Christian Ogata is a third-year law student at the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a student attorney with the school’s Investor Protection Clinic. He will graduate from Boyd in May 2020.
Christian was born and raised in Boise, Idaho, and moved to Las Vegas to pursue his undergraduate degree in Political Science at UNLV in 2013. After competing nationally for four years on the school’s policy debate team, Christian began his legal education at Boyd in 2017.
During his time at Boyd, Christian has served on the executive boards of multiple student organizations and is currently the President of the Society of Advocates—the school’s moot court, mock trial, and alternative dispute resolution teams. Christian also serves as an Articles Editor for the Nevada Law Journal.
After graduation, Christian will take the Nevada bar exam in July and then will begin a clerkship at the Federal District Court for the District of Nevada, before joining Snell & Wilmer as an Associate in 2021.