Adrian Lobo received her degrees from University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) in 2001 and California Western School of Law (CWSL) in 2006. She is licensed to practice law in both California and Nevada. Currently, she has her own practice in Las Vegas, Nevada (www.LVCriminalLawFirm.com) where she handles both State and Federal criminal matters. Prior to starting her own practice in 2016, she served both at the Riverside County and Clark County Public Defender’s Offices. In 2012, Adrian received the Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice (NACJ) Franny Forsman scholarship to attend the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, GA.
She has extensive trial experience in felony cases to include: sexual assault, medically complex murder charges involving shaken baby syndrome, multi-defendant federal drug conspiracy charges and matters prosecuted under the Racketeering and Corrupt Organization Act. In 2019, she argued and won her first case in the Nevada Supreme Court that challenged prosecutorial abuse in the Grand Jury process.
Outside of the courtroom, Adrian has taught Advanced Trial Skills and coached competitive trial teams at both CWSL and UNLV Boyd School of Law. Notably, in 2016 she coached CWSL law students to second place in the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Competition. She is also a member of Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice serving on the COVID -19 Response and (In)Justice Reform Committees for the organization.
Additionally, Adrian is passionate about equal justice under the law, discovery reform and attorney wellness and mental health for defenders.
A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys
This Guide to Federal Evidence is the only federal evidence handbook written exclusively for criminal defense lawyers. The Guide analyzes each Federal Rule of Evidence and outlines the main evidentiary issues that confront criminal defense lawyers. It also summarizes countless defense favorable cases and provides tips on how to avoid common evidentiary pitfalls. The Guide contains multiple user-friendly flowcharts aimed at helping the criminal defense lawyer tackle evidence problems. A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence is an indispensable tool in preparing a case for trial.
Modern Digital Evidence & Technologies in Criminal Cases
Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook. This program is a contemporary training that identifies emerging technologies and digital evidence encountered in today's criminal cases and arms you with the tools necessary to combat expert witnesses, prosecutorial overreach, and an uneducated judge and jury. This comprehensive CLE program covers both general aspects of new technologies as well as practical courtroom application and legal challenges to the use of these new technologies.
Top Shelf DUI Defenses: The Law, The Science, The Techniques (2021)
If you are serious about being an effective DUI defense advocate, or if you’re considering adding DUI defenses to your portfolio, you need to know the latest scientific and legal strategies to optimize your success at trial. Learn from the best-of-the-best in the field in this unique CLE Program, updated for 2021.
Defending Modern Drug Cases (2021)
From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury and cross-examining police officers, defense attorneys handling drug cases must be able to construct a defense that will increase the chances of the client getting a positive result for your client.
Effective motion practice, juror selection, and storytelling have never been more important. This seminar will introduce defense counsel to techniques that have been used at recent drug trials to rebut specific claims and overcome the emotion created in today’s criminal legal system.