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Trust & Estate Section

Addresses the interests and problems of both specialists and general practitioners in the area of wills, trusts, guardianships, conservatorships, and estates. Members can always find a place on one of the section's many active committees, including a speakers bureau, publication of a quarterly newsletter for members, preparation of forms for the Orange Book (wills and trusts), Estate and Trust Forum column in The Colorado Lawyer, technology, judicial liaison, and community outreach. Standing committees on statutory revisions and probate rules and forms work to improve the laws, forms and rules that are applicable in the field. Members of the section work closely with the CBA's Elder Law Forum Committee in areas of mutual concern and also hold topical luncheons with the Tax, Real Estate, Business and other sections. The section has prepared and made available to its members a series of pamphlets explaining fiduciary arrangements and responsibilities.

The 2015/2016 CBA Section Chair: Melissa Schwartz

CBA Staff Liaison: Andrea Mueller Arias


Executive Council Homepage


Committees of the Trust & Estate Section:

Probate Trial and Procedure Committee (litigation)

New T&E Lawyers Subcommittee

Statutory Revisions Subcommittee Homepage   

Orange Book Forms Subcommittee Homepage            

Rules & Forms Subcommittee Homepage            

Uniform Power of Attorney Act Subcommittee Homepage

GAL Subcommittee

Milstein Right to Counsel Subcommittee Homepage

Topical CLE Luncheons

Uniform Trust Code

Public Education Materials

Publications (Includes Council Notes)

Continuing Legal Education