Charles E. RoundsCharles E. Rounds has practiced law in Colorado for over a decade. His primary emphasis of practice has been on Estate Administration. In addition to Estate Administration, other areas of practice include Estate Planning, including Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorneys, Living Wills, Probate Litigation and Guardianships/Conservatorships.

Admitted to Practice October 2006

 

LEGAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

  • Kirch and Rounds, P.C., Partner, September 2011 – Present.
  • David W. Kirch, P.C., Associate Attorney, October 2006 – August 2011.
  • Godin & Baity, L.L.C., Denver, CO, Summer Law Clerk. June 2005 – August 2005
  • Olsson, Frank and Weeda, P.C., Washington, DC, Paralegal. January 2001 – May 2003
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Intern. Summer 1997

HONORS AND ACTIVITIES:

Law Practice:

  • Super Lawyers 2016 Rising Stars Selectee in Estate Planning and Probate
  • Member of the Colorado Bar Association
  • Section Member – Trusts and Estates
  • Member of the Denver Bar Association
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers 2016 Rising Stars Selectee in Estate Planning and Probate
  • Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine under Trusts and Estates 2017
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, in the field of Trusts and Estates, 2017

Law School:

  • Scholastic Excellence Award in Lawyering Process
  • Finalist for the Hartje Objective Writing Award
  • Logistics Committee Member, DU Partnership with Community Day. August 2005
  • Assistant Site Leader, DU Partnership with Community Day. August 2004-2005
  • Law Program in Lund Sweden, Suffolk University Law School. Summer 2004
  • International/Comparative Intellectual Property Law and Comparative Criminal Procedure Courses.

PROGRAMS:

  • “The Probate Process From Start to Finish,” National Business Institute, Faculty member, December 2007
  • “Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important,” National Business Institute, Faculty member, June 2008
  • “The Probate Process From Start to Finish,” National Business Institute, Faculty member, December 2009
  • “Probate Process from A to Z”, National Business Institute, Faculty member, December 2011
  • “Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important,” National Business Institute, October 23, 2012
  • “The Probate Process From Start to Finish,” Institute for Paralegal Education, May 6, 2013
  • “The Probate Process From Start to Finish,” National Business Institute, December 18, 2013

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Co-editor with Charles E. Rounds, Jr, Loring and Rounds: A Trustee’s Handbook (2008-2015 Editions)

EDUCATION:

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Juris Doctor Degree, May 2006
Scholastic Average: 3.61 (4.0=A) Class Rank: Top 13%

Georgetown University, College of Arts and Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Bachelor of Arts – Economics and Government. May 1999
Scholastic Average: 3.66 (4.0=A) Honors Program

 

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