Stephanie M. Tuthill - Tuthill & Hughes LLP

Stephanie M. Tuthill

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Stephanie M. Tuthill is a founding partner of Tuthill & Hughes LLP. Prior to founding Tuthill & Hughes LLP, Ms. Tuthill was a partner of Holme Roberts & Owen LLP, where she practiced for twenty-two years. Her practice emphasizes planning for individuals, estates, trusts and closely-held businesses, probate and trust litigation, institutional and family private foundations, and community foundations.

Ms. Tuthill's planning practice includes marital planning, death planning and disability planning, focusing on the use of wills, trusts, marital agreements, powers of attorney and living wills. Ms. Tuthill’s litigation experience includes will contests, construction actions, charitable deviation actions and fiduciary issues litigation. Her community and private foundation experience includes charitable gift planning, grant-making, governance issues, reporting and other tax compliance matters. She is a frequent conference and seminar speaker.


Colorado Super Lawyer, 2007-2009
Colorado Super Lawyer Top 25 Women, 2008-2009
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, fellow, 2006-Present
Editorial Board, 2009-Present
Community First Foundation Board of Directors, 2005-Present; Chair, Audit & Compliance Committee, 2006-Present
Bradford Publishing Company Trust & Estate Advisory Board, 2005-2007
Arvada Council for the Arts and Humanities, 2001-present, Chair Elect 2003/04; Chair 2004-2006
The Best Lawyers in America, 2003-Present
Denver Estate Planning Council, 2002-Present; Board of Directors (Secretary), 2008-2009
Officer, 2008-Present
Volunteers of America, Colorado Branch, Resource Development Committee, member 1993-94
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (Rocky Mountain Region), elected to Partners-in-Leadership program 1993-94
University of Colorado School of Law, Third-Year Award (awarded by the faculty to the third-year student who made the greatest classroom contribution), 1985
American Jurisprudence Award, eight disciplines, 1982-1985
Order of the Coif, 1985
Phi Beta Kappa, 1980

University of Colorado at BoulderJ.D. 1985Northwestern UniversityBA 1980
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Office Location

55 Madison Street, Suite 555
Denver, CO 80206
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Denver Metro Area
Stephanie M. Tuthill has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates (Estate Planning, Fiduciary Duties, Gift Planning, Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving, Probate, Tax, Trust Administration)

Other Information

Gender: Female