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Victoria L. Hightower

Special Counsel

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t: (213) 489-0028

f: (213) 489-0552

CURRENTLY LISTENING TO: 90’s neo-soul and R&B, Maxwell

FAVORITE FILM/SERIES: A Star is Born (2018)

FAVORITE BOOK: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

FAVORITE PHRASE: “For me, becoming isn't about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a
better self. The journey doesn't end.”- Michelle Obama

EXPERIENCE

Victoria Hightower has extensive litigation and trial experience, including representing individuals and businesses in negligence and premises liability matters.  

Ms. Hightower has also practiced in the areas of business litigation, mortgage banking and real estate law.  Ms. Hightower has been successful in appellate matters before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.  She also served as Assistant Bar Counsel, in which she investigated and prosecuted instances of attorney misconduct.

 

Ms. Hightower obtained her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2007, where she was an Advocate on the Barrister’s Council, Appellate Advocacy Division and placed as a semi- finalist in the William E. Leahy Moot Court Competition.  She was also a member of the first-place team in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition, Mid-Atlantic Division. She obtained her B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2003, where she was a member of Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society.
 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • National Bar Association, Las Vegas

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Super Lawyers Mountain States Rising Star, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021

BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Nevada

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A.

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