Dana A. Dwiggins

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, Ltd.
 | 9060 W. Cheyenne Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89129
Phone: 702-853-5483
Fax: 702-853-5485
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (60%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%)
Attorney Profile

The Managing Partner in the Las Vegas firm Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, attorney Dana A. Dwiggins focuses her practice primarily on probate and trust litigation and business litigation. Ms. Dwiggins represents heirs, beneficiaries, creditors and fiduciaries in all matters affecting trust and estates. Her practice also involves representing and assisting personal representatives in handling the administration of probate and trust estates. Having handled an assortment of cases in state and federal courts, Ms. Dwiggins has been involved in matters at both trial and appellate court levels.

Ms. Dwiggins is AV* preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, American Bar Association, Clark County Bar Association and Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys. She is licensed to practice in the State of Nevada, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Dwiggins has more than 18 years of experience in the practice of law.

Ms. Dwiggins is the Vice President of Safe Nest, a local nonprofit that assists victims of domestic violence by providing a confidential shelter, counseling, outreach programs and advocacy.  

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate & Trust Litigation (60%): Will Contests

Business Litigation (30%)

Estate Planning & Probate (10%): Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Will Contests, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2012

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About Dana Dwiggins

Admitted: 1999, Nevada

Professional Webpage: http://www.sdfnvlaw.com/Attorneys/Dana-A-Dwiggins.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • University of McGeorge School of Law, Order of the Coif, 1999

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice President, Probate and Trust Section, Nevada State Bar, 2016
  • Committee Member, Client Security Fund, Nevada State Bar, 2016
  • Board Member, Vice President, Safe Nest, Temporary Assistance for Domestic Crisis, 2015
  • Member, Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorney
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, Clark County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, Trust and Estates Sections
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Nevada

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Attorney's Fees In Probate Matters -- Are Five Percent Fee Agreements Reasonable?, Author, Communique, 2005
  • Speaker, How to Administer Trust and Estates to Anticipate and Avoid Litigation, NBI, 2006

Representative Clients:

  • Morgan v. Las Vegas Sands, Inc., 43 P.3d 1036, Nev. 2002
  • Williams v. Security National Bank of Sioux City, Iowa, 293 F.Supp.2d 958, N.D. Iowa 2003
  • Williams v. Security National Bank of Sioux City, Iowa, 314 F.Supp.2d 886, N.D. Iowa 2004
  • Williams v. Security National Bank of Sioux City, Iowa, 358 F.Supp.2d 782, N.D. Iowa 2005
  • Estate of Bowlds, 102 P.3d 593, Nev. 2004

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Desert Companions, Top Lawyers, 2014
  • Vegas Inc., Top Lawyers, 2013

Educational Background:

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1996
Office Location for Dana A. Dwiggins

9060 W. Cheyenne Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89129

Phone: 702-853-5483

Fax: 702-853-5485

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Last Updated: 10/31/2018

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