Judge Natalie L. Tyrrell Named President of NJLJ

Nevada Judges of Limited Jurisdiction (NJLJ) elected North Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Natalie L. Tyrrell to serve as President.

Special announcement from Clark County, Nevada

At their annual January meeting, the Nevada Judges of Limited Jurisdiction (NJLJ) elected North Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Natalie L. Tyrrell to serve as President. NJLJ, a nonprofit organization, promotes the efficient and effective administration of justice by providing education for limited jurisdiction judges, promoting procedural improvements in the courts, and improving public confidence and respect for judges and courts.

Judge Tyrrell previously served as Secretary and President-Elect of the association. As President-Elect, she served as the Chairperson of the Legislative Committee during the 2023 session. During her one (1) year term of office as President, Judge Tyrrell will be the general manager and executive officer of NJLJ, preside at all meetings, and perform other duties as prescribed by the Board of Directors.

Judge Tyrrell has served as Justice of the Peace in North Las Vegas Justice Court Department 2 since January 2001. She was re-elected to serve a fourth term in 2018. This will be her final term in office as she did not seek re-election this year. Upon retiring in January 2025, she will serve as a Senior Justice of the Peace. During her tenure with North Las Vegas Justice Court, she served four terms as Chief Judge.

In addition to her role within NJLJ, Judge Tyrrell also serves on the Executive Committee of the American Judges Association (AJA). In 2019 she was honored by the AJA for her youth outreach program, Kids in the Court. Judge Tyrrell launched the program in 2002 and partnered with CP Squires Elementary School in North Las Vegas.


Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.4 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2022). Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.

Contact: Clark County, Nevada’s Office of Communications & Strategy • (702) 455-3546

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