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Nathan Ross Palmer

Estate planning Attorney at Pocatello, ID

5.0   16 reviews

also known as Nathan Palmer

  • State Years
    Idaho - ID 10 years
    Utah - UT 10 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State ID
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State UT
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Nathan

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Prior to law school I worked as a stock broker and day-trading representative for an international broker dealer for nearly five years and gained an appreciation for the values of integrity and hard work while managing others' financial assets.  Those values are the foundation of my law practice.  

I am an active member of the Idaho State Bar and the Utah State Bar.  I am admitted to practice law before all Idaho and Utah state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, and the U.S. Tax Court.

 

Awards

Silver Client Champion
Client's Choice 2016
Client's Choice
2016

Location

Racine, Olson, Nye & Budge, Chartered
201 East Center St.
Pocatello, ID, 83201

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Client's Choice 2016
Client's Choice
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Posted by Greg | December 20, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very professional, very fast, very effective.
I hired Nate on a recommendation, and am very impressed. He hustled to meet an aggressive timeline, which I'm really grateful for. He has helped educate me on estate and probate in really great and gentle way. Since I live out-of-state, I also appreciate how he works with me via email and phone if needed. I recommend Nate, and plan to work with him in the future.
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Posted by Dave | September 17, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
An Excellent Attorney
Nathan Palmer has helped me through three different cases. I prevailed on each of the three. Nate is a very personable and caring individual with an abundance of knowledge. I will continue to use him for all legal matters and I would highly recommend anyone else do the same.
Posted by Adam | June 11, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent service
I live in Idaho and I purchased a vehicle in Utah and quickly found out that I was charged for things that I was not actually given (Watch out if a car dealership charges you for “window etching”). I contacted Nathan with my story and documentation; since he can practice law in Idaho and Utah, he decided to help me out. We ended up getting full payment back from the car dealership. I would recommend Nate and I would use him again.
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Posted by Brian | April 17, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
The review of Nathan Palmer.
My family was given Nathan's name to possibly assist us with some legal issues with my family on behalf of my mother. We eventually hired Nathan to take our case. We met with Nathan and discussed legal issues that had come up with certain members of my family. After We discussed these items, we moved onto discussing legal health issues for my mother. Nathan did an outstanding job at giving the family options of what we could do. The time came when we started discussing Medicaid for my mother. Nathan took care of all the paper work after I gave him all the personal information. Nathan would respond to my texts and calls within a short amount of time. Nathan would always make time to investigate certain items that would arise. Nathan would always ask about my mother. He was very professional and caring. The family appreciates everything that he did for us.
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Posted by Sandy | May 12, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Medicaid and Estate Planning
My parents were reaching that time in life when my father, who has serious health issues, needed long term nursing home care. My mother had been caring for my father for over 2 years, but the time had come for a change. I live in SLC and my family agreed that dad needed to be in a nursing home. We also realized that we needed an attorney. I researched attorneys in Pocatello who specialize in Medicaid and Estate Planning. My research led me to Nathan Palmer. I sent him an email explaining our needs and he responded immediately. I talked to my mom and she agreed that we needed to set up an appointment. In July 2016, my husband, my mother and myself met with Nathan for the first time. He was friendly, professional, he listened to our concerns regarding my parents financial situation and my dad's health care needs. Nathan was very understanding, he truly listened, was able to explain Medicaid rules in a way that really helped us understand what needed to happen. He explained that rather than think in terms of Medicaid spend down; he re framed the explanation to say, moving assets. He explained the Medicaid rules and helped us understand how to move my parents financial assets into real estate, etc. This explanation really helped my mom feel more at ease. We were all very impressed with his knowledge, his ability to explain the rules of being able to qualify for Medicaid, his professionalism, but most importantly, his ability to put his clients at ease and his willingness to listen to our concerns and answer our questions. By the end of the first appointment, my mother hired him to help us navigate the Medicaid waters and help with their estate planning Since our first meeting, Nathan has been very responsive to our emails, phone calls and we have had several regular meetings to discuss where we were at with our Medicaid application. He helped my parents review our original Family Trust; he has communicated effectively when we needed to provide documents detailing my parents assets, he has been absolutely the best attorney. He has kept us informed, updated and has kept us on our toes. He had provided us with guidelines that my mother could sell her home that she and my father have lived in for 50 + years, that she could purchase a new home and a rental, which my mother did. As my parents executor of the estate, I never would have believed that my mom would purchase a new town home and a rental town home in a matter of weeks from meeting with Nathan. (My parents have lived a very frugal life and have done a very good job of saving. My parents usually take weeks to make any decision). Nathan has been very good with my mother, he is patient, understanding, helpful and most importantly, provides the information regarding Medicaid rules and allows my mom to feel validated and important. My mother is 80 years old and is sometimes forgetful, but Nathan has been so wonderful to her. Nathan has also been very kind to my father, who is 82 years old and living in a long term nursing home. He has personally gone to the nursing home and met with my father, informed him of all the financial changes that have needed to happen in order to help pay for his cost of care. My dad too, is very impressed and feels very comfortable talking to him. It has been a long haul, but on April 17,2017 my mother received a verification letter that my father has qualified for Medicaid. My mother also hired Nathan to do estate planning., He has assisted her in providing a new trust in my mother's name, as well as an updated will. Throughout this entire process, we all feel that Nathan has done an awesome job! We are all impressed with his due diligence, returning phone calls and emails; his honesty, professionalism, friendly manner and knowledge of Medicaid rules. We are very pleased with having worked so closely with Nathan and want to thank him for everything he has done for my parents. He is truly one of a kind.
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Posted by anonymous | May 12, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Just a hard working lawyer and will get the job done for you!
I can only say he was very polite, very respectful and considerate. He worked hard to get the job done. Our case was very hard and time consuming and he stuck with it and finished all that needed to be done. I so appreciate all that he did in our behalf. I would recommend him in heart beat!
Posted by Stuart | February 25, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
Fast and Friendly
I first hired Nate for assistance with establishing a business entity. He got the job done quickly and was always very responsive when I had questions. As a result of that first positive experience with Nate, my wife and I then hired Nate to complete our estate plan. We enjoy working with Nate and refer our friends and family to him.   Thanks, Stuart
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Posted by anonymous | May 18, 2016
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Strategic
Nate was hired for a non-profit real estate deal and was very good with our purchase and sale transaction. He also worked with our CPA's to create the best tax scenario going forward. It was well worth the money we paid to have him in our corner.
Posted by Dan | April 26, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
NATE IS INCREDIBLE
Nate recently helped me work through some legal issues. He was extremely responsive, relatable, and solved my problems very quickly. I will recommend Nate to everybody I know.
Posted by Emily | April 15, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Nate is Great!
Nate helped our larosse organization gain tax-exempt status with the IRS after the IRS denied our initial application. Nate acted quickly and helped us amend our corporate documents to ensure our application was successful. He guided our organization through the entire process and knew exactly how to solve our problem. Thanks Nate!
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Posted by Daniel | April 14, 2016
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Work
Nate is a great attorney with the rare combination of both transactional (estate planning, business planning) and litigation experience. He excels at every task and works hard for his clients. He is responsive, dedicated and trustworthy attorney.
Posted by Corey | April 12, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Fantastic attorney
Nathan has advised me on several legal issues over the past couple of years. His advice is always practical and he has never led me in the wrong direction. Every time I have needed legal advice he has responded very quickly and has provided detailed analysis of my issues to help me make the best decision.
Posted by Aaron | April 9, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Nathan is Awesome!!!
We highly recommend Nathan. He is kind, patient and professional. Nathan provided my wife and me with the sophisticated estate plan we desired. We feel safe and secure knowing our children will be well taken care of if something happens to us. Nathan answered all of our questions and walked us through the entire process.
Posted by Renee | April 9, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Nathan is fast and efficient
Nathan solved my problem in less then a week. I contacted Nathan after spending 3 months making phone calls, writing emails, and combing through piles of documents. Nathan knew exactly how to solve my problem and got to work immediately. My problem went away in less then a week. Nathan is a fantastic attorney and I recommend him to my friends and family.
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Posted by Rachel Andrews | March 24, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Divorce and Motion for Contempt
Helped me through a very hard time, was always patient,understanding and guided me to stay focused and positive. I'm so grateful for him and the efforts put forth on my behalf. Very reliable,trustworthy, organized and efficient. I would definitely recommend him to others that may need his services.
Posted by Stephanie | March 23, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Effective and Efficient
My husband and I hired Nathan to draft a Trust for us a few years ago and we are highly satisfied with the service and expertise he provided. We highly recommend Nathan.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Racine, Olson, Nye & Budge, Chartered
  • 2016 - Present
  • Attorney
  • May, Rammell & Thompson, Chartered
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Law Clerk
  • Zimmerman Law Firm, P.C.
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Law Clerk
  • E. Brent Bryson, Ltd.
  • 2011 - 2011
  • Research Assistant
  • University Of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School Of Law
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Legal Extern
  • Eighth Judicial District Court Of Nevada
  • 2010 - 2010
  • Registered Representative
  • Fidelity Investments
  • 2004 - 2009
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Education

  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2013
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • University of Utah
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Huntsinger v. Idaho State University

Associations

  • Eastern Idaho Estate Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Portneuf Chapter of the American Inns of Court
  • Treasurer
  • 2015 - Present
  • National Care Planning Council
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Veteran's Legal Clinic
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2015 - Present
  • Sixth Judicial District Court Assistance Office
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - Present
  • Idaho State Bar, Taxation, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Utah State Bar, Tax Law Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • United States Tax Court
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Taxation Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Sixth District Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Idaho Sixth District Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • ElderCounsel
  • Member
  • 2015 - 2016
  • UNLV Society of Advocates
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2012
  • Financial Law Society
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2012
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Clients' Choice
  • AVVO
  • 2016
  • Dean's List
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • 2012
  • CALI Award: Advanced Legal Analysis & Writing
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • 2011
  • Dean's List
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • 2011
  • Outstanding Student Award: Community Legal Education Program
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • 2010
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Publications

  • 2016 Idaho Estate Planning Basics
  • Drafting Tips and Standard Clauses
  • 2016
  • National Business Institute Seminar
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • 2016
  • National Business Institute Seminar
  • Effective Use of Disclaimers in Estate Planning
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Stewardship: What Legacy Are You Going to Leave?
  • Estate Planning
  • 2017
  • Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important
  • Estate Administration Procedures
  • 2017
  • Sixth District Bar Association
  • Case Law Update
  • 2015
  • Holy Spirit Catholic Community
  • Estate Planning
  • 2015
  • Estate Administration from Start to Finish
  • Estate Administration
  • 2015
  • Citizens Law Academy
  • The Probate Process
  • 2015
  • Sixth District Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • IRS Form 8332
  • 2014
  • Sixth District Bar Association
  • Case Law Update
  • 2014
  • Las Vegas Community Education
  • Family Law
  • 2010
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Attorney endorsements

Received (14)
Given (12)
Endorse Nathan
Estate planning Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nate is a great attorney and person. He provides effective, strategic, and sound advice and representation to all of his clients."
Business Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nathan is a talented, energetic attorney who is dedicated to his clients. His knowledge and expertise in business and tax law has enabled him to get excellent results for his clients."
Business Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nathan is a skilled, caring and knowledgeable attorney. With his advanced degree in tax law Nathan is able to provide insightful advice for your business. You won't go wrong in seeking Nathan's guidance for you business needs."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 20
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Nathan has that rare and fortuitous combination of intelligence, passion for the law and his clients, charisma, and an impressive legal mind. Altogether, Nathan gets impressive results for his clients. Working with Nathan on different matters, I can confidently say he is one our community's most valuable legal resources. And I can confidently say he will always dedicate himself 110% for every client. He always goes and performs above and beyond expectations."
Business Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Apr 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Nathan is a hard working and competent attorney that cares about his clients. He is willing to put in the extra time to make sure things are done right."
Business Attorney | Apr 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Nate for several years and am familiar with his work. He is a great attorney, diligent and very knowledgeable in the areas of business, estates and tax law."
Business Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nathan is highly competent in many fields of law, specifically in tax law, estate planning and business matters. Even when he was a newer attorney, his ability to recognize the salient legal issues and attack them head-on caused more senior attorneys to defer to his wisdom and know-how."
Business Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nathan is an energetic, detail oriented attorney, who serves his client zealously. Nathan is also a licensed tax attorney, thus making him capable of servicing all your business needs."
Tax Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Nathan provides real value as a problem solver that is client oriented and delivers quality work in a timely manner."
Estate planning Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nate is a talented lawyer that also has an advanced tax degree. He pays attention to detail. He will help you protect your assets, your business and your family."
Business Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Nathan is an outstanding attorney and a pleasure to work with. His economics background combined with his advanced legal training in tax law enables him to provide sound advice to business and estate planning clients."
Tax Attorney | Apr 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Nathan Palmer is an outstanding lawyer and person. He has a great sense of humor, and a terrific work ethic. He has a special degree in tax law, and he is extremely knowledgeable regarding those types of issues. I endorse Nate without reservation."
Tax Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the opportunity to collaborate with Nathan on a number of cases over the last few years and found him to be professional, courteous and very capable."
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