Kim Boyer

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV
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 or call 702.255.2000. The book is also available on 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. information on specialties within Ms. Boyer's elder law practice.

•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

News and Articles
•Dementia and Legal Capacity
•10 Most Common Health Mistakes Seniors Make
•Tax Deduction for Family Caregiver Services
•Avoiding Estate Planning Pitfalls in Nevada
•Avoiding Fraud Against Seniors
•Enhancing the Quality of Life for People with Alzheimer's
•Robert L. Bolick, Kim Boyer and Michael D. Rawlins Recognized as Super Lawyers
•How Nevada Medicaid is Viewing Special Needs Trusts
•Affordable Care Act in Nevada
•VA Issues New Policy on Aid and Attendance
•Basic Tax Issues for Seniors and their Families
•VA Benefits: Family Caregiver Payments
•Nevada Supreme Court Rules on Surrogate Consent
•Successful Medicaid Planning
•Medicaid Spend Down
•Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Age-Related Memory Loss
•I was told our income is too high for Medicaid. What can we do?
•Importance of Medicaid Planning from a Nursing Home Perspective
•Power of Attorney v. Guardianship
•What is the five-year “look-back” and how does it work?
•Medicaid Division of Assets in Nevada
•Five Durham Jones and Pinegar Attorneys Named in Super Lawyers Top 75
•New Managing Partner Named in Las Vegas Office of Durham Jones & Pinegar
•Durham Jones & Pinegar Merges With Nevada Law Firm Bolick & Boyer, Effective September 1st, 2009
•Twenty-four DJP Attorneys Are Listed in the 2009 Edition of Mt. States Super Lawyers Magazine
•Nevada Supreme Court Rules on Medicaid Estate Recovery
•Elder Exploitation Litigation in Nevada: A Model for Effective Recovery of Assets
•How to Protect Your Assets from Rising Nursing Home Costs
•Financial Exploitation: Using NRS 159.091 to Recover Property


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Areas of Law

  • Elder Law
  • Guardianships
  • Medicaid
  • VA Benefits
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trust
  • Wills & Estate Planning


Client Rating

Overall Client Rating

in Trusts and Estates, Elder Law and Health Care
4.6 out of 5.0

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  • Data based on 7 reviews
  • Recommended by 6 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 11/04/14
Posted by a Consumer on 11/04/14
5.0 out of 5.0
Kim Boyer and staff were very professional, helpful and organized. We needed something done quickly and they did it. Kim Boyer gave us creative ideas for what was a very unique situation, at least to us. The Paralegal, Luisa Heizer, was one of the best I have ever dealt with and was great at explaining details and always quick to return calls and to follow-up.
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Posted by a Consumer on 08/06/14
5.0 out of 5.0
I am glad I used Boyer Law Group because Kim Boyer is understanding and knowledgeable on both legal and everyday issues affecting senior citizens, their families and caretakers. Kim Boyer is compassionate and treats each client as if they were her only client. Kim Boyer explains the legal process and what to expect every step of the way. Her integrity is reflected by her reasonable fees and her overall application of elder law as it applies to individual cases.
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Posted by a Consumer on 07/09/14
5.0 out of 5.0
It is a first class, professional organization from the receptionist to the paralegal and the attorney. There are not enough words in the English language to adequately compliment Jo Smith. Jo's warmth, compassion and humor is especially appreciated during active grieving. She answered every question immediately; her competence was duly noted. It's apparent that there's pride throughout the Boyer Law Group. The concept "it takes a village' has been beautifully applied to the Boyer Law Group
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Posted by a Consumer on 05/01/13
5.0 out of 5.0
We cannot make enough compliments about Ms. Boyer and her employees. They have always given us time when we had questions, walked us through the process and our options. We had contacted other attorneys and they were more expensive and we did not feel the same kind of empathy and compassion that we had with Ms. Boyer. Our family was well-taken care of and we highly recommend her.
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Posted by a Consumer on 02/23/12
2.3 out of 5.0
I felt like they were in it for the money. This was a long distance relationship with my parent in their area. I was given their name by a social worker and they helped somewhat but really didn't help with all the issues. They did want to know how much money my parent had and then when they found out how much they had then they said well we normally charge this much but we will lower it to your amount barely leaving enough in the bank accounts. Would I use them again? No, I would look around.
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Posted by a Consumer on 01/29/11
5.0 out of 5.0
Kim Boyer was helpful in getting the best possible help when my husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer. She has helped with all the problems I encountered with the death of my husband.
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Experience & Credentials


Of Counsel

Admission Details

Admitted in 1995, Nevada, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    University of San Diego School of Law
    Class of 1995
    magna cum laude

    Lead Articles Editor, San Diego Law Review

    University Attended

    San Diego State University
    Mathematics, summa cum laude

    Birth Information

    Born in 1965
    San Diego, California, October 27, 1965


    With U.S. Navy, 1984-1986

    Associations & Memberships

    Professional and Civic Activities
    •Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation (2001)
    •Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
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    Office Information
    Kim Boyer
    Of Counsel
     10785 West Twain Avenue, Suite 200,
    Las Vegas, NV 89135


    Durham Jones & Pinegar, P.C. (Las Vegas, Nevada)

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