Emily Strand is an associate attorney at Pitaro & Fumo Chtd. where she focuses her efforts on criminal and attorney/judicial ethics cases.
Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Emily attended the University of Portland where she earned Bachelors degrees in both psychology and sociology. Emily moved to Las Vegas in 2015 to attend the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV. She graduated in 2019 with highest pro bono honors.
Growing up, Emily was exposed to the criminal justice system at a young age and learned firsthand, how unjust the “justice system” can be. She became determined to get her law degree and dedicate her life to helping others navigate the intricacies of both the criminal justice system and family court.
Emily has worked as both a mediator and truancy diversion judge in the Eighth Judicial District Family Court. She has also served as an eviction mediator in the Las Vegas Justice Court.
Emily has a strong dedication to representing underserved communities and regularly provides pro-bono representation to needy clients. She has been recognized for her volunteer work by both the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the UNLV Kids’ Court School.
When she’s not working or volunteering, Emily enjoys learning new recipes, gaming with friends, traveling to new places, and spending time with her family, including her rescue cats.