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Richard Kiely

Of Counsel

555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202
645 South Cache Street, Suite 100, P.O. Box 68, Jackson, WY 83001

Rich assists high net worth individuals and their families with trust and estate litigation to facilitate the smooth resolution of estate planning and wealth transfer disputes.

With a professional background that includes both complex litigation experience and financial institution perspective, Rich has deep knowledge of the legal and financial repercussions of estate planning decisions and fiduciary administrative practices. He represents clients in matters involving probate and fiduciary litigation, including disputes involving trusts, estates, and protective proceedings. Rich assists clients with the development of personalized fiduciary solutions and plans for the management of multi-generational wealth, including the management of family dynamics and creation of family governance structures.

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Rich was in private practice as a civil litigator at a prominent local firm, and most recently served as a Trust Officer at a major financial institution. Rich continues to work as a Director of a privately-owned trust company in Wyoming.


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™, Trusts and Estates, 2021-2023

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Rocky Mountain Estate Planning Council, Member

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