Private Client Services

We help you acquire and protect what matters most to you now, tomorrow and through all of life’s challenges.

We are experts in every aspect of personal and business planning. We provide comprehensive estate and transaction planning for individuals, families and business. We work closely with you, your accountants and financial and insurance advisers to create and implement plans that meet all of your goals. As life’s challenges appear, we help you navigate through.

When life or death administration is required, we understand the intricacies of probate, guardianship and conservatorship, and the essential components to elder care and trust administration. We help you administer efficiently.

Our Attorneys Get in Touch

“Stephen and others at the Firm have been incredibly professional and helpful over the course of several years. In a situation with aging parents that is stressful at best, Stephen and others provided wise and compassionate counsel. Fees were fair and always as estimated. Results were exceptional…”


“Stephen Lehnardt is very nice, knowledgeable and responsive.”

Planning Ahead

An estate plan to protect you, your family and your assets

  • Structure Inheritance your life and estate your way: Wills, Trusts and more
  • Decision-making: Powers of Attorney
  • Ensure your Healthcare Choices
  • Keep Control in Disability

Elder Care

Helping you maintain the highest quality of like in later years

  • Maintain Personal Control over Decisions
  • Plan How to Pay for Long-Term Care
  • Prepare for Medicaid by Protecting Assets and Income


Managing probate court administration of disability and estates

  • Maintain Personal Control over Decisions
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Estate Administration and Contest


From start-up to exit, we help you achieve greater success whatever your endeavor

  • Business Creation Services and Ongoing Support
  • Succession and Exit Planning
  • Tax and Transactional Planning


Messner Reeves Partner Richard Reice Quoted in People Managing People Article

Messner Reeves New York Partner Richard Reice was recently quoted in the People Hiring People article “Comprehensive Guide to Hiring International Employees: What Decision-Makers Need to Know.” The article dives into the challenges and considerations for organizations looking overseas to hire new talent, from maintaining compliance to handling payroll and intellectual property and more. In […]

Denver 5280 Top Lawyers Recognizes 7 Messner Reeves Attorneys

Messner Reeves is proud to congratulate seven of our Denver-based attorneys for being named among the 5280 Top Lawyers list! Put together by 5280 Magazine, the annual Top Lawyers list highlights attorneys across dozens of categories from criminal law to bankruptcy to litigation and more. Each year, attorneys across the Denver metro area are invited […]

Messner Reeves Sponsors The Grasslands Party in Las Vegas

On November 29, 2023, Messner Reeves LLP was proud to be a supporting sponsor of The Grasslands Party at MJBizCon in Las Vegas, NV. The Grasslands Party has brought executives, members of the media and key tastemakers in the cannabis and psychedelics industries together for high-level networking since 2017. The Grasslands Party aims to move […]

Messner Reeves Sponsors the 2023 Colorado Ag Water Summit

Colorado’s agriculture, water, and natural resources interests are of vital importance to Messner Reeves LLP, and we are proud to be a supporting sponsor of the 2023 Colorado Ag Water Summit held by the Colorado Ag Water Alliance. This year’s summit was attended by Partner Laura Chartrand, whose practice focuses on Natural Resources & Environmental […]

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Find your Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney

Ann A.P. Nguyen

Silicon Valley

Phone: 408.792.5917

Brenda L. Bartels

Brenda L. Bartels

Colorado Springs

Phone: 719.260.7900

Dale A. Anderson

Dale A. Anderson

Orange County

Phone: 949.612.9128

Jason T. McIntyre

New York

Phone: 646.595.1114

Stephen K. Lehnardt

Of Counsel
Colorado Springs, Greenwood Village

Phone: 303.623.4741

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Messner Reeves LLP
1550 Wewatta St. Suite 710
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 623-1800.