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J. Robert Parke Esq.

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Practice Areas:

  • 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, Partnerships and Nonprofit Corporations
  • Business Transactions (eg. purchases and sales of businesses, mergers, entity conversions, etc.)
  • Trust Decanting


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.


  • 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

Bar Admission

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

Civic Activities

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

Professional Associations

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

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive), State of California, 1991