- Wills and Probate
- Trusts and Estates
- Elder Law
- Estate Planning
- Real Estate Law
- Business Law
- Corporate Law
- Conservation Easements
- Probate Litigation
Valparaiso University, HonMember of Order of the Coif; California Lutheran College, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1968
University of Chicago and University of Colorado, J.D., E.V. Dunklee Law Award for the Outstanding Freshman Law Student, Order of the Coif, 1973
The Colorado Bar Association (Member of the Board of Editors 2014 - 2015), Chairman of the Trust and Estate Law Section, 1993-1994; Chairman, Statutory Revisions Committee, 1989-1990; Co-Chairman, Colorado Estate Planning Forms Revision Committee, 1989-1994); Denver Bar Association; Denver Estate Planning Council.
The E.V. Dunklee Law Award as Outstanding First Year Law Student and Order of the Coif. Lecturer, Trusts and Estates, University of Denver, School of Law, 1988-1991. Member of the Board of Editors of the Colorado Lawyer 2014 - 2015, Column Editor, Trust and Estate Forum of the Colorado Lawyer, 1998-Current. Listed in The Best Lawyer in America, 1995—. Named in Colorado "Super Lawyers" Top 5% of attorneys under Trusts and Estates category in 2001, 2006 - 2012. Articles: Are You and Your Clients on the Same Estate Planning Path?, 7 JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL PLANNING 62 (1994); Avoiding Appreciation in Trust Assets Being Treated as Marital Property, 27 COLO. LAW. 57 (1998); The Imposition of Constructive Trusts and Other Concepts at Probate - Part I, 27, COLO. LAW. 41 (1998); The Imposition of Constructive Trusts and Other Concepts at Probate - Part II, 28 COLO. LAW. 49 (1999); Co-author, with David S. Anderson and Lindsey K. Warren, Claims Against an Estate for Care Rendered to a Decedent, 33, COLO. LAW. 93 (2004); Constructive Trusts, 146, No. 7, Trusts & Estates, 50 (2007); A Donor's Rights to Disposition of Assets Versus Undue Influence Protection, 39, No. 10, COLO. LAW. 47 (2010); Balancing Discretion to Give and Undue Influence Concerns, 38, No. 8, ESTATE PLANNING, 28 (2011).
Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
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