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Chorney & Millard LLP

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


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TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerChorney & Millard LLP2005 - Present
Adjunct InstructorUniversity of Colorado Law School1993 - 2003
ShareholderMillard Law Firm PC1989 - 2005
Director/shareholderRoath & Bega, P.C.1982 - 1988
AssociateMullin, Swirnoff, Weinberg & Daly, P.A.1975 - 1980
Association namePosition nameDuration
ABA Real Property Trust & Estate SectionCo-chiar, Uniforms Laws for Trusts & Estates Committee2008 - Present
American College of Trust and Estate CounselColorado State Chair2006 - Present
Denver Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Taxation Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Trust & Estate SectionChair2004 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
The Colorado LawyerThe Trustee’s Duty to Inform Under the Colorado Probate Code2009
Council NotesProprietarian and Contractarian Views of Trust Law2008
ACTEC JournalRights of A Trust Beneficiary’s Creditors Under the Uniform Trust Code2008
Drafting Wills, Trusts, and Other Estate Planning DocumentsBook2006
Real Property, Probate and Trust JournalThe Trustee’s Duty to Inform and Report Under the Uniform Trust Code2005
Estate Planner's AlertViatical Settlements--New Uses in Estate Planning1999
The Colorado LawyerRecent Developments Affecting Charitable Remainder Trusts1997
Estate PlanningChanges Affecting Life Insurance Enacted by New Laws1997
The Colorado LawyerPartnership or LLC: Alternative to an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?1996
Estate PlanningUsing Life Insurance to Fund a Donor’s Charitable Gifts1995
Keeping CurrentHow to Effect a 303 Redemption Without Disturbing Voting Control1988
The Colorado LawyerEstate Taxation of Majority Shareholder Split Dollar Life Insurance1983
Taxation for AccountantsInsured May Still “Own” Transferred Policy, Thus Losing Tax Benefits1980
Bench & Bar of MinnesotaEmployee Retirement Plans After the Tax Reform Act of 19761977
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Kenyon CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National College of Probate Judges Spring ConferenceEmerging Issues in Trust Litigation and the Importance of the Trustee’s Duty to Inform2009
Denver Trust Officers' Association MeetingSeparation of Investment Authority from a Trustee’s Other Functions Under Colorado Law2009
Estate Planning Basic SkillsUses of Life Insurance in Estate Planning2008
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Rocky Mountain Regional MeetingPanelist, What’s Hot in the Rocky Mountain Region? State Law Developments of Interest to Fellows in the Region2008
American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Spring SymposiumRights of a Trust Beneficiary’s Creditors Under the Uniform Trust Code2008
Estate Planning UpdateAccounting and Reporting to Trust Beneficiaries: Who do you have to tell, what do you have to tell them, when do you have to tell them, and why do you want to tell them?2007
Colorado Bar Association Trust & Estate Section Brown Bag luncheonTips for Drafting Better Estate Planning Documents2007
22nd Biennial Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumOften Ignored or Misunderstood Trustee Duties2007
2005 Annual Estate Planning RetreatCharitable Remainder Trusts2005
2004 Annual Estate Planning RetreatAnnual Update: Developments in Colorado Trust and Estate Law June 2003 — April 20042004
Estate Planning UpdateHot Topics in Estate Planning — Federal Law, and Trying to Hit a Moving Target: Estate Planning in Uncertain Times2003
The Orange Book: Colorado Estate Planning FormsAscertainable Standards and Removal and Replacement of Trustee Provisions2002
Drafting TrustsDrafting GRATs, QPRTs, TRUs, and ESBTs2002
2001 Estate Planning RetreatCommunicating With Clients2001
19th Biennial Advanced Estate Planning SymposiumUniform Trust Code: Rationale, Themes, Codifications ,and Innovations2001
1999 Estate Planning RetreatDrafting Trusts for the Next Millennium1999
Sixteenth Annual St. Mary’s Hospital & Medical Foundation Estate Planning InstituteUsing Life Insurance in Estate Planning1998