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 - 2021
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

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2011, 2016 - 2021

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    About David Straus

    Admitted: 1991, Nevada

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

    Honors/Awards:

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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Pro bono/Community Service:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Educational Background:

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

    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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