Barbara Cashman

Barbara Cashman

Attorney/Mediator at Barbara Cashman, LLC

Littleton, CO

  • user-graduate Education University of Stockholm, Sweden and University of Denver
  • Experience 33 years of experience year
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Offers Free Consultation

Practice Areas

Elder Law
Estate Planning
Elder Law

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • Colorado
    Since 1989

Spoken Languages

  • German: Spoken, Written


Since 2008, Barb Cashman has been a solo practicing in Denver, focusing on estate and elder law and mediation. Barb is a past chair of the Solo/Small Firm Section of the Colorado Bar Association and is active in the Trusts & Estates and Elder Law sections of the CBA. She received her J.D. from the University of Denver Law School in 1987, where she was editor-in-chief of the Denver Journal of International Law & Policy. She also holds an M.A. from the Graduate School of International Studies at DU. An experienced mediator, Barb received a Certificate in ADR from DU’s University College in 2000. Barb is a member of the Arapahoe County, Colorado and American Bar Associations. For many years she was a weekly blogger on her website, and founded and contributed to the CBA’s award-winning blog She has also periodically contributed to . Barb received a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® rating by her peers in 2012 and has been designated a SuperLawyer for 2019 through 2021. She is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education programs as well as community programs on elder law topics.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    SOLOinCOLO blog chair
    2017 - Current


  • University of Stockholm, Sweden
    Diploma in Advanced Legal Studies (1989) | Comparative Law
    1987 - 1988


  • American Jurisprudence Award, Construction of Wills, Deeds & Trusts
    University of Denver College of Law


  • The Colorado Lawyer
    Colorado Bar Association
    March, 2012

Speaking Engagements

  • Yours, Mine, Ours & Theirs: New Family Ties for Elders, Jefferson County Senior Law Day , 8787 W. Alameda Avenue Lakewood, CO 80226


  • Free Consultation My free phone consultations are typically limited to simple estate planning or estate administration matters.
  • Credit Cards Accepted My website and invoices have links for CC payments
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information Free phone consult and flat fees for most estate planning; Flat fees for uncontested guardianship or conservatorship proceedings. Flat fees are offered for some limited elder law, trust & estate administration matters, but generally these matters are billed at an hourly rate due to the difficulty of anticipating what work will be needed. Fees for these services are $325 per hour for lawyer time ($110 for paralegal), with a retainer or advance fee payment (to include client costs such as statutory or filing fees) typically required.