Deanna L. Forbush
Deanna L. Forbush was born in Utah and grew up near Salt Lake City. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Westminster College in 1987 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah in 1991. Deanna established an endowed scholarship in 2007 to support single mothers, especially those who want to pursue graduate school. She was honored on October 30, 2013 at Westminster’s annual Scholarship Recognition Luncheon for her commitment to funding scholarships for single mothers enrolled at Westminster.
Deanna practices law with the firm of Haygood, Cleveland, Pierce & Thompson, representing employers throughout the United States in all areas of employment. She was the founder of the firm's new Las Vegas office and continues to represent clients there.
Deanna is very involved in her community, serving as counsel to the Board and member of the Board of Directors of the Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Clinic for Drug Abuse Treatment & Research and serving on the Boards of the following organizations: Nevada Policy Research Institute, and Nevada’s Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA). Deanna also serves as Chair of the Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation panel and former Chair of the Nevada Neuroscience Foundation.
Ms. Forbush now resides in Auburn, Alabama with her husband, Doug French.