Las Vegas Trial Lawyer- Artemus W. Ham

Artemus W. Ham at Eglet Law

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, and hailing from one of the Valley’s pioneer families, Artemus W. Ham IV is a fourth-generation Nevadan and third-generation attorney, having followed in his grandfather and great-grandfather’s footsteps. The Hams have played a significant role in assisting the prosperous evolution and development of Las Vegas throughout the years and have been honored and recognized across the state of Nevada for their philanthropic work.

Artemus is a graduate of Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas and completed his undergraduate studies at Santa Clara University with a political science major and a communications minor. Artemus graduated from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1999. Passing the Nevada bar exam that same year, Artemus interned with the District Attorney’s office in Las Vegas before working as a law clerk to the then-District Court Judge Michael A. Cherry, now a Nevada Supreme Court Justice.

Following his position as a law clerk, Artemus accepted an associate position at the prestigious local law firm Harrison, Kemp & Jones where he was trained and worked in the fields of multi-district litigation, mass tort litigation, commercial litigation, and real estate litigation. After working as a partner at the Cobeaga Tomlinson law firm, Artemus Ham eventually went on to open his own law practice. Following a successful career as a solo practitioner, Artemus joined yet another esteemed Las Vegas law firm and is a partner at Eglet Adams. By pursuing a legal career in Las Vegas, Artemus IV ensures that an “Artemus Ham” has been an active member of the State Bar of Nevada every decade over the past century.


Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska, Juris Doctorate – 1999

Santa Clara University, Bachelor of Arts; Major: Political Science, Minor: Communications

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada State Bar
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Clark County Bar
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Nevada Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • The National Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Fremont East Downtown Entertainment District – Board Member
  • American Association for Justice – Member
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars / Mountain States, 2013
  • Nevada Justice Association – Sustaining Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – Member
  • Best Attorney, Lifetime Charter Member, Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Verdicts of 2011 by VerdictSearch
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, 2012
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2013
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers, Rising Stars / Mountain States, 2013
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
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