Thomas E. Viloria

Partner

Thomas E.  Viloria
  • Biography

    Biography

    Founding Partner

    Thomas E. Viloria is a seasoned and respected criminal defense and personal injury attorney in Reno, Nevada. He is a founding partner at Fahrendorf, Viloria, Oliphant & Oster L.L.P., focusing his practice on criminal defense, injury cases, and wrongful death claims. Mr. Viloria handles complex, serious felony cases for the criminally accused, such as sex offenses, violent crimes, drug crimes, DUI, and more. With a record as an experienced trial attorney, Mr. Viloria effectively advocates for clients in certain civil litigation cases as well.

    Mr. Viloria is admitted to practice in all Nevada and California courts. He is well-versed in the laws surrounding personal injury claims and criminal charges, using his insight to develop strong cases on behalf of the firm’s clients. Over the course of his career, Mr. Viloria has successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injury victims. He boasts a reputation for crafting strategic and compelling cases that stand up both in and out of the courtroom for his clients. He is known for his thorough trial preparation and commanding courtroom presence.

    As a former member of the Major Violator’s unit for the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office, he was responsible for serious criminal cases involving charges of murder, including cases involving the death penalty. During this time, Mr. Viloria was recognized as a judge as “one of the very best prosecutors in the country…”

    Over the years, Mr. Viloria has spoken at numerous seminars, providing lectures for a wide range of legal professionals and students. He was even a featured speaks for the Nevada District Court Judges’ conference. He previously served as an instructor / teacher at:

    • Truckee Meadows Community College
    • University of California, Berkley,
    • California State University, Stanislaus
    • University of Nevada, Reno
    • Reno-Sparks Police Academy
  • Education

    Education

    • Seattle University, School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • University of Puget Sound School of Law, Tacoma, Washington
      • J.D. - 1988
    • University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
      • B.S. - 1985
  • Professional Memberships

    Professional Memberships

    Bar Admissions

    • Nevada, 1989
    • California, 1990
    • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1989
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1990

    Professional Associations & Memberships

    • American Bar Association, Member
    • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
    • National Trial Lawyers Association, Member
    • Washoe County Bar Association, Member
    • Nevada Justice Association, Member
    • American Association for Justice, Member
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member