Joshua Tomsheck

Contact: 702.895.6760
Law School: Drake University Law School - Drake University
Jurisdictions: Nevada
U.S. District Court of Nevada


About Joshua Tomsheck
Attorney Josh Tomsheck is a Partner in the Las Vegas Trial Lawyer firm of Hofland & Tomsheck and heads both the Criminal Trial and Personal Injury Practice Groups for the firm. Mr. Tomsheck is a veteran Las Vegas Trial lawyer who has chosen to commit his practice to fighting for the rights of others who have been injured or charged with crimes.

Prior to forming Hofland & Tomsheck with long-time Las Vegas Attorney Bradley J. Hofland, who leads the firms Family Law and Civil Litigation practice groups, Attorney Tomsheck worked for many years as a Chief Deputy District Attorney in the Clark County DA's office as a criminal Trial prosecutor. Due to Josh's work ethic and skill in Trial he was promoted quickly within the DA's office and was assigned to the Gun Crimes Section of the Major Violators Unit where he specialized in Trials involving violent felonies and firearms cases.

After years of trying criminal cases to Nevada Juries, Josh chose to leave the public sector and take his skills and experience into private practice so that he could better help those in their times of need, whether they be injured at the fault of others or charged with a crime. Mr. Tomsheck focuses his practice on Litigation and Trial work and has served as lead Trial attorney on numerous civil and criminal matters in including: Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accident and Medical Malpractice cases in the civil arena and Capital Murder, Murder, Attempted Murder, Kidnapping, Robbery, Drug Charges including Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, Habitual Criminal and Gun Crimes in Nevada's Criminal Courts. Additionally, Josh has successfully tried countless cases involving charges of DUI (drunk driving) and Domestic Violence (domestic battery). Of the more than 150 jury and bench trials Josh has tried to verdict, his success rate is over 95%. Attorney Tomsheck has even argued numerous times before the highest Court in all of Nevada, the Nevada Supreme Court.

Attorney Tomsheck's Trial and Courtroom experience includes numerous high profile cases which garnered local and national media attention. Attorney Tomsheck's cases have been featured in print media and he has appeared many times on local and national television including "48 Hours Mystery" on CBS and gavel to gavel trial coverage on "InSession" (formerly CourtTV). Josh's cases have included numerous live interviews on national television regarding criminal cases he has tried successfully to a jury and he has appeared as co-host on legal programming on CBS radio.

Attorney Tomsheck has been Nationally Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, one (1) of only five (5) in the State of Nevada. Additionally, Mr. Tomsheck has been recognized as a Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the State Bar of Nevada, one (1) of only three (3) lawyers in Nevada to carry this specialization. Josh is a proud member of the National College for DUI Defense, one (1) of only six (6) members in Las Vegas to be a member of this prestigious organization.

Josh focuses his practice on the following types of cases:


- Bail Reduction/OR Release
- Burglary Crimes
- DUI/Drunk Driving Defense
- Drug Charges
- Domestic Violence/Domestic Battery Crimes
- Casino Markers/Bad Check Crimes
- Federal Criminal Defense
- Felony Crimes
- Juvenile Crimes
- Misdemeanor Crimes
- Protective Orders/Restraining Orders
- Record Sealing/Expungement
- Sex Crimes
- Theft Crimes
- Violent Crimes
- Firearms (Guns) and Weapons Crimes
- White Collar Crimes


-Personal Injury cases
-Motor Vehicular Accident cases
-Personal Injury / Wrongful Death cases
-Assault and Battery Injury cases
-Medical Malpractice cases
-Premises Liability cases
-Bad Faith Insurance claims

Josh takes pride in his aggressive, effective and confidential representation of those facing the toughest times in their lives and has competently and quietly represented individuals in the legal community, members of law enforcement, business executives, professionals and professional athletes in cases where they have been unfortunate enough to wind up on the wrong side of the justice system.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • White Collar Crime
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court of Nevada 
Certificate of Completion - DWI - "Defending with Ingenuity" 2011-2013 (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers/National College for DUI Defense)
Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law (State Bar of Nevada)
Nationally Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law (The National Board of Trial Advocacy Division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification)
Professional Experience
Chief Deputy District Attorney, Clark County District Attorney's Office
St. Ambrose UniversityB.A.Finance / Economics
Honors: Cum Laude; Deans List; National Honor Society.
Drake University Law School - Drake UniversityJ.D.Law
Honors: ATLA (nka AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition - National Finalist and Runner Up, 2004; Order of the Barristers , 2004
Activities: Student Bar Association - Vice President
Top 100 Trial Lawyers , National Trial Lawyers
Selected as one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of Nevada
Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association
Selected as one of the top 40 lawyers in the State of Nevada under 40 years of age (selected multiple years)
Certified Ethical, Attorney Guide
Top 100 , American Society of Legal Advocates
Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in State of Nevada
Top Lawyer - Personal Injury, Vegas Inc. Magazine
Top Lawyer in Nevada in field of Personal Injury Law
Top Lawyer - Criminal Defense, Vegas Inc. Magazin
Top Lawyer in State of Nevada in field of Criminal Defense
Preeminant 5.0/5.0, Martindale-Hubbell
"Superb" 10.0/10.0 , Avvo
Perfect 10.0 rating by the independent attorney rating organization AVVO
Professional Associations
Member, Criminal Defense Panel, National Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Nevada Justice Association
Member, Nevada Justice Association
Member, National College for DUI Defense
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


Website: Josh Tomsheck's Website Profile
Website: Hofland & Tomsheck Website


228 S 4th St
1st floor
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Telephone: 702.895.6760
Fax: 702.731.6910