Joshua M. Hood

Joshua M. Hood

Las Vegas, Nevada

Joshua M. Hood is an associate with the Firm and focuses his practice in probate and trust litigation, civil litigation, and probate and trust administration. Mr. Hood represents heirs, beneficiaries, trustees and personal representatives in a wide array of contested matters, including testamentary and contractual capacity, undue influence, fraud, duress and breach of fiduciary duties.

After graduating from Southern Oregon University cum laude with a degree is Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology in 2007, Joshua attended law school at Valparaiso University School of Law in Valparaiso, Indiana. While in law school, Joshua participated in externships for the Federal Public Defenders Office in Medford, Oregon, as well as the Lake County Prosecutors Office in Crown Point, Indiana. After graduating law school, Joshua began his career as a Trust Officer with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Joshua is licensed in Nevada, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney and Appointment
  • Estate Administration

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2012
  • Texas, 2014


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • J.D. - 2010
  • Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
    • B.S. cum laude - 2007
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon
    • A.A. - 2005
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Clark County Bar Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Nevada State Bar, Probate and Trust Section, Member, 2013 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Lincoln Gustafson & Cercos, L.L.P., Associate Attorney, 2012 - 2013
  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Trust Officer, 2011 - 2012