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Why Choose Clark McCourt

45 Years of Fighting for Your Future in Clark County, NV

We are your go-to Las Vegas criminal lawyers, specializing in top-notch legal support for those dealing with criminal charges in Nevada. Situated right in Las Vegas, our firm is all about defending your rights and guiding you through the maze of the legal system to keep you out of jail.


We don’t just handle cases; we build relationships. We take the time to get to know you and your situation, ensuring that our legal approach is tailored to your needs. With us, you’re not just another case number – you’re a valued client.


We’re experts at tackling a wide range of charges, from DUIs to drug offenses, domestic violence to theft, and beyond. No matter what you’re facing, we’ve got your back.


Don’t let legal troubles dictate your future. Take the first step toward a brighter tomorrow by reaching out to Clark McCourt, your trusted Las Vegas criminal lawyer. Your initial consultation with us is free, so there’s no reason to wait. Let us stand by your side and protect your rights every step of the way to keep you out of jail.

Our Top Priority

To diligently defend your criminal case and get you the best possible outcome.
Experience Matters

45 years of combined legal experience, protecting the freedom of our clients

Our Criminal Defense Services

Criminal Defense law covers a wide range of legal issues that arise when an individual is accused of committing a crime. Some common areas of Criminal Defense Law inludes:


Drug Crimes


White Collar Crimes

Violent Crimes

Sex Crimes

Reckless Driving

Battery & Assault

Domestic Violence

Meet Our Attorneys

Lukas McCourt

Lukas McCourt is a dedicated attorney who has been litigating cases since 2010. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Lukas chose to remain in his hometown to raise his family and build his career. He is an alumnus of Eldorado High School and later pursued higher education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). His passion for law led him to Western State University College of Law, where he earned his degree.


Throughout his career, Lukas has been recognized for his hard work, loyalty to his clients, and personable nature. His honesty and commitment to his clients have made him a respected figure in the legal community. Whether in the courtroom or in his community, Lukas McCourt stands out as a trustworthy and dedicated professional.

Brian Clark

Brian P. Clark is a seasoned litigator known for his sharp intellect and respect within the legal community. Licensed in California and a graduate of McGeorge School of Law, Brian moved to Las Vegas in 1990 and has since become a well-respected figure in the local community. His career is marked by a commitment to honesty and integrity, with a diverse portfolio representing both large corporations and individual clients.

Brian’s approach to litigation is characterized by meticulous preparation and strategic thinking, often earning him the reputation of being the “smartest guy in the room.” Beyond his legal practice, he is actively involved in the community, participating in various initiatives and supporting local causes. His blend of professional excellence and community spirit makes him a formidable lawyer and a valued member of the Las Vegas community.

Taylor Smith

Taylor Smith, a prominent criminal defense attorney in Las Vegas, blends his hometown roots with a strong educational background, including a degree in Mathematics from UNLV and a law degree from the S.J. Quinney College of Law. With practical experience gained from roles like serving as an extern for Judge Lloyd George and later as a Judicial Law Clerk for Judge Trevor Atkin, Taylor offers a comprehensive understanding of criminal law.


Known for his meticulous approach and commitment to client care, Taylor boasts a track record of courtroom victories, fueled by his passion for justice. His strategic thinking and clear communication ensure clients feel supported throughout the legal process, making him not just an attorney, but a dedicated advocate for those he represents.

Reviews From Our Clients

Expert Criminal Defense Lawyer in Las Vegas, NV

I would just like to say what an awesome group of people work here!!! I had the best experience and knew they really had my back. I called there they got back to me right away. We talked and they handled my son’s case surprisingly fast. I had no idea what I didn’t know! I will stay with them and recommend them anytime we can. Great great team!!!


Lukas is a great attorney. He met with me and I could tell he knew the law and at the same time was down to earth and a geniune person. The communication and organization was excellent and I cant say enough about Diana. She was always there to guide me. They make a great team and I am very happy with the results on my case. So thank you!!!


Clark McCourt is one of the best lawyer office I have ever had the pleasure of entering. Their staff were extremely polite taking care of every need I could asked for. I felt so comfortable with Luke and Brian handling my case and never felt left out of anything and always knew what was happening. Great communication. Highly recommend for any legal trouble you may have. Best in the valley.



Your Right to Know

If you’ve been arrested in Las Vegas, it’s crucial to remain calm and exercise your right to remain silent. Do not speak to law enforcement officers without first consulting with an attorney. Contact our team of Criminal Defense Attorneys immediately to protect your rights and begin building your defense.

The potential consequences of criminal charges in Nevada can be severe, ranging from fines and probation to incarceration and loss of certain rights and privileges. The specific penalties you may face will depend on the nature and severity of the charges against you, as well as your criminal history. It’s crucial to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side to help mitigate the potential consequences and protect your rights.

Criminal Defense Attorney can help you by providing you with expert legal advice, guiding you through the legal process, and fighting tirelessly to defend your rights. We’ll work to achieve the best possible outcome in your case, whether that means negotiating a fantastic plea deal or taking your case to trial.

When it comes to securing legal representation for DUI charges in Las Vegas, our team of attorneys understand the importance of transparency and affordability. We offer competitive rates and flexible payment options to ensure that quality legal services are accessible to everyone in need. Contact us today for a consultation to discuss the cost of our services and how we can assist you in your DUI case.

DUI Penalties, Fines, And Charges In Nevada

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Nevada carries severe penalties, fines, and charges. Understanding the potential consequences of a DUI conviction is crucial for anyone facing such charges.

1. Penalties:

– First Offense: For a first DUI offense in Nevada, penalties may include fines ranging from $400 to $1,000, mandatory attendance at a DUI school, a driver’s license suspension of up to 185 days, and possible imprisonment for up to six months.

– Second Offense: A second DUI offense within seven years of the first offense escalates penalties. This may result in fines ranging from $750 to $1,000, mandatory attendance at a DUI school, a driver’s license suspension of one year, and imprisonment for up to six months or up to one year if within seven years of the first offense.

– Third Offense: Penalties for a third DUI offense within seven years are significantly harsher. Fines can range from $2,000 to $5,000, mandatory attendance at a DUI school, a driver’s license revocation of up to three
years, and imprisonment for up to six years.


– Fines: In addition to the base fines mentioned above, DUI fines may also include court costs, administrative fees, and fees for mandatory counseling or treatment programs.


– Criminal Charges: DUI in Nevada is typically charged as a misdemeanor, but multiple offenses or aggravating factors can result in felony charges. Aggravating factors may include excessive speeding, reckless driving,
causing injury or death, or driving with a suspended license.

It’s essential to consult with an experienced DUI attorney to understand the specific penalties and charges you may face and to explore defense strategies tailored to your case.

When you choose our team of Criminal Defense Attorneys you gain access to unmatched expertise in criminal defense, personalized legal representation, and a reputation for delivering results.

1. Unmatched Expertise in Criminal Defense

With extensive experience handling a wide range of criminal cases, our team brings unparalleled expertise to every case he takes on. His proven track record of success speaks for itself, with countless clients benefiting from his strategic approach to defense.

a. Extensive Experience Handling a Wide Range of Criminal Cases

From drug crimes to white-collar offenses, violent crimes to sex crimes, our team

has the knowledge and experience to effectively defend against any charge.

b. Our Proven Track Record of Success

Our dedication to our clients and his commitment to achieving the best possible outcome have earned him a reputation as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Las Vegas.

2. Personalized Legal Representation

We understand that every case is unique. That’s why we offer personalized legal representation tailored to each client’s individual situation.

a. Tailored Strategies for Each Client’s Unique Situation

We take the time to understand our clients’ needs and develop customized legal strategies designed to achieve the best possible outcome for their case.

b. Dedicated Support Throughout Every Step of the Legal Process

From the initial consultation to the resolution of your case, we provide dedicated support and guidance every step of the way. You can trust us to be there for you when you need us most.

3. Reputation for Results

Our firm has built a reputation for delivering results. With testimonials from satisfied clients and recognition from the legal community, we the trusted choice for criminal defense in Las Vegas.

a. Testimonials from Satisfied Clients

Don’t just take our word for it – hear what our satisfied clients have to say about their experience working with us.

b. Recognized Excellence in the Legal Community

Our excellence in the field of criminal defense has earned us recognition from peers in the legal community. When you choose our firm, you can trust that you’re working with the best.

Our Team of Criminal Defense Attorneys can help you navigate the complexities of the legal system and ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way. We’ll work tirelessly to investigate the facts of your case, identify any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, and develop a strategic defense strategy designed to achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

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The Role of a Criminal Defense Attorney: Why You Need One

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Understanding Your Rights During a Police Encounter

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Clark McCourt LLC frequently receives referrals and requests for co-counsel partnerships from various attorneys and law firms throughout the state. We can lead the case or serve as co-counsel for attorneys who want to be more involved. We have worked with hundreds of other attorneys in Las Vegas and look forward to collaborating with you.

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