Berna Rhodes-Ford, Esq.
Berna Rhodes-Ford is a Las Vegas attorney practicing in the areas
of corporate and employment law.
served as a law clerk to the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson of the U.S. Court
of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and staff attorney to the Honorable Yvette McGee
Brown of the Franklin County (Ohio) Domestic Relations and Juvenile
Court. She has also served as Legislative Assistant to the Honorable
Eddie Bernice Johnson, United States House of Representatives, 30th District.
Rhodes-Ford is committed to the well-being of this State’s citizens. She
has served on the Nevada State Advisory Committee of the United States Commission
on Civil Rights and on the Nevada Advisory Board of the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission. Commissioner Rhodes-Ford is passionate about
helping business owners succeed and has been involved in the Southern Nevada
Chapter of National Association of Women Business Owners, holding many
positions, including President. In addition, she serves as Chair of the
Nevada Forum of Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West.
obtained undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Business Administration from
Southern Methodist University. She recently completed her tenure on SMU’s
Alumni Board and as President of its Las Vegas Alumni Chapter. Ms.
Rhodes-Ford received her juris doctorate from the University of Texas School of
Ms. Rhodes-Ford and her husband, Dr. Aaron D. Ford, Esq., raise(d)
three sons and a nephew.