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  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    11 years
  2. Tax: 40%
    11 years
  3. Trusts: 5%
    11 years
  4. Probate: 3%
    11 years
  5. Business: 2%
    11 years

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Tiffany Nicole Ballenger

    Kristen is extremely knowledgeable and experienced - I recommend this lawyer.


    Tiffany Ballenger Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Howard Robert Roitman

    I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact Info

Oshins & Associates, LLC

1645 Village Center Circle, Ste. 170
Las Vegas, NV, 89134


FLMember in Good Standing200509/08/2015
NVAttorney Active200402/23/2013

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2014
Accredited Estate PlannerNational Association of Estate Planners & Councils2014
Estate Planning Law SpecialistEstate Law Specialist Board, Inc2014
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyer2012
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarMountain States Super Lawyers2010
One of Nevada's Rising StarsMountain States SuperLawyers2009
One of Nevada's Rising StarsMountain States Super Lawyers magazine2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberOshins & Associates, LLC2004 - Present
ClerkU.S. District Court, Northern District2003 - 2003
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Nevada LawyerEditorial Board2010 - Present
Southern Nevada Estate Planning CouncilPresidentN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Nevada Lawyer MagazineShifting Income Tax through the Use of Trusts2014
Nevada Lawyer MagazineDid the American Taxpayer Relief Act Put a Nail in the Coffin of Estate Planning? Uses of Traditional Estate Planning Components for Non-Tax Purposes2013
CCH Estate PlanningDiagnosing the Proper Trust Technique for the Physician Client2012
LISISimmons & Oshins on SB 221: Nevada Passes Updates to Self-Settled Spendthrift Trust Laws2011
Communique (Clark County Bar)The Completed Gift Nevada Asset Protection Trust: A Unique Way for People to "Have their cake and eat it too"2010
NAEPC JournalUtilizing Private Split Dollar in Estate Planning2009
Commerce Clearing House (CCH) publicationCombining Cash Value Life Insurance with the Beneficiary Defective Inheritor's Trust2009
Around Your Home and NeighborhoodNevada's Homestead Protection - A Simple Way to Protect the Equity in Your Home2008
Trusts & EstatesThe SCIN-GRAT - A new hedging technique takes the mortality risk out of estate planning2008
CCH Practitioner's StrategiesThe Beneficiary Defective Inheritor's Trust (BDIT): Finessing the Pipe Dream2008
Estate Planning magazineEfficient Use of Nonqualified Stock Options as a Wealth Transfer Vehicle2005
Broker AgentMinimizing the Risks of Owning Hot Investment Properties2005
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of FloridaEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
SeminarUsing LLCs and Trusts Together2014
WebinarPlanning for Physicians2012
Triad Advisors Alternatives ConferenceEstate Planning: Basics to Advanced2007