Jeremy Cooper is a partner with COOPER | COONS, Ltd. Jeremy’s practice is focused on estate planning, asset protection, trust administration, probate, and any matters related to these areas of law.
Jeremy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Brigham Young University (Cum Laude and Phi Kappa Phi). Following the completion of his undergraduate studies, Jeremy continued his education at BYU where he earned a Master’s Degree in Accounting with an emphasis in Taxation.
Upon graduating from BYU, Jeremy worked as a senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP’s (PwC) corporate tax group in Silicon Valley. After spending several years in public accounting and becoming a licensed CPA, Jeremy returned home to Las Vegas, Nevada, to pursue his longtime goal of attending law school.
Jeremy earned a Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law. While a JD candidate, Jeremy was selected to serve as a staff and senior staff member of the Nevada Law Journal. Jeremy began working as a law clerk for Jeffrey Burr, Ltd. after completing his first year of law school and remained employed there until partnering with Charles Coons to form COOPER | COONS, Ltd. While at Jeffrey Burr, Ltd., Jeremy was able to provide valuable estate planning and asset protection to a range of clients in a variety of circumstances.
Jeremy is currently a member of the Nevada Society of CPAs and the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council. Jeremy also serves on the UNLV Planned Giving Professional Advisors Council, the College of Southern Nevada Planned Giving Council, and the Goodwill of Southern Nevada Audit Committee. Jeremy speaks Spanish fluently and has been able to provide estate planning and asset protection services to many Spanish speaking clients over the years.
- “Taxation of Legal Entities: From Disregarded Entities to Electing Small Business Trusts,” Nevada Lawyer, April 2014
- “Using Living Trusts and Powers of Attorney as Estate Planning Tools,” co-authored with Serena Baig, Drafting Effective Wills and Trusts, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education for Professionals Manual, Copyright 2013.
- “Year-end Estate, Gift, and Generation Skipping Transfer Tax Planning: The End of an Era?,” co-authored with Serena Baig, Silver State CPA, December 2012.
- “The Laws and Rules Governing Trustees and Non-Monetary Aspects of Trust Administration,” Fundamentals of Trust Administration, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education for Professionals Manual, Copyright 2012.
- “Revisiting 2010: IRS Finally Publishes Guidance on Filing Form 8983,” Silver State CPA, September 2011.
- “Preventing Fiduciary Liability – Investment Rules And Decision Making,” Trust Administration: Preventing and Litigating Fiduciary Liability, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education for Professionals Manual, Copyright 2011.
- “Nevada Laws Provide Top Trust Situs,” co-authored with David M. Grant, Nevada Lawyer, May 2010.
- “A Refresher on Grantor Trusts and Their Income Tax Filing Options,” Silver State CPA, September 2009.
- “Nevada Takes the Lead: Charging Order Protection is Now Available for Small Corporations,” co-authored with David M. Grant, Communiqué, May 2009.
- “Charging Order Protected Entities and Their Role in Wealth Preservation,” co-authored with Jeffrey L. Burr, Journal of Financial Service Professionals, May 2009.
- National Grand Prize Winner for Graduate Level Paper Essay Contest sponsored by American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants: Compare and Contrast the Similarities and Differences Between Retained Earnings as Calculated under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Earnings and Profits as Calculated for Federal Income Tax Purposes.
- National Third Place Winner for Graduate Level Paper Essay Contest sponsored by Attorney-Certified Public Accountants: Compare and Contrast SEC/PCABO and AICPA Rules and Philosophy on Independence for the Attestation Role including its Attribution to the Practice Entity and Other Professionals Therein.