Richard M. Foster



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Mr. Foster has been practicing in Colorado since 1979 (having previously practiced in Virginia). He has been a partner of Waggener & Foster LLP, now doing business as Hoffman Nies Dave & Meyer LLP, including under its previous name, Cockrell, Quinn & Creighton, since 1985.  For over twenty years his practice involved an extensive amount of litigation and he tried numerous cases in the state and federal courts in Colorado.  He now focuses his practice more generally in the areas of estate planning, probate, transactional, law of higher education, real estate (including ditch company and irrigation law), litigation and general business contracts.
Mr. Foster serves on the legal fee arbitration committee of the Colorado Bar Association.  During the period when he was doing more trial work in the federal courts, he was a member of the Faculty of Federal Advocates' Pro Bono committee and ran that committee's counsel/co-counsel program for a number of years.  That program assists the federal court in finding counsel to represent federal court litigants in need of representation but who are not eligible for court-appointed counsel.  Mr. Foster is a member of the Denver and Colorado Bar Associations and a past member of the American Bar Association.  He is an active member of the University Club in Denver and has served on its board of directors.
Mr. Foster is a graduate of Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, and the University of Virginia School Of Law.