Colorado Probate Blog - Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.

Gary T. Potter was born in Boulder, Colorado. He graduated from Regis College and earned a B.A. in English and Psychology (1963). He earned his Juris Doctorate from University of Colorado School of Law (1966). Mr. Potter is admitted to practice in Colorado Courts. Mr. Potter served as a Deputy Colorado Attorney General, Inheritance Tax Division; a...s a Vice President and Trust Officer with First National Bank of Denver Trust Department; and as Vice President Marketing of Integrated Resources, before beginning his career in the private practice of law. Mr. Potter’s practice focuses on estate and business planning and probate and trust administration. Mr. Potter has served on numerous boards throughout his career including the Denver Trust Officers Association, Teachers Award Foundation, Craig Hospital Board and several basketball and golf-related Boards, such as the Pacific Coast Golf Association and the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame Board. More
Kevin D. Millard was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1950. He is a graduate of Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio (B.A. magna cum laude 1972), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and the University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. cum laude 1975). Mr. Millard was in private law practice in Minneapolis from 1975 until 1981. During 1980–81, Mr. M...illard was an assistant professor of law, teaching trust law and co-directing the legal research and writing program at William Mitchell College of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota. During the same academic year, he also taught trusts and estates at the University of Minnesota Law School. He then moved to Denver, Colorado and resumed private law practice, but he continues to enjoy teaching law, and has taught Trusts & Estates at the University of Denver Law School (1984–87), and Estate Planning (1993–2003) and Federal Estate & Gift Tax (2016) at the University of Colorado Law School. Mr. Millard is active in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the Trust and Estate section of the Colorado Bar Association. He has presented numerous continuing legal education programs and is the author of several published articles and author or co-author of three books. Mr. Millard limits his practice to estate planning, estate and trust administration, and serving as a consulting expert or expert witness in trust and estate matters. More
Jonathan F. Haskell was born in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from the University of San Diego and earned a Bachelor of Accountancy with an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate (2006). Mr. Haskell earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Law School (2010). He is admitted to practice in Colorado courts and the Colorado Supreme Cour...t. Mr. Haskell is a member of the Uniform Trust Code Committee and Orange Book Forms Committee of the Colorado Bar Association. He is also a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations. Mr. Haskell practices in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, and litigation support. More
Paralegal work is Mark's second career, which he thoroughly enjoys, working previously at Horen, Lockwood & Masters, LLP, for attorneys Bob Horen and Michelle Rubin for over six years and now at Wade Ash. Mark retired from his first career as an elementary school principal in the Aurora Public Schools where he served for 26 years. Mark's Parale...gal Certificate is from Arapahoe Community College. He also has a B. A. in English, an M.A. in Elementary Education and his Ph.D. in Curriculum, Administration and Supervision from University of Colorado. Mark is the former state president of the Colorado Association of Legal Support Staff and former president of the Denver area chapter of the same organization,Mile High Association of Legal Support Staff (MHALSS). He is currently on the board of MHALSS as Treasurer. He is also serving as a member of the Paralegal Advisory Committee at Arapahoe Community College. Mark is a relatively new member of Denver Rotary Club 31, serving on a number of committees there. He is an avid skier and traveler. His family resides in Denver, Seattle and New Jersey. More
Robert P. Horen attended the University of Colorado (B.A., 1965) and the University of Denver (J.D., 1968). While an undergraduate, he enlisted and received his Second Lieutenant's Commission in the United States Marine Corps Reserve upon graduation. When Mr. Horen was admitted to the Colorado Bar, he received orders to active duty and served as a ...Captain for three years as a Judge Advocate General in the Marine Corps. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Military Appeals, the United States Tax Court, the Federal District Court for the District of Colorado and the Colorado Supreme Court. More
Herbert E. Tucker, IV, graduated from the University of Colorado (B.S. 1979) and Mississippi College (J.D. 1985). He is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, and Colorado State Courts. Mr. Tucker served as a Law Clerk to Judge Field C. Benton, Denver Probate Court, 1985-1986. He is an ACTEC Fel...low; a member of the Statutory Revisions Committee; Chair of the Probate Trial and Procedure Subcommittee; Co-Chair of the Colorado Dead Man Statute Subcommittee; Member of the Colorado Uniform Trust Code Subcommittee and Continuing Legal Education Subcommittee and is a member of the Douglas County, Colorado and American Bar Associations. More
Laurie A. Hunter, graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University (B.A. 1975) and the University of Denver College of Law (J.D. 1981). Ms. Hunter has been in private law practice in Denver since 1981. Ms. Hunter was elected as a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel in 1998, and she serves on the State Laws and Charitable Planning Co...mmittees. Ms. Hunter is active in the Trust & Estate Section of the Colorado Bar Association, and is a frequent speaker on trust and estate issues. More
JILL A. GRIFFITHS, Legal Administrator has worked in the legal field since 1974, and for more than 20 years as a Legal Administrator. She has worked in both large and small law firms, as well as the District Court Division of the Arapahoe County D.A.’s Office. She has been a member of the 10,000+ member Association of Legal Administrators since 199...3 and was one of the first three Administrators in Colorado (and the first 61 Nationwide) to earn the designation of Certified Legal Manager. More
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James R. Wade was born in Denver, Colorado. He is a former judge of the Denver Probate Court and is author of The Colorado Probate System and Colorado Law of Wills, Trusts and Fiduciary Administration. His articles have been published in The Colorado Lawyer, the Colorado Estate Planning Handbook, Trusts and Estates, which is a national professional... journal, and the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Journal. Mr. Wade has taught Wills, Trusts and Estates both at the University of Denver and University of Colorado schools of law and was a visiting professor of law at the McGeorge Law School and a visiting adjunct professor at the University of Miami Law School Graduate Estate Planning Program. He has served as advisor to various national commissions on probate and trust law standards and is a member of the National College of Probate Judges, the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and a member of the Joint Editorial Board for Uniform Estate and Trust Acts. Mr. Wade's practice focuses on the areas of estate and trust planning, estate and trust administration, and estate and trust litigation. Mr. Wade has an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, and is also listed in Best Lawyers in America and Colorado Super Lawyers. More