David A. Turner


David Turner is Of Counsel in our Denver office as of January 2018.  Before then, he was a partner in the Lakewood law firm of Doussard Turner & Bowers, LLP and the Denver law firm of Turner & Turner, PC.

For the past thirty years, David has focused his practice on estate planning and administration, conservatorships, guardianships, and closely held businesses.  He represents both individuals and corporate fiduciaries, including in contested, litigated matters.  David has appeared before District Courts throughout Colorado, as well as the Courts of other states.  He has testified as an expert witness.

David strives to listen to each of his clients, explain their legal options in plain language, and implement the most straightforward strategies possible to achieve their individual goals.  From simple matters to the most complex, this process has stood the test of time.

Awards & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating of AV Preeminent
  • Contributing author of the Colorado Estate Planning Handbook, published by the Colorado Bar Association

Address

198 Union Blvd. #200
Lakewood, CO 80228

T 303.987.3800
F 303.987.0748
dturner@buchananstouffer.com

Assistant
Carol Zehnder

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado, 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, Colorado College, 1974


• Designs comprehensive and individualized estate plans to achieve the goals of each client.

• Assists and advises in the administration of estates and trusts to help ensure efficient and appropriate outcomes.

• Represents both individuals and corporate fiduciaries in contested, adversarial matters.

• Advises closely held businesses regarding acquisitions, sales, tax and corporate governance.

Address

198 Union Blvd. #200
Lakewood, CO 80228

T 303.987.3800
F 303.987.0748
dturner@buchananstouffer.com

Assistant
Carol Zehnder

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado, 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, Colorado College, 1974


David is a member of the Colorado, Denver and Wyoming Bar Associations.  He is a member of the Denver Estate Planning Council.  A Colorado native, David has been skiing since he was six and is a ski instructor certified by the Professional Ski Instructors of America.  An avid technical rock climber and alpinist, he is a founding board member of the Flatirons Climbing Council, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, which advocates for climbers in the Open Space of Boulder, Colorado.

Address

198 Union Blvd. #200
Lakewood, CO 80228

T 303.987.3800
F 303.987.0748
dturner@buchananstouffer.com

Assistant
Carol Zehnder

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Colorado, 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Arts, Colorado College, 1974

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