Mr. Giles joined the Firm in 1965 and for many years was extensively involved with its management, and is a former President of Ray Quinney & Nebeker P.C. His legal practice focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable foundations. Mr. Giles has substantial experience in devising sophisticated estate planning for individuals to accomplish their personal desires and minimizing death taxes. Mr. Giles has been frequently involved in the determination of death taxes and the administration of complex estates and trusts. Mr. Giles is a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and former Chairman of the Estate Planning Section, Utah State Bar. He is involved in a wide variety of community activities and serves on the boards, or advisory boards, of numerous charitable organizations.
Mr. Giles has been included on the list of The Best Lawyers in America© for each of the past 20 years in Trusts and Estates and 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 (2007-2014) in the category of Estate Planning & Probate.
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1962
Harvard College, A.B., Economics, 1959
Admitted to Practice -
Utah State Bar
United States District, District of Utah
United States Tax Court
Utah Supreme Court