Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Jeffrey Burr, Ltd. Names Mark Dodds and David Grant Partners

NEWS RELEASE:  The estate planning firm of Jeffrey Burr, Ltd., announced that it has named Mark Dodds and David M. Grant its newest partners. Dodds serves as the firm’s chief financial officer and Grant serves as its director of legal services. In addition, both attorneys handle estate planning and asset protection strategies for a variety of clients. The promotion is effective immediately.

Firm founder and CEO Jeffrey Burr comments, “In addition to being very talented estate planning attorneys, Mark and David each bring great strengths to our team. Mark is experienced at implementing even the most sophisticated strategies and David is a noted spokesperson on trusts and estates, taxation and asset preservation. I’m delighted to welcome them as partners.”

Dodds earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, cum laude, and a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Brigham Young University. He also holds a Master’s of Law in Taxation from the Denver University School of Law. He is a certified public accountant, and previously worked for the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche. He is a member of the Nevada and Clark County Bar Associations and the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council. In addition, Dodds is a member of the Finance and Investment Committee of the Clark County Public Education Foundation. A frequent speaker to civic groups and professional associations on estate planning issues, Dodds also has authored numerous articles on industry issues and has served as an expert witness in cases involving trust litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Utah.

Grant is a graduate of Southern Utah University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, in accounting. He holds a Master of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Utah, and was awarded his JD degree from the University of Houston. He is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Utah, and is a member of the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council and the Society of Financial Service Professionals. His previous experience includes working as an accountant for Deloitte & Touche and as a controller for Megasync Corporation. He is a fluent Spanish speaker and committed to being active in the community. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Henderson Community Foundation, is chair of the Roundtable Committee for the Nevada Bar Probate and Trust Section, is a Board Member of the Nevada State College Foundation, and has served in many capacities as a youth leader for Boy Scouts of America.

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