Meet Alexander M. Urban

Associate Attorney at Illumine Legal LLC


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Attorney Alex Urban's practice focuses on estate planning, probate administration, and litigation. Prior to joining Illumine, Alex’s practiced business law at two well-established Denver firms with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance. He then made the transition into probate work with a premier boutique firm where he handled a variety of contested estate administration matters, guardianships, conservatorships.

Alex received his Juris Doctorate, with a certification in corporate and commercial law, from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2016. He served as a Senior Staff Editor on the Denver University Law Review and graduated among the top 10% of his class in the Order of the Coif. He also sits on the Board of Directors for TACT Kids, Inc., a local non-profit organization that serves individuals in the autism community by teaching various trades and offering unique programs to support meaningful careers and personal fulfillment.

As a Colorado native, the only time Alex ever lived outside of the state was when he was attending Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. During his time at Benedictine, Alex acted as the Public Relations Officer for the Men’s Rugby Team and served on the Student Government Executive Board. Alex graduated from Benedictine as class valedictorian with a degree in Economics and Finance and delivered a valedictory address that Parade Magazine ranked within the top 10 commencement speeches that year. 

Before beginning his legal career, Alex was a heat-treating technician in the oil and petrochemical fields. His wife, Brooke, is the principal of a Catholic school in Denver. Alex and Brooke have two German Shepherd mixes, “Shoebox” and “Moosetracks,” who are currently their pride and joy.

Experience

Estate administration, probate litigation, mediation, guardianships, and conservatorships. Corporate and commercial drafting, entity structuring, mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, oil and gas, and business succession planning. 

Presentations

Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity, Colorado Bar Association Trust & Estate Section Spring Update (March 2021) – Presenter 

Determining if Spouse’s Elective Share is a Reasonable Option and Putting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate, National Business Institute, Cheyenne, Wyoming (December 2019) – Presenter

How to Best Use the Dead Man’s Statute & Rule 40 in Elder Law Litigation, 11th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Elder Law Retreat (July 2019) – Preparer

Education

Benedictine College, B.A., Economics and Finance, Summa Cum Lade – Valedictorian (2013)

University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif – Corporate and Commercial Certification (2016)

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