Justice James Hardesty
Supreme Court of Nevada
Justice James Hardesty is a Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court. Prior to his election to the Nevada Supreme Court, Justice Hardesty spent twenty-three years in private practice in Reno, and in 1998 was elected as a District Court judge to the Second Judicial District of Nevada in Washoe County. Justice Hardesty has served on several commissions, currently co-chairs the Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee and the Nevada Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission, and serves on the Nevada Legislature's Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, which examines ways to improve the functioning of the criminal justice system in Nevada.