Jon J. Carlston Of Counsel




Jon Carlston practices mainly in the area of insurance defense of individuals and companies, primarily against auto and premises liability claims. Over more than a decade practicing as a litigator in Nevada, Jon has resolved hundreds of claims via jury and bench trials, arbitration, mediation and negotiation. He handles claims of all levels of potential exposure and complexity using a detail-oriented, results-based approach for each case. Jon has the experience and capability to skillfully manage litigated claims through all phases of litigation to position each case for settlement or trial, if necessary. He endeavors to achieve the best outcome possible for his clients by custom-tailoring the defense to the facts of the case and the client’s particular goals. 

Jon brings a wide range of experience, including plaintiff-side personal injury litigation, in-house counsel for one of the country’s largest home and auto insurance carriers handling both first- and third-party claims, and defense of a national transportation rideshare company. He also has significant appellate experience having briefed six cases to the Nevada Supreme Court including one oral argument and one published opinion. 

Jon began his legal career as a judicial law clerk for a number of Nevada judges handling civil and domestic dockets in Clark County, Nevada. This experience gives him tremendous insight into how Nevada judges evaluate and rule on motions presented to Nevada courts.