Joshua M. Hood

  • Associate

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, Mr. Hood 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, Mr. Hood 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, Texas, and Oregon.

In Mr. Hood’s free time, he enjoys hiking, camping and anything outdoors. Mr. Hood also enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two children.

Areas of Practice

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

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2012
  • Texas, 2014
  • Oregon, 2019


  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 2010
  • Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon
    • B.S. - 2007
    • Honors: cum laude
    • 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 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2010 to Present
  • Nevada State Bar, Probate and Trust Section, Member, 2013 to Present

Past Employment Positions

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