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Diedre Wachbrit Braverman

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Phone: (303) 800-1588
Fax: (303) 479-8408

1823 Folsom St #101
Boulder, Colorado 80302


J.D., Stanford Law School, 1997
Law Journal: Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance, Chair

B.A., University of California, Irvine, 1994
Honors: summa cum laude Honors: First in Class

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Colorado
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Wealth Counsel

State Bar of California

San Fernando Valley Bar Association

Ventura Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Colorado Bar Association

Boulder Bar Association

Certified Legal Specialties
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust, and Probate Law, California Board of Legal Specialization
Published Works
  • The Parents’ Guide to Protecting Great Kids
  • The Family Asset Protection Guide
  • Family Business Survival Guide
Classes / Seminars
  • Teaching Fellow, Southern California Institute
  • Tax strategies and estate planning for new residents of California, Amgen corporation, 2004 - 2006
  • Legal Planning For Young Families, WealthCounsel attorneys, Scottsdale, AZ, 2005 - Present
  • Teacher, Estate Planning 101, WealthCounsel attorneys, 2006 - Present
  • Breastfeeding and the Law, La Leche League national conference, Washington D.C., 2005 - Present
Honors and Awards
  • One of the Nation’s Leading Estate Planning Attorneys
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine
Past Employment Positions
  • McKinsey & Company, Senior Associate
  • Sullivan & Cromwell, Associate
  • Kirkland & Ellis, Associate
Fraternities / Sororities
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Types of Videochat
  • FaceTime
  • Skype
  • Zoom
  • GoToMeeting
Client Reviews
When my husband died, I felt I needed to honor him for his children and friends. Working through the plans was healthy because I've been a planner professionally. My daughter is not a planner and I know she would not find those endless tasks therapeutic like I did. So I've created a very specific estate plan with Diedre Braverman's counsel, detailed guidance, and support. Now I feel relief knowing that my death will not derail my daughter's life. Barbara Joan Martin
I Really Appreciate Your Calming Nature. You are incredibly helpful and kind. After speaking with me it was the first time in a long while where I was able to sleep through the night because of your reassurance. Trudy Moore
I Trust Bennett and Feel His Depth of Knowledge. The time and energy Bennett spent briefing the beneficiaries of our plan – helping them to know what to expect and what their duties and responsibilities would be – was invaluable. I trust Bennett and feel his depth of knowledge will allow him to serve a wide range of client needs. The ramifications of each decision were fully explained and his adaptation to our family’s needs was exceptional. Anonymous
No One Had Explained to Us Before. Diedre took the time to go beyond our initial assumptions and explained how we can benefit from strategies no one had explained to us before. Kathy
Bennett Braverman is a Thorough, Knowledgeable Expert in His Field. Bennett Braverman is a thorough, knowledgeable expert in his field. He did an excellent job in walking us through the Living Trust process, coaching us through decisions, and making sure we completely understood the what we had to do and the associated benefits and risks. We will continue to recommend him to our friends and look forward to partnering with Bennett in the future. Lisa
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