“I started my practice, becoming a “death qualified” attorney focused on defending those charged with capital murder offenses.” – Tony Sgro
Proudly serving individuals, families, entrepreneurs and businesses, the lawyers at Sgro & Roger are here to help you with your legal matter. They pride themselves on being zealous advocates for their clients’ causes.
The firm has served the Nevada community for over twenty-five (30) years in a wide variety of practice areas including Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law, and Business Litigation. Sgro and Roger’s legal team is determined, dedicated, and inspired to fight for justice for their clients.
Tony Sgro, Esq., a partner of Sgro & Roger, LLC, is admitted to practice law in the State of Nevada, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He has handled cases in numerous states, including California, Utah, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Illinois, Texas, Florida, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and New York.
After attending the University of San Diego for both his undergraduate education and law school, Mr. Sgro returned to Las Vegas and began practicing primarily in criminal defense. Shortly thereafter, he started his own practice, and quickly became a “death qualified” attorney. He focused on defending those charged with capital murder offenses.
Tony Sgro was able to transition his unique trial experience to branch out into other areas of law, including personal injury, entertainment, and business law. Since the beginning of his career, Mr. Sgro has tried over 125 jury trials in both the civil and criminal arena.
Mr. Sgro has secured numerous acquittals in criminal cases and has secured the largest slip and fall personal injury verdict to be awarded against Walgreens corporation, as well as a real estate verdict of more than $40 million. He has also settled the largest single person injury award, as well as settling the largest personal injury case ever against the Clark County School District.
Several years ago, Tony Sgro expanded his practice to include the representation of various athletes, musicians, and celebrities as general counsel and part owner for Matador Entertainment, LLC, a boutique entertainment company. He has since partnered with Pompey Entertainment. He is also a founding member of an online gaming platform which recently went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the callsign of EBET.
In addition, Mr. Sgro is a founding member and owner of the Pizza Forte and Sushi Joe’s franchises. Mr. Sgro also works with his partner David Roger, who joined the Las Vegas Police Protective Association as their general counsel in 2011. Sgro and Roger now works alongside the PPA relative to labor matters as well as handling any criminal matters for union members.
Moving forward, Mr. Sgro continues to practice law and his firm continues to grow. They currently have plans to expand to other states. Additionally, Mr. Sgro is a current board member for Boys Town Nevada a non-profit organization.
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