Justice of the Peace Deborah J. Lippis
|Deborah J. Lippis
Las Vegas Township Justice Court
Term of Office 1992 - present
Deborah Boyer, Judicial Executive Assistant
(702) 671-4624 Voice • (702) 671-3342 Fax
Judge Deborah Lippis was elected to the Justice Court Bench in 1992. A graduate of McGeorge School of Law, Judge Lippis clerked for both Federal and State judges, after which she served nearly 10 years as a prosecuting attorney and public defender. Judge Lippis has also served as an instructor at College of So. NV where she taught in the area of criminal law.
Judge Lippis is an active community volunteer, having served on numerous advisory boards, including Family & Child Treatment, Families of Murder Victims, LVMPD Gang and Domestic Violence Task Forces, Monte Vista Hospital's Chrysalis Program, and on the National Advisory Board of Tears of the Children, as well as the Senior Citizens Law Project.
Judge Lippis was recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as a Woman of Achievement in the legal field, and was named Law Enforcement Official of the Year by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Judge Lippis was a founding member of the S.A.I.N.T. Program; and in 1993 received an award from the Clark County District Attorney for her professional services to victims of crime, the first time this award was ever given to a judge. Judge Lippis has also received U.S. Senatorial and Congressional recognition for her "outstanding and invaluable service" to our community.