David A. Straus

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Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Law Offices of David A. Straus, LLC
 | 900 Rancho Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Phone: 702-474-4500
Fax: 702-474-4510
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011, 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1991
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
    Attorney Profile

    Law Offices of David A. Straus LLC is a law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada, founded by attorney David A. Straus. As managing partner of the firm, Mr. Straus handles matters involving estate planning, probate, trusts, asset protection, and wills. He serves clients in Las Vegas, Henderson and Summerlin.

    Mr. Straus has been licensed to practice law since 1991 and has more than 25 years of experience. He is also admitted in Colorado and California. In addition to his practice, he has authored various works on estate planning topics and spoken at continuing legal education seminars on charitable planning, creditor protection, trust and wills.

    Over the course of his career, Mr. Straus has been recognized for his accomplishments. He received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell.

    Mr. Straus is very active in his legal and professional communities. He is a member of the Clark County Bar Association, the State Bar of Nevada, The State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the WealthCounsel, L.L.C. He also volunteers with the Joyce Straus Foundation for the Arts and the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

    After earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The University of Arizona, Mr. Straus earned his law degree from Whittier Law School. He holds master’s degrees from Golden Gate University School of Law in Tax and Southwestern Law School in Entertainment and Media Law, is a certified public accountant in Illinois and holds a certificate in International Taxation from Georgetown University.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Estate Planning & Probate
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


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    Super Lawyers: 2011, 2016 - 2020

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    About David Straus

    Admitted: 1991, Nevada

    Professional Webpage: http://www.strauslaw.com/About/David-A-Straus.shtml


    • Nevada Super-Lawyer
    • AV - Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
    • The 2014 Vegas Dozen, 2014 - Present

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certificate in International Taxation, Georgetown Law, 2018
    • Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Illinois, 1990

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
    • Member, WealthCounsel, LLC
    • Member, State Bar of Nevada
    • Member, Clark County Bar Association
    • American Bar Association, 1992 - Present
    • California, 2002
    • Colorado, 1994
    • Nevada, 1991

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2013 - Present
    • Joyce Straus Foundation for the Arts, 2017 - Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Your Wealth Your Family Your Legacy, 2018
    • Speaker, NAIFA Keynote
    • Legacy, Plan Protect and Preserve Your Estate, 1996
    • Generations, Planning Your Legacy, 1999
    • Love Money Control, Reinventing Estate Planning, 2004, Co-author
    • Faith-Based Estate Planning, 2008
    • The Complete Guide to Estate & Financial Planning In Turbulent Times, 2013

    Educational Background:

    • Certificate in International Taxation, Georgetown Law, 2018
    • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science, Major: Business Administration and Accounting, 1986
    • Southwestern Law School, LL.M., Major: Entertainment and Media Law, 2016
    • Golden Gate University, LL.M., Major: Taxation, 1991

    Industry Groups

    • Asset Protection
    • Estate Planning
    • Probate
    • Trust Administration
    • Trusts
    • Wills
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    Office Location for David A. Straus

    900 Rancho Lane
    Las Vegas, NV 89106

    Phone: 702-474-4500

    Fax: 702-474-4510

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    Last Updated: 4/16/2020

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