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Jason C. Morris

Jason C. Morris

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Foreclosure, Tax

About Me

Mr. Morris works extensively within the field of estate planning. He represents families, couples and individuals in crafting wills and trusts. He represents clients in probate, estate and trust administration.  In addition, he develops and implements gift and estate tax saving strategies. In 2013, Mr. Morris was named Legal Elite by Nevada Business Magazine for his work in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration.  Mr. Morris was also named one of the Best Up and Coming attorneys in Nevada.  Also in 2013, Super Lawyers named Mr. Morris a "Rising Star" in the Estate Planning and Probate section. 


 


Mr. Morris also advises clients on real property matters. He has presented to various legal and professional groups on the tax and legal ramifications from short sales and foreclosures. 


 


He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accountancy with a taxation emphasis from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.  In 2007, he graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University cum laude and was an editor of the law review. 


 


Mr. Morris enjoys serving the Reno-Sparks community through various community and professional organizations. He is the  Secretary of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada and former Treasurer and board member for the Reno Chamber Orchestra. He is a member of the Reno South Rotary Club and the Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada. He volunteered as a ski instructor for the Sky Tavern Junior Ski program. In 2008, Washoe Legal Services acknowledged his charitable legal work by giving him the Outstanding Pro Bono Services award.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Estate Planning: 60%
    6 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    6 years
  3. Foreclosure: 15%
    8 years, 110 cases
  4. Tax: 5%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Joseph Lee McGregor

    I have had the privilege of seeking Jason's expertise out a number of times on behalf of my clients. I'm consistently impressed with his body of knowledge, his attention to detail, and his professionalism. He's a pleasure to work with, and his work product is entirely trustworthy. Jason is now my "go to" contact for complicated tax issues as they pertain high-net-worth individuals.

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    Joseph McGregor Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Yasser Fernando Sanchez

    I have seen Jason's work product and have been very impressed. He does a fantastic job helping families to organize their estates for the future. I am proud to endorse his work.

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    Yasser Sanchez Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Woodburn and Wedge

6100 Neil Road, Suite 500
Reno, NV, 89511-1159

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NVAttorney Active200702/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Outstanding Pro Bono Service AwardWashoe Legal Services2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLewis and Roca, LLP2007 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern NevadaSecretary2011 - Present
Estate Planning Council of Northern NevadaMember2011 - Present
Reno South RotaryMember2010 - Present
Reno Chamber OrchestraBoard of Directors2007 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Expedited estate planning from afarThe client's health improved and he has the peace of mind that his dispositive intent will be effectuated upon his death.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyChoose Lawyers Instead of Internet or Software Programs2012
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyDeductions from the Caughlin Fire Losses2011
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyOnline Estate Planning: Your Secret Passwords2011
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyIdeal Time for Business Succession Planning2011
Northern Nevada Business WeeklyDealing with Social Media Use on the Job2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Brigham Young UniversityTaxMA - Masters2007
Brigham Young UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science2007

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Nevada State BarNevada Short Sales and Foreclosures2011
It's Your Estate Workshop SeriesAdvanced Estate Planning2011
Association of Legal AdministratorsSocial Media Use Policies2010