Michael S. Sommermeyer

Michael S. Sommermeyer serves as the Court Public Information Officer for Nevada’s Appellate Courts and the Administrative Office of the Courts. In this position, Sommermeyer is responsible for publicizing court programs, community outreach, and media relations.

Prior to this assignment, he served as Clark County Court Information Officer where he provided media relations and community outreach planning for the District Court, a general jurisdiction trial court in Clark County, Nevada, and the Las Vegas Township Justice Court, a limited jurisdiction court serving Las Vegas, Nevada. Prior to his appointment to the District Court, Sommermeyer served as Associate Director of Communications at Texas Tech University.

During an eight-year journalism career, Sommermeyer worked as a consumer/legal affairs reporter, news director, anchor and producer for television and radio media in California, Utah, Idaho and Texas.