Janine A. Guillen, JD, MBA, LL.M., Partner

Janine A. Guillen is a partner at Anderson & Jahde, PC.  Her practice areas include Estate and Business Planning, Tax, Corporate Law, Trusts, Incapacity Planning (including Guardianships and Conservatorships), Probate and Trust Administration, Litigation, and Health Care Law.

Janine has represented hundreds of clients in all stages of the planning process.  She also helps other attorneys when requested as co-counsel.  Janine has tried cases as lead counsel and first chair to juries and the bench.

In addition, Janine is a frequently requested teacher and speaker.  She teaches continuing education classes for CPAs, wealth advisors, insurance professionals, health care practitioners and attorneys.  She has also guest lectured to 2L and 3L law school students at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.  Janine presents locally and nationally. Her presentations include:

  • Love Your Family with a Great PlanTM
  • Top 10 Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
  • Tax Law Changes in Planning after 2013
  • Succession in Your Business
  • The Dangers of DIY Planning
  • Probate in Colorado
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships – What You Need to Know
  • Asset Protection for Doctors & Dentists
  • Incapacity Planning
  • Estate Tax Credit Portability
  • Marital & Cohabitation Agreements
  • Financing the Cost of Future Care
  • The IRA Inheritance Trust
  • Understanding Your Client’s Estate Plan
  • Wealth & Risk Management
  • Elder Law & Our Aging Population
  • Trusteeship & Challenges
  • Medical Advocacy
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Incapacity, Guardianships & Conservatorships in Colorado
  • Understanding Trusts

Practice Areas

  • Estate & Business Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Tax
  • Corporate Law
  • Trusts
  • Incapacity Planning
  • Guardianships & Conservatorships
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Litigation
  • Health Care Law

Education

  • LL. M. – Graduate Tax Program, University of Denver (2010)
  • JD – Sturm College of Law, University of Denver (2006), Top 20%, academic excellence award
  • MBA – Daniels College of Business, University of Denver (2003)
  • BSN – School of Nursing, University of Southern Colorado / now CSU (1992), magna cum laude

Admitted

  • Colorado
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Tax Court

Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association – pending
  • Commission for Case Manager Certification
  • Colorado Women’s Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Board of Directors, Mount Evans Home Health Care and Hospice (2015, Past Pres.)