Todd E. Kastetter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Denver, CO

Todd E. Kastetter, P.C.
4500 Cherry Creek Drive South, Suite 625
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-217-4171
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation
Attorney Profile

The sole owner of his professional corporation, Todd E. Kastetter focuses his practice primarily on probate litigation, representing clients throughout Colorado. Mr. Kastetter also handles professional liability defense and disputes involving business, commercial, and real estate matters that may arise in the probate, estate, and trust litigation context. Mr. Kastetter has been admitted to practice in Colorado state courts since 1988. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Kastetter's probate litigation practice encompasses a wide variety of matters. He handles will contests that involve, for example, undue influence, the lack of testamentary capacity, or duress. In addition, Mr. Kastetter's probate experience includes disputes regarding powers of attorney and living wills; cases involving breaches of fiduciary duties, contested accountings, financial exploitation, fraudulent transfers, the protection and recovery of assets, forged documents, conservatorships, and guardianships; and disputes among personal representatives, trustees, and beneficiaries. Mr. Kastetter also regularly provides advice and counsel to fiduciaries, as well as defense representation.

Mr. Kastetter's successful track record and a high degree of ethics have earned him esteemed recognition from his fellow members of the bar. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been listed by 5280, Denver's Mile High Magazine, as one of Denver's Top Probate Litigation Lawyers every year since 2017. Mr. Kastetter attended the University of Northern Colorado as an undergraduate, where he majored in political science and government and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1984. He then pursued his legal education at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1987.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Estate & Trust Litigation

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Todd E. Kastetter

Admitted: 1988, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://probatetrials.com/probate-litigation-attorney/

Honors/Awards

  • “AV-Preeminent” rated probate litigation attorney

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Colorado
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – District of Colorado
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member 

Comments

  • “ I have known Todd for over thirteen years. I have litigated cases with him and against him. He has excellent knowledge of the both the probate code and rules of civil procedure. He is excellent in the court room.”
  • “ While I handle trust and estates matters, I do not do litigation. Todd is my first choice to co-counsel with on an estate or trust litigation. He is practical, competent, and thorough. He has a superb understanding of the law and strategy.”
  • “ Todd is a very good trust and estate lawyer with over 20 years of experience in complex estate and trust work.”
  • “ Mr. Kastetter consistently provides effective and efficient representation and has a long history of achieving superior results for his clients.”
  • “ I have co-counseled with Todd on several cases and find him to be creative, committed and extremely knowlegable.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Todd E. Kastetter

4500 Cherry Creek Drive South
Suite 625
Denver, CO 80246

Phone: 303-217-4171

Last Updated: 1/15/2021

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