Justice of the Peace Cynthia Cruz
Las Vegas Township Justice Court
Term of Office 2013 - present
Norman Gante, Judicial Executive Assistant
(702) 671-3381 • (702) 671-3472 Fax
Judge Cynthia Cruz was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and moved to Las Vegas in 1969. She attended the public school system here in Las Vegas, graduating from Bonanza High School. Judge Cruz attended UNLV for her undergraduate studies, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in 1993. She ran a small business here in Las Vegas for seven years, before returning back to school in 2000 at UNLV’s Boyd School of Law. After graduating in 2003, Judge Cruz served as a law clerk to Judge Jackie Glass in the Eighth Judicial District Court. She was admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2003. Judge Cruz was an Associate Attorney for Steve Wolfson from 2004 until 2006, where she handled criminal and civil cases as well as matters in the Juvenile and Child Abuse and Neglect Courts. At the end of 2006, Judge Cruz left her position with Mr. Wolfson to form her own law firm, expanding her practice to include family law. In 2012, she was elected to be the Justice of the Peace in Las Vegas Justice Court, Department 5.