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Thomas A. Rodriguez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Denver, CO

Lathrop GPM
1515 Wynkoop Street, Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 720-773-6845
Fax: 720-931-3201
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in Colorado Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Elder Law
Attorney Profile

Thomas A. Rodriguez is Counsel at Lathrop GPM in Denver. Providing representation to clients throughout the state, he focuses his practice primarily on probate litigation involving contested conservatorships and guardianships, fiduciary representation, and similar matters. Mr. Rodriguez has also served in a fiduciary capacity, acting as a personal representative and conservator.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Rodriguez attended Hardin-Simmons University and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1995. He then pursued his legal education at Emory University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998. Mr. Rodriguez is admitted to practice before all Colorado state courts.

Before joining the firm in 2002, Mr. Rodriguez had already presented over 50 cases before juries in his work as a deputy public defender with the City of Aurora Public Defender's office. Since then, he has built his career around the often emotional and financially critical needs of elders and estate stakeholders. As a member of the Colorado Bar Association, he has served on the executive council of its Elder Law Section and has been an active participant in the association’s Probate Trial & Procedure Subcommittee. He has also delivered presentations to CBA members on a variety of subjects, including ethics and probate litigation. He is a member of the Boulder County Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association.

Mr. Rodriguez' published articles have outlined solutions to elder financial abuse and the challenges faced by conservators who want to write wills for protected people. The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel has recognized his efforts by electing him as a fellow.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Elder Law
Focus Areas

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


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022

About Thomas A. Rodriguez

First Admitted: 1998, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Directors, Boulder County Care Connect, 2013-2014
  • Board of Directors, Broomfield Soccer Club, 2013 - Present 

Educational Background

  • Hardin-Simmons University, B.A., 1995

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Elder Law Section Liasion to the Probate Trial and Procedure Committee, 2013
  • Colorado, 1999
  • Boulder County Bar Association, Member
  • Co-Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association, 2010 - 2012

Scholarly Lectures/Writings


  • Named as a Top Lawyer by 5280 Magazine, 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America in the area of Trust and Estates Litigation, 2016
  • Named to Super Lawyers in the area of Trust and Estate Litigation, 2015
  • Fellow to the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel (ACTEC), 2013
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Office Location for Thomas A. Rodriguez

1515 Wynkoop Street
Suite 600
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 720-773-6845

Fax: 720-931-3201

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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