Richard D. Chatwin
Richard D. Chatwin is a Partner at the law firm of Gerrard Cox Larsen. He is a certified specialist with the State Bar of Nevada in Elder Law. He is also the sole Nevada representative with the Special Needs Alliance, an invitation-only national group of attorneys who focus 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 assistance with Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”), Medicaid, Veterans, and other governmental benefits, as well as special needs planning, estate planning, guardianship and probate matters. Mr. Chatwin has lectured extensively on such topics as Medicaid planning and eligibility, special needs trusts, and guardianship rules and regulations.
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.