Kids' Court School Coordinators
Kennedy HolthusKids' Court School Las Vegas Coordinator
Kennedy Holthus is a second-year law student at the William S. Boyd School of Law and graduates in May 2022. Ms. Holthus was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Economics.
Ms. Holthus began at the Kids' Court School as a community service student, and now works as the Las Vegas Coordinator and Educator. Her favorite part about working at the Kids’ Court School is watching the children grow in confidence as they learn to handle extremely difficult situations.
Currently, Ms. Holthus is involved in the Education Advocacy Clinic that advocates for the educational rights of children with disabilities. Ms. Holthus also plans to extern with the District Attorney’s Office and focus on the Special Victim’s Team that gives a voice to women and children.
Ms. Holthus has worked with children her entire life. It is her passion to help children and she plans to continue this work upon graduation.
Samantha Rice Reviglio, Esq.Kids' Court School Reno Coordinator
Samantha Rice Reviglio was born and raised in Winnemucca, NV. Mrs. Reviglio graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2012 and graduated cum laude from the William S. Boyd School of Law in 2016. During law school, Mrs. Reviglio was the president of the Child Advocacy Law Association, an Educational Surrogate Parent for children with disabilities, and a member of the Kids' Court School team.
Mrs. Reviglio desired to extend the reach of the Kids' Court School to Northern Nevada. Thus, the Kids' Court School in Reno, Nevada was established in February 2016 and has since served children from Washoe, Carson City, and Lyon Counties.
After a clerkship with the Honorable Barry L. Breslow in the Second Judicial District Court, and a year of intellectual property litigation with Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Mrs. Reviglio is now an associate attorney at Robertson, Johnson, Miller and Williamson practicing real estate and general litigation. She is also the Vice President of the Northern Nevada Women Lawyers' Association, a member of the Washoe County CASA Advisory Committee, and a coach for the University of Nevada cheerleading team.
Samantha GoettKids' Court School Director of Training
Samantha Goett is a second-year law student at the William S. Boyd School of Law in Las Vegas, NV, and graduates in December 2021 with a concentration in dispute resolution and Highest Pro Bono Honors. Ms. Goett has been a part of the Kids' Court School program since her first year of law school; starting as a Community Service Student, later becoming an Educator, and currently serving as the Director of Training. She has a passion for working with children.
Ms. Goett is on the staff of the Nevada Law Journal. In her current position, she investigates unsolved homicides, murders, and sex crimes as an Intern in the Homicide and Sex Crimes Bureau at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. She also serves as Vice President of the Criminal Law Society at Boyd.
Ms. Goett received the CALI Award for receiving the highest grade in her legal writing course during her first year of law school. After her first year of law school, she externed for the Honorable Kent J. Dawson in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. She then advocated for the educational rights of children with disabilities as a Volunteer Education Advocate and Educational Surrogate Parent at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and as an Education Advocate in the Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic, where she received the CALI Award for receiving the highest grade in the Education Advocacy Clinic.
Before attending law school, Ms. Goett graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Law at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business, and then worked as a bailiff for the Honorable Alfred M. Fenzel and the Honorable Peter C. Reinstein in the Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County. She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona.