Address: 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Suite 650
Las Vegas , Nevada 89135

Phone: (702) 792-7000

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Practice Highlights:

Elva Castañeda is an attorney in the Firm’s Administrative Law Department.

Elva earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside. She went on to receive her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law with a concentration in Health Law.  While in law school, Elva served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Elizabeth Gonzalez in the Eighth Judicial District Court. She also served as the President of the Student Bar Association, a student attorney with the UNLV Immigration Clinic and participated in Transactional Moot Court Competitions. Upon graduation Elva received a Dean’s Award and Pro-Bono Honors Award.

Prior to joining Kaempfer Crowell, Elva worked as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Cristina D. Silva and then for the Honorable Tierra Jones in the Eighth Judicial District Court.


Elva is the Vice President of Finance for the Nevada Latino Bar Association.  Elva is a mentor with the Huellas mentoring program through La Voz, the Hispanic/Latino Law Student Association at William S. Boyd School of Law. She also volunteers as a judge for competitions at the William S. Boyd School of Law.


J.D. William S. Boyd School of Law, 2020
B.S. University of California, Riverside, 2016

Bar Admission:

Nevada 2021