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Jason C. Morris - Associate

jmorris@woodburnandwedge.com | [p] 775-688-3020 | [f] 775-688-3088

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

  • Taxation
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Real Property

Education:

  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 2007
  • Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University, Master of Accountancy, taxation emphasis, 2007
  • Brigham Young University, B.S. Accounting, 2007.

bar admissions:

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

civic involvement:

  • Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada, Secretary
  • Reno South Rotary Club
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada
  • Prospector's Club

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • “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 Asset Protection Trusts” – Washoe County Bar Association CLE, March 21, 2013
  • “Nevada: The Premier Asset Protection State,” Northern Nevada Business Weekly, July 15, 2013

Mr. Morris 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. In 2013, Mr. Morris was named Legal Elite by Nevada Business Magazine for his work in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration.  Mr. Morris was also named one of the "Best Up and Coming" attorneys in Nevada.  Also in 2013, Super Lawyers named Mr. Morris a "Rising Star" in the Estate Planning and Probate section.

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 received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accountancy with a taxation emphasis from the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University.  In 2007, he graduated from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University cum laude and was an editor of the law review.

Mr. Morris enjoys serving the Reno-Sparks community through various community and professional organizations.  He is the Chair of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society for Northern Nevada and Secretary of the Planned Giving Roundtable of Northern Nevada.  He is a member of the Reno South Rotary Club, the Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada and the Prospector's Club.  He volunteered as a ski instructor for the Sky Tavern Junior Ski program.  Mr. Morris is the former Treasurer and Board Member of the Reno Chamber Orchestra. In 2008, Washoe Legal Services acknowledged his charitable legal work by giving him the Outstanding Pro Bono Services award.

 

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