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David earned his Bachelor Degree (B.A.) from the University of Texas at
Austin in 1976, with a major in History.  He earned Juris
Doctorate Degree (J.D.) from the University of Houston in 1981. He was
admitted to practice in Texas that same year.  Mr. Simmental  soon
joined the legal department of Cooper Industries, a Fortune 100 company
headquartered in Houston, Texas, as staff attorney/real estate
manager. Mr. Simmental was then appointed as an Assistant City
Attorney for the City El Paso, Texas; providing advice to the Housing
Rehabilitation Board and the Industrial Development Board.  In 1983,
 Mr. Simmental believed that he could be more effective in helping
people deal with probate and real estate issues in his own practice. He
practiced as a sole practitioner in El Paso, Texas for eighteen (18)
years.  In 2000, Mr. Simmental moved to Denver, Colorado and founded
Simmental Law, LLC.  The following year, he was invited to become an
associate of the law firm of Riggs, Abney, Neal,Turpen, Orbison &
Lewis,  in their Denver office. He successfully practiced with that
Firm for seven years then renewed his individual law firm again.  Mr.
Simmental has represented numerous clients in State and Federal Courts
in probate and real estate litigation.  He has prepared complex
business and real estate documents and ventures.  David has assisted
helped hundreds of people in creating their Last Will and Testaments,
Powers of Attorney and Living Wills.  Simmental Law, LLC has allowed
David to fully realize his  passion for helping people in dealing with
probate and real estate matters.

Mr. Simmental is active in a number of professional organizations
including the American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, 
Arapahoe County Bar Association.  David is a member of the Probate and
Estates Section and the Real Estate Section of the Colorado Bar
Association.  He has been a presenter a real estate seminars and active
in providing pro bono services and involved in various community
service projects.   Mr. Simmental is licensed to practice in Texas,
Colorado  and the District of Columbia.  He has been admitted to
practice in the United States District Court for the District of
Colorado, the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and
the Federal District and the United States Court of International
Trade. 

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Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Probate: 40%
    33 years
  2. Real Estate: 30%
    35 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    33 years
  4. International Law: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Betty J Sommars

    I endorse this lawyer. David has many years of experience and an extensive knowledge of the law.

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  • Hannah Sarah Jannicelli

    I endorse this lawyer. David and I shared an office for over two years. David has a wealth of knowledge and uses that knowledge to successfully advocate for his clients. David is careful and practical, and I know that when I refer a client to David they're in good hands.

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Contact info

Simmental Law, LLC

5655 South Yosemite Suite 350
Greenwood Village, CO, 80111

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive200008/22/2016
DCActive 200007/10/2016
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198108/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySimmental Law, LLC2008 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Lorman Education ServicesThe Closing Process from Beginning to End2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Texas System, AustinHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Risks of Litigation in Colorado Real Estate TransactionsReal Estate Development from Beginning to End2007
The Closing Process from Beginning to End in ColoradoAn Attorney's Perspective of the Closing Process2006