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About Brent

Brent Keele, Attorney

Brent Keele is a trusted advisor, counselor, attorney, advocate, business leader, and board member. He has a long history of helping his clients reach their personal, family, and professional goals through common-sense legal advice. He is enthusiastic about solving problems and providing peace of mind. Brent has advised clients through many important decisions, transactions, business formations, growth strategies, succession planning, and estate plans. He understands that the right answer is the one that helps his clients achieve their goals. 

Brent and his wife Shanna have three children. He and his family enjoy traveling, sporting events, and attending concerts. Brent actively serves within his faith community and enjoys coaching and volunteering with youth sports organizations.  

Brent practiced law for several years in Nevada, where he was repeatedly recognized among the state’s Legal Elite by the Nevada Business Magazine.  

Brent focuses his practice on planning for federal income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping taxes. He is well-versed in state and local sales, consumer use, and transfer taxation. Brent’s business background informs his expert advising in corporate law and business transactions, and he employs his experience to guide clients through entity formation to achieve tax savings and asset protection.  

Brent also assists business owners with succession planning strategies. With his counsel, clients implement ownership structures that facilitate smooth transitions of ownership, while protecting company and personal assets from excess taxation.  

After several years of legal practice in Nevada and California, Brent was recruited to serve as in-house counsel for a privately held family office in Colorado. In this role, Brent oversaw the day-to-day administration of complex estate planning and business functions. He played significant roles in the formation and operation of several businesses on three different continents. Additionally, Brent has served as a board member and strategic advisor to many privately held companies. He served seven years as the President of the family office, overseeing all aspects of its services; including legal affairs, real estate acquisition and management, construction, financial reporting, private investments, concierge and aviation services, and charitable giving.

Brent graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Utah in 2002. He graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska with a Juris Doctorate in 2006; and completed his education with a postgraduate Master of Laws in Taxation in 2007 from the University of Florida. Brent is licensed to practice law in Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, and California, and serves as a notary public in Colorado. 

Over the years, Brent has utilized his comprehensive education and skillset to serve his community through the Boy Scouts of America, Larimer County’s food bank, the Boys and Girls Club, Convoy of Hope, and JustServe. During his time in Nevada, he also supported the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada. Brent recognizes the importance of service and is uniquely aware of the needs that surround him. He understands how his skills better enable him to serve and rejects few opportunities to do so.  

Brent Keele

1951 Wilmington Dr., Suite 101

Fort Collins, CO 80528

(970) 430-4231