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David Alexander Straus - Las Vegas, NV

900 Rancho Lane Las Vegas, NV 89106

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Updated: 08/29/2018

Las Vegas Estate Planning Lawyer



David graduated from University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in 1986. He attended law school at Whittier College School of Law, and graduated in 1990. He also graduated from Golden Gate University with an LL.M. in Taxation in 1991. Most recently, David earned his LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law from Southwestern Law School in 2016...

About David Alexander Straus

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner


  • English

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Asset Protection
  • Charitable Planning


Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 1991
  • Colorado, 1994
  • California, 2002

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, 1992 - Present
  • Clark County Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Nevada (Member)

Classes and Seminars

  • NAIFA Keynote Seaker
  • Arthritis Foundation Southern California

Pro Bono Activities

  • Joyce Straus Foundation for the Arts, 2017 - Present
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2013 - Present

Past Positions

  • Legal Intern Judge Miriam Shearing, Intern, 1988
  • Legal Extern Center of Law in the Public Interest Extern, 1987


  • Whittier College School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1990
    Juris Doctorate
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1991
    LL.M., Master of Laws
  • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 2016
    LL.M., Master of Laws
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1986
    B.S., Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
    Major: Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Illinois, 1990
  • Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 2017
    Certificate in International Taxation

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Delta Sigma Pi

Ancillary Businesses

  • H&R Block Tax Preparer, 1983-1986



  • John T. Moran, ESQ.
  • Mark A. Solomon, ESQ.


Published Works

  • Your Wealth, Your Family, Your Legacy, 2018
  • The Complete Guide to Estate & Financial Planning In Turbulent Times in 2013
  • Faith-Based Estate Planning in 2008
  • Co-authoring: Love Money Control, Reinventing Estate Planning-2004
  • Generations, Planning Your Legacy-1999
  • Legacy, Plan Protect and Preserve Your Estate-1996

Office Information


900 Rancho Lane Las Vegas, NV 89106


  • 702-474-4510


Other Sources of Feedback About David Alexander Straus

Included on the 2023 Mountain States list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Mountain States Super Lawyers list

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  • The 2014 Vegas Dozen, 2014 - Present
  • AV - Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory

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