Chief Justice Michael Cherry
Supreme Court of Nevada
Chief Justice Michael Cherry has been an attorneyin Nevada since 1970 and was elected to the Supreme Courtin 2006. He chairs the Indigent Defense Commission that isexamining how the justice system deals with criminal defendants who cannot hire their own attorneys, and is the supervising justice over the Senior Justice and Judge Program. Justice Cherry received his Bachelorís degree from the University of Missouri in 1966 and his J.D. degree from Washington University School of Law in 1969.