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Former Mineral County Assistant District Attorney Kyle George was appointed as the new first assistant attorney general on June 4.

Former Mineral County Assistant District Attorney Kyle George was appointed as the new first assistant attorney general for the Office of the Attorney General on June 4 by Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford.

In this position, George will serve as the top legal advisor to Attorney General Ford who is the leading division responsible for agency representation.

George joined the attorney general’s office in January of 2019 as the special assistant attorney general and counsel for prosecuting attorneys. In that position, he served as a liaison between the attorney general’s office and all of Nevada’s law enforcement agencies. While serving as the special assistant attorney general, George helped to shape office policies, communicated and coordinated with Nevada prosecutors and served on the legislative team.

“Kyle brings a wealth of experience to my office and an ardent desire to serve,” said Attorney General Aaron Ford in a press release. “We look forward to the lasting contributions he will make to the office and to his fellow Nevadans.”

While working for Mineral County, George also maintained a private practice and served as counsel and policy advisory to congressional members. He earned his Juris Doctorem from Georgetown University Law Center and holds a Master of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. As a graduate student of UNLV, he was the chair of the Nevada Student Alliance and lobbied at the Nevada State Legislature on higher education issues.

“I’m honored to serve in this new capacity,” First Assistant Attorney General George stated in the press release. “It is a privilege to work with the talented team at the Attorney General’s Office to advance our mission.”