In her Trust and Estate practice, Karen serves families and individuals in all stages of life.
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Ms. Karen H. Shirley serves as Of Counsel with The AR Group. Karen?s current practice focuses on estate planning, probate and small business. She is an active member of WealthCounsel and the Colorado Bar Association Trust and Estate Section. In addition to her more than 12 years providing clients with estate planning advise and counsel, Ms. Shirley also has experience counseling business clients on water law and real property matters. Accordingly, her background includes appellate work before the Colorado Supreme Court, hearings before the Colorado Groundwater Commission, working for several federal agencies and as the District Manager for a local water conservancy district.
In her Trust and Estate practice, Karen serves families and individuals in all stages of life, from post-high school adulthood to empty nesters and retirement. She has experience drafting special needs, charitable and pet trusts as well as advanced healthcare directives and living wills to suit a wide array of personal and religious beliefs. Karen particularly enjoys working with families with young children, closely held family businesses and staying abreast of the laws and regulations surrounding ownership and management of digital assets.
Karen received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado, where she was awarded the Outstanding Indian Law Clinic Student of the Year in 2002. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Science and Political Science from the University of Denver, graduating with Honors. Karen is licensed to practice law in Colorado.