Phil Keenean is a principal in the law firm of Ambler & Keenan, LLC. He is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, the 10th Circuit Court of the United States Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Phil received his BA in Political Science from the University of Kansas, a BS in Accounting from the State University of New York, and an MA in Business Management from Webster College. He is also a graduate of the United States Naval War College. Phil received his JD with honors from the University of Denver College of Law.
Phil's practice focuses on estate planning, taxation of estates and gifts, probate and trust law and trust administration. A member of the American Academy of Estate Planning attorneys, Phil is a frequent speaker on various estate planning topics.
Prior to his legal career, Phil served with distinction as an officer and pilot in the United States Navy. He is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) by the state of Colorado and is a CFP® professional. Phil is also certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist by the Estate Planning Law Specialist Board under a specialization program accredited by the American Bar Association.
Active in local community organizations, Phil's professional association memberships include the Denver Bar Association and the Colorado Bar Association. A proponent of charitable giving, he is a member of the National Committee on Planned Giving and serves as the President for the Colorado Planned Giving Roundtable. Phil is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.