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