Mr. Kirkland has been with GMJ since 2007 and led the firm’s criminal justice practice until 2014. A career law enforcement professional, he came up through the ranks of the Reno, Nevada Police Department to serve as Chief of Police. Following that, he was elected Sheriff of Washoe County, Nevada and later served as Director of the Nevada Department of Public Safety. In those leadership roles, he managed thousands of employees and budgets that exceeded $1 billion.

Criminal Justice