Jay Adkisson

Jay Adkisson is  an attorney who practices in the areas of creditor-debtor litigation, asset protection and wealth preservation, and captive insurance companies and insurance/reinsurance litigation. He is also a contributor to Forbes magazine. Jay is perhaps best known as the creator of Quatloos.com, and as a book author and popular legal and financial speaker on a variety of topics. He has twice been an expert witness to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.


Jay is a founding partner of Riser Adkisson LLP, with his offices in Newport Beach, California, and Henderson, Nevada. His practice includes general business litigation with an emphasis on creditor-debtor law, and general business planning with an emphasis on asset protection planning and captive insurance.


Jay earned his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Oklahoma in 1988, and was a member of the Oklahoma Law Review. He has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Oklahoma (1989), Texas (1993), California (2007), Nevada (2012), Arizona (2012), the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th, 9th, 10th, and 11th Circuits, and numerous federal district courts nationwide. In 27 years of practicing law, he has been in litigation and trials from Houston to Miami to Wilmington to Tacoma to San Diego, and many places in between. Jay also frequently acts as an expert witness in their areas, and as a court-appointed receiver.


Jay is a member of the American Bar Association and is active in leadership in the Business Law and Real Property, Trusts and Estate (RPTE) sections, including: Chair, 2015 to 2016, and Vice-Chair, 2012 to 2015, Committee on Financial Services and Insurance in the Real Property, Trusts & Estates Section; Past Chair, 2011 to 2014, Committee on Captive Insurance Companies in the Business Law Section; American Bar Association Adviser, 2012-14, Uniform Laws Commission Committee on the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (formerly the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act); and American Bar Association Adviser, 2014-2017, Uniform Laws Commission Committee on the Uniform Limited Liability Company Protected Series Act.


Future Speaking Appearances

2017.4.26 ... Mesa, AZ ... Jay Adkisson to present "Asset Protection Update" to the East Valley Estate Planning Council


2017.09.20 ... Phoenix ... Jay Adkisson to present "Captive Insurance Update" to the Arizona Captive Insurance Companies Association


2017.09.20 ... Phoenix ... Jay Adkisson to co-host (with Ike Devji) the Third Annual Arizona Asset Protection Symposium


Most Recent Articles

2017.04.09 ... The UVTA Baedeker: Sundry Other Points Of Interest

2017.04.08 ... The UVTA Baedeker: What Remedies Are Available To The Creditor?

2017.04.01 ... The UVTA Baedeker: Can The Transferee Assert A Defense?

2017.03.25 ... The UVTA Baedeker: Is The Transaction Voidable?

2017.03.18 ... The UVTA Baedeker: The Language Of The UVTA

2017.03.15 ... The UVTA Baedeker: Introduction To The UVTA

2017.03.11 ... Yet Another Intra-Member Dispute In ZUPT

2017.02.25 ... Hiding Assets In Kids' Companies Results In Denial Of Discharge In Cork

2017.02.23 ... Swart Enterprises Beats California Franchise Tax Board On $800 Minimum Tax

2017.02.21 ... Can Intentional Interference With Economic Relations Be Used Against Post-Judgment Debtor Planning?

2017.02.12 ... Belated Musings About IRS Notice 2016-66 And 831(b) Captive Insurance Companies

2017.01.30 ... The Asset Protection Year In Review 2016

2017.01.26 ... Creditors Recover Estimated Tax Payment To IRS Pursuant To LLC Operating Agreement In DBSI

2017.01.18 ... Fraudulent Transfer Law Trumps Tenancy By The Entireties In Knoll



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Phone: 702-953-9617     Fax: 877-698-0678


E-Mail: jay@jayadkisson.com


Offices in Las Vegas NV, and Newport Beach CA (by appointment only)



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