Kristan E. Lehtinen


For the last two decades, Kristan Lehtinen’s practice has focused on medical malpractice defense and business law litigation in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ms. Lehtinen represents a broad range of clients, from local businesses to national and international companies and insurance carriers with interests in Las Vegas. She has significant experience in contractual and litigation matters before both state and federal courts in Nevada, as well as various venues before administrative and regulatory agencies. In addition to business litigation, Ms. Lehtinen’s diverse knowledge and skill encompasses insurance defense litigation, medical malpractice, real estate, and regulatory matters. She is also a court appointed arbitrator under the Eighth Judicial District Court Annexed Arbitration Program.


Las Vegas Office
1160 North Town Center Drive
Suite 330
Las Vegas, NV 89144


JD: California Western School of Law, 2001

BA: University of Ottawa, 1995, English, Minor in Business Administration


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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, “Rising Star,” Business Litigation, 2009-2012
  • Nevada’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2012, 2014, 2015
  • Top Lawyer, Desert Companion Magazine, 2014
  • Top Lawyer, VegasInc. Magazine, 2012
Professional Associations
  • State Bar of Nevada
Articles & Publications // Presentations // Webinars
  • Speaker, “Top Business Practices for Start-Ups,” University of Las Vegas, Nevada Seminar, 2017
  • Moderator, “Cross Border Negotiations,” Law Pact Spring Conference, 2012
  • Panelist, “The Nuts and Bolts of Cross Border Negotiations,” American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Spring Meeting, 2009
Business & Community Service
  • UNLV University Libraries Advisory Board; Board Member, 2009-2015; Co-Chair, 2015-2020; Emeritus, 2023