Todd Kastetter is the founder and principal attorney of Todd E. Kastetter, P.C. Mr. Kastetter is an “AV-Preeminent” rated probate litigation attorney with more than 32 years of civil litigation experience. His practice includes contested probate matters, trust and estate litigation, professional liability defense, and fiduciary liability, as well as civil litigation involving commercial and business disputes.
Mr. Kastetter has substantial experience litigating a wide variety of civil and probate matters from inception through trial (or arbitration) and post-trial proceedings, including analyzing factual and legal issues, developing case strategy, litigating discovery, drafting pre-trial and post-trial motions, representing clients at trials or hearings, and negotiating settlement. Mr. Kastetter’s service to clients also includes negotiating and drafting transactional documents, as well as providing legal opinions and advice.
Mr. Kastetter litigates complex matters involving trusts, decedent’s estates, wills, guardianships, conservatorships, probate, and business/commercial matters. In addition, Mr. Kastetter’s work includes professional liability and general business litigation. He regularly speaks on these and other subjects, including examination of expert witnesses, discovery, probate litigation, and will contests before local, state, and regional organizations (legal and professional).
Mr. Kastetter is a member of the Colorado Bar Association (Trust & Estate Section) and the First Judicial District Bar Association. Mr. Kastetter holds a law degree from the University of Denver College of Law and he is admitted to practice law in Colorado state courts, the U.S. District Court – District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
In addition to the “AV-Preeminent” peer review rating Mr. Kastetter has received through Martindale-Hubbell, he has been listed by Denver’s 5280 magazine as one of Denver’s Top Probate Litigation Lawyers every year since 2017, and he was named on Colorado Super Lawyers 2020 and 2021 lists as a Top Rated Estate and Trust Litigation Attorney.