guidance of an attorney well-trained in Nevada domestic violence law.
  • Misdemeanors or Felonies – There is no charge too big or small for John J. Graves to handle. Schedule a consult to start building a solid defense immediately.
  • Civil Litigation – This area of law includes divorce and guardianship. Matters of the heart are often the most difficult to handle, and you need trustworthy advice from an experienced lawyer.


Partnering with John J. Graves, one of the area’s leading criminal defense attorneys, automatically strengthens your case. This is a difficult time in your life, and you deserve the security that comes with an experienced attorney.

About John J. Graves

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney

John J. GravesJohn J. Graves has over 35 years experience in every criminal law venue, from misdemeanors to murder, from Justice Court to the United States Supreme Court. John Graves is a former prosecutor for the City of Las Vegas and understands prosecution strategies and tactics, which enables him to better defend you at trial. John J. Graves, Jr. has been in federal court locally and federal appeals in San Francisco. There is no criminal court in United State John Graves has not appeared.

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Why John J. Graves, Jr. Attorney At Law


  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member and Past President, Clark County Bar Association
  • Certified to appear before the State of Nevada Gaming Commission, and Gaming Control Board
  • Clark County Pro bono Project
  • Member, Commission Judicature Society
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member of Attorney Arbitrator Panel, assigned to Court Annexed Arbitration Program
  • Short Trial Judge (State District Court) since inception of program, 2002
  • Admitted to Arizona State Bar 1972
  • Admitted to Nevada State Bar 1973
  • Admitted to United States Supreme Court
  • Admitted to Federal 9th Civil Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to Federal 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Admitted to Federal District of Nevada


As a Criminal Attorney and DUI Attorney, John J. Graves has represented defendants in various criminal cases such as, DUI, domestic battery, soliciting, reckless driving and more serious crimes such as lewdness with a minor, sexual assault, robbery, burglary, just to name a few.

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