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Barbara Cashman

Barbara Cashman

Attorney/Mediator at Barbara Cashman, LLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Colorado
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Summary

Since 2008, Barb Cashman has been a solo practicing in Denver, focusing on estate and elder law and mediation. Barb is a past chair of the Solo/Small Firm Section of the Colorado Bar Association and is active in the Trusts & Estates and Elder Law sections of the CBA. She received her J.D. from the University of Denver Law School in 1987, where she was editor-in-chief of the Denver Journal of International Law & Policy. She also holds an M.A. from the Graduate School of International Studies at DU. An experienced mediator, Barb received a Certificate in ADR from DU’s University College in 2000. Barb is a member of the Arapahoe County, Colorado and American Bar Associations. For many years she was a weekly blogger on her www.DenverElderLaw.org website, and founded and contributed to the CBA’s award-winning blog www.SOLOinCOLO.com. She has also periodically contributed to http://cbaclelegalconnection.com . Barb received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating by her peers in 2012 and has been designated a SuperLawyer for 2019 through 2021. She is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education programs as well as community programs on elder law topics.

Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Area
  • Elder Mediation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    My free phone consultations are typically limited to simple estate planning or estate administration matters.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    My website and invoices have links for CC payments
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Free phone consult and flat fees for most estate planning; Flat fees for uncontested guardianship or conservatorship proceedings. Flat fees are offered for some limited elder law, trust & estate administration matters, but generally these matters are billed at an hourly rate due to the difficulty of anticipating what work will be needed. Fees for these services are $325 per hour for lawyer time ($110 for paralegal), with a retainer or advance fee payment (to include client costs such as statutory or filing fees) typically required.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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Languages
  • German: Spoken, Written
Education
University of Stockholm, Sweden
Diploma in Advanced Legal Studies (1989) | Comparative Law
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Honors: Cassel Foundation Scholarship
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University of Denver
J.D.
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Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Construction of Wills, Deeds & Trusts
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University of Denver
M.A. | International Studies
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Awards
American Jurisprudence Award, Construction of Wills, Deeds & Trusts
University of Denver College of Law
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
- Current
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Arapahoe County Bar Association
- Current
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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Current
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Colorado Bar Association, Solo/Small Frim Section
SOLOinCOLO blog chair
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Activities: Co-founded cooperative blog published by Colorado Bar Association; promote and write for the SOLOinCOLO blog.
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Women's Estate Planning Council
- Current
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Colorado Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Trusts & Estates Section
active member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Colorado Lawyer
Colorado Bar Association
The Colorado Lawyer
Colorado Bar Association
Elder Mediation Comes of Age in Colorado
The Colorado Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
Yours, Mine, Ours & Theirs: New Family Ties for Elders, Jefferson County Senior Law Day, 8787 W. Alameda Avenue Lakewood, CO 80226
Colorado Bar Association, First Judicial District Attorney
Contact & Map
Littleton Law Center
1901 West Littleton Blvd.
Suite 219
Littleton, CO 80120
Telephone: (720) 242-8133
Cell: (303) 884-4810