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Ross E. Evans

  • Associate

Biography

Ross E. Evans primarily focuses his practice on business litigation and trust and estate litigation.  Mr. Evans is very familiar with all aspects involving trust and estate administration, including probate.  He has experience representing heirs, beneficiaries, creditors, trustees, and executors in both contested and uncontested trust and estate proceedings, and in will and trust contests.  Mr. Evans has represented beneficiaries of trusts in matters involving breach of fiduciary duties, including successfully litigating actions for demands for an accounting, removal and replacement of a trustee, seeking termination of a trust and distribution of assets, and obtaining damages against a trustee related to breaches of fiduciary duties.
 
Mr. Evans has extensive experience in assisting clients with guardianship matters, including seeking the appointment of a guardian over their parent, spouse or child.  Mr. Evans is familiar with handling all aspects of a guardianship matter, including examining medical records and financial statements, compiling annual accountings and budgeting for guardianship related expenses.

Mr. Evans also represents clients with matters concerning general civil litigation, including small business and close corporation disputes, buy-outs, commercial leases, and breach of contract claims.

Mr. Evans is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, and the Clark County Bar Association.  He is licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada, and the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

Education

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • Juris Doctorate
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
    • Bachelor of Science - 2005
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, 2008 to Present
  • Clark County Bar Association, 2009 to Present
  • Florida Bar, 2008 to Present

Current Employment Positions

  • Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • Nevada, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2010

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Children’s Attorney Project, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2018 - Present
  • Pro Bono Project, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2009 – Present

Practice Areas

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

Honors

  • Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” Rating (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Legal Elite, Silver State’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2020)
  • Rated “Good” on Avvo