Bryce Duckworth was born on April 10, 1965, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bryce attended the S.J. Quinney School of Law at the University of Utah. While at the S.J. Quinney School of Law, he was honored as a William H. Leary Scholar. He also served as a member of the Utah Law Review. Bryce received his Juris Doctor in 1991.
After completing law school, Bryce relocated with his family to Las Vegas, Nevada. Bryce received his license to practice law in the State of Nevada (as well as the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada) in 1991. At the same time, he joined the law firm of Dickerson, Dickerson, Lieberman & Consul (later known as Dickerson, Dickerson, Consul & Pocker), practicing primarily in the area of family law. He worked as an associate attorney and later became a shareholder at Dickerson, Dickerson, Consul & Pocker. In 2004, Bryce joined the law firm of Smith, Larsen & Wixom, where he managed their family law department.
Bryce is a member of the Clark County Bar Association, the State Bar of Nevada, and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada. He served as the Chair of the Family Law Executive Council for the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Nevada from March 2007 until March 2009. He continues to serve as a member of the Family Law Executive Council. Bryce also serves as a member of the Judicial Council of the State of Nevada and the Certified Court Interpreters Advisory Committee.
In 1996, Bryce authored the article: “’Til Disability Do Us Part: The Community/Separate Property Nature of Disability Benefits,” which appeared in the February 1996 edition of the Nevada Lawyer. He also co-authored the article: “Nevada Developments in Valuing Pension Benefits Upon Divorce,” which appeared in the July 1996 edition of the Nevada Lawyer. Additionally, in 2005, Bryce was recognized by his peers as an “AV” rated attorney. In 2008, Bryce was elected to serve as a District Court Judge for the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada.
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