Meet Our Team of Experts

Judge Melissa Saragosa

Judge Melissa Saragosa

Judge

Judge Saragosa currently presides over the Las Vegas Veteran’s Treatment Court and brings years of legal experience throughout the ranks of the U.S. Air Force and as a civilian.

Stephanie Gouveia

Stephanie Gouveia

Specialty Court Specialist

Ms. Gouveia has worked in the court & counseling field for the past 9 years. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor Intern.

Bruce Nelson

Bruce Nelson

Chief Deputy District Attorney

Mr. Nelson is a career prosecutor having been with the District Attorney’s Office for almost 20 years. He grew up in a Navy family: his father having served over 30 years in the US Navy and his mother being civil service and working for the US Navy.

Kris Anderson

Kris Anderson

Therapist

Mr. Anderson is experienced in the treatment of delinquent youth and individual therapy. He works with the veteran population for the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

Virginia Eichacker

Virginia Eichacker

Chief Deputy Public Defender

Ms. Eichacker has years of experience working as a law clerk in the 8th Judicial District Court and the Clark Public Defender’s Office. She is now solely dedicated to the treatment of veterans.

Nancy Taylor

Nancy Taylor

Justice Outreach Specialist

Ms. Taylor is the Veterans Justice Outreach Specialist for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Richard Small

Richard Small

Mentor Coordinator