Luke Welmerink is the newest attorney with Anderson, Dorn & Rader, Ltd. and practices primarily in the areas of estate, tax, and asset protection planning. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Welmerink gained valuable experience working in finance, accounting, and tax planning matters. His experience helping individuals and businesses in these areas provides him with a unique set of skills to help his clients achieve their wealth and legacy planning goals with Anderson, Dorn & Rader, Ltd.
Mr. Welmerink began his professional career as a business specialist for Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., where he advised small businesses and their owners. Seeking to broaden the range of services he could provide to clients, Mr. Welmerink returned to school to obtain his law degree and LL.M. in taxation. Thereafter, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in San Francisco where he provided international tax consulting services to a wide range of clients. After relocating back to his hometown of Reno, Mr. Welmerink worked in-house managing all tax matters at Ormat Technologies, Inc., a multinational public corporation.
Mr. Welmerink attended St. Mary’s College of California as an undergraduate, where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He continued his education at the Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California, where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 2011 as a member of the Jesse Carter Society, and his LL.M. in Taxation degree in 2013.
Mr. Welmerink is an active member of the Nevada State Bar, the California State Bar, and the Washoe County Bar Association. He is also a member of the Tax Law, Young Lawyers, and Probate and Trust Law Sections of the Nevada State Bar.
As a third generation Nevadan, Mr. Welmerink loves spending time with his wife and daughters in Reno and Lake Tahoe. He is proud to volunteer his time as the Vice Chairperson of the Young Leaders Committee of the Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows, the Northern Nevada Chairperson of the Serving Seniors pro-bono efforts with the Young Lawyers Section of the Nevada State Bar, and a member of the committee to form the Mater Academy of Northern Nevada. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, hiking, DIY projects, and playing guitar.