Eliot S. Nahigian

Mr. Nahigian, a member of the business and personal transactions department, has significant experience in business and personal transactions. He is certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in estate planning, trusts, and probate law and in taxation law. Mr. Nahigian is also a certified public accountant and has served as past president of the Fresno chapter of the California Society of CPAs.

Mr. Nahigian represents individuals and businesses in estate planning and business transactions including the formation, structuring, and advising of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies; preparation and advice on trusts, wills, and estate plans; probate and trust administration; real estate transactions, including 1031 exchanges; buy-sell agreements; and sales, purchases, and mergers of business. He has extensive experience in sophisticated estate plans and complex probates.

Mr. Nahigian is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell® and has been recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer, most recently in 2012.  Mr. Nahigian also has extensive experience in probate and trust litigation.

Practice Areas

  • Business Transactions
  • Business Formation and Dissolution
  • Estate, Business and Tax Planning
  • Probate and Trust Administration


  • Loyola Law School, J.D., Cum Laude
  • California State University, Fresno, B.S., Accounting, Summa Cum Laude


  • All California State Courts
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • Real Property Law; Taxation; Trust and Estates Sections of the California State Bar Association
  • Fresno County Bar Association (Member: Business Law, Estate Planning and Real Property Law Sections)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants

Contact Eliot S. Nahigian

Contact Eliot S. Nahigian

Coleman & Horowitt, LLP
499 W Shaw Ave,
Suite 116
Fresno, California  93704
Phone: (559) 248-4820 ext 129
Fax: (559) 248-4830


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • California