Judge Cheryl Moss Department I Eighth Judicial District Court
Judge Cheryl Moss has served on the bench for over 19 years. In 2001, Judge Moss was the first judge to implement problem gambling assessments in domestic relations cases. In November 2018, Judge Moss became the first judge to preside over Nevada’s first Gambling Treatment Diversion Court (GTDC). In addition to her judicial duties, Judge Moss has volunteered her time to serve as a member of the Subcommittee on Legal Issues, created by the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling. Judge Moss graduated from the George Washington University, Washington DC, then attended the Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC where she graduated in the top 25% of her class.
Judge Moss was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1997, the District of Columbia Bar in 1995, and the Maryland Bar in 1994. Prior to taking the bench, she was in solo private practice. Judge Moss is a member of the Nevada District Judges Association, the International Masters of Gaming Law, the Clark County Bar Association, and previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Clark County Law Library. Judge Moss is the daughter of the late Dr. Rena M. Nora, Chief of Psychiatry, Las Vegas VAMC and pioneer in the treatment of problem gamblers.