Clara Brown Shaffer

Clara Brown Shaffer is a Shareholder at the Law office of Brown and Brown, P.C. Her practice focuses primarily on estate planning, estate administration, special needs planning, elder law, and long-term care planning.


Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, University of Puget Sound

Juris Doctor, University of San Francisco School of Law

Clara's involvement in the legal and local community includes:

​  - Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

  - Member of the Elder Law and Trust & Estate Sections of the Colorado Bar Association

  - Member of the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Board

  - Past President of the Colorado Mesa University Foundation Board

  - Past Co-Chair of the Estate Planning Council at St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation

  - Past Chair of the Statutory Revisions Committee for the Trust & Estate Section of the Colorado Bar Association


Clara is the author of the Estate Planning chapter in the Senior Law Handbook published by CLE/Colorado Bar Association. She frequently gives presentations and seminars throughout the State and her community on topics involving trust and estate planning, estate administration, and elder law.