Timothy J. Dow

Tim is a founding member of the firm. Previously, he was the managing partner of the Fort Collins law firm of Sommermeyer, Wick, Dow & Campbell, LLC. Originally from Kearney, Nebraska, Tim was raised in Greeley, Colorado. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado (1973) and an M.B.A. from Colorado State University (1974). He received his J.D. from the University of Nebraska (1978). Tim has been involved in numerous community activities, boards and commissions. His primary areas of practice include business, real estate and water law.

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Patricia Templar Dow

Patty is a founding member of the firm. Previously, she was an associate in the Tax & Probate department of the Denver law firm of Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Originally from Wisconsin, Patty has lived in Colorado since 1987. She received a B.S. in Business Administration with an accounting emphasis from Colorado State University (1990). She also earned a J.D. from the University of Colorado (1994), where she was a member of the University of Colorado Law Review and a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award for Commercial Transactions. Patty received an advanced degree in Taxation (L.L.M.) from the University of Denver (1997) and is also a certified public accountant (inactive). Her primary areas of practice include estate planning and taxation. Patty is co-author of FLP's for Family Asset Management and Transfer Tax Planning, 24 Colo. Law 1245 (1995), and author of The Unique Benefits of Conservation Easements in Colorado, 30 Colo. Law 49 (2001). Patty also has been involved in drafting Federal tax legislation.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate / Estate Administration
  • Taxation
  • Business Planning
  • Conservation Easements

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado Supreme Court
  • Nebraska Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court - Colorado
  • U.S. District Court - Nebraska
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association
  • Larimer County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors of Education Life & Training Center (1998-2004) (2006-2008)
  • Board of Directors of Legacy Land Trust (2003-2004) (2006-present)