Leia G. Ursery

Top rated Estate Planning & Probate attorney in Englewood, Colorado

Goodspeed Merrill LLP
Leia G. Ursery
Goodspeed Merrill LLP

Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Elder Law

Licensed in Colorado since: 2004

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

Goodspeed Merrill LLP

9605 S Kingston Ct
Suite 200
Englewood, CO 80112 Phone: 720-473-7644 Email: Leia G. Ursery Visit website


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.

First Admitted: 2004, Colorado

Professional Webpage: http://www.goodspeedmerrill.com/our-people/leia-ursery/

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

Office location for Leia G. Ursery

9605 S Kingston Ct
Suite 200
Englewood, CO 80112


9 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

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Top 50: Women Colorado Super Lawyers: 2024 Top 100: Colorado Super Lawyers: 2024

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