Adam Paul Laxalt
Nevada Attorney General
Nevada Attorney General Website
Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt is a fourth-generation Nevadan who
previously served as a Navy and Federal Prosecutor and Judge Advocate General in
the U.S. Navy. While serving in Iraq, Laxalt assisted with the detention and
prosecution of thousands of war criminals and terrorists. After serving in the
Navy, Laxalt practiced as a private attorney in Nevada before being elected as
Nevada’s 33rd Attorney General.
General Laxalt serves on the Board of Trustees for Catholic Charities of
Southern Nevada and on the Advisory Board of the Basque Studies Program at the
University of Nevada Reno. He also co-founded the Saint Thomas More Society of
Nevada. General Laxalt lives in Reno with his wife Jaime, their daughter Sophia,
and their dogs Hoya and Buckley. He graduated from Georgetown Law School.
Director of the Office of Military Legal Assistance
Special Assistant Attorney General Nicolo Danna is a current captain in the
U.S. Army JAG Corps, and is a combat veteran of Afghanistan. Most recently,
Danna provided military legal assistance to soldiers in Afghanistan, and was
awarded the Bronze Star for his service.
Prior to joining the Nevada Attorney General’s Office, Danna worked as a
prosecutor for the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, and served in both the
general criminal division and safe neighborhood and gang units. Previously, he
defended the Los Angeles Police Department and its officers in civil actions in
both state and federal court. Danna lives in Reno with his wife. He graduated
from Whittier Law School.