Brian K. Steadman

  • Partner

Brian K. Steadman primarily focuses his practice in the areas of tax planning, estate planning, business planning and asset protection.  Mr. Steadman has had extensive experience in assisting clients with all areas of tax, estate, and charitable planning, including: Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Special Needs Trusts, Trust Decanting, Gift Trusts for Children and Grandchildren, Generation-Skipping Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Grantor Retained Income Trusts, Private and Supporting Foundations, Charitable Remainder Trusts, and Charitable Lead Trusts.
Mr. Steadman has also assisted clients in their business planning needs, including advising clients with respect to Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, Partnerships, Mergers, Acquisitions, Buy-Sell Agreements, and Succession Planning.

In connection with assisting clients with their estate, gift, and family business goals, Mr. Steadman has assisted clients with respect to asset protection planning, including the establishment and maintenance of Nevada Asset Protection Trusts (also known as Nevada Self-Settled Spendthrift Trusts), Family Limited Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies, and Corporations.

Additionally, Mr. Steadman regularly represents beneficiaries and fiduciaries in contested matters and handles all aspects of probate and trust administration.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate and Tax Planning
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Trust & Estate Administration
  • Charitable and Foundation Planning and Operations
  • Asset Protection
  • Probate

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2007


  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • Juris Doctorate - 2007
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Emphasis in Business Law
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • Bachelor of Arts - 2003
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business

Published Works

  • Small Business Succession Opportunities, Nevada Business, November, 2014


  • Estate Planning Toolbox: FLPs and FLLCs Done Right
  • Top Estate Planning Techniques
  • Probate Process From Start to Finish
  • Probate Boot Camp
  • Grantor Trust Rules
  • Probate Hands-On
  • Post Mortem Planning
  • Domestic Asset Protection Trusts
  • Estate Planning Basics
  • Grantor Trust Rules: Tales from the Trenches

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer (2018-2019)
  • Rising Stars, Mountain States (2015-2017)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer-Reviewed Rating
  • Legal Elite, Silver State’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2015, 2018, 2020)
  • Rated “Good” on Avvo

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member, Probate and Trust Section
  • 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
Brian K. Steadman
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