Kristina Kleist


c: 307.631.4618
o: 702.990.3901


Kristina Kleist’s practice is concentrated in administrative law, including regulatory compliance and licensing. She is an attorney who consistently delivers results by regularly representing business clients in matters before local, state and federal government agencies. Kristina’s success related to administrative law matters is a result of her in-depth knowledge of key regulations coupled with her attention to detail regarding each individual clients’ business.

Representative Industries

  • Transportation
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Resort / Gaming
  • Retail
  • Technology

Representative Agencies

  • (Federal) U.S. Dept. of Transportation; Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • (State) Nevada Legislature; Nevada Dept. of Business and Industry; Nevada Transportation Authority; Nevada Taxicab Authority; Nevada Secretary of State; Nevada Real Estate Division; Nevada Dept. of Taxation; Nevada Dept. of Transportation; Nevada Division of Mortgage Lending; Nevada State Contractors Board; Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health; Nevada Equal Rights Commission
  • (Local) Clark County Board of County Commissioners (including Planning, Zoning, Development Services, Business and Liquor Licensing, and Town Advisory Boards); City of Las Vegas, City of Henderson, City of North Las Vegas and City of Boulder City (including Planning, Zoning, Business and Liquor Licensing)

Representative Matters

  • Represents clients in all facets of business and privileged licensing matters to include character, fitness, suitability hearings, disciplinary grievances and other unique regulatory issues
  • Represents transportation service providers in matters before regulatory agencies, including legislative, regulatory compliance, rate, tariff, fuel surcharge and certificate hearings
  • Obtained favorable administrative hearing decisions, government and legislative outcomes for business clients


  • University of Wyoming College of Law (J.D., 2013)
  • University of Wyoming (B.S., Marketing, 2009)

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
    • Administrative Law Section
    • Young Lawyers Law Section
  • Clark County Bar Association