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4500 Cherry Creek Dr. S., #600
Denver, Colorado  80246
(303) 322-8943

Heidi J. Gassman

Overview

Heidi J. Gassman is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her undergraduate degree in Linguistics from the University of Washington in 1993 and her Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University School of Law in 1996.  She focuses her practice on estate planning, real property, estate and trust administration, guardianships, business formation and advising, and commercial leases and contracts. Ms. Gassman is a member of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations, and is a member of the Orange Book Forms Committee of the Colorado Bar Association. She has presented multiple seminars on estate planning and probate to businesses and social groups, and has also taught continuing education courses for professionals on commercial contracts, copyright law, and business law.

Education:
University of Washington, B.A., 1993
Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 1996

Affiliations

CURRENT POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS:

Member:
Colorado Bar Association
    Trust & Estate Section (Orange Book Forms Committee)
Denver Bar Association
Women’s Estate Planning Council
Washington State Bar Association

Admitted to Practice:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
State of Colorado Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
State of Washington Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

PREVIOUS POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS:

Member:
King County Bar Association (Washington State)
     Attorney, Volunteer Attorneys for Persons With AIDS/Volunteer Legal Services (2002-2012)
American Institute of Architects, Seattle, Washington
    Individual Allied Member
    Co-Chair, Practice and Ethics Committee

Speaker:

Design Professional and Project Management Contracts
Dispute Resolution
Construction Law for Public Projects – HalfMoon Education, 2014

Construction Contracting in Traditional and Alternative Project Delivery Systems
Contractual and Statutory Duties of Design Professionals and Contractors in Green Construction
Construction Law Seminar – HalfMoon Education, 2013

Design Ethics
AIA Seattle Continuing Education Conference, 2007

Washington’s Condo Law – One Year Later
AIA Seattle Continuing Education Conference, 2007

Copyright Law for Design Professionals
AIA Seattle Continuing Education Conference, 2006

Business Forms and Structure
Business Law Workshop for Contractors, 2005

I Have a Bad Feeling About This: What Does Your Contract Say
AIA Seattle Continuing Education Conference, 2005

Insurance and Design Liability
AIA NW + Pacific Region Case Study Conference, 2005

Limitation of Liability
Business Law Seminar for Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors, 2004

Choice of Business Form and Structure
Business Law Seminar for Architects, Engineers, and Surveyors, 2004

Instructor:
Washington State Department of Licensing, Certified Real Estate Instructor

Board Member:
Yoga Behind Bars Board of Directors, Seattle, Washington


Publications

Issues Arise When Condo Owners Do Building Maintenance, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (2007)

Late Fees Bring Ire From Tardy Renter, Seattle Post-Intelligencer (2007)