Assemblyman Steve Yeager

Speaker pro Tempore
Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2017-2021 (first elected November 2016)—three regular and two special sessions
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Growth and Infrastructure; Revenue
  • 2019 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Growth and Infrastructure (Vice Chair); Commerce and Labor
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Corrections, Parole, and Probation (Vice Chair); Health and Human Services; Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Mining
  • 2019-2020 INTERIM COMMITTEE: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of Issues Relating to Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana (Chair); Committee to Consult with the Director; Gaming Policy Committee; Southern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board; Technological Crime Advisory Board
  • 2017-2018 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Advisability and Feasibility of Treating Certain Traffic and Related Violations as Civil Infractions (Chair); Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice; Gaming Policy Committee; Nevada State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision; Southern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board

Other Public Service

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

Honors and Awards

  • Alumni Exemplary Public Service Award, Cornell Law School, 2020
  • Southwest Legislator of the Year, TechNet, 2019
  • 2019 Legislative Award, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2019

Other Achievements

  • Graduate, Citizens' Police Academy, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, 2018
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Dedicated Service Award, 2016

Affiliations

  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Hope for Prisoner Advisory Council, Member
  • Support America's Teachers, Board Member, 2019-current

Education

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

Personal

Occupation: Partner, Battle Born Injury Lawyers
Recreation: Running, hiking, reading, writing, traveling
Born: 1978, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
Spouse: Bita Yeager