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Experience
Mr. Davis is the founding member of Davis & Associates, P.C. in Golden, Colorado.  He has been an attorney for more than 20 years and is licensed to practice law before the Colorado Supreme Court, United State Claims Court, and United States Tax Court.  Prior to practicing law, Mr. Davis practiced as a Certified Public Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers) and held an executive position with a Fortune 100 company. Mr. Davis has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the MBA programs at American University in Washington D.C. and the University of Colorado at Denver.

Mr. Davis concentrates his practice in the areas of wealth transfer and preservation. This includes general estate planning, sophisticated tax planning, charitable estate planning, private foundations, family limited partnerships, asset protection planning, exit planning, and business continuation planning.
 
Teacher/Presenter
Mr. Davis is an accomplished teacher and well-known speaker.  He has taught a sixteen-hour continuing education course on estate planning to over 2,000 Colorado CPAs, Certified Financial Planners, and insurance professionals.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Tax: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Wills: 20%
  4. Estate Planning: 20%
  5. Probate: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (90 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Peter S. Myers

    I am with a colleague group with Keith Davis that meets quarterly. He has demonstrated thoughtful insights and comments on client service and the importance of proper planing. Keith is and extremely conscientious attorney, with his finger on the pulse of developments in the estate planning field. I recommend him wholeheartedly.

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    Peter Myers Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David J Harowitz

    I endorse Keith as a wonderful professional who is knowledgeable, creative, and personable. I have had the privilege of knowing Keith for many years and working with him on interstate matters. I am endorsing him as one of the best estate planning attorneys around but also for tax, probate, and trust settlement work.

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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Davis Schilken, PC

523 Park Point Drive, Suite 350
Golden, CO, 80401-9364

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COActive199608/22/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDavis Schilken, PC1998 - Present
Vice President - ContractsRust International Inc1996 - 1998
Vice President - ContractsHarding Lawson Associates1992 - 1996
Vice President - ContractsICF Incorporated1986 - 1992
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Institute of Certified Public AccountantsMember2003 - Present
Wealth CounselMember2003 - Present
Colorado Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Centennial Estate Planning CouncilMember1998 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Trusts & Estates MagazineTo Gift or Not to Gift2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2000
George Mason University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
George Washington UniversityBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1977
West Virginia UniversityAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wealth Counsel Generations Seminar34 Practice Management Ideas For Lawyers2014
Sharkey Howes & JavierPlanning for IRAs and Qualified Plans2014
RMAC Annual ConferenceThe Tax Trap in the New Tax Law2014
Quarterly UpdateThe 3.8% Surtax2014
Quarterly UpdateEst. Planning for Blended Families2014
Quarterly UpdateEst. Planning for Child Free Couples2014
Monthly Update for CPAsHow to Review Your Clients Estate Plan2014
Edward Jones InvestmentsEstate Planning for Seniors2014
Continuing Education for CPAsEstate Planning Overview for CPAs2014
Boulder CPA Chapter Monthly MeetingEstate and Income Tax Planning2014
Natl Assn of Tax Professionals ConferenceReviewing Your Clients Estate Plan2013
DU Law School Annual Tax UpdateEstate and Gift Tax Update2013