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Keen L. Ellsworth

Business Attorney at Las Vegas, NV

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About Keen

Learn Keen’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Formations, contracts, litigation

    30 years

  2. Personal injury

    30 years

  3. Estate planning
    Asset Protection, including off-shore businesses and accounts.

    30 years

  4. Chapter 7 bankruptcy

    30 years

  5. Family

    30 years

Mr. Ellsworth has extensive experience in general business law, personal injury law, litigation (both jury and bench), and asset protection/trust law. He is one of the founding members of the law firm Ellsworth & Bennion.


Mr. Ellsworth is rated as *AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell, which is another nationally recognized rating of lawyers, and it is the highest rating in both legal skill and ethics. Mr. Ellsworth is also the recipient of the 2013 “Top Lawyers” Award for Best of The Best in Southern Nevada, by Vegas Inc.


Mr. Ellsworth served on the Las Vegas Planning Commission, as well as Clark County’s Committee on Community Priorities (created to assist the County with its budgetary deficits). Mr. Ellsworth is also a mediator (for hundreds of cases) on the Foreclosure Mediation Panel, which was created by the Nevada Legislature to help deal with the foreclosure crisis facing many of Nevada’s residents and financial institutions. Mr. Ellsworth is also a court-appointed arbitrator in Clark County, Nevada and has arbitrated hundreds of cases.


You can listen to Mr. Ellsworth on his weekly radio talk show, "Keen’s World on Affordable Legal Radio".  Listen live on Mondays at 3:30 pm Pacific Time at .

Licensed for 29 years
State AZ
Status Active
Acquired 1994
Updated 12/21/2022
State NV
Status Active
Acquired 1993
Updated 12/11/2022

Contact Keen

Ellsworth & Bennion, Chtd.
777 N Rainbow Blvd Ste 270
Las Vegas, NV, 89107-1187


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  • Hourly Rates $ 300-350 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 3.3 (Caution)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2020.

Reprimand issued in AZ, 2020
updated on 09/16/2021

This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Public Reprimand issued in NV, 2018
updated on 05/30/2018

Public reprimand means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State gives the lawyer a public reprimand in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Ellsworth & Bennion, Chtd.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Ellsworth, Moody & Bennion, Chtd.
  • 1997 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Edwards & Kolesar
  • 1993 - 1997


  • Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1993
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990


  • Las Vegas Planning Commission
  • Vice Chair
  • 2009 - 2010
  • State Bar of Nevada, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee
  • Executive Committee Member
  • 2002 - 2003

Languages Spoken

  • Danish


  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top Lawyer
  • Vegas Inc.
  • 2013
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
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  • Monthly Journal
  • Southern Utah Neighbors
  • 2013
  • Brigham Young University Law Review
  • Utah Limited Liability Companies: The Ugly Ducklings
  • 1993

Speaking Engagements

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (1)
Endorse Keen
Family Attorney | May 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Keen. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Business Attorney | Nov 04
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have known Keen for over 20 years. He is a tremendous lawyer, with a gift for finding solutions to problems. He has extensive experience in helping businesses with whatever legal issues they face. I highly recommend him."
Las Vegas Business Lawyer Keen L. Ellsworth
Keen L. Ellsworth
Business Attorney
Las Vegas, NV
Licensed for 29 years