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Dayvid Figler was born on 18 August, 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States, is an American lawyer. Discover Dayvid Figler’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 53 years old?
|Age||53 years old|
|Born||18 August 1967|
|Birthplace||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
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Dayvid Figler Net Worth
He net worth has been growing significantly in 2018-19. So, how much is Dayvid Figler worth at the age of 53 years old? Dayvid Figler’s income source is mostly from being a successful Lawyer. He is from United States. We have estimated Dayvid Figler’s net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2020||$1 Million – $5 Million|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Lawyer|
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Timeline of Dayvid Figler
Figler graduated from the University of the Pacific – McGeorge School of Law in 1991. At McGeorge he served as student body president. He started his career in his hometown of Las Vegas, where his family relocated in 1971. Raised in Las Vegas, his unique perspective as a so-called “Vegas kid” has produced numerous humor oriented anecdotes which have provided the fodder for hundreds of radio essays which have appeared on Las Vegas National Public Radio affiliate, KNPR, as well as NPR’s All Things Considered Program. He is also an alum of one of the longest running sketch college sketch comedy groups in the nation, Comedy Corner at the University of Arizona. In 2019, he was awarded the prestigious Medal of Justice honor from the Nevada State Bar.
Figler’s first case of note was defending against the death penalty prosecution of Donte Johnson, a California gang member who directed the kidnapping and execution style murders of four young men in Las Vegas in 1998. The four young men were followers of the band, Phish, and the stated motive for their killing was an attempt to steal money the men had made on the road with Phish. At trial, evidence was presented that Johnson was responsible for a number of other murders and attempt murders. The jury, however, did not impose the death penalty after Figler’s impassioned closing argument. Later, a 3-judge panel of judges imposed the death penalty. Arguing one of the first cases in the country in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2000 ruling in Apprendi v. New Jersey, Figler successfully advocated the landmark case and in a published opinion, the 3-judge death panels of Nevada were ruled unconstitutional and the Court vacated the imposition of the death penalty. JOHNSON V. STATE, 118 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 79 (12/18/02)
Rumors abound of a reunion of the seminal “goofcore” punk rock polka band, Tippy Elvis, where Figler served as lead vocalist and primary lyricist. Popular in Las Vegas in the mid-90s, the band did reunite for one show as a surprise to Figler on his 40th birthday and a second show in 2011 at the Artifice bar as part of the Neon Reverb Music Festival. During its heyday, Tippy Elvis was an opening act for Mojo Nixon, Boiled in Lead and Idiot Flesh.
As a lawyer, Figler was first showcased before a national audience on CourtTV (later TruTV) after the gavel-to-gavel coverage of the trial of Gloria Guzman in 2006. There, Guzman was a nurse caretaker who fell in love with and married one of her charges in a facility who was also a quadriplegic. The two moved out of the facility and into an apartment where they engaged in a destructive lifestyle involving methamphetamine and guns. When her husband drowned in a bathtub, Guzman was accused of first degree murder. Midtrial, Figler discovered that the police had falsified the transcript of her confession and a hasty plea bargain later the previously incarcerated Guzman was given credit for time served. This case marked the first of numerous appearances for Figler on the Nancy Grace program both as a guest and a commentator. The Nancy Grace appearances led to a number of guest appearances on other TruTV programs including Star Jones, Best Defense with Jami Floyd and Courtside with Ashley Banfield and Jack Ford where he primarily offered day-to-day coverage on O.J. Simpson’s kidnapping trial.
In 2005, Portland small press, Future Tense, published his short fictional work of humor, GROPE, about two Las Vegas natives finding a connection in a strip club. Figler is a contributor to Las Vegas guidebooks, including Time Out and also has stories or poems in a number of anthologies including In the Shadow of the Strip (University of Nevada Press), Literary Nevada (University of Nevada Press), The Perpetual Engine of Hope (CityLife Books) Poetry Slam (Manic D Press) and Nevada: 150 years in the Silver State (University of Nevada Press).
In 2000, he began as a featured commentator on radio station, KNPR in Las Vegas and his audio essays are archived under the banner “Ain’t Necessarily So” on the station’s website. A number of those commentaries were broadcast nationally on NPR’s All Things Considered. In 2002, 2003 and then again in 2005, his essays were named Best Radio Program by the Electronic Media Awards, Las Vegas’ primary broadcast media awards. In 2003, he was also named Best Radio Personality by reader’s poll of the Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada’s largest circulation daily paper. In 2010, the Vegas Valley Book Festival awarded the individual Crystal Bookmark Award to Figler for his lifelong contribution to the cause of literary awareness in Southern Nevada.
Beginning with the first of two Fellowships from the Nevada State Council for the Arts in 1997 for performance poetry (the other came in 2001 for fiction), Figler has embarked upon a creative life to run parallel with his law career. (He is the only multiple Fellowship winner in two distinct categories).
A popular Nevada (former) slam poet and travelling urban storyteller, Figler has toured the United States at many festivals and events as a featured performer. . Most notably, since 1997, he has been featured at SxSW, Bumbershoot, North by Northwest, the National Poetry Slam competition, the Porchlight storytelling series in San Francisco, the Back Fence PDX storytelling series in Portland, Oregon, HEEB storytelling and the SF Sketchfest 2011 & 2012. In Nevada, he tours as part of the Tumblewords initiative through the Nevada Arts Council bringing literary events to rural Nevada towns. In 1998, he created a one-man show called “Dayvid Figler IS Jim Morrison in Hello I Love You, Where You Folks From?”. In 2006, he was named Best Las Vegas Poet by the readers of LV CityLife weekly. In October 2010, Figler took his storytelling experiences further by producing Las Vegas’ premier storytelling series, The Tell.
Dayvid Figler served as a congressional intern in Washington, D.C. for now Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid in 1987 and later completed an internship with the United States Attorneys office in Las Vegas. Upon graduation from law school, he worked for a number of unions and fellow high-profile criminal defense attorney, Dominic Gentile. Eventually, Figler took an associate position with the Clark County Special Public Defender’s office where he exclusively represented indigents charged with murder, including those facing the death penalty. It is in this office where he began a professional relationship with noted Las Vegas attorney, Kristina Wildeveld that continues to this day.
Dayvid Figler (born August 18, 1967, Chicago, Illinois, United States) is an American performer, author and trial lawyer. He became one of the youngest lawyers in Nevada history after successfully taking the bar exam at age 23. In 2003, he began and served a short term as a Las Vegas municipal court judge after being appointed by Mayor Oscar B. Goodman. Apart from his success as one of the better known criminal defense attorneys in Las Vegas, he has become a regarded legal commentator, one of the most quoted authorities on Las Vegas, and a prolific radio commentator and writer on a variety of topics related to Las Vegas.