Herbert C. Livsey

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Mr. Livsey has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the list of The Best Lawyers in America in Tax Law and Trusts and Estates and was recognized by Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law (2016). He also maintains an AV Preeminent (5.0) rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He has also been selected for inclusion in Mountain States Super Lawyers (2007-2013) in the category of Tax and has been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah’s “Legal Elite,” as published in Utah Business Magazine (2004, 2007-2011).

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating for Herbert C. Livsey
Education 

New York University, LL.M., 1971

  • Graduate Editor, TAX LAW REVIEW, 1970-71

University of Utah, J.D., 1969

  • Order of the Coif
  • Associate Editor, UTAH LAW REVIEW, 1968-69

University of Utah, B.S., Accounting, 1967

  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Delta Theta Phi
Admitted to Practice 
  • Utah State Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Utah
  • United States Tax Court
  • Utah Supreme Court
Professional Affiliations and Memberships 
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Past Chair and Member, Tax Section, Utah State Bar Association
  • Member, Tax Section and Estate Planning and Probate Section, Utah State Bar Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Trusts and Estates and Tax
Professional and Civic Activities 
  • Trustee and Member of Advisory Committee, Janet Q. Lawson Foundation
  • Trustee and Member of Advisory Committee, S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation
  • Trustee and Member of Advisory Committee, Frederick Q. Lawson Foundation
  • Member of Advisory Committee, JoAnne L. Shrontz Family Foundation
  • Past Chair and Member of Board of Trustees, Utah Symphony & Opera
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation
  • Past Trustee, University of Utah Law School Alumni Association
  • Past Chairman, Deferred Gifts Committee, Primary Children's Medical Center
  • 2002 Alumnus of the Year, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
Recent News
Mar 10, 2015

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Mar 15, 2014
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Aug 28, 2012

Forty-three Ray Quinney & Nebeker attorneys have been selected for the 2013 edition of Th

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