Craig D. Friedel

Craig D. Friedel

Las Vegas, Nevada

Craig D. Friedel is an associate with the Firm and focuses his practice in trust and estate litigation, trust and estate administration, and business and commercial litigation. He routinely represents heirs, beneficiaries, and private and professional fiduciaries in both contested and uncontested matters involving all aspects of trusts and estates. He has experience with matters involving claims for breach of fiduciary duty, testamentary capacity, undue influence, conversion, etc. In addition, Craig D. Friedel represents and assists personal representatives and trustees in the administration of trust and estates. He also represents business owners in all facets of business litigation.

Craig D. Friedel Graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University. Thereafter, he attended UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law during which time he was the Nevada Law Editor of the Nevada Law Journal and an extern for Probate Commissioner Wesley Yamashita.

Craig Friedel is a member of the American Bar Association (Real Property, Estate and Trust Section), State Bar of Nevada, and Clark County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Trust and Estate Administration
  • Business & Commercial Litigation


  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Juris Doctorate - 2015
    • Honors: CALI Awards: Legal Writing, Transactional Drafting, and Statutory Interpretation
    • Honors: Dean's List, 2014-2015
    • Law Journal: Nevada Law Journal, Nevada Law Editor, 2013 - 2015
  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • Bachelor of Science cum laude - 2012
    • Major: Biology

Published Works

  • The Mentally Ill Who Kill Go Unreported Still: Exploration of Potential Nevada NICS Reporting Reform, Nevada Law Journal, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Estate and Trust, Member, 2013 - Present
  • State Bar of Nevada, 2015 - Present
  • Clark County Bar Association, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Eighth Judicial District Court, Commissioner Yamashita, Extern, Spring 2015
  • Escobar and Associates, Law Clerk, 2013 - 2015