“Kris and Doug are dedicated and experienced attorneys who have developed reputations for solving their clients’ biggest challenges,” said Jim Branum, managing member. “They also embody the qualities that have defined Caplan & Earnest for more than 50 years – honesty, integrity and respect. We welcome Kris and Doug to membership at Caplan & Earnest, and congratulate them on this recognition.”
About Kristofer Simms
Mr. Simms practices in Caplan & Earnest’s Estate Planning section, where he counsels clients on a range of estate planning, trust administration, probate, taxation and real estate issues. He also advises clients on general business matters, including business set up and succession planning for closely held companies.
Mr. Simms earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado Boulder and his law degree from the University of Wyoming College of Law. He is a member of the Colorado Bar’s Trusts and Estates Section and the Boulder County Estate Planning Council. He is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the United States Tax Court.
About Doug Stevens
Mr. Stevens practices in Caplan & Earnest’s Litigation section, where he focuses on civil litigation matters, including construction, outdoor recreation, personal injury, commercial and contract disputes, chiropractic and medical malpractice, and insurance bad faith and coverage. He has also developed a significant practice advising outdoor recreation providers on various aspects of their legal and risk management needs.
Mr. Stevens earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his law degree from Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado and Wyoming, and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.