Amy A. Feliciano, Esq.

Work Experience

Owner and Managing Partner, Feliciano Law Office, LLC, 2015 – Present
Adjunct Professor, Judicial/Governmental/Public Interest Externship Program, UNLV – William S. Boyd School of Law, 2016 – Present
Senior Attorney, Clark County Public Defender’s Office, 2007 – 2015
(Specialty Unit Assignments:  Capital Murder, Sexual Assault, Juvenile Delinquency, and General Criminal Litigation)

Adjunct Professor, Philosophy 102 – -Reasoning and Critical Thinking, College of Southern Nevada, 2009
Senior Law Clerk, Chief Justice Robert E. Rose, Supreme Court Of Nevada, 2005 – 2006

Specialized Training and Professional Development

NACDL 2016 Spring Meeting & 8th Annual Forensic Science Conference—Making Sense of Science, Las Vegas (NV), 2016
Western States Juvenile Defender Center Leadership Summit, Portland (OR), 2015
Clark County Coroner’s Office, Autopsy Attendance, Las Vegas (NV), 2014
National Criminal Defense College, Trial Practice Institute (two-week intensive criminal defense trial college), Macon (GA), 2011
National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center, 13th International Conference, Las Vegas (NV), 2010


Accredited Attorney with the Office of General Counsel, US Department of Veterans Affairs, 2016 – present                                                   National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 2016 – PresenAmerican Bar Association, Member, 2016 – Present
National Criminal Defense College, Criminal Trial Practice Institute Graduate, 2011
Be the Match, Bone Marrow Registry Donor List Member, 2011 – Present
Nevada State Bar, Member, 2005 – Present
UNLV – William S. Boyd School of Law – Alumni Association Member, 2005 – Present
Nevada Law Journal, Staff Member, 2003 – 2004; Nevada Law Editor, 2004 – 2005


Communique, Clark County Bar Association, “Making the Criminal Justice System Whole: Nevada Supreme Court Review of Criminal Sentences,” (co-authored with Chief Justice Robert E. Rose, Ret.), 2007

Professional Speaking Engagements

Supreme Court of Nevada, Nevada Law Day – “Cyber Bullying,” 2010

UNLV – William S. Boyd School of Law, “Immigration Consequences of Crime,” Panel Presenter, 2008


A+ RATING, BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU                                                                                                                                                                          TOP 40 LAWYER UNDER 40, ASLA, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                 10 BEST FEMALE ATTORNEYS – CRIMINAL DEFENSE – CLIENT SATISFACTION, 2016, AICLA                                                         Scholarship to NACDL’s Spring Meeting and 8th Annual Forensic Science Seminar, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2016
Attorney of the Year, Clark County Public Defender – Sexual Assault Team, 2012
NACJ scholarship for the National Criminal Defense College-Criminal Trial Practice Institute, Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, 2011
Outstanding Clinic Student, Clinical Legal Education Association, 2005 (Capital Defense Clinic)
Full Tuition Academic Scholarship, UNLV – William S. Boyd School of Law, 2002 – 2005


University of Nevada, Las Vegas – William S. Boyd School of Law, Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude, 2005
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, 2001