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Jarod Balson






Admitted to practice in Colorado in 1997, Mr. Balson focuses on probate and probate litigation matters.  Prior to joining Poskus & Klein, P.C., Mr. Balson was a prosecutor and had a solo practice.  His legal experience includes more than 120 jury trials, and hundreds of court trials and hearings.  Even in law school Mr. Balson focused on trial advocacy skills and internships.   Jarod received his law degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1997 and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1991.  He is a member of the Colorado Bar Association and a member of the Trust and Estate Section.

Aside from family life, he enjoys riding his bike, volleyball, photography, and snowboarding. 

Areas of Practice

  • Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Power of Attorney
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estates

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2011


  • University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado
    • J.D. - 1997
  • University of Texas At San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Published Works

  • JDF 999 Collection of Personal Property by Affidavit Pursuant to CRS §§ 15-12-1201 and -1202 by Bette Heller, Jarod Balson, John W. DeBruyn, David W. Kirch, Sherry M. Purdy, Melissa R. Schwartz, Gordon J. Williams, The Colorado Lawyer, Colorado Bar Association, June 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, Trust and Estate Section
  • Douglas County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Balson Legal Services, Attorney, 2011 - 2015
  • City of Westminster, Prosecutor, 2004-2010
  • 21st Judicial District, Deputy District Attorney, 2002-2004
  • Balson & Curley, LLC, Member, 1998-2002
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