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Areas of Practice

Elder Law
Estate Planning
Business Planning
Liquor Licensing
Trust/Estate Administration
Trust/Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

California, 1991
Nevada, 1991
Arizona, 1991
Hawaii, 2002
U.S. Tax Court, 1991
U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1991
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1994
U.S. District Court District of Hawaii, 2002
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
U.S. Supreme Court, 1999


University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
LL.M. Tax, Master of Law(s), Curriculum-1991, Thesis-1994
   Major: Taxation
Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
   J.D. - 1990
California State University, Northridge
   B.A. - 1987

Representative Cases

Tiffany Trust, 177 P.3d 1060 (Nev. 2008)

Honors and Awards

Recipients, 2011 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award, the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Recipient, Lloyd D. George Professionalism Award, State Bar of Nevada and the Clark County Bar Association, 2007
Recipient, Nevada Women of Distinction Award in the area of Philanthropy, 2004
Recipient, Nevada's Top 40 under 40 In Business, 2001

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of California, Member
State Bar of Arizona, Member
State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors, Member, 2001 - 2009
Nevada Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 1998 - Present
Nevada Community Foundation, Chairperson, 2003 - 2005
Nevada Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2003 - 2005
Clark County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1993 - 2000
Clark County Bar Association, President, 2000
Clark County Law Foundation, President, 2000 - 2001
Hawaii State Bar Association, Real Property and Probate and Tax Law Sections, Member
American Bar Association, Real Property and Probate and Tax Law Sections, Member
Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council, Member
Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys, Member
National Association Elder Law Attorneys, Member




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