Our Lawyers


Andrew M. Cox


#7848 AndyAndrew M. Cox is a Founding Partner and practices primarily in estate planning, offering assistance with Trusts, Wills, Trust and Estate Administration, Probate and other wealth preservation matters. Mr. Cox publishes a Newsletter known as the Probate & Trust Review, and he has personally handled the tax and estate planning for many of Nevada’s wealthiest families.

Mr. Cox received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Utah and his Law degree from Brigham Young University (Cum Laude) where he received the RIA/Maxwell McMillan Award as the outstanding student in taxation. He is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Utah. Mr. Cox is also a Certified Public Accountant, having previously practiced as a Senior Accountant with the international accounting firm of KPMG in Phoenix, Arizona.

Mr. Cox is past Chairman of the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Nevada, and past member of the State Bar’s Consumer Protection Committee. Other affiliations include Member of the Board of Directors for the Tuacahn Center of the Arts, Professional Advisor to the UNLV Foundation where he received the Charitable Planner of the Year Award in 2001, the Nevada Community Foundation and the LDS Foundation. Mr Cox is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council and the Tax, Probate and Trust Sections of the Nevada State Bar Association. Mr. Cox is frequently featured as a public speaker presenting seminars to professional associations and consumers on Trusts, Wills, Probate and Estate Taxation.

Douglas D. Gerrard


#7863 DougDouglas D. Gerrard is a Founding partner in the Firm and a resident of Henderson, Nevada. He was born in Salt Lake City, educated at Brigham Young University, University of Utah and the Brigham Young University College of Law where he was a presidential and a merit scholar. Mr. Gerrard is a member of the Nevada and Utah State Bar Associations, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Bar Association and the American Banking Institute, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Nevada Land Title Association. Mr. Gerrard is a featured speaker on panels and seminars on title and escrow liability, bankruptcy, municipal finance and lender liability. Mr. Gerrard has participated in the review of several Nevada general obligation and assessment bonds, and has broad experience in the area of real estate, corporate law and banking law. He has also served as a federal and private banking auditor where he reviewed bond underwriting, acquisition and warrant financing.

Jay R. Larsen


#7819 JayJay R. Larsen is a partner of the Firm and practices primarily in the area of estate planning, asset protection, business formation, and probate. Mr. Larsen received his undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Utah (Summa Cum Laude) and his law degree from Brigham Young University in 1992 (Magna Cum Laude). He went on to receive an L.L.M. in Taxation from the Washington School of Law, Washington Institute for Graduate Studies, and has been serving the estate, trust and asset preservation needs of clients for more than 24 years.

Mr. Larsen is a member of the Nevada and Utah Bar Associations, the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council and the Tax, Probate and Trust Sections of the Nevada State Bar Association. Mr. Larsen also serves on the Planned Giving Committee for the Nevada State College. He enjoys serving the community through membership in the Rotary Club of Green Valley. He has authored the article “Avoiding Probate: Pitfalls and Perks,” Nevada Lawyer, Vol. 4, No. 3 (March 1996), as well as many articles for the Probate & Trust Review, the Firm’s newsletter, as well as articles for various continuing legal education publications. Mr. Larsen is a frequent speaker to private and public groups on Trusts, Probate, Estate Administration, Taxation and Wealth Preservation.

Gary C. Milne


#7888 GaryGary C. Milne is a partner of the Firm devoting the majority of his practice to real estate, construction, and commercial litigation. He has been licensed in Nevada since 1988 and in Utah since 1994. During that time, Mr. Milne has worked in both private practice and as in-house counsel in the Las Vegas, Nevada branch office of the Claims / Litigation Department of Farmers Insurance Group of Companies. In addition to traditional litigation, Mr. Milne has substantial experience in alternative dispute resolution as both an advocate and an arbitrator. After receiving his Juris Doctorate from Brigham Young University, Mr. Milne clerked for the Honorable Carl J. Christensen (retired), Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada. His Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications was obtained from Weber State University.

Richard D. Chatwin


#7830 RichRichard D. Chatwin is a partner with the law firm Gerrard Cox Larsen. He is a certified specialist with the State Bar of Nevada in Elder Law. He is also the sole Nevada representative of the Special Needs Alliance, a national invitation-only group of attorneys focusing on special needs issues. Mr. Chatwin is also a Certified Elder Law Attorney with the National Elder Law Foundation and works extensively with clients who need help with SSI, Medicaid, Veterans and other governmental benefits, as well as special needs planning, estate planning, guardianship, and probate matters.

Mr. Chatwin holds a Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Philosophy from Brigham Young University.

While in law school, Mr. Chatwin served as a member of the Nevada Law Journal and worked as a legal extern for the civil division of the United States Attorneys Office. He also received a merit tuition scholarship, served as president of the Las Vegas student chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, and earned two C.A.L.I. awards while there.

Mr. Chatwin is licensed to practice in Nevada and is a member of the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He has been a resident of Clark County, Nevada since 1989.

PUBLICATIONS:

“Adult Disabled Children, Mandatory Child Support and SSI Benefits: What Every Divorce Attorney Should Know,” Nevada Lawyer Magazine, December 2016

“Nevada Powers of Attorney: Fundamentals and Misconceptions,” Nevada Lawyer Magazine, July 2017

PUBLISHED DECISIONS:

In re: Frei Irrevocable Trust, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 8 (released March 2, 2017)

John M. Langeveld


#7937 JohnJohn M. Langeveld is an associate with Gerrard Cox Larsen, where he concentrates primarily on business law, real estate, construction law, and commercial litigation. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management Finance from Brigham Young University, and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Oregon. While in law school, Mr. Langeveld served as a staff member of the Oregon Review of International Law Journal, and worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Darryl L. Larson (retired), Lane County Circuit Court, Eugene, Oregon.

Nathan R. Henderson


#7727 NathanNathan R. Henderson is an associate of the Firm, practicing primarily in business law, real estate law, employment law, and business litigation. A Las Vegas native, he graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in History. Upon graduation, he continued his education by attending New York University School of Law where he was an editor for the Journal of Law and Liberty. Nate has been practicing law since 2013 and during that period has had the opportunity to serve a wide variety of clients appearing before state, federal and appellate courts. Included in his practice Nate was able to win an appeal before the en banc Supreme Court of Nevada on behalf of a client. Nate currently serves on the City of Henderson Redevelopment Advisory Commission. An avid Golden Knights and BYU fan, Nate is proud to have been one of the first people in 2015 to place a deposit on his Golden Knights season tickets before the NHL had even granted an expansion.

Samuel M. Warren


#7788 SamSamuel M. Warren is an associate attorney at Gerrard Cox Larsen and practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, probate and guardianship.  Mr. Warren received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting at the University of Utah in 2008 and his Juris Doctor from the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2011.  He went on to receive a Masters of Law (L.L.M.) in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in 2012. Mr. Warren has established a strong reputation within the Las Vegas legal community for his expertise and provides continuing legal education to other attorneys in his areas of practice.

Outside of work, Mr. Warren keeps busy with his four children and volunteers as a coach for youth sports.

Mr. Warren is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the Nevada (2011) and Utah (2013) Bar Associations and the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council.

Fredrick J. Biedermann


#7555 FredFredrick J. Biedermann is an associate at Gerrard Cox Larsen practicing in the areas of business litigation, trust and estate litigation, and real estate.  Fred is a resident of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kegan M. Monks

 Kegan M. Monks is a Nevada and Idaho licensed attorney practicing at the law firm of Gerrard Cox Larsen.

Kegan was born in Las Vegas, Nevada but spent much of his childhood in Meridian, Idaho.  He graduated magna cum laude from Boise State University with a degree in business and marketing in 2013.  Kegan then attended William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Las Vegas Nevada on a merit based academic scholarship and graduated with his Juris Doctorate in 2016.  While in law school, Kegan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Judge Cynthia D. Steel, worked as a law clerk for an estate planning firm, and worked as a research assistant to Professor Lori Johnson.  Kegan was also a member of the Las Vegas student chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, earned a C.A.L.I. award, and placed 3rd in the 2016 Nevada Law Journal Writing Competition while attending William S. Boyd School of Law. Since graduating and becoming licensed to practice law, Kegan has worked as an associate attorney practicing in the areas of guardianship, probate, trusts, and estate planning.

Kegan is married and has two children (and is expecting another in December 2019).  When not working with and advocating for his clients, Kegan enjoys spending time with his family and wrenching on motorcycles and automobiles.