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Catherine Seal

Catherine Anne Seal & Michael A. Kirtland

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Catherine Anne Seal is the senior member of the law firm of Kirtland & Seal, L.L.C. in Colorado Springs. Ms. Seal is the Public Administrator for the Fourth Judicial District of Colorado, serving El Paso and Teller counties. She is the first person ever awarded an LL.M. Degree in Elder Law from the Stetson University College of Law, graduating with honors. Ms. Seal earned her law degree from the University of Colorado Law School and holds a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs. She is a member of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trusts and Estate Law Section as well as the Senior Lawyers Division. Ms. Seal is a past president of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and a past-chair of the Guardian Section and the Litigation Section. She was honored by her peers with her election as a Fellow of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Ms. Seal is a past-president of the Colorado Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is one of only eight persons is Colorado to have earned certification as a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is an active member of the Colorado Bar Association and is a past chair of the Elder Law Section. Ms. Seal is the author of Colorado Elder Law, published by Thompson West Publishing as part of their Colorado Practice Series for attorneys. Her practice is concentrated in the areas of elder law, guardianship and conservatorship, probate, financial exploitation of the elderly, and related matters.

Ms. Seal has published numerous articles on estate planning, elder law, mediation and ethics in a variety of state and national publications and speaks regularly at legal conferences throughout the country.

*Certified by the National Elder Law Foundation. Colorado does not certify lawyers as specialists in any field.