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Jeffrey P. Luszeck

  • Partner

Biography

Jeffrey P. Luszeck is a partner with the firm, where he focuses his practice primarily on trust and estate litigation, business litigation, trust and estate administration and guardianship. Mr. Luszeck has represented heirs, beneficiaries, creditors and fiduciaries in contested matters affecting all aspects of trusts and estates, including undue influence, testamentary and contractual capacity, unjust enrichment, forgery, fraud and technical incapacity. Mr. Luszeck also handles all aspects of trust and estate administration.

Mr. Luszeck's extensive litigation experience includes case assessment, to all stages of litigation, including motion practice, hearings, discovery, depositions, bench and jury trials, settlement conferences and mediations. In early 2014, Mr. Luszeck was part of the Firm's team who successfully litigated one of the largest matters in the State of Nevada concerning the distribution of trust proceeds (approximately $500 million) arising from the sale of Kelley Blue Book. Mr. Luszeck also engages in appellate practice in the areas of estates and trusts, and has successfully argued before the Nevada Supreme Court.

Mr. Luszeck has received numerous honors and awards including, but not limited to, AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell since 2017; Legal Elite - Nevada Business Magazine, 2015 - 2016 and 2018 - 2019; and Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Mr. Luszeck has authored numerous articles and frequently conducts seminars throughout the community relating to his areas of practice.

Mr. Luszeck currently serves as Vice-Chair for the State Bar of Nevada's Publication Committee, and Secretary for the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Nevada's Legislative Committee. He is also an active member of the State Bar of Nevada's Continuing Legal Education Committee and Clark County Bar Association's Community Service Committee.

Past Positions

  • Gordon & Rees, Associate Attorney, 2006 to 2009
  • Alverson Taylor Mortensen Sanders, Associate Attorney, 2005 to 2006

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 2005
    • Honors: Order of the Barristers
  • Brigham Young University - Hawaii, Laie, Hawaii
    • Bachelor of Arts - 2002
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Classes/Seminars

  • Scheduled to present: Clark County Bar, “Probate and Pandemic CLE" December 1, 2021
  • Presented: Nevada Wealth Counsel, “Legislative Update on Probate and Estate Issues" November 8, 2021
  • Annual Probate and Estate Administration Conference, NBI, 2020
  • Advanced Family Law Conference, 2019
  • Trusts and Estates Legislative Update, Nevada Wealth Counsel Forum, 2019
  • Trusts and Estates Legislative Update, Clark County Bar Association, 2019
  • Tax and Estate Considerations in Personal Injury Settlements, Clark County Bar Association, 2018
  • Trusts and Estates Legislative Update, Nevada Wealth Counsel Forum, 2017
  • Estate Administration from Start to Finish, NBI, 2016

Professional Associations

  • Legislative Committee, Probate & Trust Section, Secretary, 2016 – Present
  • State Bar of Nevada Publications Committee, Vice-Chair, 2017 – Present
  • State Bar of Nevada Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2019 – Present
  • Clark County Bar, Community Service Committee, 2018 – Present
  • Clark County Bar, Member, 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2012 – Present

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2005

Published Works

  • Authored a section entitled “Reformation” in the Nevada Real Property Practice and Procedure Manual
  • Co-authored an article in the November 2021 edition of the Communique entitled: “Probate and the Pandemic: Legislative Changes Enacted in the Wake of COVID-19.”
  • It’s Time for the NRS 162A Power Play: Changes and Challenges to Powers of Attorney, Nevada Lawyer, 2020
  • Five Tips to Avoid Client Trust Account Money Laundering, Communique, 2020
  • Do Not Let Your Appeal Be Dead Upon Arrival: Appeals Arising Under Titles 12 and 13, Communique, 2020
  • Probate & Trust Updates from AB 286, Communique, 2019
  • Probate “Pro-tip” Primer, Nevada Lawyer, 2018
  • Volunteering for the Ask-A-Lawyer Program, Communique, 2018
  • All Aboard the Omnibus: Highlights of AB 314 Changes to Probate and Trust Law, Communique, 2017
  • Discovery in Trust and Estate Litigation, Nevada Lawyer Magazine, 2016
  • SB 484 – Changes to Probate and Trust Law, Communique, 2015

Representative Cases

  • Klabacka v. Nelson, 133 Nev. 164, 394 P.3d 940 (2017)
  • Nelson v. Nelson, 136 Nev. Adv. Op. 36, 466 P.3d 1249 (2020)
  • Nelson v. Eight Judicial District Court, 137 Nev. Adv. Op. 14, 484 P.3d 270 (2021)

Practice Areas

  • Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Guardianship
  • Probate

Honors

  • Nominated Best Lawyer for 2022
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell (2016 - 2021)
  • Super Lawyers, Mountain States (2020, 2021)
  • Clark County Bar Association’s Volunteer of the Year (2019)
  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, Mountain States (2017)
  • Rated 10/10 “Superb” Top Attorney on Avvo
  • Legal Elite, Silver State’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020)
Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated For Highest Level Of Professional Excellence 2021
Rated by Super Lawyers Jeffrey P. Luszeck Superlawyers.com
AVVO Rating 10.0 Jeffrey Luszeck Top Attorney