Kelly Dickson Cooper - Holland & Hart LLP

Kelly Dickson Cooper

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008

As a probate and trust specialist, Ms. Cooper understands the unique relationship that fiduciaries have with their beneficiaries. Clients trust her experience and knowledge to help them build strong, long lasting business and personal relationships through creative problem solving and effective tax planning.

Ms. Cooper concentrates her practice in all areas of trusts and estates litigation and administration, including estate and gift tax, fiduciary-related disputes, litigation, probate, and estate and trust administration. As part of the Fiduciary Solutions group, her practice includes the representation of corporate fiduciaries, individual fiduciaries, heirs, beneficiaries, and creditors in the resolution of probate and trust-related disputes through proactive solutions, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Specifically, this includes disputes involving fiduciary misconduct, spousal rights, interpretation of wills and trusts, distributions to beneficiaries, will contests, fiduciary compensation, and disputes in which fraud, undue influence, and lack of capacity are at issue.

Ms. Cooper served as a judicial intern for the Honorable C. Jean Stewart (retired) of the Denver Probate Court. She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Tax Court.

Kansas State University BS University of Colorado School of Law J.D.
Colorado Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Tax Court

Office Location

555 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202-3979
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates (Fiduciary Duties, Litigation, Mediation, Probate, Tax, Trust Administration)