Joseph R. Meservy

Joseph Meservy focuses his practice on civil litigation, emphasizing the defense of insurers, insureds and self-insured entities in complex litigation and appeals.  He has successfully litigated cases before local state and federal district courts, the Nevada Court of Appeals, and the Nevada Supreme Court.  Joseph has handled matters involving wrongful death and serious bodily injury claims, including product liability matters. He has also handled matters involving deprivation of rights, defamation, abuse of process, civil conspiracy, breach of contract, unfair claims practice, and bad faith claims. 

During law school, Joseph competed in moot court competitions and completed judicial externships for two federal courts, including the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.  He also served on the editorial board of a law review and earned a spot on the Moot Court Honors Council.  As a third-generation Nevadan, he finds particular satisfaction in serving the needs of local businesses and individuals.  





  • Brigham Young University, B.A., 2011
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 2015

Admissions to Practice

  • State Bar of Nevada, 2016
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada, 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2019

Professional Achievements

  • 10.0 (Superb) AVVO Rating
  • Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Star, 2022-present

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court
    • Barrister, Howard D. McKibben Chapter
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
    • Chair, Gonzaga University Chapter, 2014-15
  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers
    • Treasurer, Board of Directors, 2021-present
  • State Bar of Nevada
    • Chair, Young Lawyers Section, 2021-22
    • Co-Chair, Trial Academy, 2016-21
  • Vegas Young Professionals

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