Susan L. Boothby


Of Counsel
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Ms. Boothby's practice focuses on probate, trust administration, tax and estate planning for family and closely held businesses, including gift and estate planning and using trusts, corporations, limited liability companies and partnership entities.  Prior to joining HBC, Ms. Boothby was a partner at Berenbaum Weinshienk and an associate attorney at Baker & Hostetler where her practice focused on estate planning, probate and trust administration for high net worth clients.



  • University of Denver, LL.M. in Taxation, 1984

  • Lewis and Clark Law School and Northwestern School of Law, J.D., 1977

  • University of Colorado, B.A., magna cum laude, 1974

    • Member Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions / Clerkships

  • Colorado, 1984

  • Oregon, 1977 (inactive)

  • United States Tax Court

Memberships / Awards

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), member 2014 to present

  • American Bar Association

  • Colorado Bar Association

    • Member, CBA Trust and Estate Section Counsel, 2013-2015

    • Chair, Statutory Revisions Subcommittee, Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act, 2013

    • Chair, Statutory Revisions Subcommittee, Uniform Power of Appointment Act, 2013-2014

    • Chair, Orange Book Subcommittee, Draft Tab for Exercise of Power of Appointment and review and revise all chapters to update for Colorado Uniform Powers of Appointment Act

  • Boulder County Bar Association

  • Denver Bar Association

  • Member, Colorado Lawyers Committee Roundtable, 2018 to present

  • Member, Boulder Estate Planning Council, 2017 to present