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Stefanie M. Deters

Principal

Ms. Deters is the founder of the law firm of Deters Law, LLC, and is committed to assisting clients achieve their estate and wealth transfer goals through purposeful planning.

She enjoys collaborating with her clients’ other advisors, including accountants, investment advisors, insurance professionals and financial planners to achieve optimum estate, tax and financial goals.

Prior to founding Deters Law, LLC, Ms. Deters was an attorney with Goodspeed & Merrill and an associate in the private client services group at Holme Roberts & Owen, LLP (now Bryan Cave).

Ms. Deters resides in Erie, Colorado. When she is not spending time with her husband, son and daughter, she enjoys reading and traveling.

Education

  • B.A. University of Wyoming (2001)
  • J.D. University of Wyoming (2004)
  • LLM Taxation, University of Denver (2005)

Admissions & Associations

  • Colorado Bar (2005)
  • Colorado and Denver Bar Associations
  • Trust and Estate Section of the Colorado Bar
  • Erie Chamber of Commerce
  • Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council

Representative Matters

  • Trust and estate administration of estates valued over $20 million
  • Design and implement estate plans contemplating wealth transfer ranging from $1 million- $200 million

Speaking Engagements

  • “Roth Conversions- To Convert or Not Convert” - Women’s Estate Planning Council, August, 2010.
  • “Estate Tax Update” - Holme Roberts & Owen Annual Accountants Tax Seminar, Denver and Salt Lake City, October, 2010.

Sarah K. Billington

Paralegal

Sarah is a paralegal at Deters Law, LLC. She has developed a particular expertise in all areas of estate planning and administration, corporate formations and transactions, tax filings, and real estate transactions. She appreciates that the legal field provides her with the opportunity to work with clients to fulfill their goals and secure their futures.

Prior to joining Deters Law, LLC, Sarah was a paralegal at Goodspeed & Merrill, where she assisted attorneys in the firm’s estate planning, corporate, and real estate departments. She previously worked at Baker Law Group, LLC, where she focused on estate planning, probate/estate administration, guardianships, and conservatorships.

Sarah resides in Broomfield, Colorado. She is currently attending CU Boulder, where she is a Political Science major. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, running, hiking, reading, and traveling.

Education

  • A.G.S., Community College of Aurora
  • ABA Certificate in Paralegal Studies, Community College of Aurora