Governor appoints attorney to fill Washoe District Court seat

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RENO, NV (KOLO) - Governor Steve Sisolak has announced the appointment of Tamatha Schreinert of Reno to the Second Judicial District Court, Department 14. Schreinert is a partner at Silverman Kattelman Springgate, Chtd., where she practices family law, including divorce, custody, paternity, and guardianship.

Schreinert replaces former Judge David Humke, who resigned.

“Tamatha brings outstanding experience in all matters of family law, including over two years as court master for the court to which I’m proud to appoint her as a judge,” Governor Sisolak says. “I am confident that she will make an excellent addition to the bench in the Second Judicial District Court.”

Schreinert has worked at her current law firm since 2013, and is a court-appointed Guardian Ad Litem in contested divorce matters, as well as a court-appointed mediator for dependency matters. She has also practiced family law at her own firm. She also worked as a court master for the Second Judicial District Court, Family Division, for more than two years, and as a consultant for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges for three years.

Schreinert began her legal career in California, first at Randolph & Associates and then at Children’s Law Center of California.

Schreinert was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 2007 and to the California Bar in 1998. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA and her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA.

Other nominees sent to the Governor by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection are Jennifer Helen Rains of the Washoe County Public Defender's Office and Sandra A. Unsworth, who has her own law firm.

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