J. Robert Parke Esq.

J. Robert Parke Esq.

Location:
Reno, Nevada
Phone:
775-391-6494
Fax:
775-786-5802
Email:

J. Robert "Rob" Parke, Esq., is a native of Nevada. He graduated from the University of Nevada and obtained his law degree (Juris Doctor) from the McGeorge School of Law. Mr. Parke is rated as Lead Counsel, is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, State Bar of California (currently inactive status), received his license as a Certified Public Accountant from the State of California (currently inactive status) and is admitted to practice in the United States Tax Court. Mr. Parke is also a member of the Washoe County Bar Association, the Probate Bar Association of Washoe County, the American Bar Association (tax, real property, probate and trust sections) and the Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada. Mr. Parke practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, trusts and estates, probate, taxation and general business law.

In addition to his legal background, Mr. Parke has substantial industry experience. He has experience in the fields of real estate development, rental real estate, property management, natural resource development, wholesale and retail industries, manufacturing, insurance and tax-exempt organizations.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Tax, Gift Tax, Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and Income Tax Planning
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate, Probate Estate Administration and Interstate Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Will Contests and Litigation
  • Trust Contests and Litigation
  • Durable Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills (Advance Health Care Directives)
  • Lifetime Gift Planning
  • Guardianships
  • Trust Reformations
  • Family Business Succession Planning
  • Formation of Limited Liability Companies, Corporations and Partnerships
  • Business Transactions (eg. purchases and sales of businesses, mergers, entity conversions, etc.)
  • Trust Decanting

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of California, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court, 1997
  • Nevada, 1991
  • California, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1990

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • J.D. - 1990
  • University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
    • B.S.B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: Beta Alpha Psi
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi
    • Honors: National Business Merit Society
    • Major: Accounting & Information Systems

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Nevada State Bar
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Probate Bar Association of Washoe County
  • Estate Planning Council of Reno, Nevada
  • American Bar Association, (real property, probate and trust sections)
  • California State Bar Association (currently inactive)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1991 - 1997

Pro Bono Activities

  • Reno Lodge #597 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks
  • South Reno Babe Ruth League, Inc. , 1993 - 1994
  • Former Member of Board of Directors, 1991 - 1993
  • Former Executive Secretary
  • Former Youth Baseball Team Manager
  • Sigma Nu Fraternity Alumni Association (Delta Xi Chapter)
  • Member, Delta Xi Chapter's Legion of Honor
  • Former Member Delta Xi Housing Corporation, Board of Directors
  • Former Delta Xi Chapter Financial Advisor
  • River City Small Business Chamber of Commerce, Sacramento , 1993 - 1994
  • Active 20/30, Sacramento #1