Tera K. Andrews Ames

Managing Partner

TAmes@AmesFirm.com

 

EMPLOYMENT
Clark County, Nevada
Justice of the Peace Pro Tempore : March 2012 – Present
Nevada Secretary of State's Office
Special Counsel for Compliance : June 2011 – May 2012
Tharpe & Howell, LLP
Associate Attorney: September 2009 – June 2011
Clark County District Attorney's Office
Deputy District Attorney: 2001 – 2006
United States Attorney's Office, Eastern District of WA
Legal Intern: 1999 - 2001

EDUCATION
Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, WA (J.D., 2001)
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (B.A., Anthropology, 1998)
Oxford Brooks University, Oxford, England (Anthropological Studies, 1997)

AWARDS/ HONORS
Gonzaga Law Review, Associate Editor (2000-2001)
Gonzaga University School of Law, Thomas More Scholar (1999-2001)
Gonzaga University School of Law, Moot Court Council (2000-2001)
Gonzaga Public Interest Law Project, Student Commitment to Public Service Award (2001)

ADMITTED
All Nevada State Courts
All Utah State Courts
United States District Court - District of Nevada
United States District Court – Central District of Utah

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Criminal Law
State Regulatory Law
General Civil Litigation
Family Law

INTERESTS
Running, Hiking, Travelling, Community Service, Reading and Spending time with my three sons.

 

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