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Colorado Springs Estate Planning Attorney - Buell & Ezell


Buell & Ezell, LLP is a premier law firm representing clients in Colorado Springs and throughout Colorado. The firm's attorneys have nearly 100 years of combined legal experience and statewide reputations for excellence. Personal service, integrity, compassion, and superior legal counsel are the pillars of our law practice. We provided trusted legal counsel for Colorado Entrepreneurs and Families.



Steven EzellPersonal: born Galveston, Texas, January 15, 1947; admitted to bar, 1975, Colorado and U.S. District Court, Dist. Of Colorado. Steven enjoys several sports including golf and racquetball. He also loves to travel, particularly to enjoy the art scene in Santa Fe.  He has 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren. Steven is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Colorado Springs.  Steven was a member of the Board of Directors for Hope and Home, Inc, a Christian foster care and adoption agency,  from 2004 to 2013, acting as its Chairman from 2009 - 2011.

Education: University of Texas-Austin, (B.A. 1970), St. Mary's University Law School (J.D. 1974).

Prior Legal Experience:
District Attorney's Office, Fourth District of Colorado, 1976-1983; (Chief Deputy 1980-1983). Partner, Melat, Pressman, Ezell & Higbie, Colorado Springs (1983-2000); Buell & Ezell, LLP, 2001-present.

Professional Associations:
El Paso County Bar Association, 1975-present (President 1993-1994; Board of Trustees, 2001-2003; Treasurer, 1998-1990 Membership Chair, 1978-1989; Probate Section Chair, 2006-2007; Representative to Colorado Bar Association, 1990-1994). Colorado Bar Association, 1975-present, (Vice President, 2003-2005; Board of Governors, 1990-1994; Professionalism Committee Chair, 1995-1997; Budget Committee 1993-1995; Amicus Brief Committee, 1989-1993; Professionalism Reform Task Force, 2001-2002). Colorado Supreme Court Disciplinary Panel, 1997-present. Ben S. Wendelken Inn of Court, 1997-present (President, 2000-2001). Colorado Springs Estate Planning Council, 2002-present. Governor's Juvenile Justice Advisory Council, 1979-1981, Christian Legal Society, Ecumenical Christian Legal Services; Program Director, 2001-present.

Practice Areas:
Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Estate & Trust Administration, Estate and Trust Litigation, Guardianships and Conservatorships.



Bruce BuellNovember 30, 2020



Amanda Starke
Legal Assistant to E. Steven Ezell

Amanda has been the Legal Assitant for Steven Ezell for 19 years. She and her husband Donnie have 2 children, Steven (21) and Miaja (10). Born in Ft. Bragg, NC, Amanda enjoys bowling, playing softball, and spending time with her family.


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