Brian P. Eagan

Brian P. Eagan

Partner
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone:
800-671-9908
702-997-7714
Fax:
702-853-5485
Email:

Brian P. Eagan is a partner of the Firm, focusing primarily in fiduciary matters, including probate, guardianship, trust and estate administration and related litigation.  Mr. Eagan also negotiates and drafts premarital agreements and has a background in domestic relations law.  He is admitted to practice in Nevada.

Mr. Eagan routinely represents professional and private fiduciaries, banks, creditors and beneficiaries having successfully resolved disputes both in and out of court.  Mr. Eagan assists trustees, personal representatives and guardians fulfill their legal obligations and finds creative solutions to complex administrative matters in uncontested estate, trust and guardianship proceedings.  Mr. Eagan also appears before the Probate and Guardianship Courts of the Nevada Eighth District Court.  He has both prosecuted and defended will and trust contests and litigated issues of undue influence, competency and breach of fiduciary duty. 

Mr. Eagan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language & Literature from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.  Mr. Eagan also obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2004 from The American University, Washington College of Law, in Washington, D.C., where he served as the Managing Editor of The Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law.  While in law school Mr. Eagan also worked full-time coordinating the pro bono efforts of the Washington, D.C., office of a large, international law firm.  After law school, Mr. Eagan returned to his hometown of Las Vegas.

Mr. Eagan is an active member of the Probate and Trust Section of the Nevada State Bar having recently served on the committee responsible for revising the probate rules for the Eighth Judicial District Court. Mr. Egan is also a board member of the LGBT Law Section for the Nevada State Bar. Mr. Eagan currently serves on the Las Vegas Steering Committee of the Human Rights Campaign and on the Board of Directors of NevadaGIVES.  He is also a member of the 2015 Class of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Las Vegas.

Areas of Practice

  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Guardianship
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2005

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Juris Doctorate
    • Law Journal: Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Managing Editor, 2001 - 2003
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English Language & Literature

Classes/Seminars

  • Understanding the New Eighth Judicial District Court Probate Rules, Nevada State Bar

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nevada State Bar Probate & Trust Section, 2010 - Present
  • Clark County Bar Association, 2005 - Present
  • Nevada State Bar, LGBT Section, Board Member, 2013 - Present
  • Human Rights Campaign, Las Vegas Steering Committee, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership of Las Vegas, Member, Class of 2015, 2014 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Pro Bono Coordinator, 1999 - 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid of Southern Nevada, Volunteer, 2009 - 2012
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member, Community Service Committee, 2010 - 2012