William S. Boyd School of Law

Linda Marquis
’03 JD

Linda Marquis is the presiding judge in Department B of the Eighth Judicial District Court, Family Division. Prior to being elected District Court Judge, Marquis served as a Justice of the Peace Pro Tem in Las Vegas Justice Court and North Las Vegas Justice Court, an Alternate Judge for the Las Vegas Municipal Court, and the Clark County Commission appointed her as a presiding officer for the Police Fatality Fact Finding Review Board.

As a student at Boyd, Marquis taught the Family Law Community Service class. She went on to work with Professor Mary Berkheiser as a student attorney in the Juvenile Justice Clinic.
Outside her practice, Marquis has served as the president of the Boyd School of Law Alumni Association, spoke at law school graduations, participated in community events, and led continuing legal education classes. In 2006, the State Bar of Nevada awarded her with the Access to Justice Award for outstanding service.

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