Hillary A. Hammond

Associate

Denver
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Overview

Hillary Hammond devotes her private wealth planning practice to building relationships and guiding families through the very personal and sometimes difficult conversations involved in estate planning. Serving as a trusted resource, she seeks to understand a client's ultimate objectives and then structures a plan to protect, manage and distribute assets while ensuring continuity for future generations.

Hillary has significant experience with estate planning and estate administration. Her internship with the Denver Probate Court provided a solid understanding of filing compliance and jurisdictional requirements for a well-rounded perspective of the probate process.

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  • Drafted wills, trusts and other estate planning instruments.
  • Assisted clients with trust funding.
  • Acted on behalf of firm as personal representative or trustee in estate and trust administrations.
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Experience

  • Drafted wills, trusts and other estate planning instruments.
  • Assisted clients with trust funding.
  • Acted on behalf of firm as personal representative or trustee in estate and trust administrations.
  • Prepared estate and gift tax returns, fiduciary income tax returns and individual income tax returns.
  • Advised clients on probate law and litigation, including guardianships and conservatorships.
  • Drafted research memoranda and opinion letters in complex trust, estate and tax matters.
  • Formed nonprofit entities and secured tax-exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estates Section
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association

Prior Positions

  • Denver Probate Court: Law Clerk Intern (2018)

Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Illinois

Education

  • J.D., University of Colorado Law School, 2019
  • B.A., Political Science, Loyola University Chicago, 2014, magna cum laude