LAS VEGAS – Kirk Jacobson, founder and partner of JW Advisors, has been appointed by the Supreme Court of Nevada to serve on the Nevada Bar Foundation Board of Directors as the organization’s only non-attorney director.
“I am honored to serve and lend my expertise to this worthy organization that helps people access justice and legal education programs,” said Jacobson, a certified public accountant who specializes in assurance services and litigation support.
Jacobson is a Las Vegas native and an associate member of the Clark County Bar Association.
The Nevada Bar Foundation serves as the charitable arm of the State Bar of Nevada. The organization manages the Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA) program, including the making of annual grants to organizations that promote access to justice through direct legal services to the poor, to victims of domestic violence and to children protected by or in need of protection of the juvenile court. The foundation makes annual grant awards in excess of $1.8 million.
The Nevada Bar Foundation also raises funds in support of access to justice through direct legal services to the poor, to victims of domestic violence and to children protected by or in need of protection of the juvenile court and Law Related Education programs such as We the People, Project Citizen and the Mock Trial program.
Jacobson has been a member of the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants since 1982, and has served on the Society’s Gaming Committee, Ethics Committee, and Auditing Standards and Accounting Principles Committee. He is active in other professional and community associations and has served as treasurer for the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum and Safe Nest.
About JW Advisors
JW Advisors is a consulting firm based in Las Vegas, specializing in business financial consulting, litigation support and forensic accounting, assurance and tax services. JW Advisors is a leading Nevada CPA firm serving auto dealerships and businesses in other highly specialized fields such as helping business owners preparing to exit their business to develop and implement effective transition strategies. The firm was founded by Kirk Jacobson and Chris Wilcox in 2015. www.jwacpas.com.