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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 Bar Association, the Women’s Estate Planning Council and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. A weekly blogger on her www.DenverElderLaw.org website, she is founder of and contributor to the CBA’s award-winning blog www.SOLOinCOLO.com and also periodically contributes to http://cbaclelegalconnection.com . Barb received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating by her peers in 2012. She is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education programs as well as community programs on elder law topics.

Education
University of Stockholm, Sweden
Diploma in Advanced Legal Studies (1989) | Comparative Law
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Honors: Cassel Foundation Scholarship
University of Denver
J.D.
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Honors: American Jurisprudence Award, Construction of Wills, Deeds & Trusts
University of Denver
M.A. | International Studies
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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
Awards
American Jurisprudence Award, Construction of Wills, Deeds & Trusts
University of Denver College of Law
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
- Current
Arapahoe County Bar Association
- Current
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
- Current
Colorado Bar Association, Solo/Small Frim Section
SOLOinCOLO blog chair
- Current
Activities: Co-founded cooperative blog published by Colorado Bar Association; promote and write for the SOLOinCOLO blog.
Women's Estate Planning Council
- Current
Colorado Bar Association, Elder Law Section, Trusts & Estates Section
active member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    My free consultations are typically over the phone and are limited in scope to consultation concerning the issues concerned
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    My website has a link for CC payments
  • Contingent Fees
    I take contingent fee cases on non-probate matters with probate-like issues surrounding competency and capacity
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Free consult and flat fees for most estate planning; Flat fees for uncontested guardianship or conservatorship; flat fees for some elder law, trust & estate administration, otherwise hourly fees for these services and for probate litigation at $275 per hour, retainer required.
Practice Areas
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Area
  • Elder Mediation
Languages
  • German: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
SOLO in COLO
Contact & Map
Littleton Law Center
1901 West Littleton Blvd.
Suite 219
Littleton, CO 80120
USA
Telephone: (720) 242-8133
Cell: (303) 884-4810