Founded in 1969, Porter Simon is a full-service law firm that provides client services in various practice areas. It employs several attorneys who represent individuals, nonprofit associations, small and large corporations, insurance companies, local businesses and government agencies in California and Nevada. Its practice areas include real estate, construction disputes, housing code violations, land use, elder law, wills, trusts, financial and estate planning, commercial transactions and banking. Additionally, Porter Simon provides legal services in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, appellate cases, civil litigation, mergers and acquisitions, business reorganization, bankruptcy, taxation, commercial finance, personal injuries and employment law. It organizes educational and informational seminars on various legal topics. Porter Simon maintains locations in Truckee and South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; and Reno, Nev.