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Maupin, Cox & LeGoy was founded in 1972 by Steven T. Walther and Jon J. Key under the firm name of Walther & Key.  Ernest J. Maupin joined the firm in 1973, and the name of the firm and its members have evolved since then.  Mr. Walther retired from the firm in January 2006 following his appointment to the Federal Election Commission where he now serves as the Chairman.  Mr. Key is retired but remains of counsel to the firm.

Although the firm began with a local general civil practice, it now serves the entire State of Nevada in all aspects of civil law.  The firm handles matters requiring the resolution of complex civil disputes, whether through mediation, arbitration or litigation.  The firm has an extensive tax practice and handles all phases of tax matters, including individual, partnership, trust, estate, corporate and federal income tax matters, estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax matters, and tax litigation.  The firm handles all aspects of civil litigation, corporate and public finance matters, creditor bankruptcy, real property, health care, employment, civil rights defense, and education law matters, including representation of institutional and governmental entities.

Call Maupin, Cox & LeGoy today at 775-827-2000 to arrange your initial consultation.

Attorney Profiles

Attorney Ernest J. Maupin

Jurisdictions:

  • Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • United States Tax Court; United States Court of Claims

Education:

  • University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1971, J.D.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Nevada (Member, Taxation Section (Executive Committee, 1983-1985), Probate & Trust Section)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Sections of Taxation; Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate)
  • Washoe County and American (Member, Sections of Taxation; Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law) Bar Associations
  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada (Secretary-Treasurer, 1975-1976; Vice-President, 1976-1977; President, 1977-1978)
  • Best Lawyers in America, 1987 to Present (Trusts & Estates and Tax Law)
  • Nevada Super Lawyers, 2007 to Present (Estate Planning & Probate and Tax Law)

Attorney L. Robert LeGoy, Jr

Jurisdictions:

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

Education:

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, 1976, J.D.
  • University of Nevada, 1973, B.S.

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • State Bar of Nevada (Member, Section of Taxation: Chair, Employee Benefits Committee, 1986)
  • State Bar of California
  • Washoe County and American (Member, Section on Taxation) Bar Associations
  • Estate Planning Council of Reno; Nevada Barristers Club (President, 1980-1981)
  • Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Best Lawyers in America in Employee Benefits Law (20+ yrs.)

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