Theodore B. Atlass



Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America, Taxation section and Trusts and Estates section, 1989—; Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2016---; Who's Who in American Law, 1996—-; Who's Who in America, 1996—. Assistant Business Manager, DePaul Law Review, 1974-1975. Adjunct Professor: Graduate Tax Program, University of Denver College of Law, (1976-1977, 1984). Instructor: School of Advanced Career Studies, The American College, 1977-1980; Continuing Professional Education Programs, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, 1978-2010. Lecturer, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, University of Denver College of Law, 1980-2007. Editor, Tax Tips Column, The Colorado Lawyer, 1982-1984. Program Chairman, Biennial Advanced Estate Planning Symposium, University of Denver College of Law and CLE in Colorado, Inc., 1984-2017. Has lectured on taxation and estate planning topics to legal and accounting groups in 38 states.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Taxation
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Charitable Trusts and Private Foundations
  • Trust and Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303-329-5900  Phone
303-329-3291  Fax
University Attended:
University of Denver, B.S.B.A., 1972
Law School Attended:
DePaul University, J.D., 1975; University of Miami, LL.M., in Estate Planning, 1976
Year of First Admission:
1975, Colorado, U.S. Tax Court; 1976, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and U.S. Claims Court; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court
Denver, Colorado (Member, Tax Section Council, 1982-1984; Chairman, Probate Rules and Forms Committee, 1984-1986) and American (Chairman, Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates Committee, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1993-1996) Bar Associations; Greater Denver Tax Counsels Association (Secretary-Treasurer, 1981); Denver Estate Planning Council (President, 1991-1992); Denver Tax Association (President, 1985); Centennial Estate Planning Council (President, 1993-1994). Member, Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable. Fellow: American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (Fellow, 1987—; Chair, Fiduciary Income Tax Committee, 1997-2000; Colorado State Chairman, 1996-2001; Regent, 2004-2010; Chair, Audit Committee, 2010-2013). Fellow: Colorado Bar Foundation; American Bar Foundation; American College of Tax Counsel.
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 1951
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Denver, Colorado