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Leia G. Ursery

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Denver, CO

Goodspeed & Merrill
7800 E Union Ave, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80237
Phone: 720-473-7644
Fax: 720-473-7647
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015
Licensed in Colorado Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (50%), Estate & Trust Litigation (40%), Elder Law (10%)
Attorney Profile

From a planning perspective, Ms. Ursery collaborates with a diverse array of families to assist them in achieving their goals. Her clients include those with simplified estate planning needs and those with more complex planning objectives such as wealth, tax, charitable and business succession planning. Additionally, Ms. Ursery has extensive experience in the preparation of marital agreements.  In terms of administration and litigation, Ms. Ursery is available to help navigate the process and procedure required when loved ones have passed or are incapacitated or disabled. Ms. Ursery has a strong background in probate litigation, including will contests, breaching of fiduciary and removal actions, fiduciary surcharge actions, and asset recovery actions.  Outside of the office, Ms. Ursery enjoys teaching and is a frequent volunteer at the Denver Probate Court Pro Se Clinic and with the Wills Lab Clinic and Tribal Wills Project at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

About Leia G. Ursery

First Admitted: 2004, Colorado

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Tribal Wills Project and Wills Lab Clinic at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law; Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans; 9News LawLine9; Volunteer for Pro Se Clinic at Denver Probate Court

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association, 2004 - Present, Member; Colorado Bar Association, 2004 - Present, Member; Colorado Bar Association - Executive Council, 2008-2009, Member; Colorado Bar Association - Board of Governors, 2008-2009, 2014-2015, Member; Colorado Bar Association - Legislative Policy Committee, 2014 - Present, Member; Colorado Bar Association - Trust & Estate Section, 2004 - Present, Member, 2014 - Present, Executive Council (Chair 2018-2019); Colorado Bar Association - Elder Law Section, 2004-present, Member; Colorado Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division Executive Council, 2006-2011, Member (Chair 2008-2009); Denver Bar Association, 2004 - Present, Member; Colorado Bar Foundation, 2007 - Present, Fellow; American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, 2018-present, Fellow

Educational Background

  • Master of Laws in Taxation, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2010
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Office Location for Leia G. Ursery

7800 E Union Ave
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80237

Last Updated: 9/23/2021

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