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S. Craig Stone II, Esq. Estate & Business Planning Attorney Nevada

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Mr. Stone attended Christian Brothers University in Tennessee where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting (Magna Cum Laude, 1990). He subsequently attended the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree (1993). Prior to entering into law, Mr. Stone worked in public accounting and holds the designation of Certified Public Accountant (C.P.A. - Inactive).

Bar Admissions:

  • Nevada, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1993
  • U.S. Tax court, 2003

Articles / Publications:

  • Co-Author, Nevada Implements New Business Licensing Fee Structure and Procedures for All Nevada Registered Entities, Fox Rothschild Tax & Estates Department Alert (December 2009)
  • Co-Author, The Nevada Domestic Partnership Act: Your Rights, Benefits, Duties and Obligations Under the New Law, a Fox Rothschild, LLP Guidebook (November 2009) A
  • uthor and Presenter, Business Succession Planning with Charitable Tools, Gift Planning Advisors Conference, continuing education program (October 2009)
  • Author, Nevada Businesses Now Required to Encrypt Electronic Transmissions, Fox Rothschild Alert (December 2008)
  • Co-author and faculty member, 7 Greatest Estate Planning Techniques, Lorman Education Services, continuing education program (June 2008)
  • Co-author and faculty member, 7 Greatest Estate Planning Techniques InCo-author and faculty member, Counseling the Small Business Client in Nevada, National Business Institute, Inc., continuing education program (August, 2003)
  • Author, Getting More Bang For Your Client’s $$$: An Introduction To Discount Valuations in Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, Communique' (September, 2000)

Presentations and Lectures:

  • A Survey of Post-2012 / ATRA Planning:  Issues and Opportunities, Presenter, e.Planners Educational Alliance, October 2013, and Nevada WealthCounsel Forum, continuing education series, November 2013
  • Collaboration: Keeping Egos at the Door and Getting Advisors to Act on “Trust”, Co-Presenter, Purposeful Planning Institute, 2013
  • PPC Rendezvous, August 2, 2013 The Impact of Long Term Care on Your Estate Plan, Co-Faculty, Wealth Consulting Group, wealth education series, May 9, 2012
  • Life Under SB221: Lessons Learned and Best Practices, Co-Faculty, Nevada WealthCounsel Forum, continuing education series, May 7, 2012
  • Including a “Charitable Partner” in Your Estate Plan, Co-Presenter, Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada Chapter, April 12, 2012
  • Top Ten Estate Planning Mistakes . . . and how to detect & avoid them, Co-Faculty, Wealth Consulting Group, wealth education series, January 31, 2012
  • Executive Briefing for Financial Advisors – Current Asset Protection Issues and Strategies, Summit Trust Company, November 10, 2011
  • Trusts and Estates Update: Practice and Planning in Nevada After SB221; Legislative Update, Co-Faculty, Nevada WealthCounsel Forum, continuing education series, October 3, 2011
  • Using Charities in Your Estate Plan, Hope Link 20th Anniversary Celebration, September 10, 2011
  • Modifying Irrevocable Trusts with the Nevada Decanting Statutes, Nevada WealthCounsel Forum, continuing education series, May 16, 2011
  • Estate Planning Strategies for the 11th Hour: Taxes and Wealth Planning for 2010 and 2011, Adam Lee client event, November 2011
  • Planning with the Nevada Series LLC, Nevada WealthCounsel Forum, continuing education series, November 2010
  • The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: Practice Under the New Nevada Laws, Nevada WealthCounsel Forum, continuing education series, November 2010
  • 2011: The Return of the Estate Tax – Planning and Opportunities Under the New Law, BNY Mellon client event, July 2010
  • The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: Taxes and Wealth Planning for 2010, Safe Nest donor event, April 2010
  • Business Succession Planning with Charitable Tools, Gift Planning Advisors Conference, October 7, 2009
  • Silver Lining for Business Owners in the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; panel presentation hosted by Northern Trust Bank, May 14th 2009
  • Creative Solutions for Real Estate Investors; Guest speaker on Commercial Real Estate Guru, 970 AM (KNUU Las Vegas) radio talk show hosted by Basil Raffa, December 1, 2007
  • Top 5 Planning Pitfalls For Real Estate Investors; Guest speaker on Commercial Real Estate Guru, 970 AM (KNUU Las Vegas) radio talk show hosted by Basil Raffa, July 14, 2007 and August 18, 2007
  • Values-Based Estate Planning: How to Incorporate Non-Financial Goals in Your Estate Plan; St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation Planned Giving Seminars, January 2007
  • Using a Charity as Your Planning Partner; Salvation Army Charitable Gift & Estate Planning, October, 2006
  • FLPs, GDOTS, and the RMA; Joint Conference of the InKnowVision Institute and the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, July 2006
  • The Family Wealth Diagnostic: A New Planning Model; Joint Conference of the InKnowVision Institute and the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys, July 2006
  • Including a Charitable “Partner” in Your Client’s Plans; Co-Faculty, Society of Certified Retirement Financial Advisors, May, 2006
  • A Legacy of Stewardship Lecture Series: (1) An Introduction to Legacy Planning; (2) The ABCs of Christian Estate Planning; (3) Building Your Christian Legacy; (4) Creating Your Eternal Inheritance; Sponsored by Canyon Ridge Foundation, Inc., Fall, 2005
  • A Better Way to Plan: Client-Centered Estate Planning; Las Vegas Business Forum, May, 2005 A Better Way to Plan: Client-Centered Estate Planning, Combining Family Values with Charitable Giving; Salvation Army, April, 2005
  • How Did We Get Here? Trustee Issues and Opportunities with ILITS; Panelist, “Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts Panel: When Good Policies Go Bad, Duties of a Trustee, and Current Trends In Our Courts” sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, March, 2005
  • Legacy Planning: Integrated Planned Giving in Your Practice; Co-Sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Las Vegas Chapter and the Las Vegas Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, January, 2005 Business Continuation Strategies, LeTip of Southeast Las Vegas, September, 2004
  • Estate Planning: An Overview; Multiple presentations to various groups, 1995 - Present 

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association - Member
    ABA Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section – Member
    ABA Law Practice Management Section - Member
  • Boy Scouts of America
    Former Scoutmaster (5 years)
    Former Cub Scout Packmaster and Den Leader (5 years)
  • Canyon Ridge Foundation, Inc. - Member, Board of Directors
  • Center for Wealth & Legacy Studies - Faculty and Advisory Team member
  • ePlanners Educational Alliance - Member
  • Las Vegas Business Forum - Member, Executive Committee
  • National Institute for Estate Planners - Member
    Graduate Estate Planning Consultant® (GEPC)
  • Nevada WealthCounsel Forum - Member, Board of Directors
  • Safe Nest - Member, Board of Directors
  • Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council - Member
  • WealthCounsel Asset Protection Advisory Committee - Member

S. Craig Stone II of Stone Law Offices, Ltd. serves clients throughout Clark County, Southern NV, Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, North Las Vegas, Summerlin, Carson City, Reno, Washoe County, and Nye County. Also serving clients with asset protection nationwide.



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