Meet Jennifer Mayhew, a dedicated criminal defense attorney serving the Reno-Sparks area. Jennifer brings a compassionate and honest approach to every case, coupled with a relentless commitment to advocate vigorously on your behalf. With a wealth of experience in the realm of criminal defense, she is your trusted ally in navigating the complexities of the legal system.
Jennifer embarked on her academic journey in 2003, earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. It was during this time that her passion for the law began to flourish. Subsequently, she gained invaluable experience working as a Legislative Aide to two Assembly Speakers in the Nevada Legislature, deepening her connection to the legal field.
Her pursuit of legal excellence led her to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she graduated from law school in 2008, equipped with the knowledge and determination to make a difference.
Throughout her career, Jennifer has ventured into various legal domains, including civil defense and family law. However, her true calling became evident when she immersed herself in criminal defense. In 2016, she joined the esteemed Washoe County Public Defender’s Office, where she handled a diverse array of cases, spanning from misdemeanors to complex felonies, including murder and sexual assault cases. Her tenure with the office culminated in her role as a Chief Deputy Public Defender, overseeing a team of felony attorneys. This experience broadened her understanding of the criminal justice system and honed her ability to craft focused legal strategies. As a former prosecutor, she possesses a unique perspective that enables her to anticipate the state’s tactics and mount a robust defense.
Jennifer is deeply passionate about her work and is unwavering in her dedication to securing the best possible outcome for her clients. Leveraging her vast knowledge and experience, she stands as a staunch advocate, committed to safeguarding your rights and ensuring justice prevails. With Jennifer Mayhew in your corner, you can face your legal challenges with confidence and determination.