810 South Casino Center Boulevard , Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV 89101

With Over 50 Years of Combined Experience,
Our Attorneys Are Equipped To Handle Our Clients' Most Critical Legal Matters.

Have you been arrested or charged with a crime? It is important that you consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney before talking to the police or answering any questions.

At Christiansen Law Offices, we have extensive experience handling criminal defense matters for clients throughout the Las Vegas area. We will work hard to protect your rights, seeking dismissal of charges, a favorable plea bargain or acquittal by jury.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

Criminal Law

  • Asset Forfeiture
  • Casino Marker Default
  • Cyber Crimes/Internet Crimes
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Firearms Charges
  • Homicide & Death Penalty Cases
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • Racketeering (RICO)
  • Theft Crimes
  • Illegal Search and Seizure
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Internet Sex Crimes/Child Pornography
  • Child Molestation/Lewd Acts with a Minor
  • False Allegations
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Pimping and Pandering/Prostitution

Drug Crimes

  • Possession of Drugs/Paraphernalia
  • Prescription Drug Crimes
  • Drug Distribution, Trafficking & Smuggling
  • Possession with Intent to Sell
  • Grow Houses/Meth Labs

Drunk Driving (DUI/DWI)

  • DUI Involving Minors
  • DUI Multiple Offenses
  • DUI Resulting in Bodily Injury

White Color Crime

  • Bad Checks
  • Extortion
  • Falsifying Income
  • Fraud by Fiduciaries/Professionals
  • Money Laundering
  • Mortgage/Real Estate Fraud
  • Straw Buyers
  • Wire & Mail Fraud
  • Identity Theft

Violent Crimes

  • Arson
  • Assault

Contact our Nevada law firm today online or by telephone at 702-240-7979 to speak with a knowledgeable Las Vegas criminal defense attorney.

 

Attorney Peter S. Christiansen

Jurisdictions:

  • Nevada, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994

Education:

  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1997 - Present
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 1997 - Present
  • Clark County Bar Association, 1995 - Present
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, 1994 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 1994 - Present

Verdicts & Settlements

$2.45 Million-October 14, 2010-Jury award to our client for permanent injuries she sustained in collision with taxi cab.

$3.75 Million-June, 2010-Settlement for our client in wrongful death case

$135,000-June, 2010-Settlement for our minor client who was injured by the negligence of an emergency room physician.

$3.025 Million-June, 2010-Settlement for our client with spine injury suffered in taxi cab accident.

$8.935 Million-May 26, 2005-Jury award to our client for injuries sustained on construction job.

$115,000-January 11, 2008-Jury award to our client for injuries sustained in slip and fall at drug store.

$3.286 Million-December 17, 2003-Jury award to our clients for injuries sustained in slip and fall at drug store.

$6.5 Million-May 8, 2009-Jury award to our client for injuries sustained as a result of being rear ended by tractor trailer on Interstate 15.

$20.5 Million-July 11, 2007-Jury award to our client for the wrongful death of her husband.

$2.025 Million-2009/2010-Settlement for our clients, a widower and his children, in wrongful death case.

$90,000 -2009-Settlement for our client for injuries he sustained when physician negligently left stent in bladder.

$250,000-2009-Settlement for our client for injuries she sustained in slip and fall at department store.

$584,000-2009-Settlement for our elderly client for injuries she sustained in slip and fall on ice at apartment complex.

$162,500-2009-Settlement for our elderly client for injuries sustained in accident with defective washing machine at apartment complex.

$90,000 -2009-Settlement for our client for injuries she sustained as a result of physician's negligence.

$95,000-2009-Settlement for our elderly client for injuries he sustained in slip and fall at casino.

$52,500-2009-Settlement for our client for injuries she sustained in accident at bowling alley in casino.

$125,000-2008/2009-Settlement for our client for injuries she sustained in automobile accident.

$450,000 -2009-Settlement for our client for injuries he sustained as a result of physician's/hospital's negligence.

$185,000-2009-Settlement for our client for knee injury he sustained in automobile accident with tractor trailer.

$75,000-2009-Settlement for our client for injuries he sustained from accident involving defective ATV.

$8.75 Million-2008-Settlement for our minor client for injuries she sustained as a result of medical providers' negligence.

$130,000-2008-Settlement for our client for injuries she sustained exiting taxi cab.

$60,000-2008-Settlement for our client for burn injuries/scars he received when cocktail waitress at casino spilled hot coffee down his back.

$360,000-2008-Settlement for our client for injuries she sustained as a result of rear-end automobile collision.

$145,000-2008-Settlement for our client for injuries he sustained as a result of side-impact automobile collision.

$400,000-2007-Settlement for our client for injuries he sustained when struck by vehicle entering site of labor dispute.

$112,500-2007-Settlement for our client in premises liability case.

$475,000-2006-Settlement for our client for injuries he sustained as a result of rear-end automobile collision on freeway.

$750,000-2006- Settlement for our client in wrongful death claim against medical providers.

 

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