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Herbert E Tucker IV

Herbert E Tucker IV

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Estate Planning

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Licensed since 1987

  1. Estate Planning: 100%

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Attorney Endorsements

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  • Baird Barmore Brown

    I have worked with Herb Tucker for more than 15 years. His practice focuses primarily on estate litigation and he is the preeminent estate litigation in Colorado. I endorse him unequivocally!

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Contact Info

Wade Ash Woods Hill & Farley, P.C.

360 South Monroe Street, Suite 400
Denver, CO, 80209-3709

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive198708/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Law Firm In Colorado - Trusts & Estates LawUS News Best Lawyers - Best Law Firm2012
Best Law Firm In Colorado, Litigation - Trust & Estates LawUS News Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms2012
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2011
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2011
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2010
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2010
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2009
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2009
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2008
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2008
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2007
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2007
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2006
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2006
RecognitionColorado Super Lawyer2005
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderWade Ash Woods Hill & Farley1995 - Present
ShareholderHaines Tucker & Combs, P.C.1991 - 1995
AssociateCooper & Cooper, P.C.1989 - 1991
AssociateCarpenter & Johnson, P.C.1987 - 1989
Law ClerkDenver Probate Court, Honorable Field C. Benton1985 - 1986

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Subcommittee Trust And Estate Section To Make Recommendations Re Rules of Discovery for Probate CasesColorado Bar Association2010 - Present
Subcommittee Trust and Estate Section Regarding Uniform Probate Code IIIColorado Bar Association2009 - Present
Subcommittee Trust and Estate Section to Make Recommendations Re Probate Compensation and Expense RecoveryColorado Bar Association2008 - Present
Colorado Bar Association Trust and Estate CounselMember2008 - 2010
Internationl Network of Boutique Law FirmsMember2006 - Present
Subcommittee Trust and Estate Section to Make Recommendations Re Legal PublicationsColorado Bar Association2005 - Present
Subcommittee Trust and Estate Section to Make Recommendations Re Continuing Legal Education ProgramsColorado Bar Association2004 - Present
Subcommittee Trust and Estate Section to Make Recommendations Re the Proposed Colorado Dead Man's StatuteCo-Chair, Colorado Bar Association1999 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember1991 - 2007
Douglas County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Dead Man's Statute CommitteeCo-chairN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Uniform Trust Code CommitteeMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education CommitteeMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Statutory Revisions CommitteeMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In Re Julius F. Seeman, 841 P.2d 403 (Colo. App. 1992_N/A
In Re Estate of Schlagel, 89 P.3d 419 (Colo App. 2003)Cert Denied (2004)
In Re Estate of Keenan v. Colorado State Bank & Trust, 252 P.3d 539 (Colo App. 2011)N/A

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
The Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Council NotesIs Asset Protection Becoming Fertile Ground for Attorney Liability?2010
Colorado Bar Association CLEChapter 42, "Will Contests: The Colorado Estate Planning Handbook, Sixth Edition2010
The Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Council NotesCompensating Relatives for Caregiving Services2009
Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 36 No. 7Co-Author "The Testatmentary Exception to the Attorney-Client and Doctor-Patient Privileges"2007
The Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Council NotesCo-Author "Dead Men Don't Lie, Applicability of State of Mind Hearsy Exception in Probate Litigation"2007
CLE In Coloraod, Inc.Legal Editor of Gregory R. Giometti's "Handbook of Colorado Wrongful Death Law"2006
The Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Council NotesCo-Author "Fiduciaries Beware: Your Secrets Might Not Be Safe"2004
Colorado Lawyers, Vol. 33 No. 8Co-Author "Will Preparation for Individuals Lacking Testamentary Capacity"2004
The Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Council NotesCo-Author "Can a Will be Prepared for Somone Who Lacks Testamentary Capacity"2004
Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 31 No. 12 and Vol. 32 No. 1Co-Author "Holographic and Noncomforming Wills: Dispensing with Formalities I & II"2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of Colorado - BoulderN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1979

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Chair and Lecturer, Estate Planning RetreatIs Your Hand on the Chopping Block? Avoiding Malpractice2010
Chair and Lecturer, Estate Planning RetreatI Hate to Burst Your Bubble but Your Presumption Disappeared, Presumptions and Inferences Generally and in Probate2009
Chair and Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education SeminarWill Contests2009
Pikes Peak Chapter of the Estate Planning Council MeetingCommon Law Marriage in Probate2008
Lecturer, CLE SeminarDead Men Talking - Testamentary Exception to the Attorney-Client and Doctor-Patient Privilege2008
CLE SeminarEverything Probate and Estate Lawyers Need to Know About Common Law Marriage in Colorado2008
El Paso County Bar Association MeetingTestamentary Exceptions to the Attorney-Client and Doctor-Patient Provilege2007
Chair and Lecturer, Estate Planning RetreatCommon Law Marriage In Colorado2007
El Paso County Bar Association MeetingPropoaed Changes to the Colorado Dead Man's Statute2006
Chair and Lecturer, Estate Planning RetreatDiscovery in Will Contests2006
Chair and Lecturer, CLE SeminarTrial of a Will Contest2006
CLE SeminarNuts and Bolts of Guardianships and Conservatorships2005
Chair and Lecturer, Estate Planning RetreatTort Claims in Probate2005
Chair and Lecturer, Estate Planning RetreatWhat You Need to Know About Privilege Issues Concerning Fiduciaries and Medical Providers2004