VALARIE I. FUJII, ESQ. BIO
Valarie I. Fujii, Esq. is a native of Las Vegas. Ms. Fujii graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1989, and obtained her Juris Doctorate in 1995 from Whittier College School of Law. Thereafter, she attended the University of Sorbonne in Paris, France, studying Common Law.
Since passing the bar in the State of Nevada, Ms. Fujii has amassed vast experience in litigation, not only in personal injury cases but as defense counsel on behalf of insurance companies and gaming institutions, having tried over 70 jury trials in the State. In addition, Ms. Fujii has tried numerous Family Court cases for divorce, custody, and complex property issues. She has served as a criminal defense attorney and defended thousands of individuals in both adult and juvenile delinquency cases and those accused of abuse/neglect by Child Protective Services. As a court-appointed attorney for the indigent, Ms. Fujii offers her services as a Guardian Ad Litem for those children in need of protection.
Ms. Fujii participated in one of the first Short Jury Trials in the Short Trial Program and has, to date, participated in more Short Trials than any other litigator in the entire State of Nevada which has carved her niche as a successful, aggressive litigator in the field. She is AV preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and lectured at the 2004 Leadership Summit for the Judiciary on Short Trials, which was made mandatory in January, 2005. She has also been a speaker at Continued Legal Education (CLE) courses for the State Bar of Nevada. She is an avid lover of animals and music, and credits her successes to her support staff who have been a part of Valarie I. Fujii & Associates for decades.