Kim Boyer

Kim Boyer is a certified elder law attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She practices in the areas of elder law, estate planning, guardianships, and probates. She is the 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. (To order a copy, visit www.unpress.nevada.edu or call 702.255.2000. The book is also available on www.amazon.com.) Ms. Boyer publishes a monthly newsletter addressing issues facing seniors and their families and is a frequent speaker on aging and elder law topics. She is Of Counsel with Durham Jones & Pinegar. To meet the Boyer Law Group, elder care team, click here. Or click here for further information on specialities within Ms. Boyer's elder law practice.

Education

University of San Diego School of Law - J.D., magna cum laude (1995)

  • Order of the Coif
  • American Jurisprudence Award, Constitutional Law
  • Lead Articles Editor, San Diego Law Review (1993-1994)

San Diego State University - B.A., Mathematics, summa cum laude (1988)

Admitted to Practice

  • Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation (2001)
  • Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Certified Guardian, National Guardianship Association
  • Accredited Attorney, Veterans Administration (2008)
  • Listed in Nevada Super Lawyers under category of Elder Law
  • Recipient, William S. Boyd School of Law Award for Mentoring and Providing Pro Bono Legal Services (2004)
  • Recipient, United States Senate Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Pro Bono Services (2002)
  • Recipient, Congressional Certificate of Honor for Outstanding and Invaluable Service to the Community (2001)
  • Recipient, Clark County Legal Services Pro Bono Project Award (2001)

Publications

  • Contributor to Elder Law News, a monthly newsletter
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia: A Practical and Legal Guide for Nevada Caregivers (2006) 
  • "Financial Exploitation: Using NRS 159.091 to Recover Property," The Nevada Lawyer (April 2002)
  • Co-author, "Aging, Dementia and the Law," Southern Nevada Alzheimer's Association (2001)
  • Co-author, "Medicare & Long-term Care: What Are the Options?" 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)
  • "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)
  • Co-author, "Aging, Dementia, and the Law," 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

Articles