Keith D. Lapuyade

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Lakewood, CO

Overton, Lapuyade, Keithley, Gleason, & Schumacher
 | 165 South Union Boulevard, Suite 542
Lakewood, CO 80228
Phone: 720-689-0228
Fax: 303-832-5303
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1987
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (30%),
  • Insurance Coverage (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

A highly regarded civil trial lawyer, Keith D. Lapuyade joined the Overton Law Firm as a partner in May 2018. Practicing out of the firm's office in Lakewood, Colorado, he provides representation to business and individual clients throughout Jefferson County, other parts of the greater Denver metropolitan area, and across the state. Admitted to practice before all Colorado and Oklahoma state courts, Mr. Lapuyade is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

The types of cases that Mr. Lapuyade has worked on in a distinguished career that spans more than 30 years have included breach of fiduciary duties by executors and trustees, complex commercial disputes, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, professional liability defense, and bad faith and other insurance coverage claims. In addition to his excellent courtroom skills, he has handled many of these matters through mediation and before arbitration panels. His successful track record and superb ethics have earned Mr. Lapuyade the respect of his fellow members of the bar, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Lapuyade attended Louisiana State University, and he received a bachelor's degree in 1981. He then went on to pursue his legal education at what was then known as O. W. Coburn School of Law, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1986. Frequently asked to deliver presentations to groups of attorneys on topics related to his practice area, he is a member of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and other professional groups.

*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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate & Trust Litigation (30%)

Insurance Coverage (30%): Bad Faith Insurance

General Litigation (20%)

Personal Injury - General (10%): Wrongful Death

Professional Liability (10%)

Focus Areas

Bad Faith Insurance, Wrongful Death

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Keith Lapuyade

Admitted: 1987, Colorado

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Board of Directors Arapahoe County Bar Foundation Colorado Bar Association
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Office Location for Keith D. Lapuyade

165 South Union Boulevard
Suite 542
Lakewood, CO 80228

Phone: 720-689-0228

Fax: 303-832-5303

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Last Updated: 3/13/2019

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