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Herb Santos is an attorney and professional boxing judge from Reno, Nevada.
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Herb J. Santos, Sr., Esq.
  
Atty. Santos has judged professional boxing since being licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in 1978. Prior to 1978, he worked for the Commission as timekeeper and judged amateur bouts.  
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Overview:
He has judged over 30 title fights in his career,
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Married, Jeannette Santos
including twelve World Title Fights.
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Three Children:  Herb, Jr., Joel, Cory.
  
The most notable fight which he judged was the Marvelous Marvin Hagler v. Thomas Hearns fight in 1985.
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Professional Boxing Judge:            1978-present.
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Nevada State Athletic Commission:    1985-1988 (Chairman 1988).
  
Recent notable fights include: Chris John v. Rocky Juarez, 2009.
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Judged 12 World Championship Title Fights.
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Judged over 30 plus overall title fights.
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Judged two Heavyweight Championship fights: 
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                      Pinklon Thomas v. Mike Weaver, 1985
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                      Larry Holmes v. Tim Witherspoon, 1983
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Most notable fight: 
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                      Marvelous Marvin Hagler v. Thomas "Hitman" Hearns
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                      April 15, 1985, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada 
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Other significant and notable fights judged:
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                      Chris John v. Rocky Juarez
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                      September 19, 2009, MGM, Las Vegas, Nevada
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                      Larry Holmes v. Tim Witherspoon
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                      May 18, 1983, Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
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                      Sugar Ray Leonard v. Bruce Finch
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                      February 15, 1982, Centennial Coliseum, Reno, Nevada.
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BIOGRAPHY:
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Herb Santos is an attorney and professional boxing judge from Reno, Nevada.  He honorably served in the United States Navy, obtaining the rank of Petty Officer, 2nd Class.  After serving his commitment, he qualified for the G.I. Bill.  He attended Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.  While at Suffolk University, he was a varsity letterman on the Suffolk University Basketball Team.
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Herb then attended Suffolk University, School of Law, earning a Juris Doctorate and LLB.  After passing the Massachusetts State Bar, he chose to continue to serve his country and enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) at Stead Air Force Base in Reno, Nevada and obtained the rank of Captain. 
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He married his sweetheart, Jeannette Olivera in 1962.  After honorably completing his three year term in the USAF, Herb passed the Nevada State Bar Exam and was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1964.  He then served as a Deputy Reno City Attorney.  After two years, he then served as a Deputy District Attorney for the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office.  He attended  Prosecutors’s School at the prestigious Northwestern University, School of Law in Chicago, Illinois.  As a deputy D.A., he prosecuted both felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor cases.  Some of which created groundbreaking law.
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After two years as a deputy district attorney, Herb went into private practice.  Practicing primarily in Criminal Defense, Civil, Immigration, Family Law, Personal Injury, Probate and Wills.  Herb continues to represent clients at the district court level up to the Nevada Supreme Court.  He has also represents clients in Federal Court.
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Herb began his career as an amateur boxing judge in the early 1970's.  He eventually began working professional boxing matches as a timekeeper and by keeping count of the knockdowns for the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).
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He was thrilled in 1978 when he was granted a judges license by the NSAC.
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He has judged over 30 title fights in his career, including twelve World Title Fights.
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The most notable fight which he judged was the Marvelous Marvin Hagler v. Thomas Hearns fight in 1985.
  
From 1985-1988, he served on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He was appointed by then Governor Richard Bryan. He was elected Chairman of the Commission in 1988. While a Commissioner, he was instrumental in adding AIDS and Hepatitus awareness and testing to boxing in Nevada.
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From 1985-1988, he served on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He was appointed by then Governor Richard Bryan. He was elected Chairman of the Commission in 1988. While a Commissioner, he strongly advocated for AID's and Hepatitis awareness and was instrumental in the implementation of testing of boxers for AID’s and Hepatitis and the creation of safety measures to further protect boxers.  He also oversaw and pushed through the creation of a new rule book.  He returned to judging in 1989.
  
He has three sons, all of whom are practicing attorneys in Nevada. His daughter-in-law Theresa (married to his youngest son Cory) is also an attorney in Nevada. His oldest son Herb, Jr., worked as an inspector for the Nevada Athletic Commission in the late 1980's. His middle son Joel is currently an amateur official for USA Boxing. The youngest, Cory, is an amateur boxing judge for USA Boxing, a former two time Nevada State Champion (Golden Gloves and USA Boxing State), and a former NCBA Boxer for the University of Nevada, Reno.
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He has three sons, all of whom are practicing attorneys in Nevada. His daughter-in-law Theresa (married to his youngest son Cory) is also an attorney in Nevada. His oldest son Herb, Jr., worked as an inspector for the NSAC in the late 1980's. His middle son Joel is an amateur official for USA Boxing and officiates at amateur shows in northern Nevada. His youngest son, Cory, is an amateur boxing judge for USA Boxing who officiates shows in northern and southern Nevada, is a former two-time Nevada State Boxing Champion (Golden Gloves and USA Boxing State), and a former NCBA College Boxer for the University of Nevada, Reno (1993-1996).

Revision as of 00:33, 6 April 2010

Herb J. Santos, Sr., Esq.

Overview: Married, Jeannette Santos Three Children: Herb, Jr., Joel, Cory.

Professional Boxing Judge: 1978-present. Nevada State Athletic Commission: 1985-1988 (Chairman 1988).

Judged 12 World Championship Title Fights. Judged over 30 plus overall title fights. Judged two Heavyweight Championship fights:

                     Pinklon Thomas v. Mike Weaver, 1985
                     Larry Holmes v. Tim Witherspoon, 1983

Most notable fight:

                     Marvelous Marvin Hagler v. Thomas "Hitman" Hearns
                     April 15, 1985, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada  

Other significant and notable fights judged:

                     Chris John v. Rocky Juarez
                     September 19, 2009, MGM, Las Vegas, Nevada
                    
                     Larry Holmes v. Tim Witherspoon
                     May 18, 1983, Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada 
                     Sugar Ray Leonard v. Bruce Finch
                     February 15, 1982, Centennial Coliseum, Reno, Nevada.

BIOGRAPHY: Herb Santos is an attorney and professional boxing judge from Reno, Nevada. He honorably served in the United States Navy, obtaining the rank of Petty Officer, 2nd Class. After serving his commitment, he qualified for the G.I. Bill. He attended Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. While at Suffolk University, he was a varsity letterman on the Suffolk University Basketball Team.

Herb then attended Suffolk University, School of Law, earning a Juris Doctorate and LLB. After passing the Massachusetts State Bar, he chose to continue to serve his country and enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) at Stead Air Force Base in Reno, Nevada and obtained the rank of Captain.

He married his sweetheart, Jeannette Olivera in 1962. After honorably completing his three year term in the USAF, Herb passed the Nevada State Bar Exam and was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1964. He then served as a Deputy Reno City Attorney. After two years, he then served as a Deputy District Attorney for the Washoe County District Attorney’s Office. He attended Prosecutors’s School at the prestigious Northwestern University, School of Law in Chicago, Illinois. As a deputy D.A., he prosecuted both felony, gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor cases. Some of which created groundbreaking law.

After two years as a deputy district attorney, Herb went into private practice. Practicing primarily in Criminal Defense, Civil, Immigration, Family Law, Personal Injury, Probate and Wills. Herb continues to represent clients at the district court level up to the Nevada Supreme Court. He has also represents clients in Federal Court.

Herb began his career as an amateur boxing judge in the early 1970's. He eventually began working professional boxing matches as a timekeeper and by keeping count of the knockdowns for the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC).

He was thrilled in 1978 when he was granted a judges license by the NSAC.

He has judged over 30 title fights in his career, including twelve World Title Fights. The most notable fight which he judged was the Marvelous Marvin Hagler v. Thomas Hearns fight in 1985.

From 1985-1988, he served on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He was appointed by then Governor Richard Bryan. He was elected Chairman of the Commission in 1988. While a Commissioner, he strongly advocated for AID's and Hepatitis awareness and was instrumental in the implementation of testing of boxers for AID’s and Hepatitis and the creation of safety measures to further protect boxers. He also oversaw and pushed through the creation of a new rule book. He returned to judging in 1989.

He has three sons, all of whom are practicing attorneys in Nevada. His daughter-in-law Theresa (married to his youngest son Cory) is also an attorney in Nevada. His oldest son Herb, Jr., worked as an inspector for the NSAC in the late 1980's. His middle son Joel is an amateur official for USA Boxing and officiates at amateur shows in northern Nevada. His youngest son, Cory, is an amateur boxing judge for USA Boxing who officiates shows in northern and southern Nevada, is a former two-time Nevada State Boxing Champion (Golden Gloves and USA Boxing State), and a former NCBA College Boxer for the University of Nevada, Reno (1993-1996).