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About Georgine M. Kryda

Georgine M. Kryda started her law firm in September 2008, adding licensure as a Certified Public Accountant in 2015 and becoming a Certified Fraud Examiner in 2016.  She brings outstanding research and writing skills, as well as the ability to analyze and organize complex matters.  Georgine works at the nexus of trusts and estates and of taxation, making her qualified to represent your interests in drafted documents, before a court, or negotiating with the IRS and state tax authorities.

Georgine M. Kryda

Work Experience

Georgine M. Kryda has extensive work experience in strategic planning, finance, and accounting as well as training.  She has worked for a multinational corporation in Europe and the United States, for a consulting firm, as a Presidential Management Fellow with the U.S. federal government, and as a business professor teaching undergraduate, graduate, and executive level courses in international business and management.


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • State of Colorado
  • CPA - Colorado
  • Notary - Colorado

Academic Degrees

  • LLM in Taxation, University of Denver, 2010
  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2007
  • Ph.D. in Business, University of Illinois, 1997
  • MBA in Finance, North Central University, 1990
  • Master's in International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management, 1984
  • B.A. Economics & Business, Knox College, 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Colorado State Supreme Court pro bono Recognition; 2009 - 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, Estate Planning & Probate Litigation; 2016 - 2018
  • Jefferson County Mediation Services Community Mediator of the Year; 2012 & 2014, and Mediator of the Year, Total Hours & Cases; 2011

Selected Writings & Presentations

  • IRA Beneficiary Designations & Income Tax Implications, CBA Estate Planning Handbook; Chapter 52, 2017.
  • The Many Impacts of Tax on Estate Planning, Trusts & Estates Fall Update, Continuing Legal Education; Denver, CO, November 3, 2017.
  • Trusts as Entities under Restatement (Third): A Conceptual Framework for Drafting, Parts 1 & 2; Colorado Lawyer, April & July 2016.
  • Estate Planning 201: Using Basic Tools to Achieve Your Personal Objectives Trusted Advisors & Professionals VI, Lakewood, Colorado, April 2013.
  • An Overview of Business, Legal, & Tax Issues for Mediators; The Solutions Group, Denver, CO, June 19, 2010.
  • Creating a Workable, Legal Standard for Defining an Independent Contractor, with E. Milito & K. Harned, J. of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law, 4:1, 2010.
  • SSRN Top 10 Download for LSN: Employment Contract Law, Dec. 2009.