Elect Bill Gonzalez Family Court Dept. U
Bill Gonzalez is an experienced former family court judge. He cares about families in our community. Bill will ensure that all families are treated with dignity and respect. Please vote for Bill on June 9, 2020.
A Strong History
Experienced Trial Attorney
Bill has been practicing law in Nevada since 1997. He has been admitted to the State bar of Nevada (1997) and the State Bar of California (1998). Bill has been in the courtroom on an almost daily basis for the past 21 years. He has extensive litigation and trial experience. He has participated in over 500 trials/evidentiary hearings as either a trial attorney or presiding judge. His clients are greatly benefited in the courtroom by his superior knowledge of the law, legal procedures, and rules of evidence.
Former Family Court Judge
Bill Served for nearly six years as a Family Court Judge in Department F. During this time, he oversaw matters involving divorce, custody, child support, and adoption. Bill presided over 10,000 cases including over 425 trials/evidentiary hearings. He was able to successfully manage a heavy caseload. Bill understands the emotional and financial stresses of being in court. He further understands the importance of assisting families in quickly reaching fair and equitable resolutions.
Family Court Attorney
Bill has been helping children and families in family court on a daily basis for 16 years. His compassion, dedication and hard work continue to make a positive impact on families in our community. Bill has owned and operated his own law practice since 2016. He practices almost exclusively in the family court arena. Bill has represented hundreds of clients in family court since his time on the bench. He understands what it takes to balance the daily operations of a law firm while ensuring his client’s receiving excellent legal representation.
Served As the Voice of More Than 2,000 Children
Bill served in the Juvenile Justice System from 2005-2009. His earnest commitment to understanding, representing, and connecting his young clients with the most appropriate services bolstered self-confidence and greatly contributed to higher levels of safety and restoration to many of Clark County’s communities.
Family Court- Appointed Attorney (Abuse and Neglect)
Bill currently serves as a court-appointed counsel for parents in family court abuse and neglect cases. Most of his clients in abuse and neglect court are indigent. Many of them have serious mental health, developmental, and substance abuse issues. Some of his clients have been victims of domestic violence and sex trafficking. Bill advocates on behalf of his client to ensure they receive the necessary treatment and services to reunify with their children. He is also regularly appointed by family court judges because of his Spanish-speaking abilities.
Judicial and Professional Appointments
FAMILY COURT JUDGE DEPARTMENT F, EIGHTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT (2009) In February 2009, the Nevada Judicial Selection Commission vetted Bill’s legal and courtroom experience and deemed him one of the most qualified finalists for Family Court, Department F. Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons appointed Bill to the Family Court Bench in March of 2009.
Steve Wolfson Clark County District Attorney
Val Fujii Family Law Attorney
Clark County Firefighters
International Association Local 1908
Ready to take the next step and support Bill?
Former Judge Gonzalez has been helping children and families in family court on a daily basis for over 10 years (5.5 years as a judge and 5 years as an attorney). Former Judge Gonzalez hard work and efforts continue to make a positive impact on families in our community.