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Nathan Palmer, LL.M.

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Phone: 208.232.6101
Fax: 208.232.6109

201 E Center St
Pocatello, Idaho 83201

Avvo Rating 10.0 Top Attorney BusinessAvvo Client's Choice 2016 - Estate Planning BadgeNational Care Planning Council Member

Nathan practices in the areas of business, litigation, taxation, trusts, probate, wills and estates. He earned an advanced law degree (LL.M.) in taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Nathan advises individuals and entities regarding tax issues, business matters, and helps charitable organizations gain tax-exempt status with the IRS.

Nathan also represents clients in the courtroom. He has successfully litigated several cases in both federal and state courts, including complex probate matters, business matters, and civil rights litigation. Nathan’s courtroom experiences provide valuable perspective as he helps clients plan for long-term objectives.

Nathan is a client-oriented problem solver. He delivers quality work in a timely manner while working collaboratively with clients. Nathan provides clients with the knowledge and resources to succeed.

Personal Information

Nathan and his wife, Lindsey, are the parents of three incredible children.

Community Involvement

Nathan is a member of the Board of the Bannock County Board of Community Guardians. He also provides volunteer legal services to the Veteran’s Legal Clinic and CASA Guardian Ad Litem program. He has participated in forming several youth sports organizations, and is active in his church.

Professional Activities

Nathan is licensed to practice law in Idaho, Utah, before the U.S. Tax Court, and is VA certified. He is a member of the Trust and Estate Professionals of Idaho, Inc. (TEPI); American Bar Association, Section of Taxation; Idaho State Bar, Taxation, Probate and Trust Law Section; Utah State Bar, Section of Taxation; the National Care Planning Council; and the Portneuf Chapter of the American Inns of Court.

Academic Degrees

Nathan earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from University of Utah. He obtained his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, where he was a member of the Society of Advocates and competed in the National Environmental Moot Court Competition. Nathan then continued his legal education at the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he earned an LL.M. in Taxation.


LL.M., Fredric G. Levin College of Law, 2013

J.D., William S. Boyd School of Law, 2012

B.S., University of Utah, 2008

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Idaho State Bar

Utah State Bar

Speaking Engagements
  • National Business Institute – Effective Use of Disclaimers in Estate Planning
  • National Business Institute – Trusts 101
  • Idaho State Bar – Estate Planning Basics CLE
  • Citizens Law Academy – The Probate Process
  • Holy Spirit Catholic Community – Stewardship: What Legacy Are You Going to Leave?
  • An Estate Planning Seminar
  • National Law Day – Miranda: More Than Words
  • New Knowledge Adventures – Estate Planning
  • AVVO – 2016 Clients’ Choice
  • AVVO – 10.0
  • CALI Award: Advanced Legal Analysis & Writing
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