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.
Cross-Examination Trial Pack
NACDL’s new Cross-Examination Trial Pack includes three of our best-selling Cross-Examination resources: “Damage Control: Situational Cross-Examination Techniques Trial Guide”, "Ultimate Cross 2.0: Audio Recordings & Written Materials" and "Sample Cross-Examination Questions."
This masterful collection of cross-examination resources provide countless tips, techniques and strategies for a variety of criminal case-specific scenarios. Learn to cross-examine a variety of trial witnesses!
Death Investigation: Forensic Pathology in the Courtroom and Cause & Manner of Death (2022)
This unique program provides criminal defense lawyers with an accurate and clear overview of forensic pathology and the countless factors to consider in a death investigation and will methodically explain what happens during an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.
You'll uncover the different types of medicolegal death investigations, what to request from your MDI expert, quality benchmarks for accreditation and certification, guidelines and standards, common terminology and frequently asked questions.
The Psychology of Persuasion & Storytelling for Criminal Defense Lawyers
This Trial Resource Guide is a masterful collection of practical tips, techniques and strategies focused solely on using the arts and sciences of persuasion to improve your storytelling skills at trial.
You'll learn how to master the ability to communicate with juries, deliver powerful openings and closings, perform convincing cross-examinations, use effective courtroom choreography and non-verbal communication, identify and develop the optimal theme and theory for your case, and offer compelling arguments during mitigation and sentencing.
Zealous Advocacy in Sexual Assault & Child Victims Cases (2022)
Defending charges of sexual assault and child abuse can be daunting — but with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be.
Every year, NACDL identifies the hottest topics and most pressing issues when defending these cases, and brings-in nationally-renowned lawyers and experts to help you prepare for battle. This year’s 13th Annual Defending Sex Cases training program is our best yet; packed with topics and speakers you won’t want to miss!