Kurt R. Bonds

Personal:
Kurt Bonds has practiced in Las Vegas since 1997, and specializes in all areas of transactional law including corporate law, business transactions, banking law, contracts, real estate matters, homeowners’ associations, bankruptcy, family law, and estate planning. Kurt also serves as a court appointed Arbitrator for the Eighth Judicial District Court in Clark County, as a Pro Tem Hearing Master for adult guardianship cases in the Eighth Judicial District Family Courts, and as a Referee/Arbitrator for the Nevada Real Estate Division.

Kurt was born and raised in Glendora, California. While in High School, Kurt studied abroad in Germany for one year and traveled extensively throughout Europe. He attended college at Brigham Young University receiving his Bachelor of Science in International Finance. While in college, Kurt spent two years residing in Brazil where he learned to speak fluent Portuguese. He went on to receive his Juris Doctorate at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Kurt joined the firm in 1997, and accepted a partnership in 2002. Currently, Kurt is the Chair of the Firm’s Business Law Department and is able to assist clients throughout the State of Nevada.

An active participant in the legal community, Kurt is a member of the State Bar of Nevada, International Bar Association, American Inns of Court, the Clark County Bar Association, the Community Associations Institute, and the Supreme Court Historical Society. He is a frequent seminar speaker on transactional law issues, estate planning, and legal issues affecting homeowners’ associations and management companies. Kurt was named one of Nevada’s top business attorneys in the 2008 “Legal Elite” issue of the Nevada Business Journal. He was also recognized in the 2016 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers for his business and corporate law practice.

In his spare time Kurt enjoys playing and coaching basketball and spending time with his wife and their five children.

Education:
Brigham Young University (B.S.)
University of Nebraska at Lincoln (J.D.)

Bar and Court Admissions:
Nevada Supreme Court – 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit – 1997

Professional Associations:
State Bar of Nevada
American Inns of Court
Clark County Bar Association
Associated General Contractors – Las Vegas
Nevada Contractors Association
Community Associations Institute
Supreme Court Historical Society

Professional Recognition:
Listed in Mountain States SuperLawyers , Business and Corporate Law, 2016
Selected as one of Nevada’s Top Attorneys – Nevada Business Journal, June 2008

Presentations:

“Conquering Contracts–Property Management Agreements and Landlord/Tenant Laws”, State of Nevada, Department of Business and Industry Real Estate Division, September, 2012
“Legal Update”, Nevada Mutual Insurance Company Risk Management Seminar, May 2014
“Advertising, Social Media Ethics and Liabilities”, Greater Las Vegas Area Realtors, May 2014
“Negotiation Win/Win for Client”, Greater Las Vegas Area Realtors, June 2016

Languages:
Portuguese