Mr. Gilbert received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nevada and his Juris Doctor from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law. Mr. Gilbert has a long history of volunteerism and support of non-profit organizations, specifically those focused on assisting the youth and our veteran communities. Mr. Gilbert spent time visiting the U.S. Military in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom, in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and now serves as Chairman of “Nevada Veterans for Veterans.” Mr. Gilbert is an Assistant Coach for the UNR Boxing Team, and volunteers weekly at Redirect Athletics, where he teaches boxing to at-risk youth.
Mr. Gilbert was a 3-time National Champion Collegiate Boxer, 4-time Regional Champion, and 4-time All-American, and after returning from Basic Training for the Nevada Air National Guard in 2001, became the Nevada State Golden Gloves Super Middleweight Champion. Three years later he was cast in NBC’s “The Contender,” and went on to become ranked #3 in the world by the World Boxing Organization (WBO), and #7 in the world by the World Boxing Council (WBC). In 2006 and 2007 Mr. Gilbert held both titles for WBO-NABO and WBC-USNBC Middleweight Champion and finished out his career in 2011 with a record of 21 – 3 (17 KO’s).
In 2009 Mr. Gilbert formed Joey Gilbert Law, and in 2015 was named to The National Trial Lawyers’ prestigious “Top 40 Under 40” List. In 2018, Mr. Gilbert was awarded “Best Attorney” in Reno-Tahoe by the Reno News & Review. Mr. Gilbert has always believed in providing the highest quality legal representation, through an effective and aggressive practice. Joey Gilbert Law encompasses attorneys specializing in many different areas of law, to include criminal defense, personal injury, wills, trusts, probate and estate planning, immigration, special use, licensing, sports and entertainment, and cannabis and hemp law.
Mr. Gilbert began his work in cannabis in 2014 and has since facilitated the application, licensure, operation, and management of dozens of licenses and numerous facilities throughout Nevada. In his role as lobbyist, he has been instrumental to their success at both the local and state levels. Mr. Gilbert co-founded one of Nevada’s leading cultivation and production establishments, Cannavative, before co-founding Reno’s only downtown dispensary, Mynt Cannabis, and its partner location. These two Northern Nevada dispensaries were part of a package that recently sold for $60M. In 2017 Mr. Gilbert began following hemp legislation as it made its way across the country, and toured dozens of ranches throughout Nevada, Oregon, and Western Canada. Mr. Gilbert was able to use his knowledge and prior experience in cannabis to assist Nevada officials and elected leaders in their adaptation and understanding of federal hemp laws.
In 2018 Mr. Gilbert founded the Tahoe Reno Industrial Hemp Company and became a partner in a Nevada processing firm, The Parliament Group. Mr. Gilbert is now partnering with local farmers to begin cultivating industrial hemp as a viable crop, and a viable future. Mr. Gilbert recently broadened his scope to encompass real estate acquisition via the cloud-based brokerage company eXp Realty. This represents yet another venture ahead of its time, which Mr. Gilbert has had the foresight to engage and execute on.
As Mr. Gilbert is often asked to take on the most difficult and challenging projects, he is credited with having a fearless attitude and grand vision towards the future, capitalizing on opportunities and pushing through non-mainstream and marginalized ideas. Mr. Gilbert understands the work that must be put in to complete projects, and continues to set the pace for all whom he works with.
March 19, 2020
Joey Gilbert Law coming to you live from downtown Reno staying in the trenches adapting to the conditions on the ground and providing a resource to the community.
MARCH 23, 2020
Practicing social distancing, washing our hands & adapting to the changes -don’t let the panic overtake you —we need to keep business going & protect each other & our families by following the protocols, but we cannot shut this country down!
March 30, 2020
KRNV News 4 Joe Hart and Shelby Sheehan talked with local attorney Joey Gilbert to discuss the ban of chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, and share his personal experiences with his parents contracting coronavirus.
April 1, 2020
Joey Gilbert HydroxyChloroquine medication update. This medication can now be called into the pharmacy by any practitioner for a patient/person with a positive CoronaVirus test for a 14 day supply. If you’re positive GET this medication, if you have symptoms GET TESTED and self quarantine. If you feel sick, stay home.
April 2, 2020
SAVE LIVES —PLEASE let the public know & anyone who has tested POSITIVE for the CoronaVirus, that the most successful treatment thus far, HydroxyChloroquine (an anti-malaria treatment) CAN NOW BE CALLED INTO ANY PHARMACY BY A Doctor or by a Prescriber —for a 14 day supply.
APRIL 8, 2020
The BAN (limitations & massive confusion) on the AVAILABILITY of HydroxyChloroquine to combat the deadly CoronaVirus needs to be lifted and clarified immediately and doctors and patients need to be able to make these decisions together, and doctors must be allowed to —PRACTICE MEDICINE!