Sunday, February 27, 2022

March 27, 22 - Laxalt, Becker, and Lee

March 17, 2022 Speakers:
Adam Laxalt, April Becker, and John Lee

Adam Laxalt
Senatorial Candidate

A fourth generation Nevadan born in Reno, served as Nevada’s 33rd Attorney General from 2015-2019, entering office as the youngest Attorney General in the country at the time. 

Laxalt graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown University and graduated from Georgetown University Law Center. Additionally, he is a former Naval Officer and Iraq Veteran, serving in Iraq detainee operations. Laxalt’s team was in charge of more than 20,000 detainees during the surge, keeping America’s troops and citizens safer by assisting with the detention and prosecution of thousands of war criminals and terrorists. For his exemplary service, Laxalt was awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Iraq Campaign Medal. His unit was also awarded the Joint Meritorious Unit Award. While on Active Duty, Laxalt served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and as an Assistant Professor of Law in the Leadership, Ethics, and Law Department at the U.S. Naval Academy. 

As Nevada’s Attorney General, Laxalt fulfilled a campaign promise to test the backlog of more than 8,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits; launched the first-ever Nevada Law Enforcement Summit, which brought together law enforcement from across the state, and brought serious resources to bear against the state’s opioid crisis. As Attorney General, he created the Office of Military Legal Assistance, a first-of-its-kind, public-private program that provides Nevada’s military community with free legal representation and no cost the taxpayer. 

In his bid for U.S. Senate, Adam has been endorsed by President Donald J. Trump, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, U.S. Senators Josh Hawley, Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz & Cynthia Lummis, General Michael Flynn, Ambassador Ric Grenell, Las Vegas City Council Members Stavros Anthony and Victoria Seaman & many more. 

Laxalt resides in Reno, Nevada with his wife, Jaime, their daughters Sophia, Isabella  and Lilliana, their son Jack, and their dog, Buckley. 

April Becker
Congressional Candidate

April Becker is a true Nevada success story. 

As a working mom with young children, April put herself through college and law school  at UNLV. 
April is the owner of April Becker & Associates law firm and is a top-rated litigator and  real estate attorney in Las Vegas. 

April has always enjoyed fighting for the underdog and taking the tough cases. She was  selected as a Super Lawyer Rising Star and inducted into the “100 Hours Club” by the  Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada for her pro-bono legal aid to those in need. 

April firmly believes in giving back and serving the Las Vegas community. She proudly  serves on the UNLV Libraries Advisory Board. 

April has built her business right here in Southern Nevada. She and her husband, Matt,  have also raised their three children here. They enjoy giving back to the Las Vegas  community they all call home.

John J. Lee
Guberatorial Candidate

Mayor John J. Lee was elected Mayor of North Las Vegas in April 2013. As  an Eagle Scout, John Lee began his commitment to public service at a  young age. His commitment to public service continued as he served on  various commissions and boards through elected office as a Nevada State  Assemblyman and Nevada State Senator. John's private sector  experiences as a business man provide a good foundation for leading.

John and his wife Marilyn have been married for 47 years and  have seven children and 30 grandchildren. They reside in North  Las Vegas, Nevada and are active members in The Church of  Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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