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Jeffrey L. Burr

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"We continually strive to learn new and innovative planning ideas that will benefit our clients."


Jeffrey L. Burr has been recognized as one of the top tax and estate planning attorneys in Nevada. His personal client list contains many of the most prominent families in Southern Nevada. Under Jeff’s leadership the firm has received the highest and most prestigious rating of “AV” from Martindale-Hubbell.

Jeff was named by his peers as one of the top estate planning attorneys in Southern Nevada in every edition of Best Lawyers in America. Jeff is also a Certified Public Accountant, having previously worked as a tax accountant with the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche. Jeff has also been a faculty member for the University of Miami School of Law, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning.


Jeff obtained a B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University, and later his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1979.

Jeff is licensed to practice law in Nevada, California, and Arizona.

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 1979
  • California, 1981
  • Arizona, 1980
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1979
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • B.S. cum laude - 1976
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • "Charging Order Protected Entities and Their Role in Wealth Preservation", Journal of Financial Service Professionals, May, 2009
  • Estate Planning Matters: A Guide to Estate Planning Techniques, (Co-Author), 2007
  • "Perfect Solution or Added Burden? A Practicle Analysis of the Serial LLC Statue in Nevada", Nevada Lawyer, November, 2005
  • "Asset Protection in Nevada: Something for Everyone" Silver State CPA, October, 2004
  • "The Income Protection Trust: Combining Nevada's Asset Protection Trust with Life Insurance", Journal of Financial Service Professionals, May, 2002
  • "Recent Legislative Changes Impacting Trusts and Estates", Nevada Lawyer, July, 2001
  • The Nevada Estate Planning Product Guide, (Co-Author), 2000
  • "Nevada's New Asset Protection Act", Nevada Lawyer, August, 2000
  • "Entity Choice: Just Check the Box", Nevada Lawyer, August, 1997

Classes/Seminars

  • Faculty Member, University of Miami School of Law, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" from Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Best Lawyers in America"- peer voted, Top Estate Planning Attorneys in Southern Nevada
  • "Nevada's Top Taxes/Estates/Trusts Attorney", Nevada Business Journal
  • "Top Attorney-Estate Planning & Probate in Nevada", Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • "Fundraiser of the Year" Association of Fundraising Professionals

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Clark County School Board, Trustee, 1992 - 1993
  • Nevada State College, Board Member
  • American Bar Association, Section on Taxation, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council, Member; Former Chairman of the section on taxation
  • Nevada State Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Section on Taxation, Former Chairman
  • Jeff is currently serving or has served on the following community boards:
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada
  • St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation
  • LDS Philanthropies, Southern Nevada Chairman
  • Clark County School Board, Past President
  • UNLV Planned Giving Committee, Past Chairman
  • KLVX (PBS) Planned Giving Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Deloitte & Touche, Tax Accountant, 1979 - 1981

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