With a long list of legal, educational and personal accomplishments, Samantha J. Mentzel doesn’t cut corners. Shortly after graduating as valedictorian of her high school class in Round Mountain, NV, she attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas as a Millennium Scholar. She completed her undergraduate with honors as cum laude. While studying for her B.A. in political science, she was highly involved on campus. As an active participant in UNLV Student Government, she served as Chief Justice and Justice of CSUN which prepared her to achieve dreams of a law degree.
With a scholarship to the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV, she actively participated in the Nevada Justice Association, Organizations of Women Law Students and Second Amendment Society. These early years shaped her career as a family law attorney, priming her for the work she does today.
Throughout law school and her undergraduate studies, she attended classes full time and worked with the Clark County Probate Commissioner and Honorable Judge Bill Henderson. Mentzel is a licensed member of the State Bar of Nevada. Before coming to Throne and Hauser, she had extensive experience with difficult, often complex marital litigation cases.
Practicing Exceptional Family Law
Today she is known for her honest and realistic approach in the face of tough situations. Her expertise lies equally within areas of family, marriage and prenuptial, divorce and separation, child custody and alimony law.
Clients have rave reviews about Samantha Mentzel as well. With such extensive training and achievements, she offers insight only years of dedication could provide. She frequently handles emotionally driven cases rationally and with a level-headed, but compassionate perspective. She’s the recipient of the 2016 Legal Elite Southern Nevada’s Top Attorneys from Nevada Business Magazine as well as the 2015 Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
For Samantha Mentzel, Family Law is Personal
As the child of divorced parents, family law is close to her heart. From a young age, she always knew she would be an attorney, especially in the field of family law. After experiencing the heartbreak of divorce and custody battles first hand, she feels satisfaction knowing that she can help families going through the same struggle. Today she enjoys spending time with her dog Chuck and her husband, traveling and hosting dinner parties.