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Hartney Law is an estate planning practice serving Colorado families of all kinds. A later-in-life attorney, Martha Hartney opened the practice to serve the people she loves because she is committed to helping moms and dads bring their greatest gifts into parenting fearlessly and with joy and making sure children are completely cared for if something happens to their parents.


Martha graduated from the University of Denver while being a full time mother of two sons. She focused her studies on family, juvenile, and estate law and served in the Boulder County District Attorney’s Office; Larimer County Domestic Courts; and the Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center. Martha has served as a pro bono guardian ad litem representing abused and delinquent children. After law school, she was certified as a Child & Family Investigator through the Colorado Bar Association. She has also supported new mothers as a La Leche League Leader and been an advocate of attachment parenting and natural parenting.


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Practice Areas


  1. Trusts: 35%
    5 years
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 20%
    5 years
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
    5 years
  5. General Practice: 5%
    5 years



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Zachary B Setzer

    Martha is a great estate planning attorney and is one of only a few in the area that commits to giving her clients more than just a set of legal documents. She's a great advisor and a true leader and innovator in the field.


    Zachary Setzer Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Wendi Sue Temkin

    I have known Martha for several years through various professional organizations and committees and have been consistently impressed by the skill and compassion she brings to everything she does. She is a great asset to our legal community and I know her clients love working with her.


    Wendi Temkin Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

3775 Iris Avenue
Suite 4
Boulder, CO, 80301



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best of the West - AttorneyYellow Scene Magazine2013
Best of the West- AttorneyYellow Scene Magazine2012
Best of the West - AttorneyYellow Scene Magazine2011
Monty McKinney AwardAAAAs of California1993
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Principle AttorneyHartney Law, LLC2010 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Boulder Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Inns of CourtN/A2008 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
www.estateplanning.comMessage in a Bottle2012
www.estateplanning.comLetter to an Ex2012
Wealthcounsel QuarterlyWealthCounsel2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of MemphisJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
OngoingKids' Protection Planning for Busy Parents2011