Steven R. Hutchins

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Denver, Colorado

Hutchins & Associates LLC
Steven R. Hutchins
Hutchins & Associates LLC

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Tax, Estate & Trust Litigation; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 1973

Education: University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2013 - 2024

Hutchins & Associates LLC

1999 Broadway
Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80202 Visit website


Steve Hutchins has been practicing law for over 50 years and brings this wealth of experience to his client's cases. He formed Hutchins & Associates in 1974 with the main focus on family wealth transfer planning. The firm's stellar reputation has made him a much sought-after attorney for numerous clients in a variety of fields, including Fortune 500 executives, celebrities, agricultural landowners, famous authors, business owners, and professional athletes and coaches. With his practice centrally located in Denver, Colorado, he also serves the entire state and region west of the Rocky Mountains.

Mr. Hutchins has been admitted to the state bars of Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Wisconsin. He is also licensed to represent clients in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska; and U.S. District of Colorado. His family wealth transfer planning practice includes probate and estate administration, wills and trusts, business transactions, estate taxation, probate and trust litigation, guardianships, and conservatorships.

Mr. Hutchins has been recognized nationally for his extensive knowledge and experience in the field of wealth management. In 2007, Colorado Expression Magazine published an article, "Wealth Management with Hutchins & Associates," highlighting the firm's experience. In 2008, he was a conference speaker for the Colorado Livestock Association Annual Convention.

Additional national recognitions include his past oversight as the editor of the Probate & Trust Law Journal published by the Colorado Bar Association. He is a member of the state bar associations in the following states and regions: Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Denver, and the American Bar Association. He also belongs to the Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council. In his spare time, he enjoys theatre and several outdoor sports, including golf, hunting, and fishing.

Practice areas

Estate Planning & Probate, Tax: Consumer, Estate & Trust Litigation

Focus areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Tax Law, Trusts, Wills

  • 70% Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20% Tax: Consumer
  • 10% Estate & Trust Litigation

First Admitted: 1972, Nebraska

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Wealth Management with Hutchins & Associates", Colorado Expression Magazine, Dec 2007/Jan 2008
  • Guest Lecturer, Estate Planning at The University of Nebraska Law School
  • University of Nebraska Law School Seminar for Practicing Attorneys
  • Past Editor, Probate & Trust Law Journal, published by the Colorado Bar Association
  • Speaker, Colorado Livestock Association, Annual Convention, 2008
Representative Clients:
  • International Best Selling Authors
  • Internationally Renown Scientists, Physicians and Attorneys
  • Internationally recognized Architects of Large Public and Private Projects
  • Professional Athletes
  • CEOs, Directors and Officers of Major Corporations
  • Prominent owners of regional, privately held automobile and motorcycle dealerships
  • Charitable Foundations
  • Fortune 500 Executives
  • Oil and Gas Developers and Executives
  • Journalism School Dean, and University Professors
  • NBA Coach of the Year
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Denver Bar Association
  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Wisconsin Bar Association
  • Member, Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council
  • Colorado
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District of Colorado
  • Member, Wyoming Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
  • Member, Nebraska Bar Association
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Contributor to Colorado Uplift
  • University Club Secretary
  • University Club Board of Directors
  • Former Trustee Park Hill Congregational Church
  • University Club Treasurer
Educational Background:
  • University of Nebraska, B.A., 1967
  • Nebraska University School of Law J.D., 1971
  • Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, 2010

Office location for Steven R. Hutchins

1999 Broadway
Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 720-506-2905


13 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2009, 2013 - 2024

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Q: Our father has dementia and is susceptible to undue influence. He signed a will under what we believe are suspicious circumstances. The will disinherits my brother and me and leaves all assets to our sister. What, if anything, can my brother and I do under Colorado law to correct what we believe is an unjust situation?

A: Depending upon the facts – what happened and how it happened – Colorado law may allow the situation to be corrected so that your father’s … See all answers by Steven Hutchins

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