Herb Santos Jr., Commissioner
Herb Santos was born and raised in Reno, Nevada and has called Northern Nevada his home for most of his life. Mr. Santos graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1985 and received his law degree from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific in 1991. Mr. Santos is admitted to practice law in both Nevada (1991) and California (1992).
Mr. Santos has received an AV peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest rating given and has received numerous awards including the prestigious Weidemann and Wysocki Award which recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated a deep commitment to the highest standards of the legal practice and who are passionately committed to the principles of the civil justice system. Mr. Santos currently sits on the Board of Governors of the Nevada Association for Justice and is on the Board of Directors for the Sierra Kids Foundation.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Santos recently purchased and became the managing partner of the Reno Bighorns, a NBA Development League professional basketball team.
Mr. Santos is married to the former Kimberly Saylors of Las Vegas, and they have three children, Joey, Jarred and Hannah. Mr. Santos is member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church.