Since her second year of practice, Ms. Wakayama has been repeatedly honored by her peers as one of the top 100 attorneys in Southern Nevada and has held the title of Nevada’s Legal Elite.
In 2003, Ms. Wakayama obtained her bachelors of science in managerial finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In 2008, Ms. Wakayama earned her juris doctor degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. Throughout her law school education, Ms. Wakayama was awarded numerous scholarships based on academic achievement as well as receiving the highest marks in a number of her studies.
Ms. Wakayama is the founding partner of the law firm of Hayes | Wakayama.