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Reno Criminal Defense Attorney Kenneth A. Stover

Experienced, Intelligent Advocacy

Ken Stover stands up for your best interests. As a former special prosecutor as well as a former deputy district attorney, he is a Reno criminal defense attorney and knows how the prosecution works and how to defend against it because he has seen cases just like yours from both sides of the aisle.

Don't let your future be destroyed by a mistake. Let the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Stover help. To learn more about our practice, contact us today.

Background & Legal Practice

Ken Stover has been practicing law for 20 years, over 16 of which have focused on criminal defense. As a native Nevadan, he attended the University of Nevada, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon in 1995.

He is a former special prosecutor for the city of Reno and the city of Sparks, as well as deputy district attorney in Lander County and Lyon County.

In 2008, Ken received the highest rated lecturer from the State Bar of Nevada - DUI Defense "What's in your briefcase?" He has also lectured for the Truckee Meadows Police Academy and is a State Bar Mentor.

He is also the proud recipient of multiple awards including:

  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5 Client Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Client Distinction Award – by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best 10 by American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
  • Premier 100 by American Academy of Trial Attorneys

Having represented clients in over 70 courts throughout Nevada, he has the extensive experience and knowledge to defend those facing criminal charges. His job is to see that justice has been served.

Areas of practice:

Litigation percentage:

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar admissions:

  • Nevada, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2011


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1995
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
    • B.S. - 1991
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Economics

Classes and seminars:

  • DUI - Defend with Ingenuity, Lecturer, State Bar of Nevada
  • Truckee Meadows Police Academy, Lecturer

Professional associations and memberships:

  • State Bar of Nevada , Mentor
  • Washoe County Bar Association

Past employment positions:

  • Lyon County District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney
  • Lander County District Attorney, Deputy District Attorney
  • City of Reno, Special Prosecutor
  • City of Sparks, Special Prosecutor
  • Law Office of Larry K. Dunn, Associate

The laws in Nevada regarding punishment for a crime are very tough. You need an equally tough defense. Call the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Stover at (775) 502-1575 to discuss your case during a free consultation.