Assemblywoman Lesley E. Cohen

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2013-2014 and 2017-2021 (first appointed December 2012; after lapse in service, subsequently elected November 2016)—four regular and four special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Revenue (Chair); Natural Resources (Vice Chair); Judiciary
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Health and Human Services (Chair); Judiciary (Vice Chair); Taxation
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining (Vice Chair); Corrections, Parole, and Probation; Judiciary; Taxation
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Education; Judiciary; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of the Working Conditions at Licensed Brothels (Chair); Legislative Committee on Health Care (Chair); National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Senior Citizens, Veterans and Adults with Special Needs (Chair); National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Nevada, Member, 1998 to current
  • U.S. District Court of Nevada, Member, 1998 to current
  • U.S. District Court District of Utah, Member, 1998 to current
  • State Bar of Utah, Member, 1998 to current (inactive)
  • Clark County Legal Services, Volunteer
  • Greyhound Pet Adoption of Las Vegas, Vice President

Education

  • Valley High School, Las Vegas
  • University of Nevada, Reno, B.A.
  • Depaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, J.D.

Personal

Occupation: Attorney
Recreation: Yoga
Born: 1970, New York City, New York

Co-Sponsor

AR2 Memorializes the late Reverend Richard “Dick” Snyder. (BDR R-10)
ACR2 Memorializes former State Senator and Congressman James Hubert Bilbray. (BDR R-11)
AR3 Expresses appreciation to the Assembly staff for their service during the 33rd Special Session of the Nevada Legislature. (BDR R-14)
AR4 Expresses appreciation to the staff of the Legislative Counsel Bureau for their service during the 33rd Special Session of the Nevada Legislature. (BDR R-15)