Top Rated, Las Vegas Criminal Defense & Personal Injury Law Firm

Aggressive, Effective Representation in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury

Nobody ever says, “When the going gets tough, the tough start plea bargaining.” Whom would you bet on in a prizefight, the fighter or the negotiator? Make no mistake about it, when you choose your lawyer, you are placing a bet on who you think can beat the charges against you or help you maximize your financial recovery in a personal injury case.  Pick the right Law Firm. Your freedom and your future depends on it.

At the Law Offices of Michael I. Gowdey, Ltd., our commitment is to do what is best for you in every case, not what is easier for us. We have expertly handled thousands of criminal defense and personal injury cases in Nevada and California with unparalleled success for more than 29 years.

The Tough Get Going

Michael I. Gowdey is a very experienced, multiple-award winning attorney, and he produces outstanding results for his clients. Our clients haveLas Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer, Personal Injury Law firm found that when one retains our law firm, one can rest easy knowing that he or she is expertly and tenaciously represented by one of the finest and best-known attorneys in Nevada. Isn’t that what you want from your lawyer? The comfort of knowing that you are in the hands of an expert who takes your case as seriously as you do. Michael Gowdey has been named in numerous publications, magazines and opinion polls as “one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the U.S.”, “Best Lawyers and Law Firms in Las Vegas”, “Top 20 DUI Lawyers in Nevada”, “Trial Lawyer of the Year” and “One of the 100 Most Influential People in Las Vegas”. This recognition of Mr. Gowdey’s achievements reflects well on his clients.

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When you decide it is time to hire an attorney to expertly and aggressively represent your interests and protect your rights, please call us at (702) 471-0321 for a free consultation, or contact us online by filling out the contact sheet.


At the Law Offices of Michael I. Gowdey, Ltd., we handle all state and federal offenses with the same aggressive, intelligent, no-holds-barred representation that we have become known for across the state of Nevada.

When you are facing criminal charges that can cost you your freedom, your family, your money, your job and your home, you need an aggressive attorney capable of winning the war, not one looking to negotiate your surrender. Michael I. Gowdey is the attorney with the experience, knowledge, and fearlessness to get the job done for you in criminal court.


At the Law Offices of Michael I. Gowdey, Ltd., we are not a “settlement mill” designed to churn out cases regardless of the outcome. Instead, we carefully screen our cases so that we can devote maximum time and resources to each case. We know that to you, your injury case is the most important case in the world. We treat it exactly that way, preparing every case for ultimate success at trial if it needs to get that far. A law firm cannot obtain maximum settlement value for cases unless it is willing to take cases to trial. Our track record lets insurance companies know we are ready, willing and able to do so.

We’re On Your Side

When the insurance company plays games (and they WILL, because it is what they do), our office is prepared to play hardball. Many law firms don’t fight for the money their clients’ claims deserve. They accept whatever the insurance company offers. That is not the way our firm handles personal injury cases. We have tried dozens of cases in order to get our clients the compensation they deserve.

The Law Offices of Michael I. Gowdey conducts a thorough investigation to uncover the cause of catastrophic and fatal accidents, utilizing investigators, expert witnesses and accident reconstructionists where necessary, all to get you the maximum recovery you deserve. Contact Our Henderson Criminal Law and Accident Attorney

For a free initial consultation in criminal defense or personal injury, contact our firm online or call 702-471-0321. Our office is located in Las Vegas, but we also handle select cases in Southern California.