Sarah is a Legacy and Estate Planning Attorney and Colorado native, specializing in wills, trusts, and philanthropy. She graduated from the University of Colorado with a law degree focused on estate planning, tax law, and tax-exempt entities. In addition to Sarah’s legal practice, she has implemented fund development and outreach campaigns for a variety of organizations. She has worked with individuals, families, and organizations for over a decade. Her experience ranges from fundraising, entity formation, disposition, governance, planned giving and the related tax consequences, to estate planning, federal gift and estate tax planning, and trust and estate administration.

attorney, Denver, Sarah Morris, estate planning, wills, trusts

Sarah was born and raised in Colorado. She lives in Park Hill with her wife, their daughter, and labradoodle. Sarah is a mother, a wife, a daughter, sister, and granddaughter. Family means the world to her, so she understands the last thing anyone wants to think about is possible harm or facing unexpected challenges. Sarah is reassured knowing that her family has a plan and feels fortunate to advise her clients about protecting their loved ones too. She spends as much time as possible with her friends and family; hiking, skiing, exploring parks, music venues, restaurants and museums, while doing all that she can to appreciate our beautiful state. Sarah is active as a member, volunteer, and advisor for various community-building organizations working on behalf of future generations. She has participated in leadership development programs and/or served in leadership roles for the following organizations:

  • Rose Women’s Organization (Rose Community Foundation)
  • Cobalt Lawyers’ Committee
  • Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project
  • Anti-Defamation League (Mountain States Region)
  • JEWISHcolorado Young Adult Department
  • Jewish National Fund (JNFuture)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Colorado Bar, 2013 – present
  • Colorado Law, Juris Doctorate, 2013
  • Washington University in St. Louis, MA in Nonprofit Management, 2009
  • Washington University in St. Louis, BA, Double Major in History and Middle Eastern Studies, 2008

Experience

  • Hoffman Nies Dave, LLP, Greenwood Village, CO, Associate, 2017-2019
  • Momentum, Denver, CO, Manager of External Relations, 2016-2017
  • Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, Denver, CO, Manager of Major Gifts, 2014-2016
  • GLBT Community Center, Denver, CO, Legal Intern, 2012-2013
  • Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law, Boulder, CO, Educational Fellow, 2011-2012
  • Romanoff for Colorado, Denver, CO, Volunteer Coordinator & Fundraiser, 2009-2010
  • LiveFeed, Saint Louis, MO, Development Associate, 2008-2009

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Trusts and Estates Section
  • Solo Attorney and Small Firm Section