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Marc A Chorney

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Tax

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Licensed since 1978

  1. Estate Planning: 80%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Tax: 20%
    37 years

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Paul Rutledge Durr III

    I have known Marc for a number of years, he is an outstanding lawyer, very knowledgeable and experienced. I endorse this lawyer.

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Contact Info

Chorney & Millard LLP

2000 South Colorado Boulevard Tower Two, Suite 715
Denver, CO, 80222

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive197806/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2012
Top Colorado Super Lawyer5280 Magazine2012
2010 Denver Area Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the YearThe Best Lawyers in America2010
100 Hour Club (for pro bono work)Colorado Bar Association1990

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity Of Denver College Of Law1994 - 1996
Adjunct ProfessorMetropolitan State College1982 - 1983

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American College of Trust and Estate CounselChief Editor, ACTEC Law Journal2007 - 2009
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionAdvisory Board2006 - 2009
American College of Trust and Estate CounselRegent, Chair of Communications Committee2000 - Present
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionAssoc. Acq. Editor, Real Prop. Trust & Estate J.1998 - Present
Rocky Mountain Estate Planning CouncilPresident1994 - 1995
American College of Trust and Estate CounselMemberN/A
Rocky Mountain Estate Planning CouncilMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Trust & Estate SectionMemberN/A
Colorado Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Book, Colorado Bar AssociationTrusts Interests in Divorce2011
Article, Co. Bar Association Trust and Estate Section Counsel NotesBalanson and Vested Remainder Interests: A Contradiction2010
Coursebook, University of Denver, Grad. Tax ProgramGeneration Skipping Transfer Tax2009
Article, ACTEC Law JournalGST Qualified Severance Regulations: Final and Proposed2008
In Colorado, Inc. - Continuing Legal EducationThe Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust2008
Coursebook, University of Denver, Graduate Tax ProgramIrrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2006
Chap. 14, 2006 U. of Miami, Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningInterests in Trust in Divorce: What the Settlor Giveth the Divorce Court May Taketh Away2006
Colorado Bar Association - The Colorado LawyerThe Continuing Evolution of Balanson2006
Real Property, Probate and Trust JournalInterests in Trusts as Property in Dissolution of Marriage: Identification and Valuation2005
Coursebook, University of Denver, Graduate Tax ProgramRevocable Trusts2003
Article, The Colorado LawyerUsing QTIP Trusts in Conjunction With Marital Agreements1999
Article, Real Property Probate and trust JournalTransfer Tax Issues Raised By Crummey Powers1999
Colorado Bar Association - The Colorado LawyerSelected Aspects of the Final Generation-skipping Transfer Tax Regulations- Parts 1 and 21996
Colorado Bar Association - The Colorado LawyerERISA Compliance for Untimely Amendments1980

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver College of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1979
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
University of Colorado - BoulderAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1975

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2011
National TeleconferenceState Income Tax Issues with Trusts2011
Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationTrusts Interests in Divorce, Presentation in Conjunction with Book Publishing2011
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, National Summer MeetingTil Death Do Us Part... or Maybe Sooner, Paper and Presentation2011
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2010
Colorado bar Association 2010 Annual Family Law InstituteTrust Interests: Are They Property or Merely Expectancies2010
Colorado Bar Association, Tax, Trust and Estate and Family Law Sections LuncheonInterests in Trusts in Divorce Revisited2009
Colorado Bar Association Continuing Legal EducationTrust Interests In Divorce2008
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2007
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2007
Colorado Springs Estate Planning CouncilInterests in Trust in Divorce2007
Colorado Bar Association, Joint Tax and Trust and Estate Section LuncheonGST Qualified Severance Regulations2007
Boulder County Bar AssociationInterests in Trust in Divorce2007
University of Miami, Heckerling Institute on Estate PlanningInterests in Trust in Divorce: What the Settlor Giveth the Divorce Court May Taketh Away2006
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2006
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEIrrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2006
American Bankers Association Annual Advanced ProgramFaculty Member, Advanced Program for Trust Professionals2006
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersTrusts: Is it Property? Valuation of Trusts; Creation of New Trusts2006
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEIrrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2005
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2005
University of Denver Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumInterests in Trust as Property in Divorce2005
Annual Colorado Supreme Court Judicial ConferenceInterests in Trusts as Property in Divorce2005
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2004
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLERevocable Trusts2004
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEIrrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2004
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2003
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLERevocable Trusts2003
University of Denver Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumGRATs (Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts)2003
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLERevocable Trusts2002
University of Denver Graduate Tax Program CLEGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax2002
Colorado Bar Association CLEDrafting Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts2002
Colorado Bar Association, Tax and Trust and Estate Sections LuncheonGeneration-skipping Transfer Tax Developments2001
Colorado Bar Association CLEEstate Planning Issues in Second Marriages2000
University of Denver Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumMarital Agreements: Estate and Trust Issues and Perspective1999
Colorado Bar Association CLEThe Annual Exclusion and Withdrawal Rights1998
University of Denver Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumTax Ethics in a Trusts and Estates Practice1995
University of Denver Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumQPRTs (Qualified Personal Residence TrustsN/A