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Steve Wolfson Biography – Steve Wolfson Wiki
Steve Wolfson is the district attorney of Clark County, Nevada. Wolfson joined the Clark County District Attorney’s Office in February 2012, upon appointment by the Clark County Board of Commissioners to be the Clark County District Attorney. He was appointed to serve the three years remaining on a four-year term vacated by the former District Attorney David Roger, who retired Jan. 3, 2012. In November 2014 he was elected to that position and re-elected in 2018 and 2022. His current term ends in December 2026.
As Clark County’s top prosecutor, District Attorney Steve Wolfson leads the largest and busiest law firm in the State of Nevada. His office has nearly 750 employees, 180 of whom are attorneys and they handle nearly 75,000 cases each year. He also manages a $65 million budget.
Wolfson started his legal career in Las Vegas, in 1980, as a Law Clerk in the D.A.’s office. He then went on to serve as a Deputy District Attorney for more than 5 years and then went on to be a Federal Prosecutor for almost 2 years. In 1987, Wolfson entered the private sector where he practiced criminal defense for 25 years. During this time, Wolfson also served as a Las Vegas City Councilman for 8 years.
Wolfson has been active with the State Bar of Nevada by serving on the Board of Governors, the Judicial Ethics and Campaign Election Practices Committee, and other bar-related committees. Additionally, Wolfson was chairman of the State Bar of Nevada Ethics 2000 Committee, a blue ribbon committee established by the Nevada Supreme Court, to review and bring up-to-date all Supreme Court rules involving attorney conduct.
Wolfson received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from San Diego State University and a Juris Doctorate from California Western School of Law.
Steve Wolfson Age
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson was born in Los Angeles, California. He is a 40+ year resident of Las Vegas.
Steve Wolfson Wife
Steve Wolfson is married to former Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass, who also landed her own television show, Swift Justice with Jackie Glass. Glass was also known as the judge who sent O.J. Simpson to prison.
Steve Wolfson Daughter
District Attorney Steve Wolfson and his wife Jackie Glass have two adult daughters, Rachel and Rebecca. His daughter, Rachel Wolfson, is a stand-up comic, actress and writer.
“I come from a very strict family out here,” she said while performing at the Laugh Factory at the Tropicana. “My mom, she’s a judge. My dad, he’s a district attorney, and my sister is a prosecutor”.
“She’s pretty good! I’m a proud father, yes. Rachel is her own person, and I respect her for that,” the DA said. “She’s not afraid to tell her audiences who she is and what she’s all about.”
Steve Wolfson Salary
According to a Nevada Financial Disclosure Statement (FDS), District Attorney Steve Wolfson receives an annual compensation of $241,841.60 as Clark County District Attorney. His other sources of income include Interest Income from State Farm Insurance, Rental Income and Fidelity Investments.
Steve Wolfson Net Worth
Steve Wolfson’s net worth is estimated to be $2million. He has amassed his wealth from his Investments in real estate and Insurance.
Steve Wolfson Political Party
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson is a member of the Democratic Party.