Assemblyman Steve Yeager

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2017 (first elected November 2016)—one regular session
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Corrections, Parole, and Probation (Vice Chair); Health and Human Services; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining

Other Public Service

  • Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, Subcommittee to Review Arrestee DNA, Chairman, 2013-2014

Other Achievements

  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Dedicated Service Award, 2016


  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court, Member
  • Hope for Prisoner Advisory Council, Member


  • University of Michigan, B.A., History and Spanish
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., Cum Laude


Occupation: Chief Deputy Public Defender, Clark County
Recreation: Running, hiking, reading, writing, traveling
Born: 1978, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Spouse: Bita Yeager