Jordanna L. Evans

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  • Associate
Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Phone:
Fax:
702-853-5485

For the last ten (10) years, Jordanna L. Evans has primarily focused her practice on the specialized niche of Trust & Estate law.  Jordanna has represented clients in various areas of estate planning, including drafting of trusts, wills, financial and healthcare directives, premarital and postnuptial agreements.  She has advised clients with tax planning, charitable giving, asset protection and decanting, and also assisted clients with the creation of business entities such as limited liability companies, corporations and partnerships, and further aided clients with mergers and acquisitions of small businesses. Jordanna has also represented heirs, beneficiaries, trustees, personal representatives, private and professional fiduciaries, and creditors related to both contested and uncontested administration of trust and probated estates, and proficiently handled a varied array of assets, both tangible and intangible, including real and personal properties, and business interests, and has prepared various complex trust accountings for high net worth trust portfolios.  Additionally, Jordanna has previously represented clients in a wide array of complex contested matters involving undue influence claims, contractual competency, testamentary capacity, fraud, duress and breaches of fiduciary duties.

In 2006, Jordanna received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno.  While in college, Jordanna was an active member and officer of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority.  In 2009, she obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida.  While attending law school, Jordanna spent the summer of 2008 working as a Judicial Extern for the honorable Evan J. Wallach at the United States Court of International Trade in New York, New York.  After law school, Jordanna moved back to Las Vegas, where she was born and raised. 

Jordanna is actively licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada and the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.  She is currently a member of the Probate and Trust Section of the Nevada State Bar, the Clark County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate and Business Planning
  • Other Business and General Civil Litigation
  • Trust & Estate Administration and Complex Trust Accounting
  • Trust & Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2010

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2009
  • University of Nevada Reno, Reno, Nevada
    • B.S. - 2006
    • Minor: Biology

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Star” (Mountain States) – 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America, “Top Lawyer” – 2019
  • The American Registry, “America’s Most Honored Professionals” – 2019
  • Nevada Business Magazine, “Legal Elite” – 2018
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Pro Bono Project “100 Hours Club” – December 2014
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Pro Bono Project “50 Hours Club” – December 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Probate and Trust Section of the Nevada State Bar, Member, 2010 to Present
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Nevada State Bar, Probate and Trust Section , Member, 2010 to Present

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Alpha Theta
  • Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S.News | Litigation - Trusts & Estates - Tier 1 | Las Vegas 2019
  • 2017 | As Published in: SL July | TOP50 Women ATTORNEYS | In The Mountain States | Selected By Peer Recognition & Professional Achievement 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyer Of the Year | Alan D Freeer
  • Best Lawyer Of the Year | DANA A DWIGGINS
  • Best Lawyer Of the Year | Mark A Soloman
  • 2019 Badge
  • 2020 Litigation Badge
  • 2020 Trusts Badge
Jordanna L. Evans
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