Meet Alexander M. Urban
Alexander M. Urban
Attorney Alexander Urban focuses on corporate transactional law and business governance, as well
as estate planning. Prior to joining Illumine, Alex practiced business law at two well-established Denver firms with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance. He then made the transition into probate work with a premier boutique firm, where he handled a variety of contested estate administration matters, guardianships, and conservatorships.
Alex received his Juris Doctorate, with a certification in corporate and commercial law, from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2016. He served as a Senior Staff Editor on the Denver University Law Review and graduated among the top 10% of his class in the Order of the Coif. He previously sat on the Board of Directors for TACT Kids, Inc., a local non-profit organization that serves individuals in the autism community.
As a Colorado native, the only time Alex ever lived outside of the state was when he was attending Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. During his time at Benedictine, Alex acted as the Public Relations Officer for the Men’s Rugby Team and served on the Student Government Executive Board. Alex graduated from Benedictine as class valedictorian with a degree in Economics and Finance and delivered a valedictory address that Parade Magazine ranked within the top 10 commencement speeches that year.
Before beginning his legal career, Alex was a heat-treating technician in the oil and petrochemical fields. His wife, Brooke, is the principal of a Catholic school in Denver. Alex and Brooke have two German Shepherd mixes, “Shoebox” and “Moosetracks.”
Corporate and commercial drafting, entity structuring, mergers, acquisitions, corporate finance, business governance, succession planning, estate administration, and probate litigation.
Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity, Colorado Bar Association Trust & Estate Section Spring Update (March 2021) – Presenter
Determining if Spouse’s Elective Share is a Reasonable Option and Putting the Case to Rest: Closing the Estate, National Business Institute, Cheyenne, Wyoming (December 2019) – Presenter
How to Best Use the Dead Man’s Statute & Rule 40 in Elder Law Litigation, 11th Annual Rocky Mountain Regional Elder Law Retreat (July 2019) – Preparer
Benedictine College, B.A., Economics and Finance, Summa Cum Lade – Valedictorian (2013)
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif – Corporate and Commercial Certification (2016)