J.D. Sullivan

Location:  Minden, Nevada

Phone:     775-782-6915

Fax:          775-782-3439

Email:      E-mail Me

J.D. Sullivan

Professional Qualifications

J. D. Sullivan is licensed to practice law in California (admitted in 1981), Arizona (admitted in 1985) and Nevada (admitted in 1994). He is a Special Master for the State Bar of California, and has served as a Judicial Arbitrator for the Superior Courts of Los Angeles and El Dorado County, and the District Court of Nevada. He has taken numerous cases to trial, in both state and federal courts, with successful results.


Mr. Sullivan has been married since 1980 to the lovely Christine Sullivan, and they continue to be involved in the lives of their 5 children.

Charitable Activity

Mr. Sullivan serves as a Trustee for the City of Refuge, a faith-based ministry providing housing to homeless pregnant girls.  In addition, Mr. Sullivan has served for many years as a Community Bible Study Teaching Director, Associate Teaching Director, and now Area Director.   He is an elder at LifePoint Church in Carson Valley, Nevada, and is working to help stop human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of women.  Most importantly, he seeks to faithfully serve His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injuries
  • Auto Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Litigation and Transactions
  • Trademark and Copyright
  • Construction Defect

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1981
  • Arizona, 1985
  • Nevada, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member, Calvary Chapel of the Foothills, La Canada, CA, 1980 – Present
  • General Counsel, Sierra Nevada Community Land Trust, 2007 – Present
  • Volunteer and Founding Trustee, City of Refuge, 1993 – Present
  • Teaching Director, Community Bible Study, 2002 – Present