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Kerry has helped many businesses retain and secure their intellectual property, has overseen successful acquisition, sales and mergers of businesses and worked closely with businesses to ensure successful business practices.

Kerry also works with non-profit businesses to obtain non-profit status, implement necessary corporate governance rules and obtain tax-exempt status with the IRS.

Before joining the firm, Kerry worked as a CPA with Arthur Andersen LLP. Her practice with Arthur Andersen LLP focused on audit and attest services with a large variety of companies. Kerry’s experience provides unique insight to her practice.

When she is not assisting clients with their legal needs, Kerry volunteers her time to local non-profits, as well as volunteers as a coach with a local high school track team.

Kerry graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. She attended the College of William & Mary School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor.


Practice areas


  1. Business: 40%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 35%
  3. Trademark Application: 15%
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%

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Contact info

Drinkwater Law Offices

5421 Kietzke Ln Ste 100
Reno, NV, 89511-1025


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2014
Saleswoman of the YearProfessional Saleswomen of Nevada2014
Champion of JusticeNevada Legal Services2014
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2013
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
CPAArthur Andersen2000 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washoe County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Nevada State Board of AccountancyMember2001 - Present
Nevada Society of CPAsMember1996 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of NevadaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Intellectual Property in Social MediaIntellectual Property2015
Chamber SparkBest Practices and Legal Update for Nevada Businesses2015
Business Start-UpLegal Issues for Businesses2015
Professional Saleswomen of Nevada June LuncheonNon-Profit Considerations2014
How to Work Less, Make More.Successful Internet Marketing2014
Over-50 Encore Mentor EventEntrepreneurship2013
Northern Nevada Escrow Association ConferenceProperty Issues in Bankruptcy2013
Distressed Real Estate, BK and Tax ConsequencesBankruptcy2011