Cybill is running for Las Vegas Justice Court
Cybill Dotson, Esq. is a well-respected member of the Las Vegas legal community where she is also a highly regarded community leader. Judge Dotson was appointed to the Las Vegas Township Justice Court in October 2021 and currently presides over one of the two domestic violence criminal tracks.
Prior to her judicial appointment, Judge Dotson was in private practice for 18 years. An extremely experienced attorney, she ran the commercial litigation department at a top regional firm specializing in commercial litigation. For over 15 years, she practiced at Qualey Law Group, a local civil litigation firm, ten of which was in the role as Managing Attorney. Additionally, she worked as a Field Counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, where she litigated cases involving auto accidents and premises liability.
Cybill is a highly skilled negotiator and litigator in arbitrations and trials and has been recognized amongst her peers for her legal acumen inside and out of the courtroom. She is a 2018 recipient of the Urban Chamber of Commerce Women in Business and Politics Award.
Cybill possesses a strong desire to improve the life of her neighbors and make the community a better place to live as shown through her philanthropic service. She is a past board member of Susan G. Komen of Nevada, where she served as board secretary. She was also a founding member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Las Vegas Chapter. She is also a former member of the National Urban League Young Professionals, Las Vegas chapter and is a current member, and past Treasurer of the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association.
Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Cybill is a long-time resident and member of the Las Vegas community. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Miami University, Oxford Ohio.
Judge Dotson presides over the Community Court, a program designed to operate as a separate extension of the Las Vegas Justice Courts Community Court Program. The Las Vegas Justice Court Misdemeanor Treatment Court Program is a court-supervised, comprehensive treatment program for chemically dependent defendants.