Gene M. Kaufmann

Location: Minden, Nevada

Phone:     775-782-6915

Fax:          775-782-3439

Email:      E-mail Me

Gene Kaufmann

Professional Qualifications

Gene M. Kaufmann is licensed to practice law in California (admitted in 1995), Indiana (admitted in 1996) and Nevada (admitted in 1998). He graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Spanish/History and earned his J.D. from Ohio Northern University with distinction, where he was an associate editor of the law review and a member of the Willis Society and the Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. Mr. Kaufmann practices in the areas of estate planning and civil litigation with extensive law and motion experience in state and federal trial courts, and experience as trial counsel in both jury and bench trials.


Gene and his wife Jenny met in Madrid, Spain, while they were each completing a year abroad study program. They reside in Minden with their three children. He and his wife are active at Hilltop Community Church in Carson City, Nevada.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injuries and Wrongful Death
  • Civil Litigation
  • Estate and Business Planning
  • Structuring Personal Injury Settlements

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1981
  • Arizona, 1985
  • Nevada, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, Ada, Ohio
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Societies
    • Honors: Member, Willis Society
    • Law Review: Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Review, Associate Editor

Indiana University

  • B.A.
  • Major: Spanish
  • Major: History

Second Language

  • Spanish