Keith D. Lapuyade

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Practice Areas

Estate, Trust

Fiduciary Liability

Probate Litigation

Professional Liability Litigation

Risk Assessment Management

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Keith Lapuyade has more than 30 years of litigation experience. His knowledge of insurance law and bad faith, coupled with his extensive understanding of medical issues, is of particular value in medical malpractice litigation and often brings this special skill-set to bear in the personal representation of physicians, attorneys, and other professionals for purposes of establishing their rights with respect to their insurance coverage, risk management, and financial well-being.


He focuses his practice in the areas of Estate, Trust, Fiduciary Liability, and Probate Litigation, Professional Liability Litigation, Risk Assessment Management, Personal Representation of Professionals Involved in Litigation, General Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith, Arbitration and Mediation.

He is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell’s Peer Review Rating System (the highest attorney rating available). He is recognized by Denver’s 5280 Magazine as a Colorado Top Lawyer, and listed as a Colorado Super Lawyer. He has also been recognized for many years by the prestigious Best Lawyers in America. Keith has extensive litigation experience in State and Federal courts, as well as with arbitration and mediation.

Keith was recently selected to be a member of the Colorado Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, and he serves as an Advisory Member of the Board for the Arapahoe County Bar Foundation.

Keith is a frequent lecturer in for-credit continuing legal education and private seminars on issues relating to litigation, estate litigation, insurance coverage, risk assessment, and the role of personal counsel in litigation. He provides consultation in risk management, strategic business planning, and asset protection.

He is admitted to practice in Colorado, Oklahoma, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.


  • Colorado Bar Association

  • Colorado Lawyers Trust Account Foundation (COLTAF), Board of Directors

  • Arapahoe County Bar Association

  • Fellow of the Arapahoe County Bar Foundation

  • Fellow of the Colorado Bar Foundation

  • Colorado Bar Foundation, Board of Trustees

  • Arapahoe County Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, Advisory Member



  • Best Lawyers in America

  • 5280 Top Lawyers (Trust and Estate Litigation) Colorado Super Lawyers

  • AV Rating (Highest Level) Martindale-Hubbell

  • Colorado Super Lawyers

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