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Legislative Biography -- 71st (2001) Session


GENIE OHRENSCHALL

Democrat

Clark County Assembly

District No. 12

Businesswoman, Corporate Director, Attorney

E-mail: gohrenschall@asm.state.nv.us

 

 


Educated:  George Washington University, A.B.; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.

Children:  James, Katie.

Hobbies/Special Interests:  Reading, Nevada history, genealogy, volunteer and community activities, hiking, outdoor activities.


Legislative Service:  Nevada Assembly, 1995-2001--four regular sessions.

 

Affiliations:  Vegas Valley Business and Professional Women's Club; Clark County Bar Association; Neighborhood Watch Program; Women's Democratic Club of Clark County; Paradise Democratic Club; Clark County Democratic Central Committee; Nevada State Democratic Central Committee; Nevada Association of Manufactured Homeowners; Hispanics in Politics; Seniors United.

 

Personal and Professional Achievements:  Merit Scholarship, Georgetown University Law Center; Semifinalist, Beaudry Cup, Moot Court Competition, Georgetown University Law Center; Author, Article, Catholic University Law Review; admitted to practice - District of Columbia, Maryland, Nevada, and United States Supreme Court Bars; State Board of Directors, Business and Professional Women's Federation; Board of Directors, NIKE House, a drug rehabilitation shelter for young women; Member, Founding Board of Directors, Temporary Assistance for Women, a shelter for battered women and children (now Domestic Crisis Center - Safe Nest); State Board of Directors, American Association for University Women; State Board of Directors, League of Women Voters; Appointee, Attorney General's Council on  the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence; Appointee, Advisory Council for Community Notification ("Megan's Law"); Heroine Award, Nevada Association of Manufactured Homeowners, 1995; Certificate of Appreciation, Vegas Valley Business and Professional Women's Club, 1996; Special Recognition Award, Women's Democratic Club Spotlight Dinner, 1996; Certificate of Recognition, Paradise Democratic Club, 1995; Finalist, Woman of Achievement Awards, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 1995.


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