Richard A. Oshins is a member of the Las Vegas law firm of Oshins & Associates, LLC where he concentrates in tax and estate planning with a substantial emphasis on multi-generational wealth planning particularly with regard to closely held businesses. He is regarded as one of America’s top estate planning lawyers advising wealthy clients throughout the United States. Mr. Oshins is also an advisor and consultant to many of the largest financial institutions in the United States. He has been listed in both The Best Lawyers in America and Martindale-Hubbell's list of Preeminent Lawyers from their inception, and has been honored as a recipient of the “Distinguished Accredited Estate Planner” award by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He received a J.D. degree from St. John’s School of Law, and holds an M.B.A. degree in taxation with honors from the University of California at Berkeley, and a LL.M degree in taxation with honors from George Washington University School of Law.
Prior to coming to Nevada, Mr. Oshins served as a law clerk for the United States Court of Claims in Washington, D.C. and as an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department, in Washington, D.C. That office reviews and assists in the development of tax regulations, rulings and other tax matters, and takes part in the presentation of the Treasury Department’s recommendations for federal tax legislation before Congressional tax committees. He is on the Advisory Board of the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, the Editorial Board of Estate Planning Magazine, Advisory Board of CCH and the Attorney Advisory Board for Merrill Lynch Trust Company.
Mr. Oshins has lectured extensively on innovative tax and estate planning strategies and is the author or co-author of many articles including the Journal of Taxation, Trusts and Estates, The Tax Executive, Estate Planning, C.L.U. Journal, Real Property Probate & Trust Journal, NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, Southern California Institute on Federal Taxation, CCH Financial and Estate Planning, Community Property Journal and Tax Notes. He is an author of the “Practitioner’s Strategies” column of the CCH Estate Planning Expert Library which provides practice-focused commentary on hot topics, emerging issues and trends pertinent to practitioners in the field of estate planning and related fields.
Licensed since 1967
Dick is a master in the field of estate planning. He works to create comprehensive plans for his high net-worth clients. He is constantly lecturing and sharing his ideas and knowledge with other advisors around the country, making him a national leader in the field.
Kristen Simmons Estate Planning Attorney
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Member, Estate Planning Hall of Fame||National Association of Estate Planners & Councils||2007|
|Listed||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Listed||Nevada Super Lawyers||N/A|
|Listed||Mountain States Super Lawyers||N/A|
|Advisory Board||NYU Institute on Federal Taxation||N/A|
|Editorial Board||Estate Planning Magazine||N/A|
|Attorney Advisory Board||Merrill Lynch Trust Company||N/A|
|Partner||Oshins & Associates, LLC||1984 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Association of Estate Planners and Councils||Member, Estate Planning Hall of Fame||2007 - Present|
|Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council||Member||N/A|
|CCH Estate Planning||Trust Planning for the 21st Century: An Introduction to the Inheritor's Trust||2004|
|Estate Planning magazine||The Inheritor's Trust: The Art of Properly Inheriting Property||2003|
|62nd NYU Tax Institute||Planning with GRATs||2003|
|CCH Estate Planning||The Walton GRAT - A 21st Century Planning Tool||2001|
|Trusts & Estates||The Megatrust: An Ideal Family Wealth Preservation Tool||1991|
|University of California||Taxation||M.B.A.||N/A|
|St. John's School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|George Washington University National Law Center||Taxation||LL.M - Master of Laws||N/A|
|Pacific Advisors||Advanced Planning Strategies||N/A|
|New York University Institute on Taxation||Wealth Transfer Planning Strategies||N/A|
|New York Life Agents Reinsurance Company||The Beneficiary Defective Inheritor's Trust||N/A|
|National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors||Wealth Shifting Transfers||N/A|
|National Association of Estate Planners & Councils||Beneficiary Defective Inheritor's Trust||N/A|