Articles by Candace Figa
Being a Personal Representative:The Other Side of Estate Planning
Candace Cole Figa
- Litigation and Trials of Business, Contract
- Commercial and Real Estate Matters
- Estate Planning
- Insurance Law
- Land Use Planning
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1978
(Business Editor , Denver University Law Review)
Northwestern University, B.S.Ed, 1973
Candy Figa has maintained a wide-ranging, litigation-oriented practice throughout Colorado for over 30 years. She has handled disputes including commercial leases, contracts, commercial development and land use issues, partnership dissolutions, employment, attorneys’ fees and estate litigation. She has represented local businesses, large and small, national companies, and individuals. Ms. Figa is admitted to practice in the Colorado State courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Figa has also served as an arbitrator and special master in several areas of commercial and personal injury litigation.
Ms. Figa is active in civic affairs and served on the Greenwood Village City Council from November 1993-2001. She served as Mayor Pro Tem from 1999-2001. She was the municipality’s representative to the Board of Directors of the Denver Regional Council of Governments where she served on the Executive Board and as vice-chairman of the Transportation Policy Committee. Ms. Figa also served on the Board of Governors of the Southeast Business Partnership and the Boards of the Southeast Transportation Authority and E-470 Public Highway Authority. Ms. Figa also served on the Curtis Arts and Humanities Council, the Regional Transportation District’s Art Committee selecting art for the Southeast Lines’ light rail stations, and the Alumni Council of the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. Ms. Figa currently serves on the Colorado Bar Association’s Legislative Policy Committee and the Ethics Committee of Arapahoe County. Ms. Figa is the Colorado Regent for Northwestern University and serves on its Council of 100 and Board of Visitors for the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.
Ms. Figa is a member of the American, Colorado, Denver and Arapahoe County Bar Associations.
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