Assemblyman Jason Frierson

Speaker Designate
Assemblyman Jason Frierson

Legislative Service

  • Speaker Designate, 79th Session
  • Nevada Assembly, 2011-2014 and 2017 (first elected November 2010; after lapse in service, subsequently elected November 2016)—three regular and two special session
  • 2017 SESSION COMMITTEES: Commerce and Labor; Taxation; Ways and Means (Vice Chair)
  • 2013 SESSION COMMITTEES: Judiciary (Chair); Commerce and Labor; Taxation; Select Committee on the Assembly
  • 2011 SESSION COMMITTEES: Transportation (Vice Chair); Judiciary; Health and Human Services
  • National Black Caucus of State Legislators
  • 2013-2014 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Commission (Vice Chair); Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice (Chair); Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice
  • 2011-2012 INTERIM COMMITTEES: Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice; Committee to Study the Structure and Operations of the Nevada Legislature; Committee to Study Trademark and Copyright Law

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Freshman Legislator, 2011
  • Barbara Buckley Community Service Award, 2001
  • Roosevelt Fitzgerald Outstanding Student Award, 2001
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Leadership League and Jason Frierson Day award for leadership and community service, City of Las Vegas, 1994

Other Achievements

  • Henry Toll Fellowship Program, CSG, 2012
  • Western Leadership Academy, CSG-WEST, Graduate
  • Leadership Las Vegas, Class of 2008
  • Las Vegas Chapter, National Bar Association, President, 2005
  • Nevada Law Journal, Special Projects Editor, 2001
  • Student Bar Association, Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), President,1999-2000
  • Associated Students of the University of Nevada, President, 1994-1995
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Running Back, 1988-1992
  • AmeriCorps program, 1995-1996


  • Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • University of Nevada Alumni Association
  • Alumni Association, Boyd School of Law, UNLV
  • Nevada Black Elected Officials Caucus
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Southern Nevada Officials Association, Football Official


  • University of Nevada, Reno, B.S., Health Science
  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), J.D.


Occupation: Attorney
Spouse: Abbie
Children: Two
Born: 1970, Los Angeles, California
Recreation: Family, fishing, traveling, weight lifting, officiating youth sports