Kim Boyer: Lawyer with Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C.

Kim Boyer

Of Counsel
Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Guardianships
  • Medicaid
  • VA Benefits
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trust
  • Wills & Estate Planning
Contact InfoTelephone: 702.255.2000
Fax: 702.870.6060
University San Diego State University, B.A., Mathematics, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif
Law SchoolUniversity of San Diego School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995; American Jurisprudence Award, Constitutional Law; Lead Articles Editor, San Diego Law Review, 1993-1994
Admitted1995, Nevada, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional and Civic Activities

•Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation (2001)
•Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
•Certified Guardian, National Guardianship Association
•Accredited Attorney, Veterans Administration (2008)
•Listed in Nevada Super Lawyers under category of Elder Law
•Recipient, William S. Boyd School of Law Award for Mentoring and Providing Pro Bono Legal Services (2004)
•Recipient, United States Senate Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Pro Bono Services (2002)
•Recipient, Congressional Certificate of Honor for Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community (2001)
•Recipient, Clark County Legal Services Pro Bono Project Award (2001)

MilitaryWith U.S. Navy, 1984-1986
BornSan Diego, California, October 27, 1965

Kim Boyer is a certified elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, guardianships and probates. She is the co-author of the book Alzheimer's and Dementia: A Practical and Legal Guide for Nevada Caregivers, published by the University of Nevada Reno Press. (To order a copy, visit www.unpress.nevada. edu or call 702.255.2000. The book is also available on ) Ms. Boyer publishes a monthly newsletter addressing issues facing seniors and their families and is a frequent speaker on aging and elder law topics. She is Of Counsel with Durham Jones & Pinegar. C lick here for further information on specialties within Ms. Boyer's elder law practice.


•Contributor to Elder Law News, a monthly newsletter
Alzheimer's and Dementia: A Practical and Legal Guide for Nevada Caregivers (2006)
•“Financial Exploitation: Using NRS 159.091 to Recover Property, ” The Nevada Lawyer (April 2002)
•Co-author, “Aging, Dementia and the Law, ”Southern Nevada Alzheimer's Association (2001)
•Co-author, “Medicare & Long-term Care: What Are the Options?” State of Nevada Division of Aging Services (2001)
•“Advanced Directives and End of Life Plan (Part of Provider's Certificate of Specializing in Aging), ” Nevada Geriatric Education Center, University of Nevada-Las Vegas School of Medicine (2001)
•“Legal Issues in Providing Health Care: Health Care Ethics - Moving into the 21st Century, ” St. Rose Dominican Hospital, University of Nevada - Las Vegas (2000)
•“Advanced Directives (Part of Provider's Certificate of Specializing in Aging), ” Nevada Geriatric Education Center, University of Nevada - Las Vegas School of Medicine (2000)
•“Medical Ethics in the New Millennium, ” University Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education (2000)
•Co-author, “Aging, Dementia, and the Law, ” University of Nevada - Las Vegas School of Medicine (1999)
•Comment, “County Welfare Department Liability for Handling Reports of Child Abuse, ” 30 San Diego Law Review 187, 1993

News and Articles

•N. Todd Leishman Named Attorney of the Year
•Dementia and Legal Capacity
•10 Most Common Health Mistakes Seniors Make
•Tax Deduction for Family Caregiver Services
•Avoiding Estate Planning Pitfalls in Nevada
•Avoiding Fraud Against Seniors
•Enhancing the Quality of Life for People with Alzheimer's
•Robert L. Bolick, Kim Boyer and Michael D. Rawlins Recognized as Super Lawyers
•How Nevada Medicaid is Viewing Special Needs Trusts
•Affordable Care Act in Nevada
•VA Issues New Policy on Aid and Attendance
•Basic Tax Issues for Seniors and their Families
•VA Benefits: Family Caregiver Payments
•Nevada Supreme Court Rules on Surrogate Consent
•Successful Medicaid Planning
•Medicaid Spend Down
•Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Age-Related Memory Loss
•I was told our income is too high for Medicaid. What can we do?
•Importance of Medicaid Planning from a Nursing Home Perspective
•Power of Attorney v. Guardianship
•What is the five-year “look-back” and how does it work?
•Medicaid Division of Assets in Nevada
•Five Durham Jones and Pinegar Attorneys Named in Super Lawyers Top 75
•New Managing Partner Named in Las Vegas Office of Durham Jones & Pinegar
•Durham Jones & Pinegar Merges With Nevada Law Firm Bolick & Boyer, Effective September 1st, 2009
•Twenty-four D J P Attorneys Are Listed in the 2009 Edition of Mt. States Super Lawyers Magazine
•Nevada Supreme Court Rules on Medicaid Estate Recovery
•Elder Exploitation Litigation in Nevada: A Model for Effective Recovery of Assets
•How to Protect Your Assets from Rising Nursing Home Costs
•Financial Exploitation: Using NRS 159.091 to Recover Property


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Kim Boyer

10785 West Twain Avenue, Suite 200
Las VegasNV 89135


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