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Barbara Cashman

Barbara Cashman

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

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.

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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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
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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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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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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.
Practice Areas
    Elder Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Area
  • Elder Mediation
Languages
  • German: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
SOLO in COLO
Contact & Map
Littleton Law Center
1901 West Littleton Blvd.
Suite 219
Littleton, CO 80120
Telephone: (720) 242-8133
Cell: (303) 884-4810