LAS VEGAS – Two Solomon Dwiggins & Freer attorneys have been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as ”Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas for 2017. Only one attorney in each metropolitan area earns the distinction.
Mark Solomon, who often represents professional and private fiduciaries, beneficiaries, trustees, creditors and purchasers in complex probate matters, was chosen Lawyer of the Year in the area of Trust and Estate Law for Las Vegas.
Alan Freer, who focuses on representing beneficiaries and fiduciaries in both challenging and defending the validity of wills, codicils, trusts, amendments and other estate-planning documents, earned the Lawyer of the Year distinction for Trust and Estate Litigation for Las Vegas.
Best Lawyers selects its Lawyers of the Year based solely on scores determined by exhaustive reviews and interviews with their peers, making it an especially prestigious honor, as it denotes the respect a lawyer has garnered among other leading lawyers within the community and the practice area. The peer-review process evaluates lawyers based on knowledge and application of the law, courtroom performance and decorum and integrity.
“Mark and Alan exemplify not only sound legal representation Solomon Dwiggins & Freer is founded upon, but also the personal care we pride ourselves on,” noted the firm’s Managing Partner, Dana Dwiggins. “As a boutique firm, we understand the importance of taking an individualized approach to resolving legal matters, especially in the area of estates and trusts, where emotions run high and not only financial resources, but also family relationships often hand in the balance.”
In addition to his work in the courtroom, Solomon, a magna cum laude graduate of the Santa Clara University Law School, has drafted and edited hundreds of substantial estate plans, creditor protection plans and premarital agreements. He frequently advises clients on estate and transfer tax planning and has extensive experience in creating and implementing asset protection plans that conform to Nevada law.
Freer’s litigation experience covers all aspects of contested matters from pre-litigation case assessment and dispute negotiation, to all stages of litigation, including motion practice, discovery, hearings, depositions, evidentiary hearings, trial practice, mediations and settlement conferences. Mr. Freer also engages in appellate practice in the areas of estates, trusts, guardianships and business litigation, He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Utah law school and serves as co-chair for the legislative committee for the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Nevada.
ABOUT SOLOMON DWIGGINS & FREER, Ltd.:
Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, Ltd. serves as a Las Vegas-based law firm dedicated to representing clients throughout Nevada in estate and trust matters. The firm handles a wide range of legal issues involving trust and estate litigation, trust and estate administration, estate planning, asset protection, business planning, business litigation and tax disputes. The firm is led by an experienced legal team comprised of estate and trust litigators, estate planning attorneys and tax attorneys. These attorneys have represented a wide range of clients and have handled some of the most complex estate and trust cases in the state of Nevada. Solomon Dwiggins & Freer, Ltd. is a trusted resource for effective legal counsel.
About Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America is a nationwide peer-review publication. A single lawyer is recognized as the Lawyer of the Year in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.