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Boyer Law Group
Serving Las Vegas And The Surrounding Areas In: Probate, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning

Kim Boyer

Kim Boyer

Attorney
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone:
702-706-0921
Fax:
702-255-2012
Email:

Kim Boyer is Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, guardianships and probates. Ms. Boyer received her A.B. degree in Mathematics, summa cum laude, from San Diego State University, and her law degree magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law. During law school, she was an editor of the law review and was elected to membership in the Order of the Coif.

Ms. Boyer is licensed to practice in Nevada, and is admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the District of Nevada and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the National Guardianship Association, and is an accredited attorney with the Veterans Administration. She is 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. Ms. Boyer publishes a monthly newsletter addressing issues facing seniors and their families, and is a frequent speaker on aging and elder law topics.

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Guardianship
  • Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Medicaid Planning

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Accredited Attorney, Veterans Administration, 2008
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation, 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California - 1995
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Constitutional Law
    • Law Review: San Diego Law Review, Lead Articles Editor, 1993 - 1994
  • San Diego State University, San Diego
    • A.B. summa cum laude - 1988
    • Major: Mathematics

Published Works

  • Co-author of The Essential Eldercare Guide for Nevada published by the University of Nevada Reno Press, 2014
  • Protect Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs Senior Press Las Vegas, Nevada, April 2003. Financial Exploitation: Using NRS 159.091 to Recover Property, The Nevada Lawyer, 2002
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia: A Practical and Legal Guide for Nevada Caregivers, 2006
  • Medicare & Long-Term Care: What are the Options? (Co-author), 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
  • Aging, Dementia and the Law (Co-author), Southern Nevada Alzheimer's Association, 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
  • Aging, Dementia and the Law (Co-author), Nevada Geriatric Education Center 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
  • Financial Exploitation: Using NRS 159.091 to Recover Property, The Nevada Lawyer, April, 2002
  • Contributor to Elder Law News, Monthly Newsletter
  • Monthly contributor to Simply 55 +magazine

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as a Nevada Super Lawyer under category of Elder Law (list limited to 5% of lawyers in Nevada), 2007 - 2008
  • Selected as a Nevada Super Lawyer under category of Elder Law (list limited to 5% of lawyers in Nevada), 2007
  • William S. Boyd School of Law Award for Mentoring and Providing Pro Bono Legal Services, 2004
  • United States Senate Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Pro Bono Services, 2002
  • Congressional Certificate of Honor for Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community, 2001
  • Clark County Legal Services Pro Bono Project Award, 2001
  • The Global Who’s Who Best Attorneys
  • Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Elder Law, 2016
  • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America in the practice area of Elder Law, 2015
  • The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers in area of Wills, Trusts, and Estates Lawyers, 2015
  • Selected as Mountain States Super Lawyer under Categories of Elder Law, with list limited to 5% of lawyers, 2009 - 2015
  • Selected as Top 50 Women Attorneys in the Mountain States, 2012
  • Selected as Top 40 Women Attorneys in the Mountain States, 2011
  • Certification for Dedication and Service Pro Bono Partners, 2007
  • Certification for Dedication and Service in the Law Student Mentor Program, 2004
  • Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member

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