Danielle "Pieper" Chio is running for Las Vegas Justice Court

  • Born and Raised in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Volunteer work inspired me to go to law school, to be a voice for victims of violent crime

  • Graduated from McGeorge School of Law in 2003

  • 2003, started career as a prosecutor for the City of Las Vegas.

  • 2005, started at the Clark County District Attorney’s Office

  • 2009, Special Victim’s Unit, prosecuted sexual & physical child & adult cases

  • 2012 promoted to Team Chief of the Gang Unit, prosecuted violent offenders in Clark County

  • Over 50 felony jury trials & brought justice to hundreds of victims

  • My work at the Gang Unit also included finding alternatives to incarceration

  • Worked with Hope for Prisoners and participated in a joint study between UNLV & University of Cincinnati

  • In 2015, graduated from Leadership Las Vegas class of 2015 (high five- 15)

  • In 2017, I got married and became the stepmother to two fabulous young women