Sherrie Royster


Legal Director

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Sherrie Royster leads the ACLU Nevada’s legal department, which litigates cases and engages in advocacy to challenge the most pressing threats to civil rights throughout the state. She comes to Nevada from the Cleveland, Ohio, area, where she practiced law for the past 11 years. She has worked as a partner at a national law firm, an Assistant County Prosecuting Attorney and a private practice attorney. Prior to becoming an attorney, Sherrie did extensive work in the community, focusing on the rights and resources available to those living with a mental health diagnosis. Sherrie is a graduate of Alabama State University and received her law degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.