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Mr. Morris is a shareholder who works extensively within the field of estate planning.  He represents families, couples and individuals in crafting wills and trusts. He represents clients in probate, estate and trust administration. In addition, he develops and implements gift and estate tax saving strategies. He has published timely articles on current estate planning and income tax issues.  Mr. Morris is a Certified Legal Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the State Bar of California.  In 2014, Mr. Morris was named a top "Twenty Under Forty" award winner by the Reno-Tahoe Young Professionals Network.

Mr. Morris also advises clients on real property matters.  He has presented to various legal and professional groups on the tax and legal ramifications from short sales and foreclosures.  He is regular presenter at the biannual Family Estate Planning lecture series where he teaches about "Advanced Estate Planning."

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  • Juris Doctor (cum laude), Brigham Young University, 2007
  • Master of Accountancy with Taxation Emphasis, Brigham Young University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Brigham Young University, 2007


  • State Bar of Nevada, 2007
  • State Bar of California, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Chairperson, J. Reuben Clark Law Society in Northern Nevada
  • Secretary, Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada


Mr. Morris enjoys serving the Reno-Sparks community through various community and professional organizations. He is a member of the Reno South Rotary Club and the Prospector's Club. He volunteered as a ski instructor for the Sky Tavern Junior Ski program. Mr. Morris is a former Treasurer and Board Member of the Reno Chamber Orchestra.


  • Mr. Morris regularly writes articles and presents seminars on advanced estate planning topics for charitable and community organizations.
  • Nevada Estate Planning and Probate Blog
  • "Dealing with Social Media Use on the Job,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, August 31, 2009.
  • Estate Tax Update, MoneyWatch on KTVN News 2 with Kristen Remington, October 6, 2010.
  • “Online Estate Planning: Your Secret Passwords,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, December 13, 2010. 
  • “Ideal Time for Business Succession Planning,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, February 21, 2011.
  • “Nevada Short Sales and Foreclosures,” State Bar of Nevada Family Law Section Annual Conference; Ely, Nevada, March 4, 2011.
  • Legal Pillar of the Five Pillars of Business Success, Bosma on Business, KKOH Radio, July 30, 2011
  • “Deductions from the Caughlin Fire Losses,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, December 19, 2011.
  • “Choose Lawyers Instead of Internet or Software Programs,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, April 2, 2012.
  • "Nevada - the Premier Asset Protection Planning State" continuing legal education seminar sponsored by the Washoe County Bar Association, March 21, 2013.
  • "Five Ways to Transfer the Family Business," Northern Nevada Business Weekly, February 10, 2014.


  • Washoe Legal Services Outstanding Pro Bono Services Award, 2008
  • “Legal Elite” and “Best Up and Coming Attorneys”, Nevada Business Magazine, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • “Rising Star”, "Estate and Probate Law", Super Lawyers, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. 2017


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