Aviva Gordon graduated from Boston University in 1990 and with distinction from California Western School of Law in 1993. She is a member of both the Nevada and California Bars.
Aviva moved to Nevada in 1994 and started as an attorney with Mahan & Ellis, a boutique law firm representing the business interests of local, regional and national companies. In 2000, the name of the firm changed to Ellis & Gordon. In 2015, Aviva Gordon formed Gordon Law, LLC.
Aviva has successfully argued before the Nevada Supreme Court and has several reported cases. In 2011, she obtained a multimillion dollar judgment for a local general contractor.
Aviva was named a "Legal Elite" in Nevada Business Magazine in 2012 and 2013. She was included in The Distinguished Women in Nevada book for 2014, and designated by Martindale-Hubble as a Member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in 2014. In addition to her private practice, Aviva was General Counsel for the Nevada State Democratic Party from 1998 – 2002 and served on the Nevada Judicial Conduct Commission. She has been a featured speaker on Nevada Receiverships, both for attorneys and for the judges of the Eighth Judicial District Court.
Aviva has provided seminars for the Nevada Legal Aid Center’s Small Business Project Seminar; SCORE; and the Nevada Women’s Chamber of Commerce. She is a graduate of the Leadership Henderson Class, and is extremely active in the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, serving on the Board of Directors, and all three government advocacy committees: the IMPAC Committee, the Legislative Committee and the Issues Committee. Aviva is also a board member for the Josh Stevens Foundation, chairwoman for the Community Advisory Panel of the Nathan Adelson Hospice, and a board member for Midbar Kodesh Temple.