Tiffany Ballenger Floyd

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Las Vegas, Nevada

Phillips Ballenger, PLLC
Tiffany Ballenger Floyd
Phillips Ballenger, PLLC

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Business & Corporate, Closely Held Business

Licensed in Nevada since: 2008

Education: University of San Francisco School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

Phillips Ballenger, PLLC

3605 South Town Center Drive
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89135 Phone: 702-997-8679 Email: Tiffany Ballenger Floyd Visit website

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Attorney Tiffany Ballenger Floyd is the managing partner of Phillips Ballenger, PLLC, a boutique law firm located in the Summerlin South region of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nationally recognized as one of the top lawyers in the country, Ms. Ballenger Floyd is licensed in California and Nevada. She has practiced exclusively in the Trust & Estates field since the inception of her legal career in 2007, including estate planning, business planning, and asset protection.

As one of the premier estate attorneys on the West Coast, Ms. Ballenger Floyd has gained a reputation for her friendly approach to counseling her clients through complex planning issues, offering innovative, sophisticated planning strategies with a pragmatic approach to implementation.

Tiffany's bespoke planning philosophy is integrated with efficient systems + technology with the goal of providing a warm, authentic, and seamless experience.  Her 15+ years of continuous experience in estate law allows her to help navigate and support clients looking for assistance with:

  • Foundational Estate Planning | Revocable Living Trusts, Wills, POAs, Advanced Directives
  • Asset Protection + Advanced Estate Planning |  Design + formation of multi-layered comprehensive plans, which may include:
    • Dynasty Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts
    • Charitable Planning
    • Proactive counsel re: Estate & Gift Tax planning
  • Asset Protection Planning:  Design + formation of trust-based plans to shelter clients' assets from future suits and creditors, including:
    • Nevada Asset Protection Trusts ("NAPT")
    • Domestic Asset Protection Trusts ("DAPT")  (i.e. Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts, Self-Settled Asset Protection Trusts, Spendthrift Trusts)
  • Business + Enterprise Planning |  Formation, Ongoing Maintenance, and Succession Planning for all types of business structures, including LLCs, Series LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships
    • Existing entity review + optimization
    • Functional consulting services re: business development, operations practices, and branding
    • Overall operational planning and entity optimization strategies 

After earning her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2003, Ms. Ballenger Floyd obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2007. While in law school, she was awarded the Arthur Zief Jr. Scholarship, and served as editor of the Journal of Law and Social Challenges and The Forum

A leader in her field, Ms. Ballenger Floyd has several publications to her credit and speaks frequently on legal issues, both locally and on the national stage. She has been featured as a legal analyst on the Fox News channel and has been interviewed as a legal authority by national publications, including The Trace and Women’s Health® magazine.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Ms. Ballenger Floyd has been designated as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas in MyVegas Magazine, has been named to lists of top lawyers featured in Desert Companion Magazine and the Legal Network, and has received the coveted “Legal Elite” designation from Nevada Business Magazine.  Ms. Ballenger Floyd has received Avvo’s Clients' Choice Award and has the highest rating  on Avvo (“Superb, 10/10”), and Martindale Hubbell (5/5).

A strong proponent of community service, Ms. Ballenger Floyd volunteers her time as a pro bono attorney to help underserved and vulnerable members of the Las Vegas community through her work with the Southern Nevada Senior Law Program and the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.  She has served as a Pro Bono Children's Project Attorney, providing legal representation to kids in the Clark County foster care system and has acted as a Business Advisor for new business owners in disadvantaged communities through Pacific Community Ventures & BusinessAdvising.org.  Tiffany also serves as a Mentor to current law students through the Organization of Women Law Students (OWLS) at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. 

Ms. Ballenger Floyd has been a member of WealthCounsel®, a preeminent national organization of estate planning attorneys, since 2007.  In 2020, she conceptualized and founded Wealth Counsel’s ‘Women in Estate Planning’  forum, with the goal of fostering support and knowledge-sharing with the other women in her field.

Ms. Ballenger Floyd is an active member of the State Bar of Nevada's Probate & Trust Section and previously was appointed by the Supreme Court of Nevada to serve as the Attorney Representative on the Advisory Committee for the Foreclosure Mediation Program.

*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.

First Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: https://phillipsballenger.com/lawyer/Tiffany-Ballenger,-Esq....

Firm News (Newsletters):
  • The Corporate Transparency Act ("CTA") took effect on January 1st, 2024. This new federal law likely affects you if: Are a business owner Have beneficial ownership in an entity (including thru a trust!) Have substantial control over an entity Attorney Tiffany Ballenger Floyd of Phillips Ballenger, PLLC has written a comprehensive guide to this new law which is estimated to impact over 30 million entities.  Check out PB Law's Guide to the CTA + BOI to see if this law applies to you or your business, and what steps you should take to ensure you’re in compliance. , PB Law's Guide to the Corporate Transparency Act - CTA + BOI Reporting, Business
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer Attorney: Pro Bono Children's Attorney Project, which provides legal representation to abused/neglected children, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
  • Volunteer Business Mentor: Business Advising Program thru Pacific Community Ventures, 2018
  • Volunteer Attorney: Pro Bono Children's Attorney Project, which provides legal representation to abused/neglected children, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2018
  • Appointed by the Supreme Court of Nevada as Homeowner Attorney Representative- Advisory Committee on the Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program (2012- 2014), 2014
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada- Pro Bono Service, 2013
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, State Bar of California (2007 - present)
  • Member, Nevada State Bar (2008 - present)
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Member, Wealth Counsel (2007 - present)
Honors/Awards:
  • Featured Legal Analyst, Fox News Channel
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, Mountain States, 2018 - 2024, Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2024
  • Nevada's Top Rank Attorneys (Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Business Planning), Nevada Business Magazine, 2022
  • Voted one of Las Vegas' Top 100 Lawyers by reader poll, MyVegas Magazine, 2019, Voted one of Las Vegas' Top 100 Lawyers, My Vegas Magazine, 2019
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Mountain States, 2015 - 2017, Rising Stars List, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Tiffany Ballenger was listed in the Legal Network publication list of Top Lawyers in Nevada, 2015, Named - "Top Lawyers in Nevada" List, The Legal Network, 2016
  • Tiffany Ballenger was listed in Nevada Business magazine's list of "Legal Elite", published 2015, Included in the "Legal Elite" List, Nevada Business Magazine, 2015
  • Client's Choice Award, 2013 - 2015, Client's Choice Award, Avvo.com, 2015
  • Tiffany Ballenger was listed in the Legal Network publication list of Top Lawyers in Nevada, 2015, Named - "Top Lawyers in Nevada" List, The Legal Network, 2015
  • Top Lawyers, Estate Planning, Desert Companion Magazine, 2014
Educational Background:
  • B.A. - University of California, Santa Barbara , 2003
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Continuing Legal Education seminar for attorneys, December 2017, Co-Author, Presenter, "Estate Planning From A to Z", National Business Institute, 2017
  • Foreclosure and Loan Workout Procedures- Continuing Education course for attorneys, Co-Author, Presenter, Foreclosure and Loan Workout Procedures, National Business Institute, 2013
  • FGM: Legal and Non Legal Approaches to Eradication, Author, FGM: Legal and Non Legal Approaches to Eradication, Journal of Law & Social Challenges, University of San Francisco School of Law, 2008
Industry Groups:
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Planning
  • Estate Planning

Office location for Tiffany Ballenger Floyd

3605 South Town Center Drive
Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89135

Selections

7 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

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