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Alexander G. LeVeque

Biography

Alex LeVeque is the managing partner of the firm, where he focuses his practice on trust/estate, real property, and appellate litigation. Alex regularly advises businesses and individuals (foreign and domestic) in complex disputes ranging from breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims to fraud and embezzlement. He has successfully litigated numerous multi-million-dollar disputes and consistently obtains favorable settlements for his clients. 

Alex has also successfully tried several jury and bench trials in Nevada state courts and has prevailed in several appeals to the Supreme Court of Nevada. More recently, Alex has been actively engaged in the expanding area of domestic asset protection (spendthrift) trust litigation and decanting litigation. 

Alex is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, has been named annually to the Super Lawyers Mountain States since 2016, is included in Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estate Litigation, and is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America - a close-knit, peer-selected and aggressively diverse honorary society of the best trial attorneys in the United States.

Alex presently serves as Regional Chair of the State Bar of Nevada's Fee Dispute Committee and is active in the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Nevada.

Past Positions

  • Stovall & Associates, Associate Attorney, 2008-2011
  • State of Alaska - Office of Public Advocacy, Student Attorney, 2007
  • United States Maritime Administration, Law Clerk, 2006

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • Juris Doctorate - 2008
    • Honors: Top Third Percentile
    • Honors: Dean's List 2007-2008
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • Bachelor of Arts - 2003
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Telecommunications
    • Major: Communications

Professional Associations

  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2022-Present
  • State Bar of Nevada Fee Dispute Committee, Regional Chair, 2021-Present
  • Probate & Trust Law Section, State Bar of Nevada, Member, 2011-Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2008-Present
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member, 2008-Present

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Michigan
  • Arizona
  • Florida

Published Works

  • Parentage and Probate: Which Court had Jurisdiction to Determine Heirship in Trust or Estate Proceedings?, Nevada Lawyer, November 2022
  • Fee Dispute Committee and Attorney Liens: Efficient Methods to Getting Paid, Nevada Lawyer, February 2022
  • Business Succession Planning: Do It Now, Before It’s Too Late, Nevada Business Magazine, October 1, 2017
  • If I Knew Then: Alexander LeVeque, Crain’s Las Vegas Business, August 9, 2017
  • Trust & Estate Litigation No Longer Confined to Stiffs & Gifts, Nevada Business Magazine, November 1, 2016
  • Attorney's message: Respect, acknowledge all the people who make your day easier, Vegas Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Lawyers: Learn to work with AI or risk termination, Vegas Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Guest column: Keep personal, business liabilities separate, The Las Vegas Sun, July 12, 2015

Representative Cases

  • Matter of the Trust Agreement, 23 Partners Trust I, an Irrevocable Trust v. Nedder, et al., __ P.3d __, Case No. 82991, 2022 WL 17886400 (2022)
  • McNamee v. Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct., 135 Nev. 392, 450 P.3d 906 (2019)

Practice Areas

  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation –Trusts and Estates (2023)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating (2016-2023)
  • Super Lawyers, Mountain States (2022-2023)
  • Super Lawyers, Mountain States Rising Stars (2016-2021)
  • Legal Elite, Silver State’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2015, 2017, 2018, 2021-2022)
  • Top 100 Men of the Year, My Vegas Magazine (2016)
  • Rated 9.9 “Superb” on AVVO