Assemblyman Jason Frierson

Assistant Majority Floor Leader
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2014 (first elected November 2010)—two regular sessions
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Transportation (Vice Chair); Judiciary; Health and Human Services
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators
  • 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice; Committee to Study the Structure and Operations of the Nevada Legislature; Committee to Study Trademark and Copyright Law

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Freshman Legislator, 2011
  • Barbara Buckley Community Service Award, 2001
  • Roosevelt Fitzgerald Outstanding Student Award, 2001
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Leadership League and Jason Frierson Day award for leadership and community service, City of Las Vegas, 1994

Other Achievements

  • Henry Toll Fellowship Program, CSG, 2012
  • Graduate, Western Leadership Academy, CSG-WEST
  • Leadership Las Vegas, Class of 2008
  • President, Las Vegas Chapter, National Bar Association, 2005
  • Special Projects Editor, Nevada Law Journal, 2001
  • President, Student Bar Association, Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), 1999-2000
  • President, Associated Students of the University of Nevada, 1994-1995
  • Running Back, University of Nevada, Reno, 1988-1992
  • AmeriCorps program, 1995-1996


  • Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • University of Nevada Alumni Association
  • Alumni Association, Boyd School of Law, UNLV
  • Nevada Black Elected Officials Caucus
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Football Official, Southern Nevada Officials Association


  • University of Nevada, Reno, B.S., Health Science
  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), J.D.


Occupation: Attorney
Recreation: Family, fishing, traveling, weight lifting, officiating youth sports
Born: 1970, Los Angeles, California
Spouse: Abbie
Children: Matthew