Matthew L. Trinidad

About Matthew

Matthew joined the firm in November of 2012. His practice emphasizes Estate Planning & ProbateGuardianships & ConservatorshipsBusiness LawReal Estate, and other aspects of property law.

He has an Economics degree from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctorate from the Washington & Lee University School of Law. He was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 2006 while serving as the law clerk to the Honorable C. Jean Stewart of the Denver Probate Court. During his tenure at the court, he assisted Judge Stewart in the trial and administration of numerous complex probate estates, trust disputes, and protective proceedings.

Matthew is formerly associated with Chorney & Millard LLP and Kerst & Associates, P.C., where his practice involved estate planning and administration for high net worth individuals. He is also formerly associated with Garfield & Hecht, P.C., where his practice involved sophisticated real-estate secured loan transactions on behalf of private equity and local, national, and international banks.

Matthew was the president of the 9th Judicial District Bar Association from 2011-2012. He is active in the community and is a graduate of the Roaring Fork Leadership class of 2011.

Written Articles

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • “Rule 8.8 Non-Appearance Hearings in Probate Court,” 37 Colo. Law. 45 (Jan. 2008).
  • “Public Trustee Foreclosures: Be Aware of What Remains,” 40 Colo. Law. 9 (Sep. 2011).
  • Annual review of Colorado Law, Trust & Estates Section, Case Law Update (2011).
  • Annual review of Colorado Law, Trust & Estates Section, Case Law Update (2010).
  • Trust & Estates Council Notes, Case Law Update, 2008-2010.
  • Faculty, 2009 Estate Planning Retreat, Case Law Update.
  • Faculty, 2010 Estate Planning Retreat, Case Law Update.

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