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.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 2007
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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.
Joseph McGregor Business Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award||Washoe Legal Services||2009|
|Associate||Lewis and Roca, LLP||2007 - 2009|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada||Secretary||2011 - Present|
|Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada||Member||2011 - Present|
|Reno South Rotary||Member||2010 - Present|
|Reno Chamber Orchestra||Board of Directors||2007 - Present|
|Expedited estate planning from afar||The client's health improved and he has the peace of mind that his dispositive intent will be effectuated upon his death.|
|Northern Nevada Business Weekly||Choose Lawyers Instead of Internet or Software Programs||2012|
|Northern Nevada Business Weekly||Deductions from the Caughlin Fire Losses||2011|
|Northern Nevada Business Weekly||Online Estate Planning: Your Secret Passwords||2011|
|Northern Nevada Business Weekly||Ideal Time for Business Succession Planning||2011|
|Northern Nevada Business Weekly||Dealing with Social Media Use on the Job||2009|
|Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|Brigham Young University||Tax||MA - Masters||2007|
|Brigham Young University||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||2007|
|Nevada State Bar||Nevada Short Sales and Foreclosures||2011|
|It's Your Estate Workshop Series||Advanced Estate Planning||2011|
|Association of Legal Administrators||Social Media Use Policies||2010|