GREENWOOD VILLAGE

720-542-6148

Fort Collins

Colorado Springs

Our Founder

Meet Our Attorney

Heather A. Rubin

Meet Our Attorney

Heather A. Rubin

Bringing a breadth of experience and a wealth of knowledge to our firm, Heather A. Rubin is an esteemed member of our legal team. Her journey into law, burgeoning from a deep-seated desire to advocate for justice and equitable solutions, has spanned various dimensions of the legal spectrum, demonstrating her versatility and commitment to comprehensive legal practice.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Trust and Estate Planning
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Civil Rights and Disability Law
  • International Tax Law

Legal Expertise

Heather embarked on her legal career with a focus on Family Law during her tenure at K Scott Hamerslough, P.C., Boulder, Colorado, where she diligently navigated through complex cases involving dissolution of marriage, post-decree, and parental responsibilities, among others. Her role extended to active preparation and participation in various court proceedings, mediations, and hearings, ensuring meticulous representation for her clients.

Her proficiency is further demonstrated in Trust and Estate Planning, where she played a pivotal role in administration, litigation, and numerous aspects of Elder Law and Estate Planning. Heather’s expertise also envelops Labor and Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Landlord/Tenant Law, Civil Rights and Disability Law, and a notable stint in International Tax Law, exemplified by her robust action against the Canadian Revenue Agency, navigating through a complex international tax dispute governed by the US/Canadian Tax Treaty.

At the core of Heather’s practice lies a consummate skill in navigating diverse and intricate legal scenarios, from negotiating and resolving unauthorized use of rights in Intellectual Property cases to steering through convoluted international tax disputes and acting as a staunch advocate in Civil Rights and Disability Law.

Educational Background

Heather procured her Juris Doctorate from the acclaimed Pepperdine School of Law, Malibu, California, following a commendable period at Albany Law School, New York, ensuring her foundation in law was both robust and grounded in diverse learning environments. Preceding her legal education, Heather pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts from Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado, where she began cultivating her analytical and creative capacities.

Beyond the Courtroom

In addition to her remarkable legal career, Heather is a testament to discipline and endurance, having run in over 20 marathons, including the prestigious New York City and Boston Marathons. Her passion extends to the arts, where she not only appreciates but creates, and her voracity for knowledge is evidenced by her status as an avid reader.

Heather harmoniously merges her analytical legal mind with her creative and persevering spirit, creating a blend that enriches her practice and approach towards her cases. In her, clients find not just a lawyer, but an advocate, one who stands unwaveringly amidst legal complexities, offering not just representation, but assurance and steadfastness.

At Thomas & Ahnell, LLC, we are privileged to have Heather A. Rubin as a pivotal member of our legal team, where she continues to embody a commitment to legal excellence, client advocacy, and an unwavering pursuit of justice.

Recognitions & Awards

Achievements Stem from Dedication
and Perseverance

Education

  • J.D., University of Denver, 2003
  • B.A., University of Alabama, 1998 — Member of the Women’s Soccer Team

Professional and Community Associations

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, Colorado

Public & Speaking Engagements

  • Denver University Law Review, Staff Editor 2001-2002, General Editor 2002-2003

Learn more about Our  Legal Team

Meet the Attorneys

Douglas A. Thomas

Douglas A. Thomas

Founder

Practice Areas
Workers’ Compensation
Insurance Law
Liability Defense
Subrogation & Recovery
Employment Law
Appellate

Emily F. Ahnell

Emily F. Ahnell

Attorney

Practice Areas
Workers’ Compensation
Insurance Law
Subrogation & Recovery

Conor Stewartson

Conor Stewartson

Attorney

Practice Areas
Family Law
Criminal Defense

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