Trevor T. Kortsen

Associate

emailtkortsen@rcalaw.com
phone602.440.4832
fax602.257.6932
Legal Assistant: Suzy Walker
emailswalker@rcalaw.com

Biography

Trevor is an associate in the firm’s Estate Planning and Tax practice. He focuses on preparing estate planning documents for clients including comprehensive Trust and Will packages as well as pre-marital and post-nuptial agreements. In addition, his practice includes probate and trust administration, with an emphasis on trust and estate accountings. A few estate planning and tax matters Trevor has worked on include:

  • Preparing all pleadings for the appointment of a minor guardian and conservator for a step-parent in a contested matter.
  • Creating annual trust accountings for a complex trust plan including five sub-trusts with varying ownership interests in several LLCs and parcels of real property.
  • Advising clients on the tax implications of a proposed sale of rental property. 

In addition, Trevor assists with various transactional matters in the areas of real estate and business. A few of the transactional matters Trevor has worked on include:

  • Performing due diligence for large commercial loans, including title and survey review on collateral property.
  • Advising clients on choice of entity considerations for business formation.  

While in law school, Trevor served on the Arizona State Law Journal and earned CALI Awards for achieving the highest grade in eight courses, including Estate and Gift Tax, Federal Income Taxation, Legal Issues in Real Estate Development and Intellectual Property. He graduated 10th in his law school class and went on to earn the third-highest score on the July 2019 Arizona Bar exam. During his time at Northern Arizona University, Trevor double-majored in Finance and Accounting, culminating in receiving  the W.A. Franke College of Business Outstanding Senior award for excellence in finance at graduation.

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Education

  • Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2019
  • Northern Arizona University, B.S., Business Administration in Finance and B.S., Accountancy, summa cum laude, 2016

Admissions

  • Arizona, 2019

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