Donna Bakalor

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Donna Bakalor is an experienced civil litigator licensed in Licensed in California, Illinois, New York, Washington, and Colorado. During the course of her career, she has represented airlines, hospitals, insurance carriers, medical professionals, national banks, pharmaceutical companies, product manufacturers, and other general tort clients in all aspects of litigation. While practicing in New York, she wrote and argued several appeals. Her practice with the firm focuses on research and writing which she has perfected over the years.

Prior to attending law school, Donna obtained a BA in psychology and MS in education. Her unique background allows Donna to take a creative approach to problem solving and resolving complex issues.

Donna, who was one of the first females to box in the Golden Gloves in NYC, is willing to take on any challenge. She has lived along the east coast but has found her home in Colorado where she is an avid ice hockey player, mountain biker, and triathlete. Her disciplined and competitive personality is an asset to her clients.

Donna can assist with:

  • Business Formation
  • Business Counsel
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate & Trust Administration
  • Wills
  • Small Business Representation
  • Litigation

Practice Areas

Business Formation & Counsel
Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) Consultation
Probate & Trust Administration
Small Business Representation
Wills & Estate Planning


California- State and Federal
Colorado- State and Federal
Illinois- State
New York- State and Federal



BA in Psychology MS in Education

Appellate Decisions

22 Reported Appellate Decisions including: Bravo v. NY Mercantile, 776 NYS2d 559 (1st Dept. 2006) Curley v. AMR, 153 F.3d 5 (2nd Cir. 1998) Litwak v. General Signal, 741 NYS2d 426 (2nd Dept. 2002) Snyman v. Baum, 2002 CV 2709 (S.D.N.Y.)

Professional Organizations & Affiliations

Colorado Bar Association Colorado Creditors Bar Association Continental Divide Bar Association CASA Continental Divide – Past Board of Director Member Charlie’s Place (Animal Rescue) Board Member

Let’s Work Together

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