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Jason D. Melville

Partner
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.388.4971
FAX   208.954.5946
EMAIL   jmelville@hawleytroxell.com
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Jason Melville concentrates his practice on trust and estate planning, probate, tax, and business law. He has significant experience with estate planning, wealth preservation, business succession planning, probate administration, estate tax planning, trust administration, business formation and transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Jason is rated as an “AV Preeminent” attorney by Martindale Hubbell and as a “Tier 1 High Net Worth” estate planning attorney by Chambers & Partners. He received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law where he served on the Law Review. He received his masters degree in tax law (LL.M. degree) from the University of Washington School of Law. Outside of the office Jason enjoys spending time with his family, backpacking, and vintage cars.


Practice Areas

Community Activities

Boy Scouts of America, Ore-Ida Council, Director

Southwest Idaho Planned Giving Council, Member

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Washington School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation), 2002

Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1997

Texas Tech Law Review, Note Editor

UNDERGRADUATE: Brigham Young University, B.A., American Studies, 1993


Jason D. Melville

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4971
FAX   208.954.5946
EMAIL   jmelville@hawleytroxell.com
LinkedInV Card

Biography

Jason Melville concentrates his practice on trust and estate planning, probate, tax, and business law. He has significant experience with estate planning, wealth preservation, business succession planning, probate administration, estate tax planning, trust administration, business formation and transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Jason is rated as an “AV Preeminent” attorney by Martindale Hubbell and as a “Tier 1 High Net Worth” estate planning attorney by Chambers & Partners. He received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law where he served on the Law Review. He received his masters degree in tax law (LL.M. degree) from the University of Washington School of Law. Outside of the office Jason enjoys spending time with his family, backpacking, and vintage cars.


Practice Areas

Community Activities

Boy Scouts of America, Ore-Ida Council, Director

Southwest Idaho Planned Giving Council, Member

Education

LAW SCHOOL: University of Washington School of Law, LL.M. (Taxation), 2002

Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1997

Texas Tech Law Review, Note Editor

UNDERGRADUATE: Brigham Young University, B.A., American Studies, 1993


Memberships & Accolades

Memberships

Idaho State Bar, Taxation, Probate, and Trust Law Section

United States District Court for the District of Idaho

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States Tax Court

Boise Estate Planning Council, Member and Past President

Accomplishments

Martindale-Hubbell, rated AV Preeminent attorney

Chambers & Partners, rated Tier 1 High Net Worth estate planning attorney


Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

“Probate in Idaho”, Hawley Troxell Tax Newsletter, April 2018.

“Do I Need an Estate Plan?”, Hawley Troxell Tax Newsletter, October 2017.

Bad News for Family Limited Partnerships – Code Section 2704 Proposed Regulations and Intra-Family Discounts, Hawley Troxell Tax Newsletter, September 2016

Family Businesses And Pending § 2704 IRS Regulations, Hawley Troxell Tax Newsletter, September 2015

Author ABA Sales and Use Tax Desk Book, Idaho Chapter (2002-2013)

Presentation, Probate, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney, Idaho State Bar Real Estate Section Annual Meeting, February 2019.

Presentation, Estate Planning and Business Succession Planning, Idaho Dairymen’s Association Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Presentation, Probate, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney, Idaho Land Title Association Annual Meeting, March 2018.

Presentation, Estate Planning, Private Realtor Group, February 2017.

Presentation, Dealing with Trusts, Private Lender Group, September 2017.

Presentation, Joint Tenancy Accounts, Hawley Troxell Banking Forum, April 2016.

Presentation, Charitable Planning Techniques, Southwest Idaho Planned Giving Council, September  2015.

Presentation, Powers of Attorney and Probate, Idaho Credit Union Association Annual Meeting, May 2015.

Presentation, Essential Estate Planning, University of Idaho School of Law Estate Planning Course, April 2015.

Presentation, Estate Planning with Real Estate, Idaho Rental Owners & Managers Association, August 2014