Attorney General Ford Announces Appointment of First Assistant Attorney General Kyle George

June 4, 2019

Carson City, NV – Today, Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford announced the appointment of Kyle George as the new First Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Nevada Attorney General, effective immediately. In this role, George will serve as a top legal advisor to AG Ford, leading divisions responsible for agency representation. Former First Assistant Caroline Bateman has been appointed as general counsel to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.

    George joined the office in January 2019 as the Special Assistant Attorney General and Counsel for Prosecuting Attorneys. In this role, he served as the liaison between the Attorney General’s Office and law enforcement agencies statewide, contributed to shaping office policies, communicated and coordinated with prosecutors statewide, and served on the office’s legislative team. Prior to joining the office, George worked as the Chief Deputy District Attorney in Mineral County while also maintaining a private practice. He previously served as counsel and policy advisory to Congressional Members.

      “Kyle brings a wealth of experience to my office and an ardent desire to serve,” said Attorney General Aaron Ford. “We look forward to the lasting contributions he will make to the office and to his fellow Nevadans.”

        “I’m honored to serve in this new capacity,” added First Assistant Attorney General Kyle George. “It is a privilege to work with the talented team at the Attorney General’s Office to advance our mission.”

          George earned his Juris Doctorem from Georgetown University Law Center, and holds a Master of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. As a graduate student at UNLV and Chair of the Nevada Student Alliance, Kyle lobbied the Nevada State Legislature on higher education issues, over multiple legislative sessions.