Clinton Carlisle joined Schafer Thomas Maez PC, as a law clerk in the summer of 2016, and has been an attorney with the firm since passing the Colorado Bar Exam in October 2016. Clinton earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with honors, from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, and received his law degree from the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder, with an emphasis in taxation.
Clinton’s practice focuses on the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and planning for beneficiaries with special needs, as well as business formation, organization, maintenance, and succession planning for closely-held entities. Clinton focuses much of his time on planning with high-net-worth families to structure estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax savings plans to preserve wealth for future generations, and protect that wealth from descendant’s creditors.
Clinton is admitted to practice law in Colorado and is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section, the Boulder County Estate Planning Council, and the Boulder, Adams/Broomfield, and Weld County Bar Associations. He currently resides in Erie with his wife, who is a veterinarian at Left Hand Animal Hospital in Niwot, Colorado, and his son Owen. Clinton is a member of the Carbon Valley Rotary Club, and in his free time enjoys golfing, snowboarding, games, and spending time with his family.