Blanchard, Krasner & French, APC welcomes Darcy K. Houghton and Jennifer McMinome as attorneys in its office in Reno, Nevada
RENO, NV – Blanchard, Krasner and French ABC announced that Darcy K. Houghton and Jennifer McMinome have joined the team at the company’s office in Reno, Nevada.
Darcy K. Houghton brings more than 20 years of combined legal and professional experience to the company. Darcy’s background as a lawyer, accountant, trustee, corporate CEO, business owner, and real estate investor has earned her a reputation as a comprehensive and intelligent advisor to business owners and wealthy families. Its broad scope of experience and wide range of professional tools and insights help guide effective solutions to clients. You’ll accept matters in estate planning, business law, philanthropy, taxation, and probate.
Prior to joining the company, Hutton served as Senior Vice President and Senior Wealth Planner at Wells Fargo Private Bank. While there, she applied her expertise in real estate and trusts and guided clients through business succession planning. She was honored for her knowledge and leadership and served on the private bank committee that developed materials for planning teams across the country. Prior to her work with the private bank, she worked at Hawkins, Folsom and Muir Law as a consultant and assisted clients on real estate and commercial matters. Darcy is a graduate of University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She is highly involved in the community and serves on the Reno Rodeo Patron Committee, University of Nevada, Planned Giving Roundtable, Board of Trustees of the Western Nevada College Foundation, treasurer and director of Veterans Guesthouse.
“I am honored to work alongside such a high-level team of professionals who are committed to advancing clients’ needs,” Hutton said. “I am excited to apply my comprehensive background to help this company develop and help my clients plan through the myriad of changes that affect their families and businesses.”
Jennifer McMinome joins the Blanchard, Krasner and French team as an experienced partner with a background in public matters, government and regulatory policy. Jenny is passionate about being a reliable communicator and going above and beyond the needs of her clients. Jenny’s practice will focus on civil litigation, employment, real estate, trusts and real estate. It is licensed to practice in Nevada and California.
After earning an associate’s degree from the University of Nevada and Reno and a Juris Doctor from Western Law School, McMinome began her career in the Nevada state legislature, working as a policy analyst and analyst for government and regulatory affairs. Then she trained with Harry Reid when he was the majority leader in the US Senate. Jenny has continued her work in government affairs as a lobbyist and policy analyst in the private sector and has been involved in the development of the 50-state solar tax policy. She represented government and private entities before both houses of the Nevada legislature and at the federal level. In 2017, Jenny shifted her practice to general civil affairs and has been working in real estate, public litigation, probate and estate planning.
A native of Northern Nevada, McMenomy has a love for law and has spent time on several programs instructing both high school students and law school graduates in the defense of trials, government affairs, and constitutional matters. She believes it serves them because they shape their career. She has authored a number of estate planning articles and will provide education for civic groups and financial advisors.
“Blanchard, Krasner & French’s focus on providing their clients with high-quality legal services and creative problem solving is a perfect fit for my extensive legal experience, and I am excited about this opportunity to use my skills to serve the needs of BKF clients and the growing Renault community,” McMinome said.
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For over 29 years, Blanchard, Krasner & French have successfully provided legal advice to both the business and personal needs of our clients. With offices in La Jolla, California and Reno, Nevada, our firm provides legal guidance for business, real estate, taxation, financial institutions, trusts, employment, trademarks, family law, litigation, appeals practice, contemplation and arbitration. Blanchard, Krasner and French are unique in our dedication to providing high quality legal support while maintaining access, assistance and attention. We love to give back to our clients’ communities. See more of the charities we support through board service or financial contributions here. Learn more about Blanchard, Krasner and French at bkflaw.com.